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Hair Hacks for Summer; Get your holiday look

Blond girl lying in hammock on the beach

After such a long winter, everyone longs for that glow that naturally comes with summer. It is quite likely that most of us won’t get to our usual holiday destinations this year and may well opt for a staycation somewhere in the British Isles!

Our weather, not known for its reliability in the summer months, means that we may have to fake that ‘Just been on holiday’ glow with a few clever tricks,

So, while you reach for your self-tanner, bronzer and get out your holiday wardrobe and here are some top tips from the team at Headmasters have got the ideal way to give you that sun kissed feeling from inside our salons!

Get sun-kissed without the sun!

Hair Hacks for Summer – Beachy Balayage

Opt for French balayage, a super-natural balayage look with additional frame facing lights and ask your hairdresser to add a few lighter pieces on your ends – basically the areas where the sun would usually catch and lighten a bit more” says Colour Expert Luke Tyrell

Hair Hacks for Summer – Summer lights

Even if you usually have a full head tint you can get some French balayage action ask for Headmasters Summer lights, a service that combines a full head colour with a few lighter pieces, which gives you that balayage effect and sun-kissed feel.

Hair Hacks for Summer – Colour for curls

“In the sun, natural curls will get a lightened glow on the ends”, says resident Curl Expert and Creative Ambassador Nicole Iroh ,“Balayage on curls looks great too, as this focuses on the ends being the lightest part.

Balayage available from £85 Summer lights available from £80. Available from headmasters salons

Hair Hacks for Summer – Beach style without the beach

Natural waves – You don’t have to go in the sea to get this cool texture feeling curl, says Creative Director Andrew Barton “add in a Salt texture spray like L’Oréal Techni Art Beach Waves Spray (150ml, £16.50) and scrunch through allowing your hair to dry naturally for that just come off the beach look.

Hair Hacks for Summer – Rock your accessories

Nothing says holiday fun more than hair accessories, so break them out this summer to give that holiday vibe. “I love hair accessories for glamming up a look, whether your hair is long or short. Double up your barrettes or add a scarf wrap whatever the weather! says Nicole

Braids & Waves – Express hot tool styling from £20 Blow dry from £35
Available at Headmasters salons

Headmasters is a group of salons based in London and Surrey, Experts in confidence boosting, beautiful hair. Visit for salon & service details or follow them on Instagram @headmastersuk for top trends, tips and hair info.

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