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The Bronde Effect

Bronde, the bespoke color that balances between blonde and brunette, has taken over as the color of the season.

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Going Lighter With a Bit of a Shag

Jessica Mendieta (@jessdomyhair) of the Butterfly Loft (@butterflyloftsalon) in Los Angeles, CA, had a fun opportunity with her client."Jana came in wanting an edgier look," says Mendieta. "I gave her a shaggy haircut, and decided ...

DRAMATIC TRANSFORMATION: The Update

Do you remember this story? This poor client, Camille, received the WORST cut and color from a local salon and three hairdressers joined forces, free of charge, to help her (see the first 2 links to the stories below). The three artists: ...

7 Tips To Instagram Stardom

David Thurston, co-owner of Butterfly Loft Salon and Spa of Los Angeles, California, is the creator of one of our favorite Instagram sites: @butterflyloftsalon. Thurston is an enlightened leader who guides and supports his team allowing each to ...

COLOR CORRECTION: Fixing an Ombre With Brassy Streaks

When Janette the client came into Butterfly Loft Salon (@butterflyloftsalon) colorist Leslie Austin (@hairbyleslieaustin) knew she was in need of a color correction.Austin transformed her client’s brassy streaks into a beautiful, sunkissed ...

DRAMATIC TRANSFORMATION: Uh Oh To WOW!

Sarah, a first time client of Jacqui Neale (@jackss_) at Butterfly Loft Salon (@butterflyloftsalon), Los Angeles, California, had been working toward going platinum blonde, but was tired of the upkeep. Her hair was in really bad shape. Here ...

DRAMATIC TRANSFORMATION: The Follow-Up

When we posted this story last week, we never expected quite the reaction it created. Bottom line, three artists came to the rescue of a young woman who experienced a haircut and color she was unhappy with at a different salon.Many of the ...

DRAMATIC TRANSFORMATION: All Hands on Deck

This makeover was a collaborative effort done by three artists from the Butterfly Loft Salon and Spa (@butterflyloftsalon) in Los Angeles.The three stylists: Caroline Guiney (@caroline_anythingbutbasic), Breanna Little ...

TRANSFORMATION: Shine And Dimension, The Perfect Combo

Client Stephani wanted to go darker, and Masey (@masii.cheveux) at @butterflyloftsalon offered that and more. Here is her gorgeous color makeover recipe:Step 1: Create a new base color. Mix 60 grams of Wella 20-volume developer, 40 grams of ...

The Many Reasons to be a Hairdresser

MODERN was truly moved by this Instagram post by David Thurston, owner of the Butterfly Loft Salon and Spa Ubungalows of Los Angeles. This list of reasons on "Why I would be happy if my daughters chose to be ...