Red, Blue and Yellow, Fantasy or Base Colors?

The colors of the rainbow are so beautiful and we only think about the colors in white light when we are lucky enough to spot a rainbow. Everyday in the salon is a rainbow day; everyday we work with how light reflects from the hair for that is how we see color. What’s interesting is […]

The French have a saying….

“The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without the work.” For Beauty professionals that work involves education. Continuing education is the single most important factor in a continuing career in the Salon Industry. Inspiration is not enough!!! We need thoughtful new strategies to drive growth, both in technical and marketing […]

Recognizing Percentages of Gray Hair

One of the hardest questions to answer is “How much gray hair does my client have in her whole head of hair? Every color manufacture gives directions on how best to color gray hair, however the manufacture asks the colorist to identify the amount/percentage of gray in the hair for proper coloration of the gray […]


Black hair is the darkest and most common of all human hair color globally. It is a dominant genetic trait and found in people of all backgrounds and ethnicities. The black hair shaft contains large amounts of Eumelanin a natural dark pigment and there are less hairs on the head of a black haired person […]