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4 Foil Placements and Their Effects

“I’ve had many questions about vertical placement, as if it is a foreign concept, but the truth is all of us have used this placement. You just don’t remember."

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MAKEOVER: Bold, Blended, Low Maintenance

Get the details for this makeover for a client who drives 6 hours to meet with her favorite colorist.

From Uneven and Banded To a Nice Bright Blonde

This client tried someone new and was not happy with the results. Get the details for the color correction once she returned to her favorite colorist.

The Satisfying Blonde

Amy Malarchik has been referred to as the “Transformation Queen." This color conversion is particularly inspiring. Noting that she is the ideal client to get the brightest blonde, Malarchik says she has "a base color that just lifts to the perfect pale yellow where the toner can do everything I want it to." See what happens after some highlights and perfect toning.

Hand Touch Color: Blonding Technique

Learning new techniques can help you deliver personalized results for your color clients. The Hand Touch blonding technique from Truss artist Mickey Colon is an exciting way to create individualized finishes.

Step One To Beige Blonde

This client wanted to get back to beige blonde, but her new colorist was surprised that the client had placed a 6N over her previously lightened hair. Acknowledging it would take a few sessions, Cassandra Marie Bartosch ended up with lovely results after the first session. Details here.

How-To Untangle Teasylights Properly

Teasylighting the hair is a great technique to prevent any line of demarcation when highlighting, but tangles usually result after processing. Here Mickey Colon shares how-to gently remove the teased lengths.

Make Space in the New Year for Your Dream Clients

This advice comes from a blonding specialist we have followed for years. After having to rebuild her clientele several times, she has learned the best ways to create a career and clientele that feels right for her.

New Client, New Look

This virgin haired client decided it was time for a new look. It took almost 9 hours, but was worth the wait.

2 Steps To A Better Blend

Although this looks like a more complicated correction, this client's new colorist was able to offer a better blend in just two steps.