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Bright Balayaged Hues with the Help of Balay Powder

Balay Powder’s Artistic Team drew inspiration from a mix of vibrant red, yellow and green peppers. The curved lines of the peppers inspired brilliant hair graphics.

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Balay Powder Makes Any Color or Lightener Ideal for Balayage

This clay-based additive can be mixed into your favorite color or lightener so you can balayage with ease, with no fear of bleeding or messy application.

Design Elements: Color Creations Inspired by Earth, Wind and Water

Inspired by earth, wind and water, three colorists from Salon Today 200 salon, Bii Hair Salon collaborate for The Elements collection using Pravana color.

COLLECTION: '90s Neon Underground

Color Master James Gartner and the Bii Hair Salon team created these striking, complex looks in a collection that pays homage to '90s style."The collection was inspired by the '90s neon underground scene," Gartner said. ...

How-To Video: Pixelated Equalizer Design with Pravana Locked-In

Music software was the inspiration for Pravana Guest Artist James Gartner's pixelated haircolor design.Gartner started with a sleek, platinum-blonde bob as the base of his artistic design, then used Pravana Locked-In color to create a ...

BEFORE & AFTER: Rock-Inspired Power Chop With Graphics

Jacquelyn Marie Hastings, Bii Hair Salon Senior Hair Artist and Instagram star decided it was finally time to break up with her long hair after a three-year relationship. The final result? A rock-inspired power chop!To help with this ...

HOW-TO: "Spring is in the Hair" Color (Using Pravana and Olaplex!) & Geometric Cut

What do you do with an awesome haircut? You add awesome haircolor!That’s exactly what award-winning salon owner and PRAVANA Guest Artist James Gartner (Instagram: @gartnerjames) decided to do after falling in love with this haircut dubbed ...

HOW-TO: Pink, Orange, Yellow Color Melting Technique by James Gartner

It may have started as a dream, but it ended with the reality of a first-place win for James Gartner in the inaugural Pravana 2014 Show Us Your Vivids contest for educators.Gartner, 30, is co-owner and chief creative ...