Wednesday, January 25, 2017

About Hair Loss

All About Hair Loss
Have you noticed more hair than normal left on your brush, in the shower or even on your pillow? Have you sensed overall thinning or even patches of hair missing? Always concerning, there are various forms of follicle fleeing, each with different causes and chances for reversing. Let’s examine each type and dive into their various causes.


Shedding is completely normal, in fact most people naturally shed between 50-100 hairs per day. However, anything beyond that is considered excessive. Known by the medical term telogen effluvium, excessive hair shedding is common in people who have experienced stressors including extreme weight loss, illness or high fever, recent surgery, giving birth, change in birth control, or have experienced excessive amounts of stress (job loss, divorce, death of a loved one, etc.).

Excessive shedding usually...(view the full article here).

Expert Advice - The Color Scene for Spring

The Color Scene

When not working behind the chair at The Parlour in Portland, Pravana Platform Artist and Artistic Educator Presley Poe is on the road educating, putting her 17 years of accumulated knowledge to good work. Always striving to bring the most perfected techniques, she teaches other pros how to create today’s in-demand color trends for hair using Pravana’s multi-faceted color line.

Taking a break from her busy schedule, Presley graciously shared her insight into the next "it" hues.

“I feel like there’s a big juxtaposition of color pattern in hair right now. Where once we would only see warm hues mixed to create an overall look, we can now look forward to the trend of warm rich browns paired with pretty pastels and cool vivid tones. In the spring and likely beyond, I see metallic here to stay! The beautiful assortment of neutral metallic tones makes for easy matching and correlates with warm or cool weather looks," Presley said.

According to this seasoned color expert....(read the full article here).

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Box Color - Friend or Foe?

Is Box Color Your Enemy?

Have you ever wondered why your hair color should always be done by a salon professional, versus by you at home? Why box color can be bad for your precious strands and what the possible side effects may be? This quick video may help clear things up!


Box Color At Home Video provided by Rosy Salon Software

Hair Color Trends

Color Trends for 2017

Looking for a little color inspo to kick off your new year? Check out some of these color-focused articles to see what the experts are forecasting. If you like what you are seeing, check out our color dedicated section...More

Anyone who has had salon color done knows that it is a major (but oh so worth it) investment. To protect everything that you put into your hair, color safe after care products are highly recommended. According to color expert...More

Color for hair is taking a turn for the cooler months with dusky hues and a mix of purposefully placed panels and diffuse...More

The use of haircolor is on the rise! And today it's not just about gray coverage... More and more women of all ages are using color as a form of expression, evolving their color much like they do their wardrobe...More

For more hair color advice, tips and trends, color care products, etc...check out Focus on Hair Magazine.Save