‘All Of A Sudden I Didn’t Have A Fringe Anymore’: Frankie Bridge On Postpartum Hair Loss

Singer-songwriter Frankie Bridge is famed for her fringe. Yes, she may need been restricted to lengthy, shiny lengths throughout her S Club Junior days (extra on that later), however as one fifth of The Saturdays, with entry to a few of the greatest stylists round, she did her fair proportion of experimenting. A jaw-length chop paved the way in which for a dramatic pixie lower and the lengthy, side-swept fringe that the 32-year-old is now synonymous with. One Saturdays hiatus and two kids later, Frankie is debuting a model new look. Here she talks completely to Grazia about her newest lower and color, her expertise with postpartum hair loss and her model new at-home haircare routine.READ MORE: ‘Motherhood Comes At A Cost’ – Frankie Bridge On Body Image, Mental Health And The Have-It-All MythOn Her Biggest Hair Blunder To Date’When I was in S Club Juniors I had very lengthy, straight, brown hair and I by no means actually performed round with it. I was very younger and the workforce instructed me that I needed to go away it alone, so the minute S Club Juniors disbanded I determined to chop it brief. I went by a little bit of an emo section. I went for the crop and periodically let my good friend – a hair colourist – dye it no matter shade she wished. My worst look concerned a vivid yellow shade on prime and a black layer of hair beneath. I at all times used to put on a bit purple bow in my hair too, which I thought was very cool. Once I joined The Saturdays issues received loads higher!.’On Her Famous Fringe’Yes, in The Saturdays I had my huge, lengthy fringe. My hair was fairly lengthy on the entrance and shorter on the again. I used it to cover behind, it grew to become a type of armour for me. The pixie lower got here later however I stored my fringe. My fringe grew to become one in every of my distinguishing options within the band, the factor that individuals knew me for.’On Pregnancy Hair’I did not discover it on the time however my hair will need to have turn out to be loads thicker throughout my first being pregnant, then just a few months after I gave beginning I had quite a lot of fallout. I had my huge, thick, side-swept fringe on the time and unexpectedly I did not have a fringe anymore. There had been so many gaps in it. I even resorted to securing a clip-in fringe to the decrease layers in order that i may add thickness with out it being too noticeable. It was a really bizarre factor to undergo.’READ MORE: How To Deal With Postpartum Hair Loss After Having A ChildOn Her Latest Hair Look’I’ve had brief hair for years however when lockdown hit I determined to develop it out and now right here we’re. I preferred with the ability to mess around with it a bit extra. I enlisted hair stylist Adam Reed to create a brand new, longer coiffure for me. He requested me what I wished and a mentioned “do no matter you need!”. He had a imaginative and prescient. He wished to usher in some caramel tones to my color, it is completely blended, and the lower is not loopy lengthy, it skims my shoulders, it is excellent or me.’On Haircare At Home’Adam talked me by the L’Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Metal Detox vary earlier than I had my color completed. I hadn’t realised, however the steel in our water, notably the copper can have an effect on our hair and make it extra inclined to wreck. It’s not one thing you actually take into consideration. I’ve had to consider my haircare extra severely since rising it lengthy. When you’ve got brief hair you are continually coping with a lot youthful sections of hair and it at all times seems actually wholesome. With longer hair it takes extra time and dedication. I use the L’Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Metal Detox Shampoo, £25, each time I wash it and I apply the L’Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Metal Detox Mask, £25, a few times per week.’On The Power Of Make-Up’I realized loads about make-up throughout my years in The Saturdays. For all of us, make-up ended up being an actual masks of confidence. We used to put on quite a lot of heavy make-up as a result of we had been on stage a lot. I keep in mind at one level having two or three units of false eyelashes utilized in a single go. It was throughout an enormous tour and I got here again residence to Wayne – this was fairly early on in our relationship – and him saying “what on earth have you ever received in your eyes?!”. At the time it was so regular to us however wanting again it was loads. Now my make-up is much extra pure. That’s a part of not being within the band anymore, and in addition one thing that comes with age. I positively have extra confidence and do not feel the identical must cowl my pores and skin up. There’s additionally extra of an emphasis now on skincare, on letting your pure glow shine by. That wasn’t actually a factor again in my The Saturdays days.’Shop: The L’Oréal Professionnel Serie Expert Metal Detox Range1 of twoThis sulphate-free shampoo lathers as much as a wealthy foam that works to guard your hairs from deposits left by your water, which may make your hair extra liable to breakage.2 of twoThis masks is a should for these recent from a hair color lightening appointment. The method helps to guard your hair fibres from steel deposits left by your water – these could make porous hair extra liable to breakage.READ MORE: Charli Howard Says This Collagen Supplement Upped Her Skin’s Glow In Just Two WeeksREAD MORE: The Grazia High Street Beauty Awards 2021 Are Here And These Are All The Winners


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