TRANSFORMATION: Faded Ombre To Apricot Sombre - Career
Kathy Nunez (@HairByKathyNunez), owner of Studio One Salon, Tri-Cities, WA, says this first time clent was looking for something fresh and modern. Here she shares how she gave her something pretty and tasteful (assisted by @HairByJessicaYbarra): STEP 1: Paint large panels with Wella Blondor with 30 volume developer, leaving the base natural. Lift mid shaft to an 8 and ends to a 9. Shampoo and towel dry.
Natural Level 2/3 To A Rooty Blonde (With A Hint Of Lavender) - Career
Kathy Nunez (@HairByKathyNunez) of Studio One Salon, Kennewick Wa, specializes in hair painting. She got the opportunity to put her specialty to use on this virgin haired client. "This little beauty contacted me wanting a huge change," says Nunez. "I couldn't resist the challenge! Having a clean virgin slate was ideal. She is a natural level 2/3 and wanted an icy rooty blonde with a hint of lavender." Here she shares the details for this two-day process: DAY ONE
TRANSFORMATION: Faded Sombre To Sunny Blonde - Career
Cassandra Hernandez (@cassssaaandraaa) of Sunshine Hair Designs, Port Hueneme, California acknowledges that Instagram has helped her build her clientele, and we aren't surprised with transformations like this one that we found on her page. MODERN tracked her down to get the HOW TO: Step 1: Apply Wella Blondor bleach with 40 volume developer (blended with Olaplex #1) in a balayage technique going as close to the root as possible. Separate with foils. Process for 30 minutes.
Brittney Hamilton (@Brittishbeauty03) of HotBox Salon in Las Vegas, NV, says her regular client was ready to take the plunge to Ariel red. Here she shares the HOW TO: STEP 1: Balayage the hair from the top of the rounds down with lightener and 30 volume. STEP 2: Along the mohawk section along the top, apply lightener with 30 volume in slices, making sure to feather the highlights at the root. Process for 30 minutes.
THE CHANGE UP: Platinum To Purple/Violet Dimension - Career
Justin Magdule (@justin_cuts_and_colours) of Pixxie Salon, Ambler, PA., says that "Alanah's hair has taken a process, including months of lightening with Wella Blondor and 20-40 volume multiple times, and tones with Color Touch 10/6 and 10/81." For this session, Magdule added some fun color. Here he shares the HOW TO to the previously lifted hair: STEP 1: Apply Pravana Chroma Silk - Violet to the root, feathering out slightly.
TRANSFORMATION: Platinum To "Something Dark And Silvery"" - Career
Doug O'Connell (@dougoconnell13), a balayage, color and extension expert at Salon 5150, Brea, CA., says his "client came into me wanting a change. I had done her before and we always do a white platinum all over. This time she wanted something dark and silvery." Here he shares the details for this transformation: STEP 1: Apply Aveda 1N to the base and then go through and apply the same shade to desired panels of the hair.
Caroline Kim (@carolinekimhair), an artist at Salon Nesou in Santa Monica, CA, shares the details for this bright blonde to smokey blue transformation: STEP 1: Prelighten the hair from mid shaft to ends using Wella Color Charm powder lightener and activating lotion. STEP 2: Lighten the root area using Color Charm powder lightener and 20 volume developer. STEP 3: Tone with Wella Color Tango 10C + 1" of the IC (intense cool) additive and activating lotion.