Colour Clinic with Clayde Baumann

Every month we’re tackling a unique colour conundrum. For January, we’re handing it over to Clayde Baumann, global colour director at D&J Ambrose and Wella Professionals Passionista.

The problem that Clayde keeps seeing? Bad balayage.

“Everyone seems to be going around balayage-ing everything that moves at the moment. We are getting a lot of clients coming in for colour corrections with large, chunky sections from a colourist who hasn’t been educated properly. Perhaps the communication with the client hadn’t been established as to which technique to use – the other complaint that we see is that the colour looks more like a dip-dye, and less of a blended transition.

This is quite a tough one to fix because you have to start doing naturalising, you have to colour-match the client’s natural colour and take that colour through, but also use a lightener to softly refine any areas that are too thick or too chunky. It’s a great opportunity to score yourself a new client and to make some good money. Being in a Colour Clinic, you’d be able to learn all of these tools.”




Do you have a colour challenge that you simply can’t crack?
The new Colour Clinic from Wella Professionals allow you to book in an appointment with one of Wella’s technical educators to diagnose and solve your colour problem. You can even bring your client with you! Discover the Colour Clinic and more with the new Wella Professionals Education Brochure 2020.

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