Ecaille, French for tortoise shell, is the latest trending color technique comprised of rich, warm golden tones, caramels, chocolates, mahogany and Tobacco. Worn by celebrities like Chrissy Teigen and Jessica Alba, Ecaille is a sophisticated ombre. Ecaille tends to also be darker at the roots and lighter at the ends and can be painted (balayage) or placed in isolated panels into the hair for a multidimensional effect.

Using NEVO styling products, PRAVANA guest stylist Artak Mkrtchyan creates colossal curls in this how-to styling video so you can help clients achieve their dreams of big, beautiful curls:

Age is only a number and genuinely has nothing to do with how short or long a woman should wear her hair. That’s why there is nothing more powerful than an impactful guest consultation to find out concerns about style and length and address the perception of wearing hair a certain way at a certain age. Sam Villa, Founding Partner of Sam Villa and Redken Education Artistic Director, and Andrew Carruthers, Director of Education for Sam Villa, demonstrate:

Blonding, the ARROJO Way
Looking for a fresh blonding technique? Patrick McIvor, Artistic & TechniCulture Director for Goldwell and KMS California and Techni-Color Director of ARROJO, filmed Zach Norman, colorist at ARROJO, demonstrating a signature ARROJO blonding technique that creates cool sparkle at the base and warmer dimension at the ends. After being posted on YouTube for only 24 hours, it received over 500 views.

To showcase the versatility and vibrancy of the new PRAVANA NEVO Color Enhancer Treatments, PRAVANA Guest Stylist Lara C Kay created a gorgeous Burgundy Ombré in the PRAVANA Studio of Innovation using the Pure Light Power Lightener, ChromaSilk and the brand new NEVO Color Enhancer Treatments. In the salon, the NEVO Color Enhancer Treatments can be used to create a gorgeous new looks, or refresh an old ombré that might be starting to fade.

Amazing Rainbow Sherbet Color Transformation by Ash Fortis
Ash Fortis explains how she created this amazing sherbet transformation! Watch the video to get Ash's color tips for this unique and colorful rainbow hair color creation.  

April is Earth Month, and there's no better time to help better the planet we all call home. Last year Aveda’s global network of beauty professionals and corporate employees in more than 30 countries passionately pursued the goal of protecting and preserving clean water for everyone, everywhere, and raised a total of $6 million for clean water. During this year’s Earth Month campaign (which is almost coming to a close), guests are encouraged to vote online for what they love the most in a #ProtectWhatYouLove Earth Month campaign.

Androgenic alopecia (male pattern baldness) is the most common cause of hair loss affecting up to 70% of men and 40% of women. It’s a pretty sensitive subject, yet one that should be addressed. Andrew Carruthers, Director of Education for Sam Villa, refers to balding spots as "light areas" when consulting guests on the right products, cut and tools to help make hair look thicker and fuller. 

Watch! Sophy Merszei Shares The Story Behind NovaLash
Sophy Merszei, CEO and Founder of Novalash, talks about the importance of eyelash safety and the story behind the creation of NovaLash! [Photo and video courtesy of NovaLash

Watch! Coachella Braided Hairstyle How To
The first weekend of Coachella is coming up and we're here to help you out with those important hair choices. Looking for just the right braid? Get excited because stylist Jasmine Chang shows you how to create a trendy braided half-up hairstyle to complete your cool festival look. [Image and video courtesy of Jasmine Chang]

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