The first book that I recommend you study is called:

Volume 1 – Haircolor 101- The Beginning

Here is what you will learn in this book

Key #1 — The Secrets of the Hair
~The Secrets of Texture
~Understanding Texture
~Understanding Porosity
~The Natural Level
~Understanding Natural Pigment
~Understanding the Decolorization of Natural Pigment
~Contributing Color Pigment Chart

Key #2 — Secret of the Products
~4 Main Types of Haircolor
~Where Haircolor Lives
~Temporary Haircolor
~Semi-Permanent Haircolor
~Demi-Haircolor
~Permanent Haircolor

Key #3 — The Secret of Formulation
~The 2 Variables of Timing and Developer Strength
~Understanding Levels and Tones
~2 Different Tonal Systems
~Color Identification
~Understanding Developers
~When to Use Which Developer
~Secrets of the Color Wheel

Key #4 – Secrets of Application & Timing
~It All Starts With the Consultation
~Mary’s Makeover
~Valerie’s Makeover
~Ann’s Makeover
90 Pages

Volume 2 – How Haircolor Really Works

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS BOOK

• Types of Products Used by the Professional Haircolorist…pg.6
• Secrets of Temporary Haircolor…pg.7
• Semi-Permanent Haircolor vs. Demi-Permanent Haircolor…pg.10
• Secrets of Semi-Permanent Haircolor…pg.12
• Secrets of Demi-Permanent Haircolor…pg.15
• Brief History of Demi-Permanent Haircolor…pg.17
• Modern Demi Colors…pg.18
• My Top 10 List for using Demi Color…pg.19
• Secrets of Understanding Progressive Tints…pg.24
• Secrets of Permanent Haircolor…pg.32
• Secrets of Advance Haircolor Formulation…pg.35
• Secrets of Why Using the Exposed Contributing Pigment Chart Doesn’t Work…pg.14
• Texture Bars Explained…pg.42
• Secrets of How to use the Exposed Contributing Pigment Chart for Tint-Backs…pg.48
• Secrets of Porosity…pg.53
• Secrets of Understanding Color Tones & Bases…pg.55
• Secrets of Natural or Neutral Base Colors…pg.56
• Secrets of Red Color Bases…pg.59
• Secrets of Ash Base Colors…pg.61
• Secrets of Gold Base Colors…pg.65
• Secrets of High-Lift Super Blonde Haircolor…pg.67
• Secrets of Toners…pg.69
• Secrets of Lighteners (Bleaches): Powder and Oils…pg.72
• Secrets of Color Removers…pg.76
• Secrets of Henna & Polymer Colors…pg.81
• Secrets of Developers…pg.85

Volume 3 – Great Gray Coverage

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS BOOK

FORMULATION SECRETS FOR WORKING ON 75% TO 100%
GRAY (NON-PIGMENTED) HAIR.

MAKING GRAY (NON-PIGMENTED) HAIR BLONDE (LEVELS 6-9)
• Making Gray (non-pigmented) Hair Golden Blonde…pg.26
• Making Gray (non-pigmented) Hair Ash Blonde…pg.27
• Making Gray (non-pigmented) Hair Neutral Blonde…pg.28
• Making Gray (non-pigmented) Hair Red Blonde…pg.29

MAKING GRAY (NON-PIGMENTED) HAIR DOUBLE PROCESS BLONDE

MAKING GRAY (NON-PIGMENTED) HAIR BROWN (LEVELS 1-5)
• Making Gray (non-pigmented) Hair Golden Brown…pg.33
• Making Gray (non-pigmented) Hair Ash Brown…pg.34
• Making Gray (non-pigmented) Hair Reddish-Brown…pg.37

MAKING GRAY (NON-PIGMENTED) HAIR RED
• Making Gray (non-pigmented) Hair Light Red (Levels 7, 8, 9) …pg.42
• Making Gray (non-pigmented) Hair Medium Red (Levels 4, 5, 6) …pg.45
• Making Gray (non-pigmented) Hair Dark Red (Levels 3, 4, 5) …pg.49

PARTIAL COVERAGE TECHNIQUES
• Gray (non-pigmented) Reduction-Low Lights…pg.51
• Gray (non-pigmented) Blending-Demi Color…pg.52
• Blonde on Gray (non-pigmented)-Foil Blonde…pg.55

GRAY COVERAGE COLOR CORRECTIVE PROCEDURES

• Keeping White Hair White…pg.57
• Always Use Neutral Base Colors as art of your Formula…pg.59
• Strategies for Covering Resistant Gray (non-pigmented) Hair…pg.61

Volume 4 – Amazing Redheads

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS BOOK

• Stack the Deck on Your Side…pg.18
• Best and Worst Candidates for Becoming a Redhead…pg.19
• Formulating Red Haircolor…pg.21
• Keeping Natural Redheads Red…pg.25
• Making Gray (Non-pigmented) Hair Red…pg.28
• Making Natural Blonde Hair Red…pg.30
• Making Brunette Hair Red (Levels 2-5) …pg.32

COLOR CORRECTIVE PROCEDURES FOR REDHEADS
#1 Red Color is too Vibrant at Regrowth Area…pg.35
#2 The Ends of Your Client’s Red Hair Looks Brown…pg.36
#3 The Client is Experiencing Early or Excessive Fading…pg.38
#4 Gray Hair Turns Pink or Mauve after applying a Red Tint. …pg.40
#5 How to Brighten Natural Redheads…pg.41
#6 How to Highlight Natural Red Heads-Highlights Keep Disappearing…pg.43

Volume 5 – Exotic Brunettes

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS BOOK

• Keeping a Natural Brunette, Brunette…pg.22
• Making Salt & Pepper Hair Rich Brunette…pg.23
• Making 75-100% Non-pigmented/White Hair Brunette…pg.
• Making a Natural Blonde a Brunette…pg.26
• Making a Natural Redhead a Brunette…pg.27
• Making a Double-Process Blonde a Brunette…pg.28
• How to do Tint Backs…pg.29

COLOR CORRECTIVE PROCEDURES FOR BRUNETTES
#1 Dark Brown Tint Went Black…pg.33
#2 Brown Shade Looks Reddish…pg.37
#3 Brown Tint Went to Dark on the Ends Only…pg.39
#4 Brown Tint Took too Dark in the Temples…pg.42
#5 Brown Tint Looks Reddish in the Re-growth Area Only…pg.43
#6 Brown Shade Becomes Red After Just A Few Weeks…pg.45

Volume 6 – Incredible Single Process Blondes

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN THIS BOOK

Secrets of Single Process Blondes…pg.17
• Who are the Best and Worst Candidates for Single Process Blonding…pg.19
• Blonde Bases and How They Work…pg.22
• Natural/Neutral Base Blondes…pg.22
• Ash Base Blondes…pg.24
• Gold Base Blondes…pg.25
• Red Base Blondes…pg.26
• Drabbers, Modifiers and Intensifiers…pg.28
• High-lift Special Blondes…pg.30

Color Corrective Procedures
#1 Ash Blonde Looks Drab on Gray (non-pigmented) Hair…pg.32
#2 Blonde Haircolor Did Not Cover Gray (non-pigmented) Hair…pg.35
#3 Blonde Looks Brassy / Too Warm…pg.37
#4 Blonde Hair Looks Green…pg.40
#5 When Making Salt & Pepper Hair Blonde, Gray (non-pigmented) Hair Looks Good, But the Darker Hair Now Looks Red…pg.42
#6 How to Use Single Process Blonde on Dark Hair…pg.46

Volume 7 – Stunning Double Process Blondes

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS BOOK
• How Haircolor “Use To Be”…pg.18
• The Consultation…pg.20
• The Products…pg.21
• The Hair…pg.22
• The Bleach-Out…pg.23
• Doing a Virgin Bleach-Out…pg.24
• Doing a Bleach-Out on Tinted Hair…pg.26
• Doing a Bleach-Out on Previously Highlighted (Bleached) Hair…pg.27
• The Toner…pg.29
• Hint and Tips For Better Double Process Blonding…pg.31

Color Corrective Procedures
#1 Blonde Looks Drab or Gray…pg.35
#2 Hair has a White Band about 1 inch from the Scalp…pg.36
#3 Hair has a Gold Band about 1 inch from the Scalp…pg.38
#4 In a Retouch Situation the Regrowth Area is warmer than the Rest of the Hair…pg.40
#5 The Bleach-out is Very Spotty and Uneven…pg.43
#6 The Hairline and or Temples Look Dark and Drab after Toning. …pg.45
#7 After Toning, the Hair is discolored i.e.: Green, Violet, Pink etc. …pg.47
#8 Client is Experiencing Breakage…pg.49