Updated: 04/14/2017 11:18 AM
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Spring Hair & Makeup Trends
Spring is the perfect time to purge your closet, get rid of things you've been staring at all winter...and freshen things up a bit. The same goes for your hair and makeup. Here with what's on trend in all things beauty, is Melissa Matthews from Simonson's Salon and Spa.
- The Trend: Platinum (icy, white blonde)
- Blonde hair is always in, but it's getting a brighter twist this season
+ “Mesmerizing, stunning, eye catching” and will completely change your look
+ Most committed hair color –retouch your outgrowth every 3-4 weeks
+ Of course, hitting the bleach bottle is often seen as the epitome of damaging your hair but it is possible to get the look with healthy results.
Expert Tip: Ask your stylist to apply Olaplex before putting it on your hair – maintain integrity of the hair, repair and prevent damage
- The Trend: Pin Straight, Ultra-long, One Length Cut
- INSPIRATION: Jennifer Lopez, Gigi Hadid
+ Break out your flat iron—straight, shiny, and center-parted hair is one of the biggest trends for 2017 and it’s strikingly dramatic!
+ The key to this look is blunt, heavy ends – incorporate HAIR EXTENSIONS (they aren’t going anywhere). Adding extensions will maximize the thickness for full ends which makes your hair look longer.
EXPERT TIP: Pair with a "Sombre hair color" a.k.a soft blends/melted color. Just as the name suggests - it's ombre hair, but softer (or more subtle). Blending multiple shades in order to create a seamless, natural highlighting effect that adds dimension and is low-maintenance.
- The Trend: Rose Gold
- “THE Girly-Edgy Color Trend for Spring”
+ A subtle way to try a rainbow sherbert/pastel shades without going bold
EXPERT TIP: Mid-length cut styled with beachy waves — “effortlessly cool” look
- The Trend: Layered Lob/Tousled Waves/Hair Flip
- INSPIRATION: Selena Gomez, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Demi Lavato
+ Many celebrities are trading in their long locks for shorter hair recently
+ Shoulder-grazing textured blunt cut
+ texture through cutting layers throughout the hair
+ Requesting a length that is worn below the cheekbones makes this style SUPER VERSATILE
EXPERT TIP: While warmer temperatures tempt us to go lighter, brunettes should think about opposite side of the spectrum and go richer, like a Chocolate Brown (huge trend right now). It’s a striking color that is complimented by pastels, bright spring colors.