The spring runways are proving that come March and April, hair color will be going beyond subtle highlights and upscale blonde. We saw bright pinks and blues, and we're loving it!
Peter Som Spring 2012
"This look is all about a rich girl gone bad," says Wella Creative Director, Eugene Souleiman, who created the hair look seen here. "The clothes are so feminine, that we wanted to rough up the hair." Pastel-hued extensions in a range of shades, from amethyst to rose gold, accented models' hairlines. Platinum blonde hair was painted with Wella dyes to create the rainbow of swatches used at the show, but DIYer's can buy single-section, pre-dyed extensions in peaches or light
pink to try the look out at home.
Thakoon Spring 2012
"I wanted the hair to make a strong statement as an accessory to the beautiful, bright clothing," Kerastase hairstylist Odile Gilbert explained about the bright look she created for the spring show. "It's the ideal of the iconic American cowboy gone multi-cultural. After French braiding hair, Gilbert colored hair clay over the strands with a paint brush.
Narciso Rodriguez Spring 2012
Attendees were far from bored at the Narciso Rodriguez spring 2012 show. Futuristic fashionbots outfitted in vibrant threads jetted down the catwalks with traffic-stopping lime green, chartreuse and yellow tresses. "The trick is to use a lot of hairspray," explains Eugene Souleiman for Wella Professionals. "It helps the color stick to strands and it forms a barrier so that the [temporary metallic spray] doesn't get absorbed."
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