Colour can be confusing with so many new techniques and looks to choose from.
Here is a list of “Colour Hair Terms” to know:
Tonal drift of colour: is a combination of two techniques, Root Stretching and Ombre, great for growing out your previous colour service.
Multi-tonal effect: using a variety of shades from the colour spectrum to create multiple tones in the hair, adding texture.
Freehand technique: colour applied by hand or with a colour brush.
Service time: the amount of time you can expect your colour to take, from application to shampoo.
Hair contouring: illuminates the hairline by using various shades of colour to frame your face shape and features.
Natural base colour: your natural hair colour.
Base colour: a single global hair colour.
Regrowth: the natural base colour you can see since your last colour service.
Tint: a permanent global colour service.
Glossing: a semi-permanent colour service that adds tone and/or shine only.
Lifting (colour): going a couple of shades lighter than your base colour.
Darkening (colour): going a couple shades darker than your base colour.