Salon Vim: I AM A GRAPE (purple hair)

Made a trip down to Salon Vim last Tuesday to get my hair done for the upcoming Chinese New Year!
Kinda sick of the blonde hair already and I needed to snip some of my ends off. Pictures taken before heading down to Salon Vim Bugis :) Was on a trip with the class to Marina Bay.
Salon Vim Bugis is located just behind the bus stop opposite Bugis Junction (just beside Bugis street!) YOU CAN'T MISS IT!
I was reallocated to Salon Vim Bugis after it's opening not long ago. I was pretty nervous as I'll be experiencing a brand new stylist and environment.

Luckily, the staff at Salon Vim Bugis were really nice!

One thing I've to mention is that I'm really loving the lights they use here. It's clear white and just so you know, clear light is one of the best lighting for you to take pictures!

I'll be introducing to you my new stylist in a while (actually you can spot her at the back heh).

I think that our hair really plays a very big part with our looks and facial features. Realize that I look much more mature when my fringe is facing towards the side but younger and fresher when I've my fringe down?

Which do you prefer? Me with my fringe combed to the side or with my fringe down?


Quickly take a couple of pictures before my hair gets snipped off :p
In case you're wondering, I'm currently using the Casio EX-ZR1000!

AND YES! This is the super awesome Jamie!

Jaime was initially from Chez Vous and has 12 years of experience. YES 12 !

I was kinda shock when she told me she had 12 years of experience because she looks really young. Even my previous stylist from twister didn't had that long of an experience. 

One thing I really like about Jaime is 

#1 She's really really nice

I feel like I was pampered by her throughout the entire haircutting/hairdye session.

#2 She is professional

She's really informative and ensures that I'm not facing any discomfort during the hairdye/haircut session  Not only that, she pays attention to my wants and ensures that she delivers the results. I am really happy to say that I'm able to leave my hair in her hands!


She trimmed my hair to give it a healthier look :D
TADAH! I look younger already LOL. 

Previously when I actually went blonde, maybe people have been saying that I look older and that they preferred me with darker hair colours.

My initial plan was to go red but after seeing countless people over the internet going red, Jaime and I discussed into going for a different colour - Dream Purple! (V04)
At the end of the day, I would have blueberry hair at the start and eventually after a few weeks, I'll have the dream purple hair (lilac).

Step 1: Bleaching of roots.


I look like the Statue of Liberty LOLOL. 


MY HAIR EMITS STEAM BWUHAHAHA. 

Just kidding, the steamer behind helps to open my hair follicles to quicken the bleaching process.
As I was hungry, Jaime got me this biscuits and she even asked if I needed more. Ahhh I swear she's really nice. Ate like two packets and brought one home :p
ANDDD MAHHH DINNER ARRIVED YAY! My current favorite fast food, TORI Q!

Crispy chicken skin, pork with asparagus, chicken meat and quill eggs!
And the dear girl who dropped by just to deliver the food to me. Feels so loved :D

Step 2: Bleaching round 2.


And after 2 hours, it's time to set the purple in!

And after washing off the hairdye...

Lastly, Jaime styled my hair before I left the salon as I was late for something.

Not forgetting a shot with her before I left. 

AND YES I CAN HAS PURPLE HAIR NOW.

If you've been following me on instagram (tylerhikaru), you would have seen this picture already.
" I am a grape "


Frankly speaking, I was having second thoughts during the hair-dye process. I wasn't sure if the loud purple will really suit me. However, it somehow did and I've received a lot compliments for it. 

Then again... I kept getting stares whenever I gym and it's really kinda weird. I might be toning down to a darker colour after CNY. I hope the blackcurrent purple will fade to the lilac colour soon!


Jaime let me bring home 2 hair products that day too! I'll explain more about this 2 products on my next blogpost !!! There's also something really special about my current hair colour but I'll only tell you guys on my next post. So do keep coming back daily to check if I've updated! ;)

Once again, thank you Jaime for the awesome and professional experience, haircut and colour :) I've to thank Salon vim and Gushcloud too! If it wasn't for them, I wouldn't be able to have my hair cut by Jaime!


Salon Vim (Facebook page)
313 @ Somerset Orchard Road #04-07/08/09
Bugis Village @ 235 Victoria Street s(188027)

Monday to Friday 11am - 9.30pm
Saturday to Sunday 10.30am - 9.30pm

Contact:             6884-7757       or             6884-7767      

You can quote my name to get 10% off for your hair services
Otherwise, you can also sign up as a Salon Vim member to get 15% off each visit :)

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