The clients who show up on a hair colorist's doorstep come with the expectation that we will be on top of what is trending in hair color styles. That is especially true about the client who wants to be on the cutting edge of fashion. So how do we as professionals who lead active, busy lives of our own stay current without spending a lot of time or money? Travel to trade shows?
For spring, in general, it's always fun to go brighter with your color. Adding a few highlights as a brunette -- or as a redhead -- is always a natural progression for spring color. And for blondes, go lighter! Lose the lowlights and add more blonde!
Want permanent color results from a direct dye when dip dying dark hair? Patrick McIvor, Artistic & TechniCulture Director for Goldwell and KMS California, suggests using Goldwell Topchic Permanent Hair Color followed by Goldwell Elumen Hair Color.
On Monday March 11th, 2013, George Gonzalez, HARPO celebrity hairstylist and owner of George the Salon Chicago, opened his doors and heart to the On Your Feet Foundation (OYFF) by donating his salon services and space to raise money for this nonprofit 501c3 organization.
CosmoProf's “Fashion Frenzy” contest is open to entries! Six finalists from the online competition will compete live on stage at the Intercoiffure Spring Symposium at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood Florida for the chance to win a $500 CosmoProf shopping spree among other prizes.
I had a new client that came from seeing some of our make-overs on Facebook. She had been going to a hairstylist, but never got the color she really wanted. She was looking for a new chic look for Spring and was open to ideas on what to do with color.
Born in Italy, Piero and Luigi Pirri first developed hairstyles for the elegant salons of the Calabria region before moving to London to continue their education. Today they have two successful salons in Greenwich, Connecticut and Eastchester, New York. Their latest collection features beautiful shades of red and black on strong geometric haircuts.
With my client Melissa, we always change up her haircut in new and fresh asymmetrical styles, but with just natural color you couldn’t really appreciate the fun textures and cut variations. This time we decided to do something a little different with the haircut and pop in some bursts of color into the fringe.
Coloring blonde hair is amusing, because there are countless variations from deep caramel to platinum, so why keep clients in a blonde box? Switch it up seasonally…or just for fun. Patrick McIvor, Artistic & TechniCulture Director for Goldwell and KMS California has a kickin’ Pinterest Board with “GREAT Blondes” for inspiration.