LIKE NIGHT and DAY

Changing your hair color from brunette to blonde is not easy to do, especially when you are prone to fine hair since it can result in damaged hair. Colorist Erick Orellana believes that in this case the “less is more” approach is best when taking clients from dark to light.

Recently, his client Barbie wanted a change that required severe measures, she wanted to be a blonde again and missed it, though the brunette hair still suited her very well, Erick and Barbie agreed that a softer toned all over baby blonde would be the best to tame the over all look and the best tone for her skin and eye color. With less steps than usual and after a series of highlights with just a little toner to help get any unwanted brassiness out of the hair, the results were pretty amazing, not to mention her hair still felt much more normal than if he has stripped the color first. Here are the before and after selfies she sent us.

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BEACHY OMBRE HAIR

Summer hair is all about easy hair and as Ombre still continues to be in high demand because of it, here are 2 inspirational pictures from some of Bianca Hillier‘s beautiful model clients Cassie Amato and Rachel Barnes to get your dark hair dreaming about the possibilities of going light.

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A LITTLE TOUCH OF GOLD

Bored of your hair color? Needing a little spruce-up for your hair this spring? Why not just add a little “touch of gold”. You don’t have to go to drastic measures to achieve a whole new look, thats what colorist Andrew Cruz and stylist Nick Flores took into consideration when changing this clients hair. With just a few balayage golden highlights and the right structured layers, this clients hair went from boring to spring time fabulous. Perfect for her since the color is super easy to maintain with the highlights being concentrated on the ends, and the haircut will grow out much more evenly with time and with less split ends.

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BACKSTAGE BRAID

Stylist Matt Adams is no stranger to editorial shoots, so when it comes to working on a recent shoot with photographer Brenna Weeks, Matt gave the model this beautiful, intricate, structured braid with just enough texture to modernize the whole look. A modern milkmaid braid per say. Take a look at this beautiful hairstyle and him at work.

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