Carissa Mendoza

Carissa is a hairdresser in Dallas, Texas at Hairstory Studio Dallas. She does both cut and color, specializing in hand-painted hair and balayage. The world of color in every form has always fascinated her. Carissa loves the history of color, the chemistry involved, and the influence it has in our lives. Then, you apply these principles to the world of hair and she falls in love with it all over. A cut and or color can transform the way someone looks, feels or even acts. Carissa loves collaborating with her clients to create a look that brings out their personality and makes them feel like their most authentic selves. This is what drives her to do what she does and grow in her craft daily. Carissa is most proud of the connections she makes with her clients. The skills and knowledge she continues to develop and execute provide her clients with customized cuts and colors to fit their lifestyle and personalities.

Miscommunication between stylist and client is a common obstacle to perfectly painted hair. As a stylist, I spend a lot of time consulting with my clients before a color service is done. This is one of the most important parts of the service. To help with that communication, here are 25 hair-coloring terms all contemporary stylists want their clients to learn.

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