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Ultra Ash Blonde to Warm, Strawberry 3 Replies

Hello all! Looking for your input on formulas & processes for my client Sara. Sara is a very cool toned double process blonde, who is naturally a very warm level 7. She is feeling the effects of having 100% highlighted, over processed hair, and…MORE>

Tags: colorcorrection, strawberryblonde, blondeluxe, blonding

Started by Abby Shofner. Last reply by David Adams on Tuesday.

can we thio-perm,, an Olaplexed Hydroxide Relaxer?? 1 Reply

ok Chemistry Artists, if Olaplex Restructures Di-sulfide bonds. one would think a head of relaxed Hydroxide hair, given 1-2 Olaplex treatments would structurally be able to have a curly Thio curl??MORE>

Started by Howard Du Bin. Last reply by David Adams on Tuesday.

Should we have an Oil Lightener 1 Reply

Hello. A good subject matter. Oil Bleach.  After 40 years in Hair. 25 of them as A Color Specialist. And An American Board Certified Colorist. I find our Enlightenmentfabulous for Foiling.On the scalp overlapping is horrible with a brush. Double…MORE>

Started by Howard Du Bin. Last reply by David Adams on Tuesday.

A true eggplant violet red. 1 Reply

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. Last reply by Howard Du Bin Feb 13.

New toners! 2 Replies

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

Started by Dana Wexler. Last reply by Marisa Jergovic Feb 4.

Equalizing solution 4 Replies

Can you put equalizing solution directly into AVEDA color?

Started by Whitney Monceaux Johnson. Last reply by David Adams Jan 30.

Perm recommendations 1 Reply

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. Last reply by Howard Du Bin Feb 13.

High lift using no more than 20vol on scalp 6 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 Howard Du Bin Feb 13.

Blues and greens 4 Replies

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 David Adams on Tuesday.

Tips for balayage 5 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 David Adams on Tuesday.



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