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


    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...


    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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