Blondes and brunettes will adore this new hair trend because OMG the photos 4 years ago

Blondes and brunettes will adore this new hair trend because OMG the photos

Stunning.

I don't know about you but summer always makes me want to completely change my hair and there are two reasons behind my way of thinking.

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One, my hair is long, thick and doesn't mix well with humidity so I often want to chop it all off. Two, summer and sunshine tempt me to dye my hair a lighter tone even though I know maintenance etc would drive me around the bend.

Anyway, there's a new trend and it might be the answer to at least one of these problems.

Say hello to strand lighting, summer 2018's newest hair trend.

Liz Haven O'Neill, a Texas-based hairdresser, showed the technique off on her Instagram account if you want to see exactly how it works.

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If you want subtle instead of striking, this is the look for you because strandlighting involves colouring just a pinch of hair at a time, according to Refinery 29.

This is ideal if you want a bit of change but aren't fully committed to changing your hair completely.

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Not as much bleach is used, the striped effect associated with 90s highlights is no more and the best bit this works for all hair colours, ideal.

After searching the #strandlights hashtag on Instagram, we are obsessed and I'm seriously thinking about squeezing in a last-minute trip to the hairdresser this weekend.

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