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Larry’s Hair Designers December 4, 2006 Volume 1, Issue 3
nature. Winter clothing turns to deep
browns, rust, reds, and deep purples, In this issue:
reflecting the season’s turning leaves and
darker skies. Hair color trends are no
different. Holiday Magic 1
Blond bombshells of the summer, turn to For the Timid 1
seductive, sultry rich hair colors of the fall.
Perception vs. 2
Today’s color specialists have a world of Reality
options for formulating spectacular color
shades. True Red, Red Violet, Copper, Other Highlights 2
Red Copper, Just Go Red, evoke the
warmth and vibrancy of the season. It's the
ultimate in this season's color cocktail.
The versatility of Red makes it a perfect Demi’s More:
choice for almost every client. Men or women, young or mature, who
wish to color their hair within a shade of
Oh, the Holiday Magic, it is considered the their natural hair colors, may want to • Demi Permanent
most wonderful time of the year. This consider Demi permanent colors, like our coloring fades
month, we’re seeing a Red-Hot Holiday. Shades E Q line from REDKEN. Demi gradually over a
The versatility of Red makes it a perfect Permanent coloring fades gradually over a 6-week period
choice for almost every client. 6-week period all the while giving little
reason to worry about “roots” showing. • Face Framing
We often see fashion, and color mimic “Kicking” the color “up a notch” or two! Highlights are an
alternative to full
Fo r t h e T i m i d color or
For those clients who crown, and bang area. services.
are a bit nervous, or
would not want the up For our clients who do pull their hair up
• For bold, vibrant
keep required with from time to time, the colorist may even
hair color, make
highlights or color place a few at the neckline, giving the
sure your colorist
services, Face Framing allusion of a full head foil, without the
potential upkeep involved with multi chooses four
highlights may be the way to go.
dimensional color. A sun kissed look, a levels of color,
This technique involves the placement of tiny “BAM” so to speak. rather than two.
fine streaks around the face at the sides,
Perception vs. Reality
“A little of this, and a little of that.” color formulas, you’ll get inaccurate the label of at-home hair coloring
That’s fine if you’re whipping up a color results. Not all accidents in the products. The hard and fast rule in
stir fry, or Granny’s Apple Pie, but home involve boiling water, roller the world of professional hair color is
when it comes to your professional skates or flights of stairs. Many in- this: accuracy leads to consistency.
hair color services, it pays to be pre- volve amateur attempts with at-home Once we create your formula, we can
cise. Attention to detail, makes all the hair coloring. Fortunately, color pros keep it on file and reproduce it for
difference between color results that can correct, in the salon, many of each visit without variation or guess-
are so-so, and simply stunning. That’s those mistakes made at home. A hair work. That means that the caramel
because great color is all about pin- colorist’s professional knowledge may highlights you loved last time, are the
point accuracy. If your colorist is be closer to a book length, as com- same caramel highlights you’ll leave
‘kitchen mixing’ or eyeballing your pared to the length of instructions on with next time.
Highlighting, blond, dark blond and light brown hair wrapping fine streaks of deep reds,
by the cap may find that this technique works golds, brandy and eggplant shades
method, or foil particularly well to produce the most through brown hair, the colorist is able
method, is not natural looking highlights. For bolder to produce depth and movement.
just for the looks, the colorist will most likely
Again, for bolder looks, the colorist
blond loving choose four levels of color, rather than
will most likely choose four levels of
crowd anymore. two, with the most range of color
color, rather than two, with the most
Some parts of the country call it possible, to give bold, vibrant, and
range of color possible, to give bold,
“Color Wrapping.” This Foiling tech- amazingly dramatic results. Some
vibrant, and amazingly dramatic re-
nique employs from two to four color parts of the country call it “Tortoise-
sults without that “skunk” look often
shades similar to your hair’s natural shelling.” This name was probably
seen in a client with dark brown to
shade to produce a rich, subtle inter- given to those clients that are medium
black natural hair color.
play of color. Those with medium to dark brown in hair color. By color
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