Tousled tresses were the quintessential aesthetic of history’s trendiest decade. And this season, the 90s, effortless, high volume hair is making a comeback. In this course, Guest Artist Allison Mercadefe is showing us how to create shape, dimension, and long-lasting volume with extensions using EXPANDA Volume, BOOSTA Volumizing Spray, and MAXCONTROL Hairspray, and curling techniques bouncy curls that show off supermodel volume.

  • Tools Used

    Flat Iron
    Clip-In Skin Weft Extensions
    1 in Curling Iron
    1 ¼ Curling Iron
    Tail Comb
    Setting Pins
    Dressing Brush
    Blow Dryer
    Large Round Brush
    Section Clips

  • Products Used

    BLONDA Toning Shampoo
    BOOSTA Volumizing Spray
    EXPANDA Volume


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.