Save for one balayage two years in the past, I’m a hair-dye virgin. For the previous few years, I’ve lusted after denim hair. I am speaking full on Britney & Justin 2001 VMAs hair that matches the denim-on-denim I am liable to carrying. However there was one evident challenge that stored me from swan-diving right into a vat of blue dye.
I am a brunette, and to lighten my hair would imply that I might must endure the dreaded “double course of” and bleach my complete head. Fairly just a few instances, I might decide up my telephone to e-book a dye job, solely to again out when the salon’s receptionist requested me what course of I wished. Single? Double? I solely know tips on how to reply that query in regard to ordering an espresso.
In order that’s how I ended up really sitting right down to Google “What Is Double Course of?” Alone at my kitchen desk, illuminated solely by the sunshine of my MacBook Air (and the Fenty Magnificence highlighter I attempted at work), I shame-searched my questions away. I learn every part I may in regards to the course of – and I used to be nonetheless confused.
My principal qualm was that, whereas there are many informative items on hair-dye methods, most of the tales solely present the “after pictures.” I’m the kind of one who will not go to dinner with out obsessively Yelping the restaurant. I would like the down-and-dirty, no-holds-barred clarification of a course of – not simply cute, curated Instagram photos of a blowout.
I might decide up my telephone to e-book a dye job, solely to again out when the salon’s receptionist requested me what course of I wished. Single? Double? I solely know tips on how to reply that query in regard to ordering an espresso.
So with POPSUGAR’s blessing, I booked a photographer, and a session at Seagull Salon with Jeanise Aviles in hopes of principally writing the put up that I wished to learn earlier than present process the method myself. Along with her electrical inexperienced hair (and matching eyebrows!), Jeanse is thought and cherished all through New York on account of her capacity to show her purchasers into dwelling, respiration rays of rainbow-haired sunshine. Certainly, her vibrant Instagram feed is truthfully higher at cheering me up than a thousand cute canine photos.
I got here in to what was speculated to be a five-hour appointment with chestnut-brown hair and left eight hours later with ’80s-acid wash coloring throughout my head. Forward, here is every part I discovered in regards to the course of, as a result of information is energy, y’all!