Max value reached

Adding this item would put you over your total vault limit of $250. please review your cart to stay under the limit.

Welcome to

Beauty Review

Want to be advised of trial teams we’re running, giveaways, great beauty offers and competitions? Sign up to receive our newsletter now, it’s easy.

Is This The Most Seasational Look Ever?

3 January, 2018 - 09:22pm by - Head Pixie | 30 Comments


By BR Tabatha

Rainbow hair just grown up and become all shades of sophisticated!

Meet Abalone Hair. Or as we Kiwi folk would call it - paua hair.

Look at it. Just look at it. You can almost hear the shushing of sea on sand, the crashing of waves on rocks.

To be fair it's a look that has popped up here and there for a while now, but it's new to us and we're obsessed. It's chic yet playful.


AND - it's a colour that can be rocked no matter what length of hair you have. 


While some hair colour trends have us going 'yeah, nah' this is one trend we would be more than happy to shell out for. Pun. Intended.

So... what say you my beauties? Are you a fan of paua hair? Is it a pearler? Or a pass? Chat away...

Please sign in or register to add a comment.

I love this but im too lazy for the upkeep!

This looks awesome havent seen anything like it before

These look stunning but I can just imagine the upkeep would be CRAZY expensive!!

Gorgeous! Especially the first pic. Can't afford to shell out for it or maintain the look when the roots grow out.

Pun intended? Lol

4th January, 2018 at 4:54 pm

I didn't originally notice but now the pun's intended. lol

4th January, 2018 at 10:52 pm

Lol. I agree though. You would have to shell out q lot to maintain this.

5th January, 2018 at 11:44 am

Plus if you've got dark hair like me you would have to bleach your hair first.

5th January, 2018 at 11:46 am

Looks pretty. Not my cup of tea though.

Hmm, love the concept, but I don't like the overall effect! The bob is quite nice, but it just looks a bit messy?

Wow! I think it looks really pretty.

I love it!

I think the last pic is a pearler but the others look like a lot of maintenance.

That's gorgeous. I'm not sure how many people could pull it off tho...

I love it but it wouldn't work on short hair I don't think. Paua hair sounds much nicer than abalone hair.

I would this for my hair, though I doubt i could afford it or the upkeep

Oh, these looks are gorgeous, I wish I had hair like this.

Pretty! But not for me

Wow these hair colours are stunning! However I definitely think they only look good in these photos (e.g. shiny and freshly styled from the salon). Can you imagine this all frizzy and dry rolling out of bed in the morning haha!


to find out why you
should join New Zealand's largest beauty website

Click here

Beauty Poll

See all
Are You Currently Using MANUKA HONEY Beauty Products?

Are You Currently Using MANUKA HONEY Beauty Products?

I am - I'll tell you what in the comments!

view results

Review of the Day
La Roche Posay Effaclar Foaming Gel and Duo Plus
These products work as a 2 step programme to effectively control oily and… more »