From Shadow Roots to Added Dimension, Great Lengths Has a Solution for Clients Seeking Quick Color Changes
One of the most buzzworthy phrases in the hair industry right now is “color without commitment.” Great Lengths’ newest offering—GL Tapes tape-in extensions—are the perfect solution for clients seeking color variety.
Beach, Please! Announcing the Making Waves Semifinalists
From beachy waves to sun-kissed color, we received countless looks for our Making Waves contest. With all of the amazing work, it was extremely hard to narrow it down, but here are the 10 semifinalists!
The Right Fit: Finding Your First Salon
Researching and choosing your first salon can seem daunting. As you begin your journey as a beauty professional, it’s important to find the best fit for your talent, personality and lifestyle.
How to Help Clients With a Hair-Pulling Disorder
A client living with trichotillomania will likely hide it from you, and might skip coming to the salon altogether. Once you understand the problem, you will become an asset and resource to your client.
Know Your Shampoo Ingredients
Shampoo can contain ingredients that can be harmful to sensitive clients and can pose a risk to the environment. One of the most common ingredients is sulfates. As a professional you already know that shampoos with sulfates should be avoided to protect hair color from fading. Here are some other ingredients worth learning more about.
MAKEOVER: Lived-In Balayage and Long Chop For the Young Client
Christina Luck (@cjluck_hair) of the Cole Taylor Salon, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, says her virgin haired client showed inspiration photos of a lighter balayage and a long lob. Because her new client is young and inexperienced in the color world, Luck decided to go with a lived-in balayage and long dimensional chop.
5 Questions for Great Lengths Executive Artistic Director Danielle Keasling
NAHA 2018 Hairstylist of the Year and Great Lengths USA Executive Artistic Director Danielle Keasling kicked off a recent GL Elevate event in Chicago with tape-in extension training, which included details on color placement techniques for attachment, servicing thin-haired clients, and instruction on extension cutting, blending and styling.
The Questions Every Stylist Should Ask at a Salon Interview
Besides trying to impress the owner, it’s important to choose a salon that has a culture that aligns with who you are. Often, we spend more time at work than at home, so it’s important you choose a “work home” where you feel comfortable, where you feel supported, and where you feel like you have opportunity to grow and learn. These questions will arm you with answers to help make your decision.
The Best & Worst Thermal Tools For Thinning Hair
Thinning hair can be more susceptible to all kinds of damage — especially damage that comes from hair tools. “If hair loss is excessive, it may lead to visible thinning,” says Clairol Color Director James Corbett says. “It is normal to shed hair about 100 hairs a day.” If you’re losing more than that, you may start to see noticeable changes on your scalp.
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