Ever look at people with WILD gorgeous curls and wonder how they get them? Well we have the hot tip for you, it's all about the STYLING! We've teamed up with Wella Professionals to test run their EIMI Love Edition products just in time for Mardi Gras!
When it comes to caring for your curls or loving your locks, we spoke with Stuart Bane, Wella Professionals salon Colour Director, Stylist and member of Wella Professionals ANZ Colour Club this week, to pick up some premium pre-parade party-hair tricks. We wanted to find out how to achieve the best look, and what the festival means to him…
What is your number one hair hack?
SB: Do your research! Always seek advice from a professional colourist that has experience achieving your desired aesthetic. Social media gives you the opportunity to investigate what styles and colours salons are creating on a daily basis. Also, images are always helpful. Take a picture of your hair-spiration in salon with you to give your colourist a point of reference.
What is your number one hair don’t?
SB: Never neglect your hair. If you’re investing in a quality colour treatment, always use a home care product to maintain your look and keep your hair strong and healthy. I would recommend a salon treatment whenever you are colouring, especially when lightening. Wella Professionals’ most recent colour-care product, WELLAPLEX, re-builds the protein bonds in the strands that colouring can damage, and is great for any bright colour transformations. There is also a take-home product for you to prolong the health of your hair after your visit, which is great for maintaining vivid tones and keeps the hair feeling soft and smooth.
What does Mardi Gras means to you?
SB: When I think of Mardi Gras I can’t help but smile. It’s such a fun time of year! On a personal level, the festival means acceptance both within the LGBTQI family and the wider community, and this is a great feeling. Being the 40th anniversary, as well as the first Mardi Gras since Marriage Equality was passed, having Wella Professionals as major partner to SGLMG this year makes it even more special. We can’t wait to be a part of it.
To check out where you can pick up the EIMI Love Edition products we used in our styling session, click here.