If you thought that the Olympics couldn't affect hair this season, think again. Sassoon Salon has just released Athletica, its latest hair creation that was inspired by the upcoming games in London. Drawing inspiration from the athletes who take the field every four years, Sassoon creative directors Mark Hayes and Bruce Masefield focused on creating athletic cuts that had a lot of movement. "The Olympics always brings into focus the relationship between sports and hair," says Hayes.
On the color end, color directors Peter Dawson and Edward Darley chose metallic tones of gold, silver, and bronze to match those iconic medals. To get a taste of the Olympic games before they hit your TV screen, keep reading.