Article By: Melissa Montessi | Owner of Chromaloft | @chromaloft | Stuart, Florida

As we are approaching Fall 2022, Melissa and her team are predicting this season’s hottest hair color, cut, and style trends. While for the past decade, ashy blonde has been the most sought-after color, this year people are opting for warmer, shinier tones. Both blondes and brunettes are wanting more natural dimension throughout their hair which we love because healthy hair is always in style. 90’s trends are also still making a huge comeback with some wanting bolder dimension in their hair. It’s not only in hair color that we are seeing 90’s trends reappear. Fall will bring us all of the layered cuts, curtain bangs, bouncy blowouts, and velcro rollers that we have been missing.

Melissa’s unique balayage and blonding techniques won her the Kenra Simply Blonde contest while her artistic use of fashion colors earned her a spot on Pulp Riot’s Riotsquad. Melissa is also a Brazilian Bond Builder Ambassador and a member of the BTC team. Her images have been featured on many popular Instagram and Pinterest accounts including Behind the Chair, American Salon, Hot on Beauty, Pop Sugar, and Masters of Balayage. Melissa’s color corrections and interpretive hair art have been published by Modern Salon, First Chair, and Hot on Beauty. Melissa has also been nominated for multiple awards in the nation’s largest hair coloring and cutting competition, the Behind the Chair #oneshot competition.


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