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11 Examples of Foil Placement Perfection by Ian Michael Black

Precision makes perfect: In this gallery, we take a look at some of colorist and educator Ian Michael Black's famed foil artistry perfection.

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Introducing the 2017 Pantone Color of the Year, Greenery (+ formula!)

Pantone's 2017 Color of the Year is Greenery! See an interpretation and formulation from Aveda Global Artistic Director, Hair Color, Ian Michael Black.

Aveda Artists Showcase New Techniques and Products at Mid-America 2016

Passions ran high at Aveda Mid America this year; passion for beauty, passion for growth and passion for using talents to make communities, the environment and the world a better place. Check out seven tips in seven categories of beauty that we learned from Aveda artistic directors and guest artists at the show.

Dramatic Cherry with Aveda Formula

Heggy Gonzalez (@heggyhair), a stylist, makeup artist, educator and fashion designer combined all her strengths to create this beautifully balanced and extremely flattering haircolor. Gonzalez worked with all Aveda products. And the ...

Modern Reports: Aveda Dare to Dream 2016, Presented by The Salon People

The EventAveda Dare to Dream conference, produced by distribution company The Salon People, Sept. 11-12 in St. Petersburg, Florida.The DetailsDesigned for the salon professional, Dare to Dream sought to inspire stylists to dive into ...

Aveda Formula: Eclipting Technique by Ian Michael Black

Ian Michael Black, Aveda global artistic director for hair color, implements the "eclipting" technique, focusing color at the front hairline to flatter the face shape and complement the cut.

Ian Michael Black's Top Tips for Instagram Posts

At Aveda's Dare to Dream event, Sept. 11-12 in St. Petersburg, Florida, top stylists, business experts and corporate team members have gathered to inspire and grow together.The approximately 1,000 attendees were treated to presentations ...

An Icy Aveda Blue

A lovely and icy Aveda blue hue by Aveda Artistic Director Ian Michael Black (@ianmichaelblack). “Today’s model with @evabear for our fun class with the talented colorists from @bumbleandbumble. Styled ...

The Top 4 Reasons to See a Professional Colorist

At-home hair color may seem convenient, but as noted by Ian Michael Black, Aveda global artistic director, hair color, the results can be unpredictable. It’s always better to invest the time to see a professional colorist.Here Black ...

Aveda: Eco-Friendly Color

Who We Are: Founded in 1978 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Aveda creates high-performance, plant-based products for beauty professionals and consumers. Aveda innovates by combining the principles of modern science and Ayurveda, the ancient healing ...