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A true eggplant violet red.

Natural 2 . Used a 4 VR bb. G with 20 at the scalp 3 mids and ends...... It's more like a black with RV hue only when the light hits it. Suggestions? Desired color pictured.

Started by Dana Wexler 19 hours ago.

New toners! 1 Reply

OMG! Who has had the chance to play with these?! Tell me how much you love them!

Started by Dana Wexler. Last reply by Sue Hutchings 7 hours ago.

Equalizing solution 4 Replies

Can you put equalizing solution directly into AVEDA color?

Started by Whitney Monceaux Johnson. Last reply by David Adams yesterday.

Perm recommendations

Aveda, very unfortunately, has discontinued their permanent wave line. This has been very upsetting for many of the stylists that have clients that still like to get perms on a regular basis. We have gone with recommendations from corporate Aveda to…MORE>

Started by Katie McClure on Monday.

High lift using no more than 20vol on scalp 5 Replies

Hi all! I am having a client challenge. She has beautiful, thick hair that we lighten from a natural level 4 to a blonde base (desired 9 ash) with blonde highlights. However, due to an allergen, we can no longer use more than 20vol on the scalp.…MORE>

Started by Jessica Freitag Kephart. Last reply by Jessica Freitag Kephart 17 hours ago.

Blues and greens 1 Reply

I have a client coming in for a fashion shoot and she is wanting to add pops of bright green or yellow green and also some pops of light blue that is still bright. Any suggestions on some formulas I should play around with before her shoot.

Started by Jessica. Last reply by Dana Wexler 19 hours ago.

Tips for balayage 4 Replies

Any suggestions for getting the ends of hair bright enough? Balayage is gorgeous but enlightener dries fast, and i find that even with a 1:1 mix with 40 vol (process an hour and cover with saran wrap) i might get three levels lift. Im looking to…MORE>

Started by Dana Wexler. Last reply by Dana Wexler 19 hours ago.

What to do if out of 20 volume! 3 Replies

If your salon runs out of 20volume is it best to mix 10/30 together or use a different brand of 20 volume developer temporarily?

Started by Kristin. Last reply by David Adams Jan 17.

Smooth Infusion Straightening System 1 Reply

A guest in our salon wants to have a relaxing service even though she has enlightener on her hair and a course and porous texture. I told her that it would not be beneficial to use even our SI system on her type of hair, but promised that I would…MORE>

Tags: Smooth, Infusion, relaxer, porous, Enlightener

Started by Donna Watkins. Last reply by David Adams Jan 9.

SEASON GREETINGS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 1 Reply


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