How To's

Marsala Hair Color Tips by Andrea Neira
Pantone highlighted Marsala as “Color of the Year,” and Andrea Neira, stylist at Di Rosa Haircare (New York), has been obsessing over it. Andrea couldn’t wait to get the right guest in her chair so she could create her version. Luckily, the perfect guest finally arrived! BEFORE:

Colorist Ash Fortis (also known as @xostylistxo) recently created this stunning, multidimensional hair color for her client. Vibrant magenta hues complement warm oranges and pops of red for an overall gorgeous effect. Below, Fortis shares how she created this look.Natural/starting level: level 7

According to celebrity hairstylist David Antunes, now is THE time to go blonde. Says Antunes, “So you always wanted to be Monroe blonde? The new spring trend is platinum blonde. I think sparkling white hair makes you sexy and glamorous and people remember a platinum blonde!”Below, some tips from Antunes about helping your clients embrace this trend and unleash their inner blonde:

Get the Look: Beautiful Blues by Toni Rose Larson
Give your client the blues, a beautiful combo of ocean, sky and sapphire blues, with this how-to from Toni Rose Larson.  STEPS: Client was a level 5.

“Decolorizing has become big in my salon - clients wanting old color removed, looking to either go back to their natural color or even grey," says Joi Rooks, owner of Fresche Salon in Atlanta, GA. "This week I had several, but this one was done all in one day from a copper/brown with grey roots to a pale ash blonde using Goldwell.”

Toni Rose Larson, Artist/Owner at Hairitage Salon in Carlsbad, CA, recently created this gorgeous, multi-dimensional, cotton candy pink hair color for her client. Below, she shares her tips on creating this pretty-in-pastel look!

Colorist Dustin Stone recently created this decadent, red velvet hair color for his client. Subtle, sultry crimson blends down into vibrant, fiery red for a rich, bold effect. Below, Stone shares the steps he took in creating this gorgeous hair color.Get the Look:1. Says Stone, "I used Schwarzkopf Igora Royal 3-68 for new growth.2. "Then, I applied 20g L-89 10g L-88 30 vol. and painted in my red.3. "Processed at room temperature 45 minutes… really simple!"

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:

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