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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to brighten a blonde

organic blonde hair color

How  to brighten a blonde in one simple color.  My client came to  me with grown out old highlights with some salt and pepper dirty blonde hair.   She was wanting to simplify her color  and  yet be a brighter, warm blonde.  She wanted a break from highlights and do a single process.   I decided […]