Stories from The Colorist

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 12:02
When I first became a hairstylist, I was working at a mall-based salon. Pretty quickly, I realized the light in the salon, which I used do determine color, was very different from natural light outside. This caused hair to look unnatural outside and in the non-salon world.
Friday, July 21, 2017 - 14:28
Last Saturday, Biolage introduced the new R.A.W. Styling products to consumers at the Wanderlust 108 Festival in Denver in partnership with five local influencers!
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 18:14
In June, Goldwell Color Zoom Challenge applicants were narrowed to 15 Semi-Finalists by a prestigious panel of industry expert panelists. Following the Semi-Finalist round, the Goldwell Hair Color Global judges’ panel selected three Gold, Silver and Bronze U.S. Finalists, one for each category.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 17:01
Summer is here and so is The Matrix Ice Cream Color Melting trend! Color Melting is one of this season’s hottest techniques in color where multiple hues are seamlessly blended together to create the “melted effect”.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 11:29
In this issue: Coming...
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 10:03
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 13:08
The Goldwell expert panel announced the 2017 Goldwell Color Zoom Challenge U.S. Semi-Finalists in three Categories – Creative Colorist, New Talent Colorist, and Partner Colorist. Stylists were challenged to interpret the IN-FLUX theme and create a style that defies the conventions of color, shape, cut and texture.
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 15:54
Tigi Professional just released the Tonal Shift, a process for salons to do a quick lift on clients' hair.
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 13:56
It wasn’t in beauty school that I fell in love with color, it was in beauty school that I fell in love with hair. It wasn’t until I met 2 L’Oreal color educators teaching a color class at a Glemby Salon I was managing that my life started to change, and my love of color was born.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 16:29
What is The Colorist magazine and who is it for?
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 15:31
Matrix Celebrity Stylist George Papanikolas transformed blogger Elaine Daneshrad from a sunrise color melt to a blonde bombshell!
Friday, June 9, 2017 - 09:43
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 14:49
I love sharing ideas that are universal. Sometimes when we talk about color, we overlook basic thoughts. The first thing we need to remember is that everything in the world is colorless—the reflection and absorption of light rays create color. In the world we live in, when coloring hair, we often think about black being a combination of all the primary colors —yellow, red and blue.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 16:44
L’Oréal USA announced today that its products Biolage R.A.W (Real - Authentic - Wholesome) Nourish Shampoo and Conditioner have achieved Cradle to Cradle Certified™ SILVER based on an evaluation of the products’ material health, material reutilization, renewable energy and carbon management, water stewardship and social fairness.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 12:17
In this issue: Coming.
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 11:07
Now that you have completed your cosmetology training, you are ready to take the beauty world by storm. With your professional license in hand, the new focus shifts toward creating a fierce, new business for yourself.  Jumpstart building your dream business and becoming a successful beauty professional with these five tips. 1. Focus on building relationships.
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 10:48
The biggest and most important, crucial item when going for that beautiful caramel tone is to AVOID going too red or too brassy when lifting from darker hair.  Here's how: To achieve a perfect, true caramel, process and rinse base color FIRST.  Base color formula:  1 oz. 6N Aloxxi Andiamo mixed with 1 oz. Aloxxi 20 volume developer.  Process only fifteen minutes.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 15:22
Festival season is in full swing, and Matrix has the go to looks and steps to inspire us all!


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