How to find your blonde shade

 How to find your blonde shade…. I feel the need to blog about this as lately I have been having new clients come to me with the wrong lighter shades for their skin tones.  I say this all the time….”being blonde is not just Gwen Stefani or Marilyn Monroe blonde.  There are so many levels, […]

Fixing brassy hair

fixing brassy hair

Fixing Brassy hair is even a challenge for a professional colorist.  So do not try to fix something at home that has become complicated unless you just want to do a dye back to black.  Going super dark is the atomic bomb or “just cover it up”  lol   For those out there who have […]

How to bleach long hair

How to bleach long hair should be done by a color specialist.  This is not recommended for at home.  This young woman  came to our salon to have her natural dirty blonde / colored hair bleached and toned platinum blonde.   This was done by two of  us at the salon because speed and uniform work […]

Blonde hair for Asian skin

Blonde hair for Asian Skin is beautiful when done correct and the right color tones for the client.  There are tons of levels and tones of the BLONDE hair color.  Some think going blonde just means MARILYN MONROE blonde.  That is so limiting and just not true.  You can make a dark blonde to lighter […]

First time hair color

First time hair color is always a defining moment for a person.  You are changing the way you see yourself.  When a person is ready for change it can be a “life changing moment” for some.  Let’s face it your hair is the stage for your face.  If you get the right color it can […]

Brunette going lighter

Brunette going lighter is a question most brunette’s at one time think about.  “What would I look like blonde?!”  It is always funny to me that most go to the extreme when thinking about becoming lighter. People usually go to Marilyn Monroe platinum in their heads.  There is a huge range of blonde hues to […]

Olaplex insurance for healthy hair

olaplex shine

Olaplex insurance for healthy hair during chemical and non chemical treatments.  I have discovered a new product on the market to add to me caring about the integrity  of hair when using chemicals.  Over the years I have switched to using an organic hair color (All Nutrient) and using gentle developers when lightening, and coloring […]

What it’s really like to go platinum blonde

platinum blonde

What it’s really like to go platinum blonde.  I used to say everyone should be blonde at least once in their life.  Now years into being a colorist that is  not so true.  If you have the skin tones, eye color, and style then you can go for platinum.   Basic rules  to hair color matching […]