I played with some ideas for getting a truly vintage pastel hair color.

Vintage Pastel Hair Color Contest Winners!

Vintage Pastel Hair Color Contest Winners! Thank you for sending me your pics! Congratulations to the winners of the Pastel Haircolor contest. In May, when I started these posts, I invited everyone here and everyone on Facebook to message Vintage Hairstyling on Facebook with their own pastel hair color stories. The 1st prize goes to...   Janelle Hollyrock! Here ...

Pastel Hair Color: Play for a night, then wash it right out.

Lavender, pale pink, and blue vintage pastel hair color, but just for 1 night! Love the idea of vintage pastel hair, but don't want to make such a commitment? We know that "party" colors, bright/unnatural hair colors, fade with time, but they also stain hair. Some stain more than others, but they don't always wash completely out after ...

Pastel Hair Color: Pale Pink Tests Part 1

The pale pink vintage pastel hair color tests turned out really lovely. The vintage pink hair color tests kind of all turned out pretty. Some were more vibrant than the others and I definitely had my favorites. I am trying to avoid a punk rock coated pink look. I really want it to look more natural ...

Pastel Hair Color: Lavender Tests Part 1

The lavender vintage pastel hair color tests turned out really nice. Lavender hair color is open to interpretation. The hair color in this Roux magazine advertisement from the 1960s is a good example of the color I am trying to achieve with these tests. Some picture something a little more purple, but for a vintage hair ...

Pastel Hair: Share your story, successful or not

What's your Vintage Pastel Hair Color story? Have you tried lavender, pale pink, and blue? If you are reading these vintage pastel hair color test posts and are considering making the jump, please keep track of your story. Take pictures and write down your formula. Take notes on your experience, what you did and didn't like. If ...