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Double Process & Grey Formula on Virgin Asian Hair

Hey everyone! My name is Abby I'm a student at the Aveda institute in Minneapolis & I need your help!My Client Has beautiful natural level 1 asian hair, it is about 3 inches long. He wants to be Grey!my questions are ...what would you do?…MORE>

Tags: BlondeLuxe, avedainstitutempls, greyfomula, Asianhair, doubleprocess

Started by Abby Shofner yesterday.

Balayage touch ups

What is the best technique to touch up a balayage highlight without overlapping the previously colored hair? I am loving playing with the technique, and it's easier to do virgin or solid colored hair, but find touch ups and maintainence a challenge…MORE>

Started by Dana Wexler Oct 17.

Salon Software Preferences-e.g.Cloud Based Millennium vs Spa Biz??

Hi Everyone!I am a salon owner and have been using Millennium Salon Software on a PC for the past 3 years. I like it, but I want to try to move to a more portable booking and POS system--to use on an Ipad.  Does anyone have any experience with…MORE>

Tags: pos, tracking, point, of, sale

Started by emilyaskin Oct 16.


Having a swatch party in the color room and were debating what our favorite formulations for caramel were for both lowlights and toning. What are yours? GO!

Started by Meghan Nelson. Last reply by Dana Wexler Oct 17.

favorite blondes formula 2 Replies

I'm looking for your favorite blondes formula on a level 5, 50% grey. I would like to do a multidimensional blond on my mother in law. I was thinking a 7, 9 and enlightener. What's your favorite?

Started by Nicole Christine. Last reply by Nicole Christine Oct 10.

0N glaze 3 Replies

Any good formulas for a beigey glaze over a balayage?

Started by Lorin Rhoads. Last reply by David Adams Oct 10.

Mint green 1 Reply

What is your formula for pastel mint green?

Started by Mary Rolling. Last reply by David Adams Sep 22.

Balayage formulation 9 Replies

Current back room discussion: how to paint with Aveda lightener without bleeding or mess making. We've tried open foil, cotton... just not seeming to work. Any formulation tips, or techniques would be greatly appreciated :)

Started by Anastasia Hill. Last reply by Abby Shofner on Wednesday.

What is your Formula for Rose Gold? 5 Replies

There are many ways to achieve Rose Gold ( depending on your definition of 'Rose').What is your favorite Formula?MORE>

Tags: Formulation

Started by David Adams. Last reply by Adriene Alexis Sep 22.

Creative description of shades 1 Reply

The other day my boss showed me a picture of a hair colour he liked. To me it was a super clean soft platinum/white blonde, I'd call it 'baby blonde'. He called it 'apple white'. I replied 'like when you cut through an apple?!'. Nice.What unusual…MORE>

Started by Sankara. Last reply by David Adams Oct 10.



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