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When Your Clients Ask for Lived-In Hair Color, Try This

Multidimensional, shimmering tones are what we associate with lived-in hair color.  It can be achieved, along with full coverage, and softer, more blended regrowth with this new line.

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Banded Nightmare to Over the Moon Results

“My new client came to me with more bands than you’ll ever see," Carly Brown says. "I knew this was going to be a HUGE challenge! Thankfully her hair surprised me and it did exactly what I wanted it to first time... YAY!”

From Grown-Out and Warm To Hot Blonde

Denise Mahoney (@colourauthority) of Colour Authority Salon and Spa, Portland, Oregon, says first time client Samantha came in with very warm ends and about 6 months of regrowth looking for a color upgrade. Details here.

The Secret to Perfectly Cool Blonde and Brunette Hair Color

The secret to cool platinum blonde, balayage and brunette highlights is neutralizing unwanted yellow or orange undertones.

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.

COLOR CORRECTION: Killing The Brass

Marina Sellecchia (@colorbymarina) says her client with extremely brassy solid ends was looking for a more dimensional balayage look and less red. Sellecchia knew she had to create dimension and formulate properly to make it look its best and equally important, last.

Color Pros! Here’s Your Quick Refresher on Toning and Neutralizing

Color Pros: Set yourself up for color success by understanding the theory of neutralization and offering clients toning solutions for every level.

Hair Color How-Tos: Natural Toning and Color Correction

The Biolage Color plant-based hair color line is gentle on hair and delivers superior results without developer.

MAKEOVER: The Importance Of Proper Toning

Tia Lambourn uses photographs to demonstrate the importance of toning. Get the details for this makeover here.

Bronde, Platinum, Ash, Honey: Gallery of the Most Beautiful, Shiny Balayage

In this gallery of balayage inspo, see how Ellie Toia creates the most stunning looks--plus how she captures her content for social media.