Want to Know How to Get The Perfect Blonde Hair Colour?

All You Need To Know About Blonde Hair Colour – Top Tips from Alexander James Hair Salon, Dudley

Achieving the right shade of blonde takes experience, knowledge and confidence so it is always a job best left to the professionals. If you want to change your brown hair to a lighter shade, change the tone of your buttery blonde hair colour or fancy a cool ashy hue, the experts at Alexander James Hairdressing, Halesowen can help.

We are highly trained in all aspects of hair colouring and understand the science of hair colour and the importance of correct colour placement to achieve perfect results. We will never risk the health of your hair and will always advise the best, not the fastest way to achieve the best blonde hair colour for you.

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Will Blonde Hair Suit Me?

There are a number of blonde hair colours to choose from however, your skilled Alexander James hair colour specialist in Halesowen can suggest the most suitable blonde shades to match your skin tone. Here is a quick guide:

  • Light Skin TonesChoose golden, strawberry or light blonde colours. 
  • Medium Skin TonesChoose honey or golden blonde, beige blonde, and light blondes with warm tones.
  • Dark Skin TonesChoose warmer, darker blondes work best such as caramels and golden blondes. 

What Are The Most Popular Blonde Hair Colours?

There are lots!  The most popular blonde hair colours at the moment include face framing highlights, platinum ice white blondes, and vanilla blondes. Colour melting and ombre are also popular looks with a darker shade at the root blending into a lighter ashy blonde towards the end being a top trend.


What Blonde Hair Techniques Do You Offer?

At our Dudley hairdressing salon, we provide everything from full head permanent hair colours to highlights, balayage and colour toners.  Our clients say we are the best hair salon in Halesowen for hair colouring – we can create a range of beautiful hair colours for men and women using the beautiful Inoa hair colour range.

We are a friendly team here at Alexander James and will do our best not to get all technical and talk hairdressing jargon! To help you familiarise yourself with the different types of blonde hair colouring services available and to make it easier to book your next hair colour service in our Dudley hairdressers, we have listed the most popular techniques and trends below…

  • Foiling/ Babylights/ Microlights/ Scatterings
  • Flashlights or Colour Panels
  • All-Over Hair Colour
  • Glossing to Enhance Colour & Shine
  • Ombre, Balayage & Root Stretching
  • Colour Melting
  • Multi-Toning
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How Much Will It Cost To Colour My Hair Blonde? 

This can vary depending on the condition and length of your hair. We suggest you pop in for a complimentary hair colour consultation where we can give you a quote.  You can also check out our price list for all our hair colour prices here.

Can Brunettes Go Blonde?

Thinking of changing your hair colour from dark to blonde, but not sure where to start? Visit the hair colour experts at Alexander James  – rest assured, you’re in safe hands. Changing your hair colour from brunette to blonde is a process, and one that you can’t really cut corners on. Anyone looking to have a drastic colour change needs to understand that’s it’s a journey. Your hair isn’t going to be the colour you want straight away.

Will Going Blonde Ruin The Condition Of My Hair? 

Using hair treatments such as Smartbond means your stylist can protect and strengthen your hair during the hair colouring process leaving it stronger, shinier and with vibrant colour.


What Are The Benefits of Having Blonde Hair?

Blonde hair choices are fun & vast! They range from icy blondes, silver grey tones, to bright platinum blonde shades, at Alexander James hairdressing, Dudley we can help you achieve them all!

Are There Any Disadvantages To Having Blonde Hair?

Blonde hair can be higher maintenance and going (and staying) blonde requires some TLC in order to stay looking fabulous. You may require regular root touch ups if you have changed your hair colour from brunette to blonde or if you have had an all over hair colour.

Highlights offer a less obvious re-growth and you can have a T-section, half head highlights or full head highlights depending on how bright you want your hair colour to be. Balayage offers low maintenance hair colour however you may want to pop in to our Dudley hair salon for a toner or glossing treatment to boost your colour.

How Do I Stop My Blonde Hair Looking Washed Out?

You can also prolong the life of your blonde hair colour by using the right colour-enhancing or colour-safe shampoos and conditioners. They will help to prevent your blonde hair colour from looking washed out or brassy.

Purple shampoos are a great way in which to make blonde and grey hair colours brighter and as well as nourish and protect the hair and give a welcome boost of shine.

Which Products Do You Recommend for Blonde Hair?

We are proud stockists of the Kevin Murphy hair care range at Alexander James hair & beauty salon in Dudley. Our team have listed their top hair products for blonde hair below –  

The Kevin Murphy Blonde Range is perfect if your blonde hair has yellowed or you want to add brightness and refresh grey or silver hair colour. These amazing shampoos, conditioners cleanse, condition and soften whilst refreshing dulled colour.

Shimmer me blonde is a repairing shine treatment for blonde hair. Colour enhancers brighten and naturally soften and moisturise the hair and help to restore and rebalance the tones in your hair.

We also stock the best hair treatments for dry hair to help strengthen, repair and reconstruct tired, thirsty locks restoring health and vibrancy.

Do You Offer Colour Correction Services?

There are many reasons for hair colour correction but our stylists at Alexander James have seen them all before, we are here to help and correct any hair colour problems you may have and will advise you on the next stage to fixing those shading problems.

How Do I Book In For My New Blonde Hair Colour?

Call our salon on 0121 439 2800 or book online using the pop up at the side of the page. Please remember that we offer free hair colour consultations and it is also important you come in for a simple patch test prior to any colour appointment. 

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