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 […]

New Hair in 2016

blonde to brunette

New hair in 2016 is what my client wanted and just what she got!  New starts on all levels here.  Since my move to Ceci Salon in Studio City’s Tujunga Village I have had a shift of clients wanting to also change for all sorts of reasons.   My client was tired of being a blonde,  […]

Keratin Complex vs Brazilian Blowout

Keratin Complex Express

Keratin Complex vs Brazilian Blowout .  I was a Brazilian Blowout only guy.  I tried all smoothing treatments on the market and nothing worked as  well as Brazilian Blowout until I had the client demand to find something that does not burn the eyes,  scalp, or smell.  After the media slam on Brazilian Blowout I […]

How to refresh faded hair color

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How to refresh faded hair color,  and not damage your hair.  Color on your head is just like any color  on any material, jeans, a shirt, a sweater, your favorite picture in a frame.  Over time the sun, time, and  elements will diffuse the color pigment period!  In your hair color the color slips out […]

Coloring Gray Hair first time

gray to color

Coloring Gray hair fist time.  This is a tough decision for  the person who grew out color or  has never colored as once you start its a commitment.  Every 6 to 8 weeks to come in and get your roots done.  Some its every 4 weeks, depending on the  person.  I love pretty gray,  white  […]

Light brown and Caramel hair color

caramel brunettte

Light brown and Caramel hair color are options to going lighter for natural dark brunettes.  As I show here in my blog 3 different clients of mine who are dark brown naturally and become various shades of amber/caramel and some with honey type highlights to break up the tone and  give dimension. These are some […]

Fine hair ideas

fine hair ideas

Fine hair ideas .  That is always an issue for my fine hair clients.  I will keep it short and sweet.  No matter what  volume, thickening, or styling sprays you use.  They all wont work right without the right cut and color….period!  The deal with fine hair is there are different types of fine hair.  […]

Punk Hair color Vs. Real Life

Punk Hair color Vs. Real Life is a hot topic in hair color world these days.  I know its a trend that will come and  go. Just as it did in the 80s with the manic panic stage of punk color.  In the 80s it was a punk / anti establishment  statement.    Now its […]