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True pastel violet 2 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 Brie 12 hours ago.

Timing 2 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 iammelb 17 hours ago.

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 5 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 LovelyLocks 7 hours ago.

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 5 Replies

Can you put equalizing solution directly into AVEDA color?

Started by Whitney Monceaux Johnson. Last reply by LovelyLocks 18 hours ago.

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.



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