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Hairdressing is considered by many to be an art form, and with it comes a world of techniques. From hair coloring techniques to styling techniques, a professional stylist knows just what tricks of the trade to put to work for each client. As the hair care industry grows, so does the list of hairdressing techniques.
From gorgeous blonde highlights to a complete color correction, hair coloring is serious business. If you make a mistake, it's not always easy to correct. Hairdressers must understand color theory in depth -- i.e., how certain colors interact with one another. Foiling and balyage techniques are used mostly in upscale salons to create a beautiful head of highlights. All-over color and color correction techniques use conditioners, lightening agents and colors to create beautiful, rich color without drying out hair.
Haircuts go from simple to quite complex with the effects of sophisticated hair-cutting techniques. Create cascading layers by understanding the various outcomes of cutting at various angles. Use thinning and chunking shears to enhance the look of any haircut. Point cutting and splicing are techniques that hairdressers use typically after they have blown out the haircut, so they can see how the layers fall. These techniques enable you to meticulously carve out the perfect look for a client.
From permanent waves to straighteners, texturizing services can transform the look of anyone's hair. Transform extremely curly hair into silky, straight hair with a straightening or protein service. Texturizing services usually use keratin complex systems to straighten the curl pattern. A client with straight hair who desires curly hair can also see her hair dreams realized with the help of a great stylist and a perm.
A visit to a salon just wouldn't be the same without leaving with a great hairstyle. You can create a salon-quality blowout that leaves a client's hair feeling smooth, voluminous and luxurious with the help of a blow dryer and a round brush. Understand how certain products work with different hair types; this enables you to give clients the looks they desire. Finishing the style with a curling iron, heat rollers, hairspray or shine spray is also common in hairdressing techniques to create beautiful results.