Category: Hair (Color)

It’s almost impossible to open a magazine or turn on the TV and NOT see how blonde hair has become bigger and more important than ever. And if clients are going to take the plunge, it’s in the sun-drenched summer months, when blonde seems somehow safer and sexier. Whether they’re […]

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Leave it to It Girls Jennifer Lawrence and Taylor Swift to bring back a blast from the past. Icy blonde tones—known these days as “Snowlights”—are returning as the color of the moment. This lighter-than-ivory look is exquisitely sheer, pale, cool…and makes a gorgeous, if not bold, statement. Snowlights also require […]

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With playful color all the rage, I’m starting to get clients asking for a special Valentine’s Day “surprise.” Got just the ticket: selected strands of brilliant red at the nape of the hair—perfect for brunettes, redheads, and blondes alike; and only visible if you want it to be. (Think: sexy […]

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You know there’s nothing I love better than talking hair-color trends, tips, and technique. Turns out, there IS: talking about them on TV! I had the privilege recently of demonstrating the newest rainbow color craze—referred to as, Colombre—on Extra!, where we showed viewers the joys of throwing a bit of […]

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To break or not to break, that is the question. And it’s a good one, too, because breaking the base—the process of blending or “smudging” natural roots by one level or less before a highlight—can leave hair lighter and warmer (and leave plenty of colorists flummoxed!). Typically, the technique is […]

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I’m sure, by now, you’ve heard me stress the importance of education in our industry. And by that, I mean education for everyone, not just employees. Even after 30+ years in the biz, I make an ongoing effort to look, listen, learn, read, and share…and to surround myself with colleagues […]

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After 30+ years in this industry, I hear that phrase all the time. And nothing makes me happier than being able to impart wisdom to others in our business. In fact, I believe the sign of a true professional is someone who generously shares information, education, and inspiration with others; […]

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I had the honor of being a 2015 CITY Awards Keynote Speaker at CosmoProf’s amazing beauty show in Las Vegas last week. Sharing my wisdom with colleagues in the industry is truly a motivating part of my work and this occasion was no different. My topic of choice? The importance […]

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The color forecast is all over the map this season—but variety is what makes the artistry of hair color so very interesting, don’t you think? To get your creative juices flowing, I thought I’d give you a rundown of some of the looks I’m doing these days; and even a […]

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