American Board of Certified Haircolorists 


March 2014 

In This Issue
Palma Anshilevich
Bonnie Ray
Bridget Davis
Kathy Partin
Eric Charles Mokotoff
Caitlin Madden
Next Mentoring Workshop
ABCH 2014 Exam Dates
Lowlights from the Editor

14th Annual ABCH Energizing Summit

LAX Marriott Hotel  
Los Angeles, CA   
June 8-9, 2014
Classes are filling quickly! 
Introducing More 2014 Energizing Summit Educators!

Palma Anshilevich
Get Inspired, Be Inspired!

Looking for an outlet for inspiration?! Get motivated with your passion for the art of hair. There are numerous things you can do that will keep yourself involved and stimulated.

Avant Garde NAHA nominatedand Contessa winner
Finding inspiration through photography, art, music, fashion to bring the next level of hair creativity to your portfolio. In this class you will experience new techniques to keep you ENERGIZED,  Palma shares with you her love the art of hair.
The Art Of Double Process Haircolor 
  Bonnie Ray
At this hands on class Bonnie will demonstrate the very important virgin bleaching technique and why the
ABCH method of doing virgin bleaching is superior to the methods currently being taught.
Learn the reasons for using Double Process Haircolor (DPH) and you will never look at DPH the same way. Learn exactly how long to bleach, what types of toners to use, and how to anticipate danger signs. For those of you who have never done a virgin bleach now is your chance to do the most complex and critical aspect of the virgin bleach, the second application.
This class uses mock bleach has a $15.00 surcharge for the maintenance of the mannequin, which will remain in the classroom at the end.
Mastering Undertones
Bridget Davis

Mastering undertones is having the ability to predict what the outcome of the color will be, based on the natural haircolor. This class will teach you how to confidently predict the outcome of a haircolor. The haircolor in the tube or bottle is a constant. The only thing that changes are undertones, and they are based on your client's parentage and the colors the hair has gone through while growing up.
You will learn to use the ABCH Client Consultation Swatch Chart and leave the class with the ability to anticipate the final color result. This is a class for the newer haircolorist and anyone seeking to become an American Board Certified Haircolorist.  

Pigment Packing
Kathy Partin, ABCH

Are your colors not reacting as they should? Do you get brassy and red tones when you use an ash color? This class is for you. Kathy Partin, ABCH has developed a method of adding more color to your formulas so you get less fading and more durable haircolors.  

She calls the system she developed "Color Concentration." It is substituting more haircolor in your formula in place of the water. You don't add water in your formula, you say? Yes you do! Do you realize more than half of your formula is water?
Water dilutes the color and so it washes out of the hair faster, thus leaving the hair dry and brassy. Using a digital film to bring you into the salon, you'll learn the why and how of peroxide, unwanted red tones, banding, fade, DAMAGE and gray coverage.  

This fast paced class packs in maximum knowledge.   

Color Re-Direction
Eric Charles Mokotoff
Color Redirection.This class is an in-depth approach to reinterpreting haircolor correction. Producing the best results without impacting the hair. It is important you manipulate and shift the hair rather than having to completely deconstruct it. This approach to doing corrective color prevents further damage.
Call it thinking correction. Every correction is different, the porosity, the length, and the natural haircolor gives rise to an individual approach. It is the selection of the correct series of colors and techniques that will give you the desired results. This class is fascinating, don't miss it!
Creating and Maintaining
Beautiful Reds 
Caitlin Madden
In this class, we will cover the entire salon process from the
consultation, formulating, to re-creating the desired red haircolor six weeks later. You will learn how to determine the correct reds for the right person, in salon situations such as the dreaded "hot roots", grey coverage, and refreshing the ends.
You will learn at how to customize each desired red haircolor.
ABCH Certification Mentoring Workshop
                                Sponsored by Wella


July 19-20   Washington D.C. 


Aspire to become an American Board Certified Haircolorist?  Join us for a two-day hands-on workshop with trained ABCH Evaluators personally guiding you thru the process of the Performance Exam.  


       The 2-Day Workshop is
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   Space is limited  

2014 ABCH Examination Dates

Chicago  ..........  March 23             Sarasota, FL ......... September 14    
Denver  ...........  April 13                Washington DC ....  October 12    
Los Angeles ..... July 13                  Atlanta ................. November 9
Boston  ............ August 17  


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