Their latest offering is no less trailblazing. Super Mario hair, which may sound like a cryptic message in hair-game, is in fact, exactly what it describes. Simply put, Super Mario characters dyed onto your tresses. To relive the 90s, it has a pixelated effect—in vein with how you first witnessed the magic of Super Mario, in its 8 bit form. Prep your appetite for nostalgia to leap out of bounds for this one.
A Tokyo Launch
X-precision Creativos launched their latest pixel creation, Mario, at a hair conference in Tokyo, Japan. Reports say that it takes around a week’s worth of work to bring you your favourite video game character to life, a la hair. Done in order to “honour video game culture that framed our childhood”, it’s even been likened to architecture or working with Adobe Photoshop layers.
A Major #TBT for the Uninitiated
A beauty throwback like none other—artists from Spain’s X-precision Creativos create their signature pixelated versions of Super Mario video game characters on hair.
A Step Forward in Hair Colour
The R&D Hairdressing company is already known world over for their hair art and are considered the pioneers of the pixelated trend. Their technique involves placing techno-inspired designs on the roots of the ends of hair.
Talk to Super Mario
When the hair is in motion or tousled up, it looks like nothing more than multi-coloured highlights. But, squint your eyes and you’ll see distinctive Super Mario figures which are most visible when hair is brushed in a certain direction or stroke, and is flat and straight.