Lived-in blonde by Chris Appleton

There’s talking the talk and then there’s hogging the conversation! Since his move to become a Schwarzkopf Global Colour Ambassador, we’re all attention on Chris Appleton. The Brit moved to Hollywood a while back and has been slaying the blondes ever since… As if you aren’t as obsessed as us with the man who makes Kim Kardashian look awesome already!  How he’s working magic on the Global Schwarzkopf Ambassador Sofia Vergara ‘lived-in blonde’ look.

Chris Appleton’s lived-in blonde

Lived-in blonde by Chris Appleton
Chris Appleton for Schwarzkopf Professional

One of the biggest trends right now is the lived-in blonde. It is a very popular look with celebrities, very sought after in the salon, and it’s a trend that isn’t really going anywhere,” says Chris, highlighting the enduring appeal of this captivating style.

Chris’s approach to the Lived-In Blonde  trend focuses on enhancing natural beauty while incorporating elements of depth and dimension. “Now, we see these lived-in blondes where we see a more natural root with these ribbons of blonde and natural colour coming through. This can be really low maintenance; it can also be high maintenance depending on the individual and depending on the colour result you want to achieve. You can make it more exciting by putting the money pieces around the front, brightening the face up. My favourite look right now because I think it is so versatile,” he explains.

The technique you need

Central to Chris’s technique is the art of framing the face to accentuate its contours. By strategically placing brighter pieces around the face, Chris achieves a flattering contrast with the natural root throughout the back, adding depth and dimension to the overall look.

Sofia Vergara’s lived-in blonde

Lived-in blonde by Chris Appleton
Global ambassador for Schwarzkopf: Sofia Vergara

Here’s what you need to know:

Colour used:
Foils – IGORA Highlifts (12- series): The formula with Truelift Complex provides powerful lift and strong neutralisation while reducing breakage thanks to the integrated Fibre Bond Technology.
Face Frame – BLONDME Premium Lightener 9+: With it’s integrated Anti-Metal Bond Protection Technology the formula protects the hair fibre during processing for minimised hair breakage while lifting up to 9 levels.
Toning – IGORA Vibrance: The trusted ammonia-free demi-permanent colouration developed with the Moisture Protecting complex, for more shine and more care.
Faceframe Toning – BLONDME Toning: The ammonia-free toning range essential for a perfect blonde with integrated Anti-Metal Bond Protection Technology and HydroLock Technology for improved moisturisation.

So now you know, you know!

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