15 Feb

The Experimental Salons Reshaping Hair Colour in the Region

Washed-out pastels are here to stay in 2019

Written By Sarah Ben Romdane

With beauty trends coming and going with the seasons, it can be hard to keep up and stay ahead. But scrolling through our Instagram feeds, it’s safe to say that washed-out pastels are this season’s biggest hair trend. Whether you’ve seen it on Lady Gaga at the Golden Globes, Kylie Jenner in her Kylie Beauty Campaign or at Marc Jacob’s Spring/ Summer 19 show, baby blue, faded lilac and soft coral peach are the only colours that should be on your radar.

 

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So if you’re in the mood to try something new, we’ve rounded up the region’s best salons.

 

Pravana, Dubai

 

 

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Storming into Thursday like 🙌🏻🙌🏻🤘🏻🤘🏻 Pink is IN this season! Gorgeous look done by @thathairtho.tht #PravanaUAE

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If you like to play with colours, Pravana is the spot you’ve been looking for. And if you can’t decide between blues, pinks or purples, just go for their signature pastel rainbow wash.

 

@pravanauae

 

Slam, Dubai

 

 

If you’re looking for something soft and iridescent, head to Slam now. From icy white to washed-out pastels, they’ll get that that delicious and dreamy effect you’ve been craving.

 

@slam_dxb

 

Mounir, Beirut

 

 

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Hair color by @mounir #mounir #risingmounir #haircolor #color #blonde

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With over 5 millions followers on Instagram, Mounir is literally Lebanon’s most loved hair colourist.

 

@mounir

 

Beautopia, Bahrain

 

 

This Bahrain salon often invites LA-based colourist and celebrity favourite Bianca Hillier (famed for her stunning washes of colour) for limited appointments. Be sure not to miss her next visit.

 

@beautopiabh

 

Tony Sawaya, Kuwait

 

 

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Looking for a fun colour trend? What about this? #TonySawaya

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When Sawaya’s not in his flagship salon in Beirut or creating hairstyles for shows like Arabs Got Talent and Arab Idol, the acclaimed hair stylist is usually based in Kuwait, where he experiments with new colourways with influencer Fouz Alfahad. From blow-dries to candy-floss colours, Sawaya knows it all. Be sure to check when he’s next in town.

 

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