ASIAN HAIR: GOING PLATINUM BLOND SESSION 2

posted on: March 6, 2014

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ASIAN HAIR: GOING PLATINUM BLOND SESSION 2. You can read from my first Going Platinum Blond post that I decided to take the leap of going platinum blond out of curiosity, and now how do I feel? I frigggen love it! I recently went back to Bianca Hillier from Sally Hershberger salon in Los Angeles, for my second session – going even lighter. Getting a little bored with your hair, hit up Bianca for a consultation.

You can read more about maintenance and recommended hair products here!

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A little Q&A:

How long did that take this second time around?
Stripping my hair the second time didn’t take as long as my first session, thank goodness! It still took around 3 hours – it definitely took this long because I have SO much hair and its thick! The process was a double process – first bleaching the entire hair again – its not bleach you find at your local mart, I would not! – and then next comes toning the hair to achieve the desired shade – an ashy-grayish-tone.

Is there a session 3 or how often will you be going back to get your hair retouched Originally, I was suppose to do 3-4 sessions. But, after this session I decided my hair got pretty light, I don’t think I’ll be bleaching my entire head again. Retouching is going to be much more frequent for blonds, about every 4 weeks – but, no later! Why? Because if your hair grows too much, the color is harder to match and you’ll basically end up with bands of uneven color around your head.

Does your hair feel damaged?
Not really, but hair products are necessary. When people feel my hair they say they’re actually surprised cause my hair feels a lot softer then they imagine. I guess that’s a good sign. The only thing is. because my hair is long and now blond it get tangled a lot easier.

Should you go platinum blond?
If you’re like me a couple months ago, you have a burning curiosity to go blond – DO IT, have fun and if you don’t like it, you can always go darker. You just don’t think you’ll match, truuuust me, it’ll grow and you’ll mold, do it! You’re too lazy to maintain the blond, weeeellll, you can do it once and then when it grows out you can request to slowly go darker creating an ombre look – eventually you can return to your original hair.

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I have to share, I  love a good deal and grabbed this leather skirt from Topshop for less than $10 #winning. What’s sunny LA without some aviator sunglasses – my new favorite pair from Randolph.

Knit Cardi from F21 // Lace Up Wedge Boots from Topshop

Leather Skirt from Topshop

LOVERS+FRIENDS Muscle Tank c/o DSR Fashion

Jewelry from PUBLIK

Concorder Rose Gold Sunglasses from Randolph USA


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  • lovejookim

    Hi!! You should do it! I loooove it and I don’t think it washed out my skin tone at all, I did go a little lighter, more brown for my eyebrows though. It’s a different look, but you get used to it and never want to go back! xx

  • http://phyllthis.wordpress.com Phyllis Fang

    i loveeee it. i’ve been debating this for the past few months… can’t get it off my mind! I want to have ashy blonde hair!!! question though – do you feel like it washes out your skin tone & facial features at all?

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  • https://www.bloglovin.com/gabuella Gabriella

    That hair suits you so well!! & those sunnies are fabulous. Love the blog xo

  • http://trendenciesblog.wordpress.com claudia

    Gorgeous! Love the leather skirt and the cardi!
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