8 Things Your Hair Colorist Wishes You'd Stop Doing



I have broken probably every hair color rule in the book: dyeing it too often, dyeing it from a box, dyeing it shades that didn’t flatter me whatsoever. Luckily, over the years, I’ve had a few great colorists usher me into the world of gorgeous, professional color. I can tell you firsthand that listening to the experts makes all the difference.

We all want the secrets to Pinterest-worthy hair color, but we don’t all have a roster of Hollywood hair colorists at our disposal. So I solicited the advice of five greats: Joico celebrity colorist Denis de Souza, Ramirez Tran colorist Matt Rez, colorist to the stars Lauren E. Hack, and NYC color extraordinaires Anthony Palermo and Ryan Pearl.

These top colorists broke down the eight biggest reasons your color might not be top-level, which you can read below.