Tagged: hair

Throw back Thursdays – Street Style Snaps from London

A few of my snaps of the Street Style that London had to offer last year :D.  **All my own photography**

IMG_0643-2Spotted outside the Topshop show space at London Fashion Week in September.  Those trousers are SO good.  I wonder if I could do that myself? Attack a pair of jeans with a stanley knife..? Paired with a casual, loose fitting black polo neck and a pair of  white Nike blazers this look is a perfect example of sport luxe styling.

 

SAM_0937 SAM_0941 SAM_0942SAM_0945 I loveee Sinead’s bright blue roots – created using Kiko Hair Shadow, great for a temporary change – and hides root growth at the same time, win.  This would look great paired with some gel and glitter, as seen in my Glitter Hair Inspiration post.

 

SAM_0933 SAM_0936 bagCheck out the spiky leather backpack she’s wearing here

IMG_0625-2More amazing accessories  – that hat is the one!

IMG_0650-2Some great back patches & conversational prints:

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IMG_0706-2Sneaky celebrity snap!! Leah McFall‘s grey hair & futuristic glasses are on point! The High neck top layered underneath the ‘NYC’ jumper is from  Shade London – check them out! IMG_0715-2 IMG_0716Overt branding – top to toe outfit from Nasir Mazhar  check out my post on Nasir Mazhar’s use of diverse models for his 2013 catwalk show here.

IMG_0698-2Fwuffy wuffy lil rabbits tails!

IMG_0707More fuzzy inspiration

IMG_0615Faux fur scarfs <3.  Here’s a very similar one from ASOS – on sale too 😉

IMG_0720-2Super kawaii! The girl on the right’s shorts are from the Illustrated People x Phoebe (from Made in Chelsea) collab collection – All on Sale now!  I hope they do another collab – I have the Eyeballin’ shorts seen here 😀

IMG_0746 IMG_0747And finally – RAINBOW SEQUIN AMAZINGNESS. Perfect as it was outside the Ashish show – the KINGS of rainbow sequins (check out a video of their SS15 collection here)

Nuala x

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GLITTER HAIR – Hair inspo SS15

GLITTER ON EVERYTHING.  SPARKLY DISCO BBZ!!!

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I’ve been noticing this trend emerging for a while now in editorial shoots & on the catwalk – but was surprised by how much imagery I found when I actually researched it. Glitter in general has been having a massive beauty moment – check out my glitter lips and eyebrows from 2014:

tumblr_nf1id9phhI1rvh0qno1_1280Using MAC Glitter in 3D pink over lipstick.

1609749_10152587459334764_3268850467790693288_nNot the best image in the world but yeah- taken at Dekmantel Festival in Amsterdam:  bottom left glitter eyebrows using Topshop Gold glitter pot and a swipe of eyelash glue.

Here’s some glittery sparkle hair inspiration photos I’ve found:

First up – glittery roots

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Brushed through to the lengths, possibly sprayed on?:

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Artfully applied streaks:

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Thickly applied & slicked back:

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How not to do it..

tumblr_ni0tiipNmQ1s50b0ho1_500Looks like a homemade ceramic Christmas decoration!?!

I intend on trying this out myself ASAP.  I’m thinking glitter hair spray from Claire’s Accessories will work nicely.  Literally the same stuff I used when I was going to the Primary School Disco haha. Nostalgia! I’d probably try some standard hair gel + craft shop glitter for the more slicked back styles & glitter roots.  If it works out well I’ll post it up ;).

Most images sourced from tumblr.com

Nuals xx

Dip Dyed Hair – A do or a don’t?

I am loving dip dyed hair at the minute, thinking of getting it done for summer in a minty green shade like the model in the image below:

Really like the pink tips on this model too:

However although I like the models hair above, sometimes this hairstyle can go very wrong.  Take a look at the dip-dye that celebrities Drew Barrymore and Nikki Minaj have been sporting recently (yuck):

Nikki looks like a fruit pastilles lolly…

Will any Belfasters be trying dip dye this Summer?

Nuala xo.