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MAKEOVER: Delicious Upgrade For Cupcake Wars Star

Get the details for this makeover on a client looking for something "edgy but still classy." It's been quite a while since this client, winner of "Cupcake Wars" has had color.

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MAKEOVER: Virgin To WOW

Get the details for this lovely makeover on a virgin haired client who snagged a cancellation and wanted a new shade with a little oomph.

Fastest Growing Beauty Trends Might Surprise You

These stats were compiled by Square, the credit card processing company, and they show how consumers today are spending their money on beauty.

Meet the Root Smudge Queen: Nicki Bianco

Nicki Bianco, a colorist out of Huntington, New York, is creating quite the buzz on her @nickiwildflower Instagram page for her seamlessly blended sliced highlights and root smudging. Her video transformations shot at her Wildflower Hair Den showcase the evolution of what appears to be stripey highlights into an on-trend, stretched-root effect.

Julianne Hough Debuts a New 60s-Inspired Cut and Color by Riawna Capri

This look is breaking the Internet.

MAKEOVER: Lived-In Balayage and Long Chop For the Young Client

Christina Luck (@cjluck_hair)  of the Cole Taylor Salon, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, says her virgin haired client showed inspiration photos of a lighter balayage and a long lob. Because her new client is young and inexperienced in the color world, Luck decided to go with a lived-in balayage and long dimensional chop.

From Virgin Black To Rooty Ash Blonde Chop In Just Seven Hours

Get the details for this HUGE makeover by Andreana Nunez (@dreeanaloveee).

Creating the Perfect Smudge Root (Or Is It Root Smudge?)

Sophia Avera (@ssophiacolor) of Muse Salon and Spa, Atlanta, Georgia, is a color expert, and top national balayage educator for L’Oréal Professionnel. One of the key questions she gets at her seminars is “how do you create a root smudge without losing the highlights?” Here Avera shares her top ten tips on perfecting the color design.

Chris Appleton Kicking Off Benefit for Boston Children's Hospital

Salons joining the 10th Annual HAIRraising fundraiser on April 28. All proceeds directly benefit the hospital.

HAIR COLOR FORMULA: Transitioning Rooty Blonde to More Natural, Beigy-Blonde

First step in a two-part process.