Who Said Commercial Colour Was Boring? part 2

Recently I was invited to hear Josh Wood talk at a Redken event, a rare opportunity to listen to an industry icon talk. The subject got onto trends and what Josh thought; it was so interesting because he also feels that because the technology of colour, either from a box or a tube, is so good and getting even better, the only thing that’s going to distinguish us from our competitors is the application. Given that most hairdressers say they do balayage and to some interpretation they do, what sets one apart from the other? APPLICATION. It’s the same for most commercial looks now because the colour choice is what fans the instagram story, but it’s the application that makes it look amazing. read more

Salon Successful Hair

When I started teaching colour for L’oreal Proffessional USA in 1999,I had to earn my stripes and learn how to translate my knowledge and skills into ways that people could understand, so trade shows in small cities is where it all began for me, but before long I knew that I loved being in a class room talking and demonstrating salon successful colour, rather than on stage in front of thousands of people demonstrating techniques I never used in the salon, it was the one thing I knew early on – I wanted to share with other Hairdressers how to create beautiful wearable believable hair colour. read more

IT'S ALL IN THE PLACEMENT

The Hairdressing industry has done to itself no favours by classifiying highlights into three or four sections Full head, 3/4 head, half head and T-section.I’m sure that part of this was to do with stock control,streamling services and pricing for clients but this concept is odd to me because when we talk about highlights I don’t think it should be in terms of how many, it should be about the finished result. read more