I love sharing ideas that are universal. Sometimes when we talk about color, we overlook basic thoughts. The first thing we need to remember is that everything in the world is colorless—the reflection and absorption of light rays create color. In the world we live in, when coloring hair, we often think about black being a combination of all the primary colors —yellow, red and blue.
L’Oréal USA announced today that its products Biolage R.A.W (Real - Authentic - Wholesome) Nourish Shampoo and Conditioner have achieved Cradle to Cradle Certified™ SILVER based on an evaluation of the products’ material health, material reutilization, renewable energy and carbon management, water stewardship and social fairness.
Now that you have completed your cosmetology training, you are ready to take the beauty world by storm. With your professional license in hand, the new focus shifts toward creating a fierce, new business for yourself.
Jumpstart building your dream business and becoming a successful beauty professional with these five tips.
1. Focus on building relationships.
The biggest and most important, crucial item when going for that beautiful caramel tone is to AVOID going too red or too brassy when lifting from darker hair. Here's how:
To achieve a perfect, true caramel, process and rinse base color FIRST. Base color formula: 1 oz. 6N Aloxxi Andiamo mixed with 1 oz. Aloxxi 20 volume developer. Process only fifteen minutes.
I had the amazing honor of sharing ideas at the America's Beauty Show with Cosmetologist Chicago, so I wanted to share some of the tips, tricks and secrets that we went over in my class.
Goldwell Regional Artistic Team Member, Steven Picciano’s (@steviewondaz) inspiration for the Electric Apricot Look came from three sources: the shape and design of the haircut, the model’s complexion and eye color, tied to Pantone’s color of spring 2017. Picciano analyzed the model’s skin tone and eye color to ensure the color direction would enhance and complement her natural features.
Lakmé's new Very Berry color is bright and bold—a perfect color for summer. Get it for your clients with these simple steps:
Step One: Base formula
Collage 30g 7/50 + 30g 0/95 Red Motion with 90 grams Collage Hydrox 20 volume developer
Step Two: Mid shaft and ends
30 grams Red Motion 0/95 with 60 grams Gloss 6 volume developer