How To's

Mark South, Stylist at Regis Salon Albuquerque, NM, recently created this striking, ghostly silver ombré for his client. Says South, "My client came to me with pre-lightened, 22-inch, level 10 extensions, with her desired look being a long, black-to-silvery-platinum ombré." The smooth transition from dark to light results in a soft, smokey effect that is both dramatic and beautiful. Below, South explains his process in creating this look.

Colorist Shonda Broadus recently created this gorgeous, multidimensional look for her client. Bold, hot pink pops against bright, orange tones and subtle hints of violet for a result that is simply stunning. Below, Broadus shares her color formula for recreating this look.Get the Look:

Celebrity groomer Diana Schmidtke, who styled Leading Actor Nominee Michael Keaton, shares the inside scoop on his look. She also weighs in on the other men in the category:

Easy Rosé Ombre Technique by Doreen Guarneri
Doreen Guarneri, Co-creator and Global Artistic Director of American Culture brands and owner of The Look Spa Salon in Greenlawn, NY, achieves an outstanding rosé ombré with Pure Color and pure BLENDS. Here's how she gets the looks:Step 1: Using an ombré backcomb technique, pre-lighten hair with Pure Color Ammonia Free Lightener (30 volume) and lift out to a yellow stage (approximately level 8).Step 2: Rinse & cleanse hair, do not condition it. Towel blot hair very well.

Sweet and Sexy Date Night Braid
Re-create PRAVANA's sweet and sexy side braid for a perfect Valentine’s Day look. 1.  Begin with dry, prepped hair with NEVO Invisible Control throughout and NEVO Hydra Pearls through the ends. 2.  Part the hair straight back in an extreme side part.

Alexa Parker Morrison recently underwent a hair color transformation, replacing her grown-out, magenta strands with a new, beautiful blonde. Says Morrison, "My AMAZING boss/salon owner, Karli Engelage at The Hair Studio, transformed my hair from layers of Wild Orchid PRAVANA to a beautiful, multidimensional blonde in ONE SITTING! It only took 3 hours to transform my hair; I didn't even need a haircut afterwards."  

Date Night Eyebrow Pencil Tips
A girl can’t always be as prepared as she wants when it comes to date night, because let’s face the facts, some men just don’t let on with the deets in time. BUT, it’s A-OK, because really all anyone has to do is highlight their cute little peepers with a brow highlighting pencil and they will be all set whether they end up at Taco Bell or the Eiffel Tower.

Three Options for Parts on Disconnected Undercuts
One of the most important decisions a stylist makes when placing disconnection in undercut shapes is how high or low to take the part. David Boyd, Sam Villa ArTeam, demonstrates:

From Red to Blonde by Nicoletta Whitaker of Aureilo Salon
When Nicoletta Whitaker of Aureilo Salon had a guest request to change her haircolor from red to blonde, she knew she was in for a challenge. She informed the client that it would not happen over night and would take multiple visits, but both were up for the challenge and this is how it went down.

Independent stylist Jordan Glindmyer created this stunning Phoenix hair color for a client. Vibrant orange and red pair beautifully against a peek-of-blue for an overall look that is both bold and captivating. Below, Glindmyer shares the formulas she used to create this look.Get the Look:Full foil alternating 3N and 20 volume lightener in back, and 30 in front to lift to a level 8/9.Formulas:PRAVANA VIVIDS Red

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