When it comes to achieving the style of your dreams, your stylist will swear that it’s all in the technique. And that's 100-percent correct! One bad technique can instantly transform a cutting-edge style into a major faux pas. Although clients don’t have to be familiar with every type of cutting maneuver out there, it’s always a good idea to understand what type of cut to ask for in order to achieve your desired style. If you're looking for the right way to convey what you're looking for, a few keywords about technique will help greatly in communication. Keep reading for a foolproof guide to getting what you want in the salon.
Transperancy and communication is often the key to a successful salon appointment. To help with client communication Rush and the experts at LOréal Professional have worked together to create a campaign to help bridge the gap between terminology and technique. To launch the campaign they created a new collection, shown below. Keep reading to hear more about the program and hear from Chris Williams, Rush International Colour Director about the process!
Sometimes inspiration comes at the moment. As true artists, stylists have the ability to instantly change the look and feel of their creation with the swipe of a color brush or the spin of a brush. In the latest Collection From Rainbow Room International’s George Square Salon – Power To The Youth – the team created a character for each girl to create fresh, new styles we can all appreciate! We chatted with Paddy McDougall, Art Director at Rainbow Room International George Square Salon and Global Ambassador for Indola – keep reading to learn more about the collection and see it in its entirety below!
Summer is well underway and those stored up PTO days are just itching to be used. Whether you’ve already purchased your tickets, are departing soon, or have just begun the process of planning your next vacation, there are a few things to get in order before you leave. Go ahead, bite the bullet – buy that bikini you’ve been saving in your cart and don’t forget about your beauty routine! Safeguard your style no matter where you land by picking up the following hair accessories and products before taking off.
Sure, we may have been listening to our #TBT playlist on Spotify on repeat, but there’s another reason we’re addicted to the oh so chic 90s styles make their debut. Keep reading as we highlight some of our favorite vintage styles that Cher Horowitz would definitely be proud of.
Forget winter’s stick-straight styles—with summer quickly approaching, beach waves are once again expected to reign supreme as the season’s top trend. And, if clients have any hope of recreating the flirty, effortless look, they’re going to need a cut to match. Unfortunately, not all cuts are created equal when it comes to achieving full-bodied, textured waves. Keep reading to discover five issues to look out for to ensure clients’ waves look on point all summer long.
We’ve all been there – turned the curling iron a little to high, ran the blow-dryer over the section one too many times without a heat protectant, got trigger happy and decided to try out a box-dye at home – whatever the cause of the hair damage, there are new ways to help fix and at times reverse your faux pas. Keep reading for a few quick and easy ways to ease the pain.
There is no one size fits all perfect style for everyone. And, while long layers may look lovely on one client, a bob may look better on another. The most important aspect of coming up with a new style usually falls within the consultation and this season, with everyone falling for fringe – a consultation is key. Getting down to the nitty-gritty of your client’s lifestyle, their hair texture, routines, and styling habits are key to ensuring they love their style on day two as much as they did on day one.
It’s been a couple of years since balayage took salons everywhere by storm. And while many colorists have taken the trend above and beyond, there is still some confusion about the technique amongst clients. Here, we break down everything you need to know about balayage, along with how to charge in the salon and client tips for getting the most out of their hair color.