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How To: Use Violet Shampoo (Properly!)

Wed, January 20th, 2016 — Posted in Our Team, Team Member Opinions, Tips and Tricks, Trends and tagged as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , in our blog.

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The double process, bleach and tone, platinum, bright blonde hair trend is in full effect. Over the past year we have had many clients wanting to go bleach blonde. Not just standard blonde, we are talking white, ashy, grey blonde without a hint of golden. Not only can this color be difficult to accomplish, it can be damaging and takes a lot of at-home maintenance. However, outside of the salon, the […]


More Gray… It’s Okay!

Tue, November 17th, 2015 — Posted in Trends and tagged as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , in our blog.

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It’s a bit unusual, but gray hair is the new cult color trend of 2015-2016. We saw it taking the scene back in 2014 and thought perhaps it was just a trend, but the color is here to stay and is only gaining popularity.

 
Silver hair came into style first in mid 17th century. France’s upper crust wore scented, powdered wigs to mask the smell and appearance of bloody scalp sores […]


Ombre, back for 2012

Tue, January 24th, 2012 — Posted in Team Member Opinions, Tips and Tricks, Trends and tagged as: , , , , , , , , , , in our blog.

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The Ombré:
Right when you thought the ombré highlighting trend was over, 2012 is emerging with a new list of celebs that are revamping the look, as seen in…
Las Vegas Opening:                 Givenchy Spring 2012:

Ombré stands for ‘shaded’ in French or, in our case, graduated hair color – from darker on the top  to lighter in the ends – duplicating a natural California surfer-girl, […]


Ombre hair color

Tue, July 19th, 2011 — Posted in Team Member Opinions, Tips and Tricks, Trends and tagged as: , , , , , , , , , in our blog.

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First, let’s start by agreeing to boycott any hairstylists/colorists who call it “hombre” for the obvious reason.  This technique originates from the French word, “Ombre.”  While boycotting the ones who deserve it, do not boycott the specialists altogether. You might end up achieving a black-white effect which works wonders for your wardrobe but not quite for your mane.
Ombre color-highlights was initially designed to duplicate the California surfer girl natural hair […]