Feria Smokey Pastels Smokey Blue Fail

When I finally decided on a Feria Smokey Pastels color, Smokey Blue, I was so very disappointed that, like all Feria Boxed colors, it did not deliver.  I was given this deep bold blue, not the silvery pastel blue shown on the box.  Each and every time I have tried Feria boxed hair colors, it’s…

Pastel Goth For Summer

Given Spring Summer fashion trends have us shifting to dark colors, dark florals, black leather, platforms, and pastel jeans, and Resort shows featured pastel as well, I thought, why not jumble it all together and revert to pastel goth? With the models of resort keeping the colored hair thing going, and my being bored of…

DIY Bold Hair Colors: Blue Hair (Or any color)

    I bleached her hair using 30vol developer and L’Oréal Super Oreal Blanc Powder Bleach, then dyed using Color Jamz in Not So Shy Violet (I find it deposits color more boldly than Manic Panic). We broke up the color by  creating an ombré effect, applying bleach higher up midway through the bleaching process. The…

Color Hair Began in 18th Century: Pastel Hair, Bold Green and Blue…

  (Photo: teacupdinosaur.com) I read in Vogue’s book that women of the 18th century would dye their wigs pastel colors, or even had them matched boldly to their dresses in green or blue. So, the next time you gawk at a hipster, remember- the dames of centuries past did it first! In  (Oliva & Angeletti 2012) Vogue :…