Monthly Archives: August 2017

  1. Hair Chemistry 101

    Hair Chemistry 101

    Before you get into coloring hair, it’s useful to understand the structure & chemistry of hair.

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  2. Bleach 101

    Bleach 101

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    Bleach is the process of removing pigment from hair.  Powder lightener is mixed with developer to create a mixture that is applied onto hair.  This mixture will raise the cuticle and dissolve melanin in the cortex.  

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  3. Color Theory

    Color Theory

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    Let’s take a look at the color wheel.

    There are three primary colors: yellow, red, and blue.  These are original colors cannot be created by mixing different colors.  Primary colors are mixed together to create secondary colors. 

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  4. Hair Dye Application

    Hair Dye Application

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    Use these tips for a smooth application process!

    1. Wear plastic gloves to prevent any staining that can occur on hands. 
    2. Apply protective  cream around hairline and neck.
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  5. Hair Color Maintenance

    Hair Color Maintenance

    kisscolors_Education_Basic_Hair Color MaintenanceWant your hair color to last longer?

    After you spend a lot of time and/or money getting your hair done, the last thing you want

    is for your hair color to fade quickly.  These tips can help your hair color last longer!

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  6. Stain Removal

    Stain Removal

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    The best way to avoid staining on your skin before you dye your hair is...

    Prevention:

    The best thing you can do when dyeing hair is to take preventative measures.  If you use a protective cream around your hairline (like petroleum jelly),

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  7. Semi-Permanent Hair Dye (Kiss Express Color)

    Semi-Permanent Hair Dye (Kiss Express Color)

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    Semi-permanent hair dye, sometimes called rinse or hair gloss, is used to deposit color only.
    Unlike permanent hair dye, color is deposited without raising the cuticle.

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