Pop & Play, One of Schwarzkopf Professionals Essential Looks for this season. Pop & Play go together like a colour and cut, think a pop of colour and a playful style. These bright, bold shades are paired with a head-hugging haircut. This combined with an uncontrived modern feeling of texture and a darker, smudged root transpose the looker to a fresher more lived aesthetic, more reflective of today.
Laugh, sing, dance. See it, say it, feel it – the power of joyful expression. POP & PLAY is about turning convention on its head, living a life of unbridled joy and positivity derived from artistic expression. Pop & Play espouses the benefits of letting go of your inhibitions and coming together as a community to live a shared life, full of colour, which inspires a sense of optimism.
The Pop & Play Catwalk Look has been coloured by Lesley Jennison, with cut and styling by Nick Irwin with a big focus on texture that’s been deconstructed to bring out individual spirit, the colour focuses on the roots to give the bold colour effect a higher impact.
Nick shares that, “it’s the texture that elevates and modernises the entire aesthetic…deconstructed by this really awkward, ‘slept’ texture effect“. For the colour, Lesley discusses her process: “This look is all about that root, the centimetre or so of regrowth I’ve maintained just transposes this look to an entirely different place. It grounds the look, giving it an entirely fresher attitude. This ensures it fits perfectly with the haircut and vibe of today’s trends.”
The Pop & Play Salon Look has been coloured by Arjan Bevers, with cut and styling by Nick Irwin to give a more wearable spin with longer layers that celebrate the statement colour with a smudged root effect.
Nick gives the lowdown on this look, “it’s longer, more grown out, less stationary. Overall, it feels much more accessible to a client. Taking away the weight is really powerful; it allows the hair to move and breathe.” Arjan uses colour to make a statement: “In terms of the red, I wanted to go for a cherry tone and keep some depth, to give it a high fashion edge – then I’ve dragged the root. This serves both to give the hair more attitude, but also increased wearability.”
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