golden girl

Farewell faded red and frazzled ends, hello honey tones and happy hair.

My hair has been long overdue some TLC. It is hard to believe that a few months ago I had vibrant Rihanna red hair, but we all know red is a hardship to maintain and over time, and thanks to some Egyptian sun, it had pretty much become a distant memory. However I was left with patchy colour, desperately dry ends and generally a barnet crying out for some love and attention.

I skipped along to my hairdressers this week, my patient, lovely hairdresser who has seen me all colours under the sun. She did a whole head of highlights, weaving three different colours through my hair. We knew that, realistically, my hair wouldn’t withstand the blondest of blonde, so we opted for warm honey and caramel shades. A halo of warm, golden loveliness! I also had about 3 inches hacked off which was totally necessary, although I was really keen to hold onto the length of my fringe through the front. Colours and cut agreed, she set to work whilst I reclined and revelled in some trashy gossip and the sweet aroma of Aveda products. Three hours, a multitude of magazines and a jittery amount of tea later, I was done! I am so happy with the end result and my hair has never felt so swishable.
I am once again a golden girl!
x

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39 Comments

  1. 6th October 2011 / 9:45 pm

    Your hair is gorgeous! im inspired to get mine cut like that! x

  2. 6th October 2011 / 9:47 pm

    I loooove the colour of your hair 🙂
    i wish i could stlye mine like yours

  3. 6th October 2011 / 9:51 pm

    Gorgeous colour hair, really suits you x x

  4. 6th October 2011 / 9:52 pm

    It looks beautiful and so healthy! I'm always a bit scared of the hairdressers incase they chop too much off!

    Mollie xo
    molliemuses.blogspot.com

  5. 6th October 2011 / 9:57 pm

    Wow your hair is so shiny.. looks really beautiful, love the colour!

    The Deer Head

    x

  6. 6th October 2011 / 9:57 pm

    Gorgeous colour – i would kill for hair like this! x

  7. 6th October 2011 / 9:58 pm

    This is a gorgeous colour, your hair looks so shiny and healthy! x

  8. 6th October 2011 / 10:04 pm

    it looks amazing!!

  9. 6th October 2011 / 10:16 pm

    your hair looks gorgeous!
    Krissy xoxo

  10. 6th October 2011 / 10:53 pm

    Your hair looks so lovely Milly! The perfect honey blonde! I really need to sort out the condition of my hair, just slapped some oil treatment on while reading through this post hahaha. xx

  11. 6th October 2011 / 11:11 pm

    Milly! You absolute babe xxxx

  12. 6th October 2011 / 11:34 pm

    This is gorgeous! I may take this pic to my hairdressers. Like you I went vibrant red over summer and now I'm trying to work out how to get it the hell out my hair!

    xxx

  13. 6th October 2011 / 11:36 pm

    gorgeous hair color!!

  14. 7th October 2011 / 1:42 am

    I love this!! so pretty!!

    xo Jenn

    imperfection-isbeauty.com

  15. 7th October 2011 / 2:15 am

    Wow your hair looks absolutely gorgeous! It's such a great color for you and your hair looks so healthy!

  16. 7th October 2011 / 6:29 am

    this is gorgeous. such a nice warm shade for winter & it makes it look so healthy & shiny. xxx

  17. 7th October 2011 / 6:38 am

    Gorgeous. I love the shade – it's so warm for autumn/winter and the shorter cut looks great too. x

  18. 7th October 2011 / 9:17 am

    oh it looks gorgeous!! i always go lighter for the autumn/winter! xx

  19. 7th October 2011 / 10:33 am

    Your hair looks lovely, I've had mine red for about a year now and I'm starting to get a bit sick of the upkeep 🙂 xx

  20. 7th October 2011 / 11:04 am

    Your haircolor is absolutely amazing !!! LOVE it ! XOXO

  21. 7th October 2011 / 2:01 pm

    The colour is great 🙂

  22. 7th October 2011 / 2:24 pm

    Your hair looks amazing!!!! x

  23. 7th October 2011 / 3:34 pm

    Your hair looks gorgeous Milly! The colour really suits you. x

  24. 7th October 2011 / 3:57 pm

    I love your hair, it looks amazing! x

  25. 7th October 2011 / 4:16 pm

    Beautiful colour!

  26. 7th October 2011 / 5:29 pm

    Milly, it's really not fair that your hair looks gorgeous no matter what colour it is 🙁 xxx

  27. 7th October 2011 / 6:45 pm

    I kind of feel like I'm repeating all the above but your hair looks so pretty and fresh! The colour suits you lots and I'm sure it will be a little easier to look after than the bright red! Xxx

  28. 7th October 2011 / 7:17 pm

    Your hair looks absolutely gorgeous, the tones really suit you! xx

  29. 7th October 2011 / 7:44 pm

    I love your honey hair! Beautiful!

  30. 7th October 2011 / 8:29 pm

    Gorgeous hair Milly, looks so healthy & happy now. Very pretty colour too.
    Mine is in NEEEEED of a little trim and a colour, I'm trying not to colour it, but it's bad times indeed at the moment x

  31. 9th October 2011 / 7:40 pm

    BOOTIFUL!!! 😉
    I love you with this hair and red but I know this will be much better maintenance wise for you and easier to look after/maintain. So lush!! xxx

  32. 11th October 2011 / 10:15 pm

    your hair is SUCH a lovely colour, so natural and eye catching too.
    im currently blonde and have a craving to go chestnut but the fear of not liking it and damaging it to go back worries me argh! xx