So when the DJ debuted a deep teal-green buzzcut on Instagram last month, his followers took the p*ss, with comments ranging from ‘Papa Smurf’ to ‘Kate Winslet in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’.
Although his colour at the Grammy’s was a softer, more pastel blue hue than last month’s teal, it has gone a little patchy, and doesn’t exactly flatter his complexion. (MFH would prefer to see him bring back the platinum blonde).
This might be a look best left to the younger Dominic Fike’s of the world…
- To get Diplo’s blue buzz cut you’ll need to get your hair bleached – unless you’re naturally a very light blonde.
- Diplo’s baby blue colour suits his skin, so it’s crucial to discuss tones with your hairdresser before committing so you get a shade that best suits your skin and eye colour.
- In these pics Diplo’s hair looks like it’s heading into crew cut territory – so it’s probably a No 7 or No 8 on the clippers.
- Keeping it shorter is better for overall hair condition if you’re bleaching or colouring it regularly.
- It’s high maintenance though, you’ll need to get it trimmed every two-four weeks.
- Diplo’s blue buzz cut is less about the styling and more about maintaining the colour.
- Even though Diplo’s hair is naturally dark blonde, he’d still need to get his hair bleached platinum so that the blue colour – which is applied over the top – will show up.
- And even with his relatively light hair colour, regrowth will show very quickly so it’s likely he’ll need his colour refreshed fortnightly.
- If you don’t have a stylist on top (we wish!), colour fade will also be an issue – see how patchy Diplo’s colour looks? So it’s best to keep hair washing to a minimum.
- When you do shampoo, use colour-preserving products. Make sure you rinse with cool water, too, as hot water opens the hair cuticle which can cause colour to seep out.
- There are also products you can buy that will add a temporary boost of blue that will wash out gradually. (See our product recommendations).