Like most teenage girls, I used to love changing my hair with different at-home colour kits. I usually went red, sometimes added streaks of blonde and even considered going jet black. But then I let a few months pass between colourings shortly after turning twenty, and I remembered what a great natural hair colour I had. At that moment, I decided that I would stop colouring my hair and enjoy my own, natural tresses until my hair started going so grey that I had no choice but to dye it. At that point, I figured, I could go crazy with wild hair colours to my heart’s content.
I managed to fend off those days for quite awhile by yanking out the occasional grey hairs I found but now, at 35, I’m starting to think that I’m doing more damage to my hair by yanking out greys than I would be just dying it again! So I decided to take the plunge and colour my untouched hair for the first time in about 15 years…with a little help from Vidal Sassoon! The company’s new Salonist hair colour promised a salon-quality colouring experience due to a system that treats roots and lengths separately.
Choosing a colour was the biggest first step. I asked my fiance if I should pick a colour that was drastically different, slightly different or as close to my natural colour as possible. He thought that switching my colour up a bit with a slightly different change sounded fun, so I decided to go with a colour that I had a bit of past experience with and picked up two boxes of Vidal Sassoon Salonist Medium Reddish Brown. [Read more…]