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Lusciously Light I am!

As a part of Aussie's Lusciously Light campaign, I was invited for a hair make-over at the Tommyguns Salon in Soho. I don't know if you've heard of them before, I sure had as I already use a few of their hair products and am a fan. 

From the Salons I had been to previously, this one was completely different, both in atmosphere and layout. It was quite glamorous and funky and had an energetic vibe flowing around that matched the buzzing atmosphere in Soho. 

I am a fan of light bulbs around mirrors and have always wanted to get them done in my dressing room. One day for sure!


It's quite transparent from outside and has cute pink stripy sofas which again inspired me a lot. 'Pink' and 'Stripes' are two words that could be used to describe my personality and I'm so going to look around for such decor for my room. 



Sofia is the hairdresser who did my hair by the way and I cannot praise her enough. Besides being friendly, she knew exactly what she was doing and what I wanted, almost as if she could read my mind! Now we all hope we have hairdressers like these everywhere eh?

Regarding highlights, I wanted something subtle. Something that would just flatter my natural hair colour without standing out very obviously. Sofia told me that lower hair highlights are quite 'in' at present, plus I would not have to bother about retouching them, hence I opted for them. She also added a few streaks of the colour in my fringe to help it look natural. 

A tip I learnt from her is that, if you tease the hair before applying the highlight colour, colour develops unevenly in that area and not as strong as it otherwise would. So opt for this if you want a strong colour but don't want it to look very obvious and symmetrical. 

I absolutely love the work she did on my hair, its just streaks of golden-brown showing through unevenly and so subtly that it looks like my natural hair. 



As for the cut, I am pretty boring that way and don't like an extreme change and I made that pretty obvious to her. Sofia took my preferences in to consideration and kept my length as it is and gave me short layers around the top half of my hair to give it some body and movement, so it feels lighter on the top.

It does feel more appropriate for the summer and 'lusciously light' of course, without chopping of inches!


Anyhow, it was a lovely experience all in all and I would totally recommend the Salon, if you want a change in your hairstyle or colour without having to compromise with your preference for hair. It is a bit on the pricier side but for someone like me who only goes to the Salon twice a year, this would be a perfect option. 

and of course, don't forget to ask for Sofia, as she's simply awesome at what she does! Tell her I say hi :) 


JC! :) said...

Hi there! I happen to think that despite the subtle style/hair change, 'boring' is hardly the word to describe your hair. I like the way your highlights were done. Less is more, and it's classier than over the top colors. I also think your cut/style is very pretty.

I really like your blog btw!

Shana H said...

loving the hair! x

Get Gawjus! said...

@JC - thanks a lot :) Glad you liked it! I personally cannot stand stripes of bright colours in my hair.

Tor said...

Oh I love the highlights, it totally brightens your hair up for summer :) xx

LilyLipstick said...

The subtle highlights look gorgeous, great for summer and definitely lusciously lighter! x

Hell Notes for Beauty™ said...

They did a fantastic job, tanks for sharing! The highlights look very natural and beautiful!

nidhi said...

she did a fantastic job

Nidhi
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Tanya VS said...

Oooohh I love those highlights n your hair too. Is your hair cut in layers and does it give more volume to the hair?

Get Gawjus! said...

@Tanya VS - The way its cut from the top definitely give me more volume. Yes, they are layered, I can see two layers, one at the top beneath the ears and one near the collarbone.

Supergirl said...

I love color of your hair!! It looks amazing! And your hair has a helthy shine look. Love it!
By the way, when it comes to hair cut Im boring as well.. Lot of years I have the same long hair cut:)

Tanya VS said...

Thanks..i love your hair cut and hdighlights...wud love to get sth like yours... <3<3<3

Debbie said...

Lets be honest, it probably wasn't the hardest job she has ever had - you have simply stunning hair! I love that the highlights are really subtle and classy looking and the layers have really given your hair some oomph. I have serious hair envy!

Val said...

Your hair is stunning! "Lusciously Light" is exactly how I would describe it. Haha xo

Get Gawjus! said...

@Debbie - thank you :) You always leave the sweetest of comments!

and thank you girlies for the lovely comments :)

The Beautifier said...

Your hair looks incredibly shiny and I love your hair cut! Makes me wanna have mine like yours! xoxo

MEVISH said...

your hair looks gorgoeus hun ;) xx

BeautyParler said...

That's exactly how I want my highlights, subtle but gorgeous which by the way your hair is:)

Imo said...

Your hair looks lovely, I like the golden streaks, subtle and shiny.

River said...

Your hair looks gorgeous! Very jealous of how shiny and healthy it looks!

Sana said...

I love the hair!

Saimese said...

Looks like the cut gave you a lot more volume. The highlights look great too

Gauri said...

WOW!! Your highlights look really good. Even though it's pricey, I think it's worth it.

PinkSweetSz said...

OMG I love your hair! Im so concious With my hair and I never let anyone Cut it Lol! Hehe... It looks gorgeous x

Cynthia Z said...

Gosh! This post isn't good for me Shifs...coz of my bad haircut atm hehe..I wish I had hair like that right now!!! Too gorgeous!

♥xx♥

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