the warm weather has me wanting to lighten up my dark brunette hair. i knew that lara had a great experience partnering with hair cuttery after her daughter was born, so when the team there invited me in to get a new spring look, i leapt at the chance.
i chose to go to a hair cuttery in richmond, virginia and visit an old friend from cosmetology school. as soon as i walked in, i knew that i was in good hands. the employees were so sweet and made sure that i was comfortable. my stylist piper spoke my language – she knew exactly what i wanted to do with my hair. i had been craving bayalage, but because my natural hair is so dark, i am very picky about my highlights becoming too bright and brassy.
while she worked, piper talked me through the whole process of doing my hair. she used a new lightener from redken called free hand, made specifically for doing baby lights and bayalage. there are no foils used which give the stylist the ability to basically hand paint the color wherever she wants. the product and the technique lighten the hair gradually making the bayalage look incredibly natural.
the end result was remarkable. my hair looked perfectly sun-kissed, making me officially ready for spring and (eek!) my upcoming college graduation. i had an awesome experience at hair cuttery and i will most deffintley be back.
about hair cuttery: hair cuttery is the largest family owned and operated chain of hair salons in the country, with nearly 900 company-owned locations on the east coast, and in new england and the midwest. a full-service, value-priced salon, hair cuttery offers a full complement of cuts and styling, coloring, waxing and texturizing services with no appointment necessary, as well as a full line of professional hair care products. hair cuttery is a division of ratner companies, based in vienna, va.