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Makeover: Platinum To Dimensional Copper

Stephany Huizing-Smith (@stephygnarstagram), Creative director and Senior stylist at Parlour e.lev.en (@parlour.eleven), Huntington Beach, CA, shares details on this lovely makeover we found on Instagram:

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A friend of mine from a couple years ago, also a stylist, reached out to me wanting a  color change. This is huge for her because she has always been platinum blonde (since I've known her). She sent me a couple photos with level/tone ideas, but for the most part, gave me creative freedom on how I wanted to execute the final product. 

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Going Blonde: Under Promise - Over Deliver

Jenna Faicco of Salon Brielle (@ SalonBrielle) in Holbrook, NY, says that  "Hair painting and balayage has brought my color game to an exciting new level." She is clearly doing something right! We found this makeover on her Instagram page (@FaiccoJ) and asked for more details. Here she shares:

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A Beautiful Bronde Via Balayage

"This client had a grown out ombre and had not had her hair highlighted in more than one year," says Eva Scrivo (@evascrivosalons), owner of the Eva Scrivo Salons in NYC. "Living in California allowed her to maintain her light blonde ends through sun exposure, which softened her natural level 5 base.

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Makeover: Silver Blonde To Dimensional Bright Copper

Stevie Vincent of Stevie Vincent Hair Artistry, color educator and unicorn tribe member from Perth, Western Australia, says, "I've been in the industry for 8 years and have found my niche in vibrant colors and deriving inspiration from anything and everything around me." 

Here Vincent shares the details for this makeover:

Hair history: Client has naturally a level 7 base, two inches of regrowth and level 9 ends with residual opal tones from her last color - a steel grey with a blend of pastel smokey neons throughout.

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Wella Education Names 2016 National Instructor of the Year

After being nominated regional instructor of the year, Danielle Markley of Hays Academy was announced as Wella’s National Instructor of the Year for 2016. As instructor of the year, Danielle Markley was awarded an all-expenses paid trip to attend the National Trend Vision Awards in Las Vegas on July 25, where she will receive her instructor of the year award live on stage.

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Makeover: Color Correcting With Balayage

Shay Cottle (@hair_by_shayc) of Mandie Sue on Fifth Salon, American Fork, Utah, specializes in balayage and bridal hair. Says Cottle, "This color correction was a perfect example of why it is important to be educated, especially in balayage. This client came in desperate after having a bad experience. She wanted a balayage ombre look, but was left with uneven coloring, banding and lines."

Here, Cottle shares how she corrected this color design, leaving the client with a fresh and modern sombre.

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Correction: Addressing Bands and Uneven Color

Cory Hoffman (@coryhoffmanhair) of Butterfly Loft Salon, Encino, CA., is a Matrix Artistic Educator and Matrix Certified Color Master.  When we saw this transformation we contacted Hoffman and asked for details:

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Formula: Pink To Silver Melt

Isabel Castillo (@Bellabru) of Bella Bru Sola Salon (inside the Sola Salons Suites), Sacramento, California, calls this gorgeous melt "I BELIEVE IN PINK". We just had to know the formula.

Here she shares the details:

Step 1: Pre-lighten with Joico Cream Lightener + 30 volume developer.

Step 2:  Balayage with Joico VeroLight powder lightener + 40 volume developer.

Step 3: To the root apply Joico Color Intensity 3 oz. Soft Pink with 1 1/2 oz. Pink.


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