SOMBRE: OMBRE’S MORE ELEGANT COUSIN
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SombrÃ© (subtle ombrÃ©) is now here, and being courted and wooed by everyone from salon hairstylists to celebrities.
A coloring technique that allows for a softer and more natural progression of color than the original trendsetter, sombrÃ© hair resembles more the natural color changes in a horse’s mane rather than the jolt of color in a parakeet feather. The end result is very pleasing on the eyes, and not jarring in aÂ neon billboard kind of way.
George Papanikolas, Matrix Celebrity Stylist and Colorist,Â who has given the sombrÃ© look to Jenna Tatum and Minka Kelley, among others say that although sombrÃ© looks more natural it requires some serious maintenance because o
MEET PATRICK MCIVOR â€” ARTISTIC DIRECTOR FOR MATRIX
Artistic Director for Matrix, Patrick McIvor is one of the top hair colorists in the industry. Over the last 27 years, he has held such positions as Color Director, International Haircolor Educator, Salon Owner, and National Technical Training Manager for companies like Clairol, Wella, and Redken 5th Avenue NYC. McIvor focuses on revolutionary haircolor techniques that inspire hairdressers to achieve great color, but also strives to provide innovative salon-based ideas and techniques to help salon professionals transform their passion for beauty into professional success.
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