Mermaid waves are having a moment, and we’re here for the new take on the beach wave. In this course, Guest Artist Allison will teach you how to achieve the “it-girl” style and amplify the wave technique with extensions. Gain the knowledge to properly match and hide your extensions, blend your roots, and create the wind-swept, salt-licked strands featuring lots of movement and oomph at the crown with UNITE products. Are you ready to dive in?

  • Tools Used

    Clip-In Extensions
    1 Inch Round Brush
    Blow Dryer
    Tail Comb
    Section Clips
    Dressing Brush
    Triple Barrel Waver
    UNITE Pro-System 3-in-1 Curling Wand

  • Products Used

    7SECONDS Shampoo & Conditioner
    7SECONDS Detangler
    BLONDA Oil
    EXPANDA Volume
    BLOW&SET Lotion
    BOOSTA Volumizing Spray
    LIQUID Volume
    SECOND Day


Allison Mercadefe

UNITE Educator

California-based stylist and owner of Prim and Proper Salon, Allison Mercadefe has made a name for herself in the beauty industry with her multifaceted portfolio as an editorial stylist, platform artist, color and extension specialist, educator and entrepreneur. Her unparalleled career expands more than two decades during which she has applied her AA in Marketing degree at Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandise and Bachelors in Business from CBU, drive, creativity, and technical skills to creating beautiful hair behind the chair, on set and backstage domestically and internationally at Fashion Week, as well as, providing cutting edge programs that advance the careers for employees. Her salon has been voted “Best Salon” in the Inland Empire for 10 consecutive years, and “Top Salon Mentoring Program” in the Inland Empire since 2014. Allison has been a UNITE Educator since 2017 and she looks forward to continuing to share her knowledge through the UNITE TV platform.