How to find your blonde shade

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 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

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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

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 […]

How To Lighten Hair That Has Been Dyed Too Dark

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How to lighten hair that has been dyed too dark.  This young lady  was referred to me too get her out of the super dark almost black color a previous stylist had put on her hair.  She asked for a “Katie Holmes” type brunette hair color.   The person did some odd highlighting on her […]

Curly hair color ideas

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Curly Hair color ideas.  My client came to me wanting to be red on copper red hair color.  She as not having luck getting the right red or a color that would hold.  Seeing as some curly hair textures are  more porous than others, or more fine than others you need to color the hair […]

First time hair color

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

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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 […]