31 Jul '18, 6am
The Urban Wire explores the "unicorn hair" trend.
With her long, lustrous hair coated in bright pastel pink, Ms Charissa Yong hardly goes unnoticed in the crowd. Not only is she a fan of “unicorn hair”, the 26-year-old has also started a salon, Night Shade, to help others with the outlandish dye-job. Ms Charissa Yong, 26, founded the Night Shade salon to help people achieve the “unicorn hair”. Photo courtesy of Night Shade Salon “Colored hair trends have been rising due to social media,” Ms Yong said, adding that most of her customers are heavy social media users between 17 and 25 years old. Many of them are tertiary students who’re eager to experiment with hair colors, as the restrictions in secondary schools no longer apply to them. Cheyenne Lim is one of them. “I’ve always wanted to have colorful hair because of people with pink hair that I’ve seen online. And it’s also because I had the chance to [color my hair] after...