Category: Pro Color

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Bye bye grungy dip dye. Hello ‘high-end bleed’!

There’s a growing trend emerging that’s changing the way we look at ‘non-natural’ colours. Forget DIY dip-dyes, and say hello to the high-end bleed, courtesy of Not Another Salon. “When my clients were 17 and the trend first came back, it was all home-dye and we loved it. But those girls have grown up and […]

Hair Extensions
Choosing the Right Extension Color 101

For the color best suited to you…your skin tone is a guide! Just as haircolor 101 taught us to balance the haircolor choice to complement a client’s skin tone…extensions are no difference. Unless the client wants to make a bold statement and have their hair be the focal point, go for complementary colors. For skin […]

Beauty News
Mark Leeson shares his Color Zoom tips

What Mark Leeson doesn’t know about hair isn’t worth knowing. The multi-award winner is not only a Global Creative Ambassador for Goldwell, he sits on the International Color Zoom judging panel and will be scrutinizing each and every entry that comes in this year. Whether you’re looking for a career boost or a shot at […]

Hair Trends
Reverse Balayage is Here…and It’s Confusing!

It’s about PURPOSELY creating the illusion of regrowth?! For every trend…there is a counter trend. Where color is concerned…as hairdressers we keep clients coming in to keep color fresh and get rid of regrowth before so much of it grows out that the whole look is ruined. Well…throw out the rule book, another color trend […]

Hair Trends
Hairdresser Creates Color From Art

A staple trend of the past few seasons…fashion color continues to reinvent itself. A hairdresser in a Wichita, Kansas salon captured national attention when she started to create color trends based on modern and contemporary artwork! Ursula Goff’s work is inspired by everyone from Monet to Georgia O’Keeffe! http://mentalfloss.com/article/74707/hairdresser-creates-styles-based-well-known-fine-art

Hair How-To
FORMULA: The Joe Jonas Rainbow Pompadour

Singer Joe Jonas went all rainbow pompadour last month and Pravana colorist Jamie Muniz put together the formula and technique to re-create the look: FORMULA 1:. Two parts Pastel Blissful Blue + 1 part Neon Blue FORMULA 2: Four parts Vivids Pink + 1 part Vivids Magenta + 1 drop Vivids Wild Orchid TECHNIQUE: Step […]

Beauty News
COLOR MELTING IS BREAKING INSTAGRAM

The break out trend of 2015 is getting bigger! 5 of the most likes & shared before & afters Instagram provides snapshots of the most interactive trending topics on all manner of subjects. One of the biggest Instagram shares from beauty pros last year is still going strong: Color Melting. Color melting is a technique […]

Beauty News
Get Ready for 2016: Top Hair Trends Predicted

#1: Platinum is out…make way for highlights (again) As predicted by the trends we’ve been eyeing on the catwalk, we’re summing up the essential hair trends you need to know…to be IN the know in 2016. While 2015 was the year of platinum, it will still be a seasonal favorite for spring and summer. But […]

Celebrity Style
How-To: Kylie Jenner’s Minty Green Haircolor

For fashion-color-loving clients looking to get festive this winter or looking to emulate color-chameleon Kylie Jenner (we know, we know—many wigs), Pravana has your back! The minty-fresh green by Pravana Vivids colorist Toni Rose Larson is featured on model, photographer and blogger Alysha Nett. The formula combines Pravana Vivids Pastels in Blissful Blue and Mystical […]