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5 vol. vs. Docta 2 Replies

Salon Debate.  My coworkers choose not to tone with 5 vol and perm. because they are too worried about "base bumping" the client unecessarily. They argue that because there is ammonia in the product you will get lift.  If I remember, ammonia is…MORE>

Started by Dana Wexler. Last reply by Dana Wexler yesterday.

All over blonde ---- transition to blended rooty balayage 3 Replies

My guest who normally gets a half head highlight is coming in to transition to a rooty balayage more similar to her natural. I've been thinking of a process that will be quick and efficient, as I haven't done a darker root on a blonde that wants to…MORE>

Started by Bri. Last reply by David Adams yesterday.

Adding tones to the new toners...? 1 Reply

Has anyone tried adding tones to the new toners..?If so, what have you found?MORE>

Tags: #tones, #toners, #toner

Started by Hunter R. Last reply by Dana Wexler on Wednesday.

Violet/pink 2 Replies

I've got a client coming back who wants this color. Any suggestions for formulating? I've got a couple ideas and a few days to swatch, but curious what other people think, and suggestions on getting this florecent type of reflection.

Started by Amanda Cameron. Last reply by Corinna DeWitt 18 hours ago.

Dark greeeeen hair- help 1 Reply

She wants a black color that reflects green.. She's already dark .. Do I just put pure pig on it ??

Started by LovelyLocks. Last reply by David Adams Mar 11.

True pastel violet 3 Replies

Hello all of you wonderful colorists! I would love to know what you all have been mixing to create a true pastel violet. I have played around a little and been somewhat close but not thrilled with my results. Any suggestions? I attached a picture…MORE>

Started by Brie. Last reply by David Adams Mar 3.

Timing 4 Replies

I have been curious to see the variety of timing that everyone seems to book out for color and cut services? How many of you are double booking? And also, those double booking do you have anyone to help you?

Tags: booking, double, timing

Started by iammelb. Last reply by LovelyLocks Mar 16.

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 Feb 24.

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 Feb 24.

Should we have an Oil Lightener 9 Replies

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 Dana Wexler on Wednesday.



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