Put down those scissors. Drastic hair change can be just around the corner, and there's no need to walk out of the salon lamenting your poor impulse control. Before you dye it a dramatic shade or chop it all off, check out these 14 regret-free, temporary hair transformations that will scratch the itch without the bad-hair hangover.
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“Add of pop of colour to your ‘do with a SO.CAP 100 percent human hair extension. Available in over 90 shades and gently bonded to your hair with pure keratin, these extensions will last from two to four months. I feel subtly sassy now that I’m sporting my single pink streak, and I LOVE it.” – Lesley Ellen, Editor-in-Chief, Lipstick Powder N Paint.
Approx $20 per extension; available at Donato Salon + Spa.
A fresh cut of bangs are an instant way to change up your look in a major way. Created by celeb mama Jessica Simpson and her pro stylist, Ken Paves.
HairDo by Jessica Simpson Fiber Clip in Bang, $30, Availble at Fabove.ca
Pin Back Bangs
YouTube gal Kathryn knows that bangs are the first thing to get greasy, so she’s come up with three super cute ways to pin ‘em back when all you want to do is grow them out.
Watch tutorial on YouTube
“For a girl like myself who's shelling out a hefty sum for highlights every three months, I'm not about to do anything drastic to my hair (for fear of my colourist's wrath). The color.bug was the perfect way to give in to my inner wild child and do something impulsive and "crazy" with my tresses, without committing to a permanent My Little Pony-inspired mane. Best of all, it took less than 10 minutes. I spritzed my hair with hairspray, wiped on the chalky bug and had pink hair! I'll admit it rubbed off a little on my clothing (so wear something dark), and application was a little messy (my hands were as pink as my hair!) but I loved my pink hair and continue to use it.” – Mia Shulman, eLuxe.ca]
Color.Bug by Kevin Murphy, $20, Available at Professional Hair Salons
Sick of your regular braid? Elsie and Emma, the creative minds behind A Beautiful Mess, teach us four ways to twist some lace into our locks. Whether you try adding lace to a braided crown, braided pigtails or a topknot, these elegant looks are sure to turn heads.
View full tutorial on ABeautifulMess.com
Sweet Scarf Updo
The perfect hairstyle to keep cool on a hot summer day, Roxie from HowtoHairGirl.com incorporates a scarf into this unconventional 'do. Check out tutorial here?.
DIY Hair Necklace
Take your top knot to top notch with some stunning hair jewelry.
The Hair Bow
This quirky look (from lifestyle blogger and designer, Mr. Kate) when she doesn’t have time to wash and blowdry, Kate opts for this bun. “I love wearing my hair like this and it’s so easy to do!” – Kate
Watch tutorial on YouTube
The Donut Bun
We love the sock bun, but for even more volume, we’re opting for this donut bun.
The Hair Comb
Erica Domesek is at it again, jazzing up an every day hair comb for a serious comebak. Simply create your own and style it into your next messy bun for an eye-catching look.
Test a shade of red (without any regret) with this 100% natural hair dye.
Caca Marron Mama, $25, Available at Lush
Fake a Bob
Rock a new ‘do without committing to the cut with this how-to video from YouTube beauty guru DannyLynn.
It's super easy and simple, so I'm sure you won't find this hard to achieve this hair style yourself. I personally love the famous 'Bob' hair style but it is a big commitment to cut off so much hair. I know myself that I would most likely get sick of it within a couple weeks so I guess sticking to this technique is a better option for me. Maybe you could try out this hair style to see how this hair cut would look on you before cutting your hair. The bob is super stylish and fashionable never really going out of fashion, can be dressed up or down for any occasion.
Watch Tutorial on YouTube
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