For some beauty professionals who choose to be solo artists, being independent is not the whole game, but an important stage in their careers. For Jacob Khan, currently the owner of Jacob K. Hair in Dunwoody, Georgia and a member of the CosmoProf Artistic Team, everything he has accomplished would not have been possible without some time spent working independently and pursuing what he needed next in his career.
Lauren Kovalick (@laurkhair) of Bombshell Salon Ellicott City MD (@bombshellsalon) says, "Our Guest came in to the salon with grown out chunky highlights and faded uneven tones. She was looking for a more organic, softer blend and a more intense blonde on the ends." Here she shares the how-to.
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Crista Lydia Chavez a colorist at Platinum Hair Salon, Caldwell, Idaho, says her over-processed client "had been doing her hair at home, overlapping lightener each process. There was a lot of Breakage was at the ends and near the face frame." Here Chavez shares the details for this correction.
This client had dreams of platinum blonde, but then all of a sudden, she wanted to go red! This was a big change from platinum, so colorist Lauren Barton made SURE this was what her client wanted. Her client said to go for it!
Lauren Kovalick (@laurkhair) of Bombshell Salon (@Bombshellsalon), Ellicott City, MD, says her guest "came to us with a grown out ombre that had really harsh lines. Our goal was to create a more organic balayage of blonde and her natural with cool tones running thru the ends.” Here she shares the details for this makeover.
Rikki Dimitriadis of Glaze Hair Studio, a Paul Mitchell focus salon located right near the Fire Island Ferry on Long Island, NY, says "This young lady came in with hair that has been previously lightened at home. As you can see, she has a band of orange throughout her hair, spots, dead ends. She is a natural level 5." Here Dimitriadis shares the details for the transformation:
Amy McManus (@Camouflageandbalayage) says “My guest has been a client of mine for 5 years and we've been doing her hair close to the natural strawberry blonde she had as a teenager. She got excited after seeing her hair get featured on Modern Salon's Instagram and decided that she was going to let me play a bit." Here McManus shares the details for this enhancement: