Course Description

Join Alberto Swanson as he reviews the tools needed this Spring/Summer from using a bond protecting lightener, a bond-repair system with Botanical Repair and using the best tools in the industry.  Framer foils for the perfect money piece, a trio set of brushes for hair line detailing and the perfect blend of soft and and stiff to give the colorist optimal control for all variations of balayage.


Executive Director of Hair Color Sales and Education Alberto Swanson

Alberto Swanson began his 20 years with Aveda at the Aveda Experience Centers, working his way up to a management position. During his 10 years as Education Lead and Senior Colorist at Van Michael Miami, he worked with designer labels including Gucci®, Escada® and Baby Phat, as well as a celebrity clientele. He worked with Ian Michael Black twice as part of the Aveda Hair Color Team for Aveda Congress and once for Behind The Chair Color Shows. He has served as lead colorist for Van Michael Salons for Aveda Master Jam. He co-created Aveda’s global Beyond Balayage curriculum and contributed to Full Spectrum Deep™ Systems + Fusion. Today, he helps others evolve as Executive Director of Hair Color Sales and Education for Neill and as an Aveda Color Purefessional™and Aveda Guest Artist.