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Trending: Vintage Inspired Fashion Colors

It’s a common misconception that fashion color is a present day phenomenon. When the first perms came out in the 1930s, tinted solutions were all the rage (the photo on the top left shows an award winning example). By the 1950s women were using all types of dyes to cover their grays and experimenting with […]

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To Go Grey or Not to Go Grey

Many women have chosen to go au naturel and not color their hair although they have some grey.  There are of course as many reasons to color your hair as there are valid reasons not to color your hair.  The following is my unsolicited opinion as a colorist and as a professional. First of all, […]

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Why Choose Ammonia Free Hair Color

Ammonia is traditionally used in hair color in order to open the cuticle, or the scaly layers that protect the inner hair structure and where hair pigment is found.  The problem with ammonia is that it blows the cuticle open and makes it very difficult to close it back down.  This leads to color fading, […]

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