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Rose gold has became such a hair color buzz word that its used to refer to any pinkish or peachy blonde, but this look actually resembles its namesake metal. The meld of rosy fawn, metallic pink, and pale peachy gold creates a rich shimmering effect. With a mixture of highlights and hand painting, this look is achieved in a simple 2-step process. Click the notes to get the application technique and professional formulations.  –– Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →

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Dried flowers retain their colors, but the hues darken and soften. This lovely red with it’s dark base and bright edges has a powdery finish and vibrancy that recall dried rose petals. This look can be achieved on any dark base shade with a combination of micro-highlights and hand painting. Get application instructions and formulas in the style notes. ––  Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →


Ombre is a trend that has evolved and evolved and still it does not die This is the most popular color service and for good reasons. It’s a color trend that is here to stay, and I’m sure if you look around most of your girlfriends have some version of this trend. Click the notes for the 4 reasons ombre is here to stay. –– Kelly Rowe

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Ombre is a popular trend that is going nowhere. Whether you hate it or love it, if you color your hair I bet you have traces of this trend in your strands right now. A trend only remains a good and popular trend because it evolves. The next step in ombre? Meet baby-bre. Click the notes for more. –– Kelly Rowe

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The difference between butterscotch and caramel is a difference in complexity. Caramel is made from white (refined) sugar while butterscotch is made from brown (less refined) sugar that had molasses in it. The flavors in butterscotch are more complex: sweet, bitter, nutty, buttery. All that complexity comes through in this color which blends copper, gold, brown, and a touch of silver for a sweet shade you’ll want to sink your teeth into. Click the style notes for formulas and tips on application. –– Laura Martin

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