The Stel­lar trial

Cop­per bell ex­ten­sions

Sunday Herald Sun - Stellar - - Beauty -

On-trend hair­cuts such as the lob and pixie come and go, but cas­cad­ing waves never date. For a faux head of Ra­pun­zel­like tresses, cop­per bell (or mi­cro bead) hair ex­ten­sions don’t use glue, heat or rough pulling. In­stead, hair is ap­plied in­di­vid­u­ally to each strand, cre­at­ing a softer, more sup­ple look.

Each strand of real hair is at­tached in­side a cop­per clip, which is in turn threaded to an in­di­vid­ual’s roots, close to the skull. There are a mul­ti­tude of colours and styles to choose from and they are best ap­plied post-foil colour, but be­fore all-over colour, for an op­ti­mum match. The ex­ten­sions can then be re-ap­plied with re­growth ev­ery 8–10 weeks.

where to go...

BRIS­BANE Oxford St Hair, Suite 3, 204 Oxford St, Bulimba, (07) 3899 2770, ox­ford­, from $300

MEL­BOURNE Bella Capelli, 1 Harry Lacey Lane, Croy­don, (03) 9723 6613, bel­la­, from $120

SYD­NEY Pierre Had­dad, Hil­ton Ho­tel, Shop 4, 255 Pitt St, Syd­ney, (02) 9264 1115, pier­re­had­, from $14 per strand

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