New Hair: Balayage Brunette Hair with Violet Rose Gloss + High Five for Friday Linkup Party

Thank you to Katie Noel at Bak 4 More Studio for gifting my hair services. All opinions are my own, as always.

Over the past year, I’ve partnered with Katie Noel at Bak 4 More Studio for everything hair-related. Bak 4 More Studio is a Redken salon here in Lexington, Kentucky, and Katie is a Redken-certified colorist. Katie has focused on getting my hair healthier, while also delivering fun color in the process. We always try to play around and have fun with my hair, so when I went in for my appointment back in October and she mentioned using the new Redken Violet Rose gloss, I went for it.

My hair has been balayaged for awhile now. For this appointment, we started with a dry cut that focused on shaping up the layering. Next, we pre-treated my hair with Redken CAT (a protein treatment), which she said evens out the porosity of my hair. Katie then applied the Redken Violet Rose gloss. After that, we post-treated my hair with Redken Chemistry to add extra hydration and color extend. Katie and her assistant finished my hair up with a blowout.

The Violet Rose gloss turned out gorgeous! It gives my hair a subtle color shift (think mauve-y tint) without a long-term commitment. If you’ve been thinking about exploring some of the more fun hair colors, I think a gloss is a good starting point without getting in over your head.

And if you’re looking for an awesome hair stylist/colorist in Lexington, I can’t recommend Katie enough! If you want to try her out, mention my name/blog for $20 off your first service at Bak 4 More!


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High Five for Friday Linkup Party

TGIF!!! Della at Della Devoted, Becky at BYBMG, and myself want to welcome you to the High Five for Friday link-up and the weekend. We made it! High Five for Friday is where we come together to share our favorite posts we’ve written throughout the week. Drop up to 3 links below!

Nice to meet you!

Hi there! I’m Tif Fannin, the blogger behind Bright on a Budget, based in Lexington, Kentucky. Bright on a Budget is a Southern fashion and lifestyle blog where I share everyday looks, beauty, and travel, along with a behind-the-scenes look at my life as a working mom of two. I have a penchant for bright colors + good deals. Follow along for posts that are relatable to the everyday woman.

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