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, […]

Curly hair color ideas

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 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 […]

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 […]

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

olaplex

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 […]