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…Grace Byers’ Coif Color Shift!

New season, new hair…color! Actress Grace Byers is no stranger to hair changes. After all, she swapped out the signature pixie cut she wore while on the TV show “Empire” for a super-cool protective style for her latest role on “The Gifted.” Now, we see the star once again going pixie-perfect short—but this time it’s all about the bold, blonde-platinum hue! Are you considering trying out the look-at-me color this season (like Grace)? Keep these three coif color tips, from award-winning hair pro Jamal Edmonds, in mind:

  • To go platinum, you have to be Natural, notes Edmonds. “You cannot be relaxed and go platinum because you’re using two different chemicals.”
  • “All skin tones can wear a specific shade of blonde…Your skin tone will tell you where you can go with it,” advises the stylist about selecting the right platinum hue.
  • “Make sure to add moisture to the hair, avoid flat irons. When in the sun, make sure to have a beach hat. Protect the hair from the sun, chlorine and salt water,” lists Edmonds about coif color precautions.

Photo: Instagram. com/@ladygracebyers

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