How To's

Hairstylist Jordan Glindmyer recently created this gorgeous, mermaid-inspired hair color for her client. Says Jordan, "Kelly [the client] originally started coming to me with some basic, buttery highlights, and we began a full, back-to-back foil process of high contrast platinum blonde with 2N/3N lowlights. When she decided to transition to some fun, vivid color, we decided to keep the lowlights and work with the pre-lightened hair as a base!"

Hairstyle Tutorial: Knot your Ballerina Bun
Create a sculpted take on a classic chignon from the SS15 Novis presentation with tips from Frank Rizzieri, Aveda Guest Artist.Step 1: Spritz hair with Pure Abundance™ Style Prep™ to give volume and thickness in preparation for the hair to hold the finished style.Step 2: Blow dry hair straight to help expand the volume while also creating sleekness; add a light mist of Brilliant™ Spray-On Shine for a touch of sheen.

With a decline in bold, bright, unnatural colors and a return to more natural looking hues, Ecaille is THE new trend. Think warm golds paired with rich caramel tones, as seen on Blake Lively, Khloe Kardashian and Jessica Alba.  It’s a technique that supplements color, whether natural or not, with multicolored highlights to achieve a tortoiseshell effect. Monica Byrne, owner of Monica Byrne Studio (Falmouth, ME), explains.

Orlando, FL based stylist Neal Malek recently created this gorgeous, multi-dimensional hair color for his client. Says Neal, "I call this technique a 'marbled ombré' because it gives a marbled look through the transitions of the colors. There are 3-4 colors used in this technique, including the base, and I love to use it when I'm using vibrant colors!" Recreate the look with Neal's how-to, below!Get the Look:

Maggie Ly, hairstylist at David's Hair and Nail Design in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, recently helped her client transform from grown-out, faded blonde to this gorgeous, grape-colored look. Deep magenta shades mingle with rosy hues for a multi-dimensional, slightly hazy look that's seriously stunning. Recreate the look with Maggie's how-to, below.

Many women have long hair by default, they just keep growing it and really don’t know what to do with it. This is the perfect client to makeover, because you have all that hair to work with, the trick is choosing a style that’s young and fun. Ruth Roche, Artistic Ambassador for Pureology Serious Colour Care, shares a haircut she did on a young client with fine long hair and transformed her style into a loose medium layered cut with hidden tricks to promote volume and movement. See the video on

Master colorist Margarita Ford recently gave her client the grey coverage she desired with this bright, brilliant blonde that's perfect for summer. Multi-dimensional and warm, it's a gorgeous, sun-kissed look that's naturally and effortlessly beautiful!Get the Look:1. Says Margarita, "This client is about 80% grey. I first applied a base formula of Rusk 1 oz. 6N and 1/2 oz. 6NW and 20 volume on the roots only.2. "Let process at room temperature for 30 minutes.

Jenna Marbles is officially in the limelight with her new electric green ombré tresses. Known as one of YouTube’s most-watched personalities with millions of subscribers across numerous social platforms, Marbles (real name: Jenna Mourey) continues to be a fan of creative color, having rocked purple, turquoise, silver and more in the past.

Brittany "Monroe" Minton, hairstylist at Michael's Salon and Day Spa in Dayton, OH, created this biker babe look for a recent photo shoot by the salon. Pumped up volume with a hint of rockabilly, this look is both chic and wearable - a perfect, every day style for the somewhat edgier client. Get the steps you need to recreate this style, below. Get the Look:

Shonda Broadus, stylist at Color Me RAD Salon, recently transformed her client from brown box color to this vibrant shade of strawberry red. Says Shonda, "My client has always wanted to try fashion shades but was always a little nervous. She's typically a red-brown (box) color and I wanted to show her that with the right fashion shades not only would she look great with it, she'd LOVE it!"

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