Alexa Chung’s Golden Hair Rules: “Never Bleach After A Break-Up”

Alexa Chung was recently unveiled as the new face of L’Oréal Hair, so it’s only right that the model-TV presenter has been dishing out the advice on how to avoid major hair-mares, and why you should NEVER opt for a bleach-blonde bob fresh from a break-up…

Speaking to, the 29-year-old model-TV presenter kicked off with her first golden rule – NEVER change your hairstyle straight after a break up.

“Hair is so linked to how we feel and everyone goes for something radical after a break-up”, Alexa said. “But my advice if you`ve just suffered heartbreak or you`ve broken up with someone is to not touch your hair.”

“It`s the first thing women do, but you`re not in a fit state to make decisions that are long term. You`ll have to spend the next four years growing it out. Don`t have a fringe cut. Don`t bleach it. Don`t do anything because you`ll live to regret it,” she added.

The 29-year-old also explained how your locks can be a dead giveaway when it comes to revealing your emotional state. “When my friends are heartbroken I can tell that they`re sad; their hair just starts looking a bit forlorn”, Alexa explained.

“Like when Britney Spears got sad and shaved of her hair. That`s the ultimate warning – heed that. If you`re not feeling good, don`t do anything to your hair,” she said in an interview with Style.

And ever the style chameleon, Alexa applies the same rules of experimentation when it comes to her barnet. “I do a lot of maintenance throughout the day by constantly manoeuvring it into different positions”, she said.

“I put it up, then I put it down. I put it to the side, then leave it down again. I go through about eight hairstyles in a single day,” she told Stylist magazine. “All this might make me sound high-maintenance, but I actually wouldn’t sweat it if my hair fell out. I’d probably get one of those bright Jamaican Rasta hats with dreads attached to it and just wear that.”

Knowing Alexa, she’d probably work that look like a pro.

By Robyn Munson

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