Hope you all slayed the Monday Blues pretty well and are all set to rock the rest of the week with loads of positivity. Few days back, I visited the Play salon located in Phoenix Market city mall in Whitefield, Bangalore to try out the latest hair colour trend by exclusively curated by L’oreal proffesionals using their INOA Mocha range or popularly known as the #MochaMania.
Mocha is surely the colour of the year 2016. But what’s so special about these mocha colours? The rich mocha shades are an amazing mix of browns, just like the mocha coffee, which is an aromatic and colour-infused blend of coffee and chocolate. These Mocha shades are under its no-ammonia portfolio – INOA with new shade numbers 4,8 / 5,18 / 7,18 and 8,8.
First of all, I must admit the hospitality of each and every staff at Play Salon. This was my first ever visit to the salon and I was made so comfortable by the staff and was offered coffee and then the senior hair stylist Abdul did a scalp and hair test before the hair colour treatment to check the condition of my hair and scalp. He told me that my hair is way too dry and had a lot of breakage along with dandruff issues.
He suggested me a dandruff treatment as well as the newly launched Kerastase Fusio-Dose treatment to treat my hair and scalp. Since my hair was previously chemically treated during rebonding, he advised me to go for a subtle shade which included least amount of bleaching and thus we decided on the shade 7,18 which was a very pretty dark brown mocha shade and using the Balayage technique for application which gives a very natural look.
Abdul was quite engaging and explained each step during the entire process and why it was being done on the hair. After keeping the colour for a while, he did the colour wash and then went ahead with a dandruff treatment. The scalp felt super cool due to the peppermint in the mixture and after washing the mixture thoroughly from my hair, we proceeded to the Kerastase treatment. There are different variants of Fusio Dose which is used according to the requirement for the hair. As post colour treatment is very essential for maintaining the health of the hair as well as the colour itself, he used the pink coloured fusio dose along with the Vita-Cement which helps in strengthening your hair. After spraying the mixture all over the hair, it was time to give mist to the hair which will infuse the fusi0 dose into the hair and will work instantly.
It was time to see the final results, and it was only after 3 years I was going to see my hair coloured. I had so many doubts in my head and was sceptical about whether it would look good on me or if it would damage my hair etc etc. But when I finally saw the hair colour after the blow drying and styling, damn I was stunned! It looked so good and the hair looked beautiful in those loose curls.
#MochaMania is truly made for the Indian women and you would not go wrong with these shades as the colour is perfect for the Indian skin tones. This colour treatment is exclusively available only in salons and here’s a good news for you all, with every #MochaMania colouring treatment, you will get a complimentary hair cut and hair care products from L’oreal Professional till the 15th of July! All you have to do is book an appointment at the Play salon in Phoenix Market city or Mantri mall and you can get a pretty makeover soon.
I am super happy with this new makeover and have received so many compliments on the hair colour too. Don’t be scared to experiment. Colouring your hair is not that bad at all, if you take proper care of your hair and do regular hair spas at home or at salons. Do let me know what you think of the hair colour in the comments section below.
Till then stay awesome 😀