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JUL-AUG 2017

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24 The Colorist | JULY/AUGUST 2017 | EUFORA has announced that the winner of its annual TOTAL LOOK MAKEOVER CONTEST is Tanya Guryel from Belleza Beauty Salon in West Lebanon, NH, who transformed her model's long, lightened brown hair to a dark pixie with pops of color. ➽ REDKEN has appointed Josh Wood as the brand's new global color creative director; in his new role, he will serve as a spokesperson for REDKEN hair color, participate in education initiatives and events, provide artistic direction on photo shoots and contribute his vision to product development. ➽ SHISEIDO, parent company of ZOTOS, has announced that Nancy Bernardini has been named president of ZOTOS INTERNATIONAL, succeeding Ron Krassin in the role. ➽ THE PROFESSIONAL BEAUTY ASSOCIATION (PBA) honored Redken global artistic ambassador Sam Villa with the 2017 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD, presented during Beauty Week's North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) event on July 9. ➽ After a career spanning more than 25 years in the beauty industry, Dominique Conseil, Aveda global brand president, has announced plans to retire; the brand has announced that Barbara De Laere has been appointed Aveda senior vice president, global general manager. ➽ KELLY CARDENAS SALON vice president Sara Bryan has invented the FOIL BOX, available exclusively at TANYA JOSH NANCY SAM DOMINIQUE BARBARA For many of us, highlighting is a core service requested by a huge percentage of our color clients. As we round the corner toward fall, it's time to rethink our highlights and offer something new and more sophisticated. To me, that means dimension. Why not play with a mixture of tones that goes beyond those v-shaped balayage sections? One way to add tonal dimension is to incorporate lowlights into our balayage. I like to add the lowlights between the highlights to save time. As an example, let's say you have a level 5 highlight client. IN THE NICK OF TIME Matrix artistic director Nick Stenson shares tips, techniques and celebrity trends. PHOTOGRAPHY (CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT): COURTESY OF EUFORA; COURTESY OF REDKEN; COURTESY OF SHISEIDO; COURTESY OF REDKEN; COURTESY OF AVEDA (2); COURTESY OF MATRIX; COURTESY OF SARA BRYAN You might highlight her hair with Matrix Light Master, and lowlight with Color Sync 6WN and a small amount of 5M for a balanced, modern brunette blend between the highlights. Glaze with Color Sync SPV or SPN for a cool fi nish. I've also been glazing some of my clients with Color Sync 10P for a pearlized result; just be sure to remove it after fi ve minutes to avoid a too- cool result. Your redheads can benefi t from the lowlighting strategy, too. I might highlight with Light Master, and lowlight with a Color Sync RB or RV that is a level or two darker than | newsfeed The Foil Box provides an alternative to crossing foils by hand and clipping them to trays. the base. Then I like to glaze with a Color Sync CG shade. Combining these warm and cool reds produces a really dimensional, vivid and exciting red color. Finally, I recommend switching up your highlight placement to avoid noticeable lines. You can do this by crossing over the previously highlighted section—or placing the foil or highlight in the opposite direction to keep the result fl uid and blended. ➽

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