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Dream Big: L'anza B.I.G. Event 2017 Takes Cancun

L’anza's B.I.G. Event packs in education, inspiration, news for the upcoming year and more.

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Managing Color Expectations: Going Vibrant

From celebrity-inspired looks to a range of new color technology and more, you likely have more clients requesting a vibrant whole-head look or just some fun party pieces. But it’s important to remember when doing so, it must be done carefully and correctly.

Full Disclosure: Managing Clients' Color Expectations

No matter how outrageous the request, clients expect you to create beautiful color and keep their hair healthy and strong.

Global Warming: Summer-Perfect Red, Brunette and Blonde Color by the L'ANZA Global Creative Team

The L'ANZA Global Creative Team collaborated on this Beauty is United collection for a red, blonde and brunette finish perfect for the summer season. Colorist Leah Freeman shares her technique and tips for these looks styled and perfected by Matt Swinney and Ammon Carver.

Icy Blue Gradient Color by L'anza

This L’anza color exaggerates a traditional glaze to bring life to this icy-blonde look.

Little Black Dress: L’anza Educators Matt Swinney and Ammon Carver Modernize Classic Shapes

Some things never go out of style—and in their LBD collection, L’anza educators Matt Swinney and Ammon Carver update traditional styles with contemporary detailing.

L'ANZA's B.I.G. Event 2016

B.I.G. stands for Believe. Inspire. Grow—three words the people behind L’anza Healing Haircare live by. But the brand’s B.I.G. Event November 5-8 in Montego Bay, Jamaica lived up to that word in more ways than one.

L'ANZA Formula: Fearless Beauty by Matt Swinney, Leah Freeman and Ammon Carver

Rich L’ANZA colors blend with unapologetic patterns in this look created by L’ANZA Global Creative Team Matt Swinney, Leah Freeman and Ammon Carver.

L'anza Healing Haircare to Offer Online Color Certification and More in 2017

Global Creative Director Leah Freeman is hands-on with all aspects of L’anza color, from product development to forecasting new color initiatives. She is responsible for translating emerging color trends into practical how-to education.

Haircolor Pattern Inspired by The Flower of Life

In this collection, Matt Swinney, global creative director for L’Anza Healing Haircare, was inspired by the “flower of life,” which symbolizes creation with all of its angles representing mathematics’ “golden ratio.” Using L’Anza Healing Color and L’Anza Vibes, Swinney used the flower of life as the pattern for how he applied the color, shifting the focal point on each model to create the different effects.