A Cosmetologists guide to techniques for advanced hair colouring

In life, colours are among the objects used the most to express things. It is used to create feelings and inspiration. It is used to convey a mood or an atmosphere. The same way, hair colour is used to do the same thing. The use of colour in the field of cosmetology can also be used in an artistic way just the way it is used in painting.

The main differing factor between cosmetology and traditional art is if a mistake is done in the traditional art, the artist will be able to undo the mistake or he can decide to start all over again. But the same can’t be said about the hair. The mistakes are not easily undone and most of the time, the client is left to move about with the mistakes. Colour of the hair needs lots of sophisticated knowledge as well as commitment so as the cosmetologist can do the right thing.


The First Advanced technique-Ombre

Ombre is a currently fashionable hair colouring style which involves a unified change from a distinctive colour to a different one. These changes start with the natural colour of the hair from the roots of the hair, and slowly change the natural colour to different colours and shades. This is achieved by the use techniques that blend the colours together, and also gradually mix colours of the hair to attain the natural colour.


Be aware of the colours     

Been knowledgeable about the compatibility of the different colours as well as separate shades of colour from the darker pigments to the lighter pigments is a very crucial part of changing the hair colour. But, it is specifically vital to the ombre design, since the client doesn’t select the normal colour to start with. The familiarity of shades and colour can make a big difference in separating either a smooth or a clumsy hair colour transition.



Get your blending techniques perfected

Mixing colurs so as to create an effect with a steady, uniform fade will guide the ombre colour of the client against appearing amateurish as well as irregular. This usually means having an idea of the amount of hair to apply the dye in each part relating to the transition and also having confidence the stylist’s technique for colour application. Lots of colour gathered in one part along with lack of colour can equally be problematic during colour transitions. The cosmetologist has to have confidence in the application of the dyes.


Transitioning from natural to the supernatural

Ombre can signify transitioning from the light shade or the dark shade of the colour of the natural hair to a shade opposite to that of the natural colour. But, the practice of transitioning from the hair’s natural colour at the base of the root and slowlyapplying pastel colours or colours that are vibrant and bright.

Transforming from the natural colour to the Supernatural colour usually requires some form of finesse, discipline and focus. In cases where errors are easily fixed during the fading process of changing the natural colour to the darker type or lighter type of the same colour, opting for bold choices of colour can be rather unsuitable.


The second advanced technique-The use of beautiful and bold colour statement.

Applying bright or bold colour in large quantities is a current trend in fashion that can be unexpectedly evasive during execution. There are several clients who prefer to opt for the colouring of all hair to a uniform colour. Segmenting of colour section as well as the saturation of dye Jobs that are full-colour requires finesse should cosmetologists intend to leave the client with a monochrome appearance that fails to stand out. Treatment before bleaching is done. Having the knowledge about how a hair can be assessed prior to colouring is critical to a job that is successful. To complete a total hair transformation, large quantities of chemicals are used. If the client’s hair is not able to withstand the damages effected by the process of colouring, then in this case, the cosmetologist’s skill matter. Having the knowledge of preparing the hair for a colour transformation by diligently addressing and assessing the health of the hair is a large aspect of being successful. Despite if entrepreneurship might be what the cosmetologist have in mind, if a damaged hair gets out of the salon, it is bad publicity. It is an important idea for cosmetologist to put the hair health of the client into consideration prior to applying the colour.



Applying the right proportions of pigments

Everybody is unique. Clients don’t want a colour type that has been put together already. Been precise is a key aspect with large changes in colour due to the fact that it is easily seen. If the cosmetologists gets the colour wrong. Furthermore, fixing the wrong colour, is not always easy. The cosmetologist should get a total understanding about the actual colour been demanded by the client so as to help them make a decision about best method to achieve that colour and not the approximate version of the coloured. Also, it is important with large colour changes to always have the hair fully saturated to prevent the presence of holes appearing when the colour is finally done.


Going back to the roots

With large hair colouring Jobs, issues concerning the roots always arises. Abrupt and straight for colour choices requires regular maintenance as well as nurturing during the time the hair starts growing out. On the first visit to the salon, the cosmetologist wants to just dye as well as bleach the hair and be done with the process rather they may need to repeat regularly the technique for colouring for the covering up of the root colour.


The Third advanced technique-Using colour to add Depth and texture

There are available methods in using colouring for hair in achieving the intended effects. Either you intend adding a dimension or developing a treatment that is visual colours can be rather effective, even if it is just in small quantities. With artists colours are utilized to distract or trick the eyes of the observer, when it comes to the science of cosmetology, colours are applied to hairs in the same way.

Salvage type of technique

This technique is a less noticeable one but with an effect that is beautiful. While most colour Jobs aim for precision, this one is more of a freehand as well as an Intuitive type of colouring that needs attention to details as well as hands that are steady. By the application of the colour in a horizontal manner creates colour movement. This can make a previously dull and dead hair colour to have livelier and attractive effects.


 Opting for highlights that strategic

Among hair clients, low lighting as well as highlighting is the same when it comes to the colouring of hair. While this is often true, a professional cosmetologist knows the application of these exact techniques so as to thicken hair and to increase its volume. This same method of colouring is also used to attract focus toward the face-cosmetologists are skillful in colour streaking in a manner that involves the use of contrast as well as the covering up of the same hair challenges like thin hair.

Not taking away the gray

Having gray hairs isn’t as bad as it previously was. Rather, this has become trendy even among young clients. Either, you are dealing with an elderly client that wants you to emphasize and also celebrate their natural change in hair colour or a client that is young that wants to go for this type of trend, having a good knowledge about these areas in hair colouring is really a crucial factor.

Highly developed techniques in Entrepreneurship

Even if your training is focused mainly on the business aspect of cosmetology, still it is important to know current trends in hair colouring as well as the technicalities involved in achieving them. Having the knowledge of business operation is important however, having the knowledge of providing a service that is both useful and helpful is a different thing. The cosmetologists may decide to be hairstylists or rather someone that employs hairstylists. Whatever may be the case, it is rather advisable to have the knowledge as well as skills hairstylists will require if they intend to be relevant as well as successful in an industry of shifting trends.