How to get super hair
(No special powers required)
It is with firm beauty conviction that we believe a good haircut makes the difference between looking like you’ve got your life sorted and looking like things are about to fall apart at any given moment. Add the perfect hair colour into the winning-at-life mix, and you should have just about everything you need to look – and feel – good just about all the time.
In a world where we spend days working towards individual versions of our “dream job”, quickly get over the men who don’t quite meet the benchmark we deserve, and pick and choose our friends based on the very highest standard of qualities, it makes total sense for us to aim high on the hair scale. As in, Blake Lively high.
The mission for Best Hair Ever doesn’t need to begin in someone else’s basin.
The first step to getting fresh hair is nailing your colour. Falling victim to style ruts, lunches on repeat and putting your latest favourite song on loop is all too easy, and so is walking out of a salon three hours later, looking the same as you always do, but with a little more
Speaking of DIY jobs, the mission for Best Hair Ever doesn’t necessarily need to begin in someone else’s basin. A lot of the time, yours will do just fine – if you remember a few important things. “Never stray more than two shades lighter or darker than your natural shade,” says Belinda Jeffery, Clairol Nice ‘n Easy ambassador and colour expert. Although sticking to a similar shade will help mask any little mistakes, it’s still generally best to volume. Before your next appointment, consider the new season colour trends, and get ready for a change. While blondes need to embrace the warmer hues of caramel and honey, brunettes should be playing with mulberries – leaving the natural redheads to experiment with bold shades of copper. If your colour woes are more about covering some silver, choose a permanent hair colour to master yourself at home.