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Single Process vs. Double Process Hair Coloring

When you’re trying to learn hair lingo, it can be a little confusing sometimes. Case in point: what is single process vs double process hair coloring? Aside from simply what it states: single being one process and double being two (or more), you might not understand which processes fall into which category. That’s where we’re…

Hair Color Guide for your 20s

Being in your twenties really is all about self-expression while you figure out who you are. So now’s the time to go wild… with your hair color, that is. We’ve put together some of our fav hair color hues to rock through this fantastic decade. Bold Hair Color Pulp Riot is an amazing semi-permanent color that your…

Balayage Trends to Try This Season

Coloring your hair can be subtle or bold, high maintenance or low maintenance… if you’re intrigued, continue reading to learn about balayage. Balayage allows precise placement of color by your Hair Cuttery Professional in the perfect way to accentuate your best features and allow a seamless grow-out process. What is Balayage Balayage is a technique…

Pulp Riot Color Chart: A Guide to Vibrant Hair

What is Pulp Riot? Pulp Riot is a conditioner-based direct dye that is applied directly to the hair without using any developer. This means it is a semi-permanent color as it simply coats the outside of the hair and does not lift the cuticle layer, therefore not altering its chemistry. However, depending on your hair…

Hair Color Trend: Honey Bronde

What is Honey Bronde? Traditionally, brown and blonde have existed separately. On the one side, women who favor rich, natural brunette tones in their hair and on the other, blondes who prefer a lighter, brighter color result. Both can be beautiful and throughout their lifetime, many women will find themselves switching shades. But the Bronde…

Redken Shades EQ: What is Demi-Permanent Hair Color?

Many things in life come with options and hair color is one of them. Sometimes the desire to change hair color is scary because of its permanency, but it doesn’t have to be. That’s where Redken Shades EQ, the demi-permanent option comes in! It’s the haircolor that acts like a conditioner!  In this blog, we’ll…

10 tips to keep color-treated hair vibrant

With proper care and a little creativity, you can keep your color-treated hair looking shiny and vibrant. This is good news since 70% of women in the U.S. color their hair! To help protect your hair color and keep your hair looking lovely, we spoke with our Director of Educational Training, Steve Waldman, to get…

NEW: Pulp Riot Vibrant Hair Colors now at HC!

Pulp Riot- The Healthy, Commitment-Free Choice for Vibrant Color About Pulp Riot Vibrant Hair Color What is Pulp Riot? A direct dye line of 16 vivid and pastel semi-permanent shades. What does that mean? A direct dye is a color that you don’t need to mix with peroxide, so it is gentle and lives on…

Dusty Pastels-Which Shade is Right for You?

Dusty Pastels- Find your shade! You may be asking- What does Dusty Pastels mean exactly?  Think of it as a subtle take on vivid hair color. If you’ve gone with bold vivid color, you may be looking for a shade that is lower maintenance and very on trend this season. You got all the know-how on how to…

How to Care for Dusty Pastel Hair Color

Spring is here and that means it’s time to change our hair color! We gravitate towards the dark shades for the winter, but when the flowers begin to bloom, we are ready to as well! The standard go-to has always been lightening the hair, adding in blondes and caramel but now, we can go to…

How to Get Strawberry Blonde Hair

Strawberry blonde hair is a beautiful mix of a warm, golden blonde and a lighter, coppery red. Some are fortunate enough to be born with such a beautiful shade while others seek it out with their favorite salon stylist. A color like this is quite versatile and can be brightened up or toned down to…

Debunking Myths about Hair Coloring

Some worry that hair coloring is bad for your hair, while others treat it as a go-to when change is in order. Spring is a common season when people seek this change—winter may have been long and preparing for the sunshine and glee of summer is often marked by lighter, brighter hair. Though there are…

Sexy Silver Hair Tips for Men

Grey Hair = Silver Fox Enhance your grey hair with silver dyed hair. It’s a sexy look for both men and women, and is a trend on the upswing that your Hair Cuttery stylist can help you achieve. Not only does hair color give you a certain look, but styles and products play a large role in emphasizing a…

How to keep haircolor vibrant

Best haircare to keep haircolor vibrant In order to keep your haircolor vibrant, you need the right haircare. Choosing the right products for your color treated hair can be confusing. Different haircolor services have different effects on different hair types. Talking to your HC stylist about your hair health and color goals will help you land on the…

Brunette Trends To Try This Fall

Brunette Trends For Fall Did you know, most of the world’s heads rock brunette hair? But don’t be fooled into thinking others have all the fun (move over, blondies)  We’ve got some fall trends just for brunettes to get a look that’s natural yet unique to you and your personal style. And what better time…

Ombre vs. Balayage

Ombre vs. Balayage: What’s the difference? If you’re ready to change up your haircolor and you can’t decide between Ombre and Balayage because, well, you can’t know the difference between Balayage and Ombre: you are not alone. We admit, it can be hard to understand what sets them apart and which one is right for you. In partnership with Redken…

All Over Color or Highlights

All Over Color vs Highlights: Which is Better? Fun fact: Did you know only 7% of women colored their hair in 1950? Today, that number is up to 75%! Due to the improvements in formulation and techniques, hair coloring has become a fashion obsession! Whether you have a signature hair color or love to change…

NEW Redken Color Lacquers

NEW Color Lacquers You know about lacquers for your lips and nail polish. Imagine that same shine and saturation with your hair color! Your HC Stylist can create the perfect  haircolor with ultimate shine using Redken’s NEW Color Lacquers! Redken Color Lacquers is a permanent haircolor that can provide amazing gray coverage or give you a root to…

Healthy Winter Hair Tips

Winter Hair Needs During the winter months, it can be a challenge to keep hair healthy. Cold weather combined with dry indoor heat can wreak havoc on your strands, leading to split ends and breakage. That’s right: breakage isn’t just a summertime sadness. It happens in winter, and to all manner of hair types. In order to…

REDKEN pH-Bonder 101

Did you know that coloring and lightning can take a toll on your hair? Great news! All Hair Cuttery salons now offer REDKEN’s new pH-Bonder service that helps reduce breakage, improve hair’s elasticity and overall health for colored hair. What happens to your hair during a professional color service? If the hair isn’t protected during chemical services, the…

Hair Color Trends for Fall 2015

Change is in the (h)air! Fall is the perfect time to start fresh.  Here are some hair color ideas to inspire your fall look. Subtle highlights and lowlights interspersed throughout  hair have a gorgeous natural effect that can even make hair appear fuller overall.             This is the season of the Brunette! Work with…

Hair Color 101- What to tell your stylist before any color application service

When you’re changing up your color or seeing a stylist for the first time, it’s up to you to provide information about your hair so it will lead to the best possible, “smile back” service.  Here is some must-share info for your stylist prior to a color service: Hair History This is the most important part…

Fall Hair Color Trends

Out of all four seasons, fall might have our favorite color palette. Stunning hues of reds, oranges, yellows, and golds can be found everywhere you look. The changing weather is a great reason to change up your look, and it can help you feel ready and revived for the new season. We’re taking a cue…

Professional Hair Color vs. Box Color

The affordability and (supposed) easy application of box hair color can be tempting, but is it really worth the risk? Despite the promises made by actresses and celebrities with beautiful hair in box color commercials, you don’t often get the results you’re looking for and end up with a big hair color “oops.” We’ve found…

Diet Can Affect Hair Color

Graying hair is not an unusual thing to happen however the age when graying starts depends on one’s genetic inheritance. Aging is often a reason that causes the hair to turn grayish. Premature graying of the hair is a condition that demands the need to pay attention to the root cause. That having been said,…

But My Hair Says I’m 35

Just as quickly she looked me over and pronounced a solution: partial highlights, a long layered cut, one hour and 15 minutes, $71.00. Exactly one hour and 15 minutes later I looked at myself in the mirror and my face was smiling. I looked like me, only better and I must admit, younger. Time to…

Hair Color Tips from Redken

Brighten your winter world with these helpful haircolor tips from Redken– Let your haircolor reflect your personality. You choose your clothes to match your personality, so why not do the same with your hair? Let the color and style you choose talk for you without having to say a word! Pick a color that best…