While we have to wait a few more days until summer officially begins, we’ve already found the hottest trend of the season: pink natural hair. Pink and rose gold hues have grown increasingly popular over the last few years, so it should come as no surprise it’s still one of the most coveted colors. However, most of us are used to pink strands on silky, straight locks. What makes this trend so striking is women are embracing the hottest color of the moment and their natural curls and coils. If you’re looking for the perfect way to elevate your wash-and-go this summer? Pink natural hair has got you covered.
What is pink natural hair?
Pink natural hair is exactly what it sounds like—naturally curly hair that has been colored pink. To achieve this color, your stylist will begin by bleaching your hair to create a blank slate upon which he or she can add your color. It’s important to note that bleach will always damage hair, but a salon professional can help you restore the look of your beautiful strands.
If you’re not naturally blonde, chances are it’ll take a few sessions to safely bleach your mane, lifting the color from your hair. Don’t be surprised if you leave your first appointment without the hue of your dreams. You and your stylist will decide on the perfect coloring schedule for you and you’ll have pink natural hair in no time.
What kind of maintenance does pink natural hair require?
Like most fantasy hues, pink is a high maintenance color. To ensure your color remains looking flawless as long as possible, you’ll need to stock your bathroom with the proper supplies and get comfortable at your salon.
Pastel colors like pink fade very quickly, so we suggest cutting back on how often you wash your hair. When wash day does come around, you’ll need shampoo and conditioner that is not only going to clean your strands but also protect your color. Furthermore, curls are known to be notoriously dry so you’ll need a system that will also nourish your coils. We suggest Pureology’s Curl Complete Shampoo and Conditioner, the formula respects the hair fiber’s natural lipids for gloriously conditioned and invigorated color-treated curls.
Because your natural hair color is probably nowhere near pink, you’ll notice how quickly your roots begin to show. If you’d like to keep your roots from looking overgrown, expect to head to the salon every 4 to 6 weeks for a touch-up.
Even though your final look isn’t blonde, it takes bleach to achieve your desired hue. While there is no way to prevent the damage caused by bleach, you can work with a colorist to minimize it. We suggest trying to incorporate a deep conditioning treatment like Pureology’s Curl Complete Moisture Melt Masque into your hair care routine once a week. The luscious formula, with coconut oil and the exclusive AntiFadeComplex envelops the hair fiber with a soft curve enhancing film, offering enhanced condition, definition, and bounce.
What’s the best way to wear pink natural hair?
Pink natural hair looks spectacular on everyone, but we think the absolute best way to embrace this trend is to put your natural texture on display with a wash-and-go. The key to a flawless wash and go is finding the perfect leave-in conditioner. We suggest Pureology’s Curl Complete Taming Butter.
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