A Steel Grey Lob using Redken Shades EQ at Aesthetics Hair

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As mentioned in my last blog post on colouring my hair coral, I am trying to grow out my roots a little for a different look. So this month when I went back to Aesthetics Hair, I was discussing the idea of using the Redken Shades EQ range aimed at delivering pastel results. And combining this product with some other Redken colours to create a steel grey colour with a halo effect through the top layers of my hair.

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For the past six months, my hair has been treated with Redken pH Bonder and I am certain that it is this that is keeping my hair in such good condition despite all the bleach, colouring and heat styling that it is subjected to. So of course, we used pH Bonder again during this session by adding it to the Shades EQ colourant.

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The Redken Shade EQ range is the cousin to their City Beats range and delivers beautiful pastel results rather than vibrant brights. So I loved the idea of using the Shade EQ range to create this multi-dimensional halo effect to give this range a try without having to commit to a full head of pastel.

The effect of the dark roots and the blended colours does make my hair colour look more grown-up than the bright colours with the obvious root line. I think that it might work well to smudge the roots a little more so I think I’ll keep growing the colour out a bit.

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As this colouring technique is different to the looks that I’ve had in the past few months, it was necessary to cut my hair to ensure the colour and the cut looked cohesive. I was happy to lose a few inches to take my hair back to lob length. And I’m really pleased with the results as I think it looks really chic with my hair a little shorter.

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My hair has been changed numerous times over the past year and I am really enjoying the way that Aesthetics Hair has been able to deliver such brilliant results for me. I have fun with my appearance and it’s great that technology has come along to allow me the creative freedom with my hair that I always hoped for when I was growing up.

Aesthetics Hair, 347 Warwick Rd, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 1BQ. Tel: 0121 707 8866

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