Monthly Archives: March 2012

Three Fresh Ways to Do Color

Studying cosmetology and having three daughters provides the perfect opportunity to try out all of my new ideas, and lately, I have been working on color placement.  I have been working out how to break out of the classic subtle highlights and make a little bolder, fashion-forward statement.  I also wanted to play with cuts that would specifically compliment and accentuate the color.  Here is what I came up with:


Larken wanted a low-maintenance look that would maintain her length, but create manageability for her athletic lifestyle.  To compliment her natural wave, I scissor-cut concave layers, and then razor texturized her hair to create space and movement.  I accented the cut with a diagonal weave of highlights transitioning from a heavier weave in the crown to a lighter, blended weave in the middle, leaving her natural color as a base in the exterior and hiding any regrowth under a veil of her natural brown.  (before, shown left) Read the rest of this entry