7 posts in category Hair Highlighting Art

Mixing and Designing New Colors

Yellow, Blue, and Red are the primary colors of the color wheel. From these you may create any color you can imagine. Mix primary colors together or with other Lights & Shades powder colors for the most exciting creative coloring you’ve ever done. Note: The mixtures and colors below are approximations only and it is recommended to strand test before full application of shade. For ease of ...

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Coloring Pre-Lightened Hair

Fact 1: Using Lighteners on Pre-lightened Hair is not Recommended It is not recommended to use Chroma-7 one-step lightening & coloring powders or any other lightener on hair which is already pre-lightened because bleach rules must be followed. Fact 2: Re-Vibe Color Refreshers Work Well on Pre-lightened Hair Re-Vibe color refreshers are designed to be used on hair which has already been ...

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Working with Dark Hair

Fact 1: Lightening Dark hair is a Very Challenging Task Dark hair is heavy on the natural pigment melanin, which comes in two varieties: Black eumelanin, and red pheomelanin. When hair is bleached, black melanin breaks down faster than the red melanin. As a result, hair bleaching exposes unpleasant reddish undertones. The intensity of these undertones depends on how dark the starting hair level ...

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One-Step Color Highlighting

Fact 1 : Highlighting Hair with Color is Challenging Highlighting dark hair with color used to be a long messy double process because bleach and color don’t mix. Hair had to be bleached first to remove natural pigment and then colored in a second step. This double process normally takes at least two hours if everything goes well. Hairdressers could book only a limited number of clients per ...

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One-Step Blonding & Toning

Fact 1: Traditionally, Lightening and Toning Hair is a Lengthy Double-Process  When hair is lightened, unsightly brassy undertones are exposed. In the past, hair bleaching was a laborious double process where hair bleach is applied first, rinsed out, and a toner is applied in a second step. The reason for this is that bleach tends to destroy hair dyes. The double process normally takes two ...

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Time Is Money

Fact 1: Double Process Highlighting is Time Consuming and Messy The traditional double process method of hair lightening and toning is time consuming and limits the options of the hairdresser to use time efficiently and profitably. Two to three hours may be needed to achieve major color change especially on dark hair. Therefore fewer services are possible in one day, and clients are tied down to ...

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Chroma-7 Highlighting Tips

It is highly recommended to clarify the hair before any chemical service to remove residue and metals that will interfere with the process. An application of Get Pure will insure this important first step for superior color. Chroma-7 is not recommended for use on damaged, relaxed or previously bleached hair. Mix one scoop of Chroma-7 one-step lightening & coloring powder with one ounce ...

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