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Trend alert: the shaved platinum haircut!

Platinum-coloured shaved hair is no longer a rare breed, whether on the catwalk or the sidewalk.

Women around the world are embracing the power of barely-there hair in an unforgettable shade of white blonde. Kristen Stewart, Katy Perry, Cara Delevingne and Jessie J are just a few famous examples!

Why we love the trend

This seemingly boyish buzzcut suddenly takes on a surprisingly feminine aura when combined with platinum blonde, and when worn with a red lip offers a contemporary alternative to the 1950s Hollywood siren. Instead of accentuating any flaws, the cut shows off your best aspects - giving you a clean palette on which you can get truly creative with your make-up and outfit.

Cutting and colouring your hair

To keep the cut healthy and short, you'll need to visit your stylist regularly for trims. Whenever colouring your hair, it's highly recommended to sit down with a professional colourist beforehand - especially if you're going lighter! This will allow them to determine your hair type and ensure you get the best and brightest finish without damaging your hair. The in-salon collection from L'Oréal Professionnel is ideal for lightening hair to exactly the shade you want!

Keeping your colour bright

Because lighter colours can dry out your hair, it's important you adopt a colour-specific haircare routine, even with super short hair! The from the Serie Expert collection will ensure your colour stays perfectly platinum – no brassiness, only brightness!

How to wear your platinum hair

The world is your oyster when it comes to styling. A platinum shaved look can be seriously powerful when worn with an all-black outfit, red lips and smoky eyes - for example. Alternatively, you can play with urban trends and go for a nineties-inspired look with plastic, neon accessories and a cute cropped top worn under denim dungarees.

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