I’m as obsessed with being blonde now more than ever. It’s my identity. It’s who I am. It’s a state of mind. Wallis Simpson once said, “You can never be too rich or too thin,” and, in my opinion, one can never be too blonde either. But how to maintain my voracious quest for blondness?
Well, behind every blonde lies a secret weapon: the colourist. And I’d like to introduce you to a very special entry in my Little Black Beauty Book; the wonderful Hair Colour Specialist, Shari Reynolds, at the Fitzrovia based George Northwood Salon.
I was lucky enough to get an appointment with Shari — she’s worked on everyone from George Michael to Cate Blanchett – just before Lockdown and boy was I happy. The thought of spending three months cooped up at home with a carb addiction, dodgy Wi-Fi and dishwater roots was not an appealing one and I needed a colour refresh.
This visit Shari went for a four-pronged process, as she explained, “I’m going to do some soft lowlights to add dimension and so it doesn’t look as drastic when it grows out. Then we are doing babylights, with a soft volume bleach, which keeps the condition of the hair intact.