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Here you will find hair tips, tutorials, how to’s and my experience with hair coloring.

Everything you should know before bleaching your hair

As you guys may have followed the process through my blog & social media, I changed my hair color from pitch black to white blonde. It took me a good year to really get that full head of white blonde since I had to keep getting highlights done every three months or so. I still get nervous every time I have to get my roots done because of how damaging bleaching is to the hair. It took me a while to understand how to take care of my hair, before, during and after bleaching it. If you have curly or coarse hair, your hair is naturally very dry which means you have to be extra careful with hair coloring, especially with bleaching. Over the past year, I’ve lost quite a big amount of hair due to breakage, simply because I was doing everything wrong during the entire bleaching process. I guess I’ve learned it the hard way because I wasn’t informed good enough nor have I done enough research on how to look after your hair after bleaching. Therefore, I want …

My experience at Tony El Mendelek’s hair salon

I get a tons of questions with regards to my blond hair. How I maintain it, if it was very damaging to my hair, if I get breakage etc etc. I feel like I talk so much about my new blond hair color but I still get a ton of questions about it. I recently had my roots done and a little bit of color correction at Tony El Mendelek’s salon here in Dubai.

Look of the day & hair update

I have to admit, this post is going to be a bit shallow just because it took me so long to get the perfect hair color that I’ve always wanted and now I finally have it. After my last session with Ali from SLaM salon, I’ve been OBSESSED with my hair color! Okay, it is a bit on the dry side and I did get some breakage from continuously bleaching it – BUT I’m really happy with the color ☺

How I bleached my hair without damaging it too much

Long story short: I wanted to colour my hair blonde but since I had black henna in my hair its almost impossible. I even went to see Tracy Cunningham (Hollywood celebrity colourist) in the hope that she could do something for me. Her response: “Forget about it, its impossible to change black henna into platinum blonde”. Me being the stubborn person that I am, I just couldn’t take “no” for an answer. So, I went to SLaM salon here in Dubai and I asked them what they could do for me. They gave me 3 options on how to get rid of the henna:

VIDEO: How I keep my hair healthy after bleaching it

As you may know, bleaching your hair is extremely harmful and drying to your hair. As someone who’s got dry hair to begin with, it was challenging to keep my hair healthy, shiny and moisturised through out the bleaching process. In this video I’ll be sharing my tips and tricks on how I kept my hair happy and healthy! If you thought the video was helpful, please make sure to give it a thumbs up.