The Colorist

MAY-JUN 2016

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ti s eet TA K E YOU R BE S T S HOT Keracolor's new Shot Therapy collection of treatments takes clients' hair from blah to bombshell in minutes. There are four ready-to-use solutions: #escapeplan removes semi-permanent color without bleach (shown here); #kickbrass removes mineral buildup; #hairhangover strengthens and smoothes damaged strands; and #faded brings back the vibrancy of color-treated hair. ➝ UNDER COVER This stylish new salon apron from Product Club is water-, color- and chemical- resistant; ties at the waist for a f attering look; and features four pockets plus a clear pocket for client color cards. ➝ product Denim-inspired hair is the latest color trend blowing up on social media. For clients looking to match the hue of their favorite pair of jeans, Pravana good jeans Artistic Educator Shurie Saxelby recommends experimenting with diff erent shades of Pravana Vivids, as seen here on her client, Rachel. "My formulas are variations of Vivids Violet, Green, Pink, Red and Clear and Pastels Too Cute Coral," Saxelby says. "It depends on what tone my client needs and how light or dark we want it to be." tip of the month PHOTOGRAPHY (CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT): COURTESY OF KADUS PROFESSIONAL; COURTESY OF DIPIETRO TODD; COURTESY OF SHURIE SAXELBY; COURTESY OF KERACOLOR; COURTESY OF PRODUCT CLUB Whether you're trying to achieve the much- talked-about "babylights," "bronde" or "ecaille," balayage is the key, says Matrix Artistic Designer Cares Mills, who is assistant academy director of color at diPietro Todd in San Francisco. "When applying a balayage technique, the goal is to keep it organic, subtle and seamless at the scalp area while focusing the attention around the face," Mills says. "I like to say it's like a whisper to a shout of color moving from scalp to ends. Women pay the most attention to the area around the face, so those 'money pieces' are key. Be sure to go bolder around the face and work with the natural parting." maki g an entrance Wella Professionals' Kadus Professional line, which has been available internationally for more than 90 years, has f nally debuted in North America. The value-oriented product range, geared to meet the needs of independent stylists, consists of 44 permanent and demi-permanent shades, Blonding Powder, retail care products and in-salon treatments. ➝ 16 The Colorist | MAY/JUNE 2016 |

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