“ORGANIC” HAIR COLOR?

One thing that I am convinced about is that artificial hair color products belong into the hands of Professional Colorists. Only they can make the right decisions concerning possibilities, formulations, applications and their safe use on the consumers. As they promote hair color products many companies use  the names “organic’’, “natural” to promote their dyes. Those products may contain certain “organic” or “natural” ingredients: “fairy dust” with no impact whatsoever on the color result. Sad Read more…

CREATE YOUR OWN EVOLUTION

Professional hair color is not a trend, it is a specialty that requires on-going education. One must stay up to speed on chemistry, product updates, techniques and trends. Being aware of fashion trends and new techniques is not enough to be able to deal with the challenges of many of your clients’ hair. To be a successful colorist/stylist you must have an advanced understanding of the chemical aspects of hair color products and the processes Read more…

CREATIVE HAIR COLOR WORK?

Increase your creativity 100%  Lower your costs by 30% Lower your hair color inventory by 80%. One of the things that I learned while working for hair color manufacturers, is that the easiest way for them to increase profits is to create what’s called a “Line Extension”. This simply means selling you  more products within an already existing line of products. They keep expanding the lines to get you to buy more products from them. It’s Read more…

IT KEEPS COMING UP: AMMONIA VS. AMMONIA-FREE HAIR COLOR

IT KEEPS COMING UP: AMMONIA VS. AMMONIA-FREE HAIR COLOR The information in this article comes from  illustrious, well-known and highly regarded experts in the hairstyling industry who are very knowledgeable about the manufacturing of hair color…such as  Dr  Hayel Said, the developer of many well-known color brands, Dennis Gebhardt creator of Guru Village , a protégé of hair color pioneer & legend Sam Lapin, my good friend Tom Dispenza, creator of the CHROMASTICS hair color line and Read more…

CHOOSE THE RIGHT HAIR COLOR BRAND

It is not easy to choose the color brand that is best for your type of work. Deciding which color line to carry is a big decision. First you must consider what your clientele requires: Do you need a line that has great white hair coverage? Do you need one that covers but, does not lighten the natural hair color? Are you looking for a line that is more translucent?   D Interested in High Read more…

PHENOMENAL , DIFFERENT HAIR COLOR PRODUCT

 What you can do with Chromastics Hair Color that you cannot do with any other color sold in Canada: Do a Tint Back in a Single Step Those of you who are more Experienced Hair Colorists know that it  virtually impossible to take a client with heavily bleached out hair back to a darker shade without grabbing ash. With a traditional blended color it turns it into a weird color, usually with a green cast! Read more…

HAIR & SCALP DETOX

We know that environmental pollution contributes to many hair and scalp issues. Research has found that pollution attacks the proteins in the hair, making it more susceptible to breakage, give it a dull look, weigh it down through  tiny particles of dust, oil and heavy metals, plus gases, which can parachute even onto the scalp deep into skin while  oil droplets and solid particles adhere to strands so they feel noticeably rougher. The European Academy Read more…

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