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Fall Color Maintenance Tips

There's no denying it. After a beautiful, sun-filled summer, fall has finally arrived in Seattle. This seems to prompt us to change into our darker wardrobe, and darker hair colors as well. Have you checked out our previous blog post about going darker? Have you now changed your hair to a darker hue? If so, and you're loving it, that’s great! Here are a few tips from our team on how to maintain it. Tinted shampoos...

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Is Going Darker For Fall Right For Me?

We've had an incredibly bright and sunny summer season this year, which generally prompts us to brighten our hair accordingly. Now as the seasons are changing, are you feeling the itch to go darker? If so, here are some hair color facts to help you make an informed decision before you make the plunge! First off, think about your natural color. If you’re a natural blonde who likes highlights in the summer, but you want to...

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Punk Hair Color: Don’t Try This At Home!

Ever wanted to try a more adventurous hair color? It's more work than you think! Having rainbow-colored hair is one of the most high-maintenance styles you can have. Here are some facts to know before you take the plunge! 'Punky' colors (those vibrant unnatural shades) are a completely different type of hair color from what we use as professionals to create your typical blondes, brunettes, and redheads. Regular hair color is used in part with developer to...

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Get Rid Of The Brassy!

Are you always striving for that soft ash or beige blonde, or the Gwen Stefani platinum? Do you love your hair when you leave the salon but find the color looking a little too yellow a couple weeks later? Well say goodbye to yellow and hello to AG's Sterling Silver shampoo and conditioner! AG's Sterling Silver shampoo deposits violet tones on the hair while cleansing, washing away dirt and removing brassy tones. Imagine the color wheel. On it, violet and...

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Hair Trend We Love: Ombre!

You've probably heard the term ombre being thrown around in reference to hair and been wondering what that is exactly. The ombre look is the melding of color from darker at the roots to lighter on the ends of the hair. The effect can be used to be a subtle change creating what look like naturally sun-lightened locks, to a more dramatic effect from a dark brunette to blonde ends. Many celebrities have tried variations on the ombre....

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Don’t Wash Your Color Down That Drain!

We all LOVE color, and how vibrant it looks when we leave the salon, right? Well, if you want to keep that beautiful hair color looking that amazing for even longer, here are a few tips for your everyday, home maintenance. 1) Wait 48 hours before washing your hair after we color you. This will insure that the color molecules settle deep into your hair shaft and you will get less bleeding from your first post-color shampoo. Bleeding?!...

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