Georgia Freeman originally trained for the theatre but unfortunately the dream didn’t materialise… But thank goodness, because then she found hair! Based at Q Cut – the salon home of Syd Hayes – she’s fast becoming the perfect team player on shoots and in the salon
“Kurtis loves a mullet, so we only wanted to take the sides shorter,” explains Georgia. “We clippered using BaByliss PRO Cordless Super Motor Clipper with a guard grade 3 for the main length and a grade 2 around the edges for that cleaner, faded look.” Next, Georgia used the BaByliss PRO Cordless Super Motor Trimmer to clean around the ears and around the temples “for that sharpness of a fresh cut.”
In terms of styling, to reflect the theme of ‘freedom’, Georgia wanted to enhance Kurtis’ natural texture.”He had such a lovely wave to the top of his hair, so I didn’t want to do too much to change his natural texture. Leaving it natural gave it that perfect chilled skatepark look, and the more he skated and sweated the better the waves looked.”
With Elly’s colour, the focus was on preparation ahead of shooting at the skatepark.The night before, Georgia scalp bleached the hair at the salon. “She had previously been bleaching it at home, so I really needed to be careful with application,” Georgia explains.
“Syd and I discussed which colours would blend best together, and we decided on a cotton candy pastel rainbow for the hair colour. Blending was key for this look, so I applied the pink in different gradients down the hair, so that when it was cut into the mullet the next day it really showed off all of the colours through the layering of the hair cut.”