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Framing Charge

Victoria Wurdinger | July 10, 2011 | 7:09 PM
Framing $50 for fewer than six foils
Natural Elements, Chicago $60 for seven to 10 foils


Colorist Scott Montgomery (ABCH) says clients looking to extend visits or highlight a focal-point love “framing,” in which fewer than six foils are placed around the face. “Added in other areas, they spotlight where we want light to fall,” says Montgomery. Because the salon helps clients extend their color, referrals are through the roof, he adds; 2008 was a record year because the salon emphasized “long-term relationships and open, honest discussion.”


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