Archive of ‘Color’ category

Why Can’t I Use Box Color?

Because we said so. All of these points are just as important as the next.. So these are listed in no order of importance. 1. “One Size Fits All” Box color is designed so that it can alter a wide variety of hair types and shades, with no guaranteed result. Hairstylists using professional color may […] Read more…

Balayage + Ombre

In the beginning there was ombre, then we got a little more fancy with balayage… and the Lou Dolls are keeping this hair trend around for a while. Reasons why we love painted “roots”… {Note: We said “painted roots” because we don’t want clients walking around letting their highlights grow out 3 inches and thinking […] Read more…

La Lou Does Braids & Balayage

Nestled in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale is the home salon of Jay Wesley Olson and Jenny Strebe, the founders of “Braids and Balayage” Lou Dolls, Lindsey and Tara were recently in attendance to the Braids and Balayage Part 2 class. Jay Wesley teaches the balayage portion of the hands-on class, then Jenny, better […] Read more…

Hand Painted

As hairstylists, you can never have too much education. Taking classes on new coloring techniques, haircuts, extensions, etc.  is crucial in the hair world to stay on top of trends and to also be a part of creating new ones. La Lou Salon recently hosted a hair painting class on a new way of applying […] Read more…

March Fifteenth

March 15. Lindsey Smith, our #girlsboss’s birthday.  A day of celebration, happiness, food, drinks, laughs, and most importantly, making memories. The Lou Dolls met up at The Upton in Old Town Scottsdale for brunch and laughs to celebrate a beautiful life. Friend and professional photographer, Joseph Greenbaum, joined in to capture special moments. Lou Doll, […] Read more…

The Color Wheel: Why You Need to Understand It

Background: Sir Isaac Newton developed the first circular diagram of colors in 1666. Kudos. Speaking for {most} hairstylists, my favorite scenario {catch the sarcasm} is when I have a client sit down in my chair for a consultation, showing me pictures of these gorgeous, rich brunettes, and then states,  “But I hate red. I do […] Read more…