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Haircolor How To: Sun Kissed Strands by Pasquale Caselle

Celebrity hairstylist and IT&LY HAIRFASHION NA, Inc. Creative and Editorial Color Director Pasquale Caselle is known for his mastery of signature color formulation and technique. Amongst his A-list clients is Sarah E. Fahey, writer of VH1’s popular Hit the Floor, who credits her rich, natural, and personalized “sun kissed” color exclusively to Caselle.

Haircolor How To: Rainbow Bright by Shonda Broadus

Hairstylist Shonda Broadus recently created this vibrant, rainbow-colored look for one of her clients. Says Broadus, "I used Schwarzkopf bleach and 30 vol. with Olaplex for 20 min. I then rinsed and followed the Olaplex instructions as noted. After rinsing and shampooing I then proceeded to towel dry her hair before applying my custom mixtures of PRAVANA."

NYFW Haircolor: Recreate the Custom Black Wigs Seen at Marc Jacobs SS15 Show

For the fourth season in a row, Redken Creative Consultant Guido created 60 custom wigs for the highly-anticipated Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2015 NYFW show. Working very closely with Marc Jacobs to complete his vision for the runway, Guido drew inspiration from the 70’s and 80’s to create a fantasy on the runway.

Blonde Analyzation

True, it’s fall, but some guests want to be summer blonde all year long.  It’s great to have a lifer blonde, but maintaining the integrity of the hair can sometimes be a challenge. The stylists at Di Rosa Haircare New York are trained to analyze blondes prior to any color application.

J. Lo's Fashion Rocks Hair Color

Celebrity Colorist Rita Hazan, who began working with Jennifer Lopez years ago when she was a brunette, refreshed Lopez's color for Fashion Rocks. Rita kept J. Lo's golden hue, but gave the color a little more edge. "I gave her a toffee color with a chocolate brown base and golden blonde highlights."

The finishing touch was the Rita Hazan Ultimate Shine Blonde Gloss to add shine.

NYFW Haircolor: Dusty Pastel Hair at SS 2015 Badgley Mischka

Edgy romance inspired the look on the runway at the S/S 2015 Badgley Mischka NYFW show. To create this look, nails, makeup and hair featured the rough elegance of dusty pastels. Taking the hair color to the next level was the brain child of Senior Colorist of Cutler Salon, Rachel Bodt.

The Colorist's Marianne Dougherty to Present at Northeast Educational Conference

Carabito will host their fourth annual Northeast Educational Conference in Portland, Maine on November 2 and 3 with presentations and hands-on-workshops. We are excited to announce that Marianne Dougherty, The Colorist's Editor in Chief, will be presenting Fall & Winter Hair Trends at the conference.

Battle of the Blondes

Lena Dunham (Girls) showed up at the Emmy's rocking a platinum-blonde bob, while Gwen Stefani arrived in stick-straight hair - a radical departure from her retro buns, braids or up-do's. So, who looks better: Lena or Gwen? Cast your vote on Facebook!

2014 Show Us Your Vivids Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Show Us Your Vivids Contest! Over 500 incredible entries were submitted, and PRAVANA judges Vadre Grigsby and Danny Moon came together to place the winners based on technique, creativity and overall impact.

Celebrity Stylist Martino Cartier Launches Suretint Technologies at Martino Cartier Salon

The Martino Cartier Salon, located in Sewell, New Jersey, announced their partnership with SureTint Technologies, a revolutionary software system that improves hair color accuracy, repeatability and efficiencies for the salon and colorists. The SureTint System helps support both business and creativity, ultimately benefiting the salon’s clients.