Color Zoom UK Gold Winner: Kasha Havis

Natasha Goldwell

As we’re counting down for the global Color Zoom final in Toronto this September, we’ve caught up with the UK’s gold New Talent winner Kasha Havis (above). As she prepares to represent the UK on the world stage, we chat inspiration, desert island kit-bag must-haves and so much more… 

Kasha’s 2018 Color Zoom entry

How did you interpret the unique Elemental theme?
After checking out the Elemental Look Book I was instantly drawn to green. I used Pinterest to make mood boards based on crystals which were a major part of my interpretation of the theme.

What were the key techniques used in your look?
I pre-lightened the hair initially and then ‘silverised’ it. To bring out the Elemental theme I threaded the hair with shades of  blues and greens. 

What advice would you give to anyone thinking to enter the next Color Zoom competition?
I was lucky enough to be at the Barcelona competition in 2017, which really inspired me. Experiencing the event live was really cool and beneficial especially when preparing my entry. Checking out the social media surrounding Color Zoom is also a great way to prepare and understand the vibe.

If you were on a desert island which one item from your kit would you bring?
It would have to be a styling wand so I could create the perfect beach wave – and I think I’d need a generator too! 

Who from the industry inspires you?
Sophia Hilton has hugely inspired me as she really stands out from the crowd and is so individual.

Kasha Havis

What do you think is set to be the next big thing in hairdressing?
I see colour growing even further than it already has. I’m hoping strong, powerful colours will sit side-by-side with softness and shine.

What’s your go-to hairstyle for yourself?
I love colour and am passionate about vibrant shine. My hairstyle is quite simple but I love to add Goldwell’s Pure Pigments to really add that glow to my hair

Which three tools/products can’t you live without?
Goldwell’s Kerasilk reconstruct mask, Kerasilk colour protective blow-dry spray and StyleSign perfect hold non-aerosol hairspray.

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