Color Melting What You Need to Know

Color melting is without a doubt one of the most underestimated hair color techniques out there. If you are not familiar with the coloring process Matrix does an excellent job explaining the technique as well as offering a variety of color melting pallets  Of course with the overwhelming response to my new hair color, I wanted to talk about the color melting formula I had done with Erin Jubril as we feature her in this weeks Stylist Spotlight,  because it offers the perfect segue to understanding why I love using color extractors. Clearly, like hairstylists, we are always pushing...

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Nicole Mcminn

Pastel hair color trends are going nowhere anytime soon. In fact, as a professional hair stylist while perusing through Targét 🙂 the other day.  I noticed the dreaded L’Oreal Pastel box color that professional hairstylists are cringing at the teeth about.  Personally, I have no issue with box color as many do in my profession. Simply because as soon as it goes wrong for the DIY home colorist, it immediately becomes  a color correction. So what may have seemed like a cost effective process ultimately goes from a $5.00 DIY home service to an $85.00 per hour hair color...

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Caitlin Giles

Caitlin is one firecracker that loves pushing herself. We are often asked as stylists how we learn a new technique before we explore the option of using such one on our clients. Only recently has it become more acceptable to share with the outside world the reality of our world using mannequins. Yes, we work on them, day in, and day out. Each one has a name, and more often than not, we refer to her by such. L 🙂 L…Not because we’re crazy but because each mannequin comes with different lengths of hair and hair level color. Also, finding...

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Nicole McMinn

Image being a ‘Unicorn’..Yes, one of a kind. Well, Nicole knows just how to make hair color magical. Products Used: Shampooed & conditioned with Pureology Perfect For Platinum Styled with Redken Pillow Proof Blowdry Primer Pureology Style+Care Pure Volume Infusion Redken Iron Shape before curled with marcel iron   Formula:  Redken Color Fusion & Shades EQ Gloss Root area: 12Av+Chrome+Olaplex Painted through ends: Formula 1: 5Rv+8Vr+Clear+Olaplex Formula 2: 9Rv+Chrome+Clear+Olaplex Formula 3: 12Av+Chrome+Olaplex Glaze: (all over after color is rinsed) 9T+Clear When I asked Nicole what makes her unique  as a hairstylists this is what she had to say. “I am...

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Issac Ulrich

  Whoever said, pastel hair color was ONLY for women was DEAD WRONG! Issac has the SWAAAGGGGERRR touch with his clients as he takes us through his clients process. Formula: For Step 1: I did horizontal/diagonal weave slices on the top of the head with Flash Lift and 40 vol Pro-Oxide under the ozonator for 8 min. Step 2: Covered the top with Pravana Lavender with a drop of Pravana Violet for depth. Air process for 35 min. Step 3: Glazed with equal parts Shades 09P and Clear. This hair processed for 15 min. Products Used: Pureology Perfect for Platinum...

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