I get asked very often what is the difference between a toner, semi, Demi and permanent? toner: a toner is like a filter. A toner neutralizes (shifts) the tone of bleached hair. It’s a quick fix, and short lived. Most articles I read claim toners will last 2-8 weeks with proper care. Personally, I did not find that statement to be true. The best comparison for a toner is colored shampoos. A purple shampoo creates a temporary color shift to your lightened strands. If you’re bl
I can’t stress enough how important it is to bring pictures in for your stylist! I had a client once tell me she wants chunky highlights. Every time I gave her a big weaved highlight, it wasn’t chunky enough. After a few appointments of not getting it right, I finally went for the 90s style chunky. To my dismay, it still wasn’t what she asked for. Finally, a lightbulb went off in my head. I will look for chunky highlights on the web. I couldn’t find what she was looking for.
I’ve been asked which title do I prefer? Is it hairstylist, hair dresser, hair magician, hair artist and etc? I’ve thought about it, but never came to a clear decision. My American certificate says cosmetologist, but in Russia, we are referred to as hairstylists. I heard a hair educator say he does not want to be referred to as a hair artist because it makes him feel as if he should be providing avant garde haircuts with tails left out of solid lines. The statement makes sens