Fashion Stranding/Color Blocking

By Lauren Salapatek | 05/10/2012 9:32:00 AM


Arista Hair Solutions
Leawood, Kansas

OWNER: Courtney Pollar

Fashion Stranding: Use your imagination whether it be subtle pink or crazy red…just have fun with it.  
Color Blocking: Think eye-popping pink, bright purple, neon green, ocean blue.  Combine two to three solid colors together in an outfit to create the look. Color blocking is also placed into your hair with a more dramatic baliage look. One color flows seamlessly into another color on the ends.
PRICE: $25 to $1,000
LENGTH OF SERVICE: 15 minutes to 4 hours
WHO PERFORMS IT: Great Lengths’ certified stylists
PRODUCTS/TOOLS NEEDED: Great Lengths fashion strands, which gives stylists options to do fun colors without having to use chemicals. Popular spring colors are Coral and Denim.
HOW IT’S MARKETED: Facebook (, ads in local magazines
AVERAGE SOLD PER MONTH: “We do a lot of single fashion strands for fun events like holidays or school events. With braids being a hot trend the salon gets a lot of requests for fashion colors.”






ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lauren Salapatek

Lauren Salapatek Lauren Salapatek, Web Editor for Modern Salon | Salon Today | First Chair.

(Previous positions: Associate Editor/E-Newsletter Content Production Manager)

Since January 2010, Lauren has worked for Modern Salon Media covering salon style, product and beauty trends, and business editorial for both print and online content. As of October 2013, Lauren’s role changed to Web Editor—now she manages all online editorial content for, and As part of her responsibilities, she creates, edits, organizes and curates content for all Modern Salon Media’s websites; manages the creation and production of all Salon e-newsletters; promotes Modern Salon Media’s digital content via several social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest); and maintains an editorial calendar to keep all Modern Salon Media’s websites timely and current.

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