Monthly Archives: March 2016

Denim inspired hair colors

Denim inspired hair colors

Denim inspired hair colors, a new trend

Women are saying good bye to conventional hair colors, today’s trend is to dye their hair matching their clothing and that involves the classic denim jeans, the result is so original.

This new trend is so strong in the market now as it was the star wars hair look before, everybody is talking about this now!

Trendy colors of hair dyes inspired on denim, a matching look that makes a perfect combination between your hair color and the clothes you’re wearing.

“Blue jeans” is a look that is burning the social networks; women sharing their new look based on textile inspiration, definitely a must during this season. The indigo look is also so original and unique.

Just when we think that we couldn’t get more surprises about denim, hair looks based on it are born, women went crazy making hair fashion salon appointments, they just don’t care to spend part of the day sitting there is at the end they could get the “denim” look they want.

Some women expressed that this trend is so ridiculously gorgeous and that they didn’t’ even think they have been waiting for this to come.

Blend of soft blues, greens, grays, acid wash, and all these colors on your hair will make it look like your favorite pair of jeans and just like they do, your hair color will combine with everything making you feel stunning at any time.

Salomon Juan Marcos Villarreal, president of Grupo Denim, a successful apparel company from Mexico, thinks that this new fashion trend is so fun and he is happy that women are adopting it so fast. “I’m a denim lover so I like everything that involves denim, I might think to established a hair fashion salon, lol”, he said laughingly.

 

Spandex

Spandex

Characteristics of Spandex

Spandex is a synthetic fibre known for its exceptional elastic nature, and is stronger and more durable comparatively over rubber. Also known as elastane, this fibre was invented by a chemist named Joseph Shivers in 1959. It has much more elasticity than rubber and can stretch upto 600% of its natural shape. It started a revolution in womens clothing by the manufacture of intimate apparels that did not hurt. This invention brought a new era in the clothing sector later on, and is on the leading edge of fashion today, being used in mens and womens inner, outer, and active wear.

Spandex is a long chain of synthetic polymeric fibre. These fibres are produced in four different ways; melt extrusion, solution dry spinning, solution wet spinning, and reaction spinning. It is a polyurethane polymer, manufactured by the reaction of polyester or polyether gycol with di-isocyanate.

Characteristics:

  • It can be stretched repeatedly more than 500% of its original size and can also recover back; immediately to its original size and shape once the tension is relaxed.
  • It is stronger, and more durable than rubber.
  • It is lightweight, smooth and soft, and provides comfort and fit to garments.
  • Does not get spoilt due to body odor, detergents, or after multiple washes.
  • It offers scratch proof abilities.
  • This material is available in clear opaque luster.
  • When exposed to heat and ultra violet rays, rubber get badly affected, while spandex remains unaffected.

Applications of Spandex Fibres:

  • Stretchable Jeans: Spandex is also included in the manufacture of jeans for improving the comfort, fit, and adjustment.
  • Active Sports wear: It is used in the manufacture of swimsuits, ski pants, cycling shorts, aerobic wear, golf jackets and many more.
  • Compression garments: Spandex is used in the manufacture of surgical hose, bicycle pants, and support hose.
  • Automotive Textiles: The fibre is used in the manufacture of door panel fabrics that stretch and adhere to the door.

Woven fabrics manufactured by applying spandex are being used for manufacturing skirts, pants, and other apparels. Along with the advancement in technology, spandex is effectively combined with wool, and cotton, and this moved its market demand further higher addes Salomón Juan Marcos Villarreal, president of Grupo Denim.