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Jessica Rivera, hairstylist at Aurelio Salon recently had a client come in with level 4-8 color and a natural level of 5 wanting a bubblegum pink hair color. Rivera decided to use Elumen Hair Color for it’s vibrant color choices and long lasting vibrancy to give her guest the perfect shade. Below, Rivera shares her formulas and the steps she took to create this fun bubblegum pink!

“The weather is still cold in most places right now, but we’re thinking spring and looking for contrasting colors that make hair shine, and cranberry chocolate has been a really popular combination for our dark hair beauties in the salon,” says Joi Rooks, owner of fresche salon in Atlanta, GA.

Just in time for spring, manicurist Julie Kandalec offers this surprisingly simple, wildflowers nail art tutorial. Using four happy shades from essie, Kandalec shows how you can help your client celebrate the warmer weather and longer days that lay ahead!

Recently, new type of wavy texture has been gaining popularity - it's not beachy or polished, but rather a bit wavy, a bit straight, and altogether nonchalant. As seen on a multitude of Fashion Week runways, the new trend is a little dirty and sexy with a carefree attitude and waves that don't all turn in the same direction. It’s actress Jessica Szohr’s (Gossip Girl, Brightest Star, Lucky in Love) signature look – effortless beauty that always looks amazing.

Professional stylist Vanessa Fermin recently helped her client go "from dark, brown, box dye to a nice, caramel brown on her first session." Rich, chocolatey tones melt into beautiful caramels and golds in this look that Fermin describes as "a transformation in the making." Below, she shares her formula for creating this color.Formulas

Colorists Jordan Glindmyer and Ali Boone recently created this gorgeous blue-green hair color for their client. A rainbow of turquoise, teal and lime green, the end result is stunning, multidimensional color. Now, in honor of Saint Patrick's Day, Glindmyer shares the steps she took to create this fun, colorful look. Get the Look:Natural level: 3Canvas level: 7-9 blue

Liz Robson, stylist at Salon Blonde (Instagram @HairbyLiz__), recently created this fiery red, melted hair color for a guest. "For my sweet client Ana's red color melt we already had the perfect base to start," says Robson. "She has been a client of mine for awhile, and we have previously done balayage highlights on her. That, along with her natural level 8 outgrowth, made the perfect canvas.

Stylist Margarita Ford helped her client get ready for spring with this vibrant, peachy pink hair color. Reminiscent of cotton candy or strawberry ice cream, the final look packs a powerful punch of color! Below, Ford shares the steps she took to create this fun look.Get the Look: 1. Says Ford, "I needed to bleach up any existing warmth to have a level palette. I then finally talked [the client] into letting me cut off her hair for my final vision.

With spring just on the horizon, many clients are seeking lighter, blonder shades, but why not go for something a little more bold? Like fields of spring flowers, or a fiery summer sunset, there's no bad time to help your guest unleash her inner redhead. Hair colorist Fawn Anne (Instagram @your_face_in_vain) recently mixed things up with this rich, red hair color that's equal parts bold and beautiful. Below, she shares the steps she took to create this look.

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