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spring/summer 2014 trends

Last week Yuka and Ashlee attended the Schwarzkopf Professional Academy for a day of hair education! The academies are an integrated global network of excellence. Throughout the world, each one offers a stimulating professional environment in which to learn, gain inspiration and effectively further your career. So what better way to advance our expertise and pick up a few tips about what’s hot for summer…

10257046_10152449086414810_4967804297943805844_n It really was an inspirational day learning about those all important new  Spring/Summer 2014 trends! Surrounded by so much talent and fashion-forward styles it was time to take note. Ashley gets busy on paper with one of the key distinct trends – CANDY DANDY!


This year, Essential Looks has created three distinct yet flexible trends to fire our imaginations – the eye-catching pastel shades of CANDY DANDY, the asymmetric shapes of WHITE HOT and the cool metallic colours of METALLXX, enough original ideas to sustain a year of hair creativity – watch the video to see the colours come to life.


Metallic and Pastel shades on soft textured looks.


Kenton magazine also gives a great overview of some of the essential looks, so take a look here. Feel inspired? Pop in for a chat or book your next appointment and give us our next spring/summer 2014 challenge!

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