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Pastel Pink Hair: How To Get It And Why We Love It

15 May 2019
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Pastel pink hair: a candy-coloured shade that’s daring enough without being too over the top. Best of all, it’s totally on-trend. From being embraced by It girls at festivals to sported at A-list events by the stars, pastel pink hair is definitely having its moment. We have everything you need to know about the hair trend that’s taking over. Whether you have a penchant for bold hair colours or prefer to keep things subtle, there’s a way to make this trend your own.

Why We’re Loving Pastel Pink Hair

Whether you’re dipping your toe into the colouring world for the first time or are a well-established colour chameleon, the pastel pink hair trend is perfect for you. Made popular by celebrities and style icons, it’s the perfect mix of bohemian and edgy. Plus, it’s totally customisable! Whether you want to weave pink hair highlights throughout your entire head or opt for pastel pink ombre hair, with the bulk of the colour concentrated towards your ends, a good colourist will ensure you walk out of the salon with a look that suits your personal style.

Seeing Through Rose Coloured Glasses: How To Get Pastel Pink Hair

If you’re thinking about trying out pastel pink hair, it’s vital to see a professional colourist you trust who has experience with unconventional hues. Depending on how dark your hair is naturally, to achieve pink hair it will likely have to undergo a bleaching process to lift the natural pigments in order for the pastel pink to show through. If done incorrectly, this can be extremely damaging on your strands, leading to dry, brittle hair, so it’s important to ensure your colourist knows what they’re doing. The technique is similar to any other highlighting technique but the boldness of the shade requires much more precision to ensure the final look is seamless and well-blended - certainly a look we want to leave to the pros!

woman with medium length pastel pink hair colour

If you’re looking for a more low-maintenance style, pastel pink ombre hair is perfect as the grown-out look of this colouring technique and means fewer visits to your colourist for touch-ups. Your colourist will hand paint individual sections of your hair strategically to create a gradient effect. They should also be able to give you a bespoke blend a shade of pastel pink that will best suit your skin tone.

Handle With Love: Caring For Your Pastel Pink Hair

As with any hair colour, an effective aftercare regimen is key to have lust-worthy locks. To maintain the vibrancy of your colour and preserve the integrity of your pastel pink hair, we suggest the expert favourite Color Extend Magnetics Range by Redken to enhance your pink hairSpecially designed for colour-treated hair, the sulfate-free shampoo and conditioner employ an innovative RCT protein complex to nourish the hair from root to tip and combat damage caused by colouring. Most importantly, it won’t strip away your colour and will leave your hair soft and shiny. Once a week, use the Redken Color Extend Deep Attraction Magnetics Mega Mask to provide deep, intense conditioning to your pink hair strands to prolong the life of your colour whilst keeping your hair soft and healthy.

Time to do more than just think pink - make it a reality!

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