The act or process of changing the appearance of hair.
Advanced and continued color education gives me the ability to help you achieve the color you've been looking for. I consistently stay educated in new and innovative ways to design your ultimate look, from icy platinum to warm honey blondes, rich chocolate brunettes or vibrant long lasting reds. I can give you a beautiful color you'll love. I’ll provide you with an amazing professional hair color that gives you shinier, healthier looking hair. Never been happy with your hair color or a mistake was made to your color? Call us for an appointment at AK Haircolor and Design at 207-992-9049. We hope to inspire you to be your personal best, where comfort and style meet creativity. Your natural beauty will shine so that you are happy with your color and cut.
We have a unique Colorbar where we mix custom European color to enhance your hair and style. It is not all in the formula; but is created with the perfect application. With our extensive training, applying color is as important to us as the products we are using. A warm and inviting décor beckons clients to sit back and enjoy the happiness of gorgeous hair and sophisticated style.
Puzzled about whether you should have a single process or double process hair color?
- Single-Process Hair Color
- A new color or toner is applied all over your hair to create a new base color. The hair is lifted and deposited in one easy step. This process is wonderful for covering grays and adding shine.
- Double-Process Hair Color
- Typically used when lightening hair with more than two shades. First the hair is bleached to remove natural or colored hair pigments and then the pigment is added into the hair to create the desired shade.
- Allows different colors to be placed in any pattern desired. Hair color application becomes so important during this process. Foiling is a versatile method that leaves room for unlimited creativity. Foil placement once again is essential in this process.
- The Corrective Coloring Process
- This process is more often than not used to remove unwanted colors or tones from the hair. This usually takes a few processes and a consultation is recommended prior to your appointment; that way you will have a good understanding of how long the process will take and how much it will cost.
- Simply delivers shine and tone to hair removing unwanted color
- A wonderful way to step into color for the first time. We have hair color that delivers a built-in shine coat to the hair, leaving it soft and super glossy
- Hair painting
- The French form of highlighting, where the highlights are hand-painted into each strand of hair for multidimensional highlights.
- Ambray Style Hair Coloring is a process that darkens the top of your hair and lightens the ends of hair. We are up to date with all the latest styles for all cuts, styles and color!
Organic - As an industry professional, the products selected at AK Haircolor & Design need to meet my standards and provide our clients with the best hair care that revitalizes color, hydrates the scalp, strengthens, enriches and cleanses their hair, restores shine and body, and also repairs damaged hair. We work hard to find these hair products for our clients.
The key is to acquire products containing mostly organic ingredients, that also produce the best results. Included in our line of professional products are Organic, Sulfate-Free, Keratin & Wheat Protein, 100% Vegan, Hypoallergenic, Paraben & Biodegradable and 100% Alcohol -Free, contains no carcinogenic ingredients, and are void of any animal testing.
We use new and innovative products always looking for suppliers who manage their companies in an earth-friendly manner. Our clients can be reassured that at AK Haircolor & Design all of our products are safe and offer no toxilogical hazards. Certified organic extracts have a vitalizing effect on the roots of the hair, this allows you hair to be healthier and shinier with body. Regular use of these quality products will leave your hair clean, clear and refreshed.
Angie's professional expertise transformed my hair color from dull, dry, and brassy to bright, blonde, and beyond breathtaking, but it also it transformed my total confidence right from my first appointment! The atmosphere was classy and sophisticated, yet relaxing and peaceful! A perfect experience, and a perfect result!-Bethany Noel Verrill
Angie's education in the field shines through each and every visit -- she is well versed in the science of color and hair care and happy to share her knowledge with her clients. Her professionalism in her work is always evident. She loves her work and it shows.-Christine Lutz-Garrity
I have been trusting AK Haircolor & Design with my hair for the past seven years and every seven weeks. I am impressed again and again with how my hair is cared for. You will not find another salon that knows color and style like AK Haircolor & Design.-Heather Lynn Bass
I have been a consistent client of A.K. Haircolor & Design for many years. I’m truly thankful that I was referred to this amazing salon and to the talented Angela Kirk and her experience in the art of coloring.-Rebecca Blanchard
I have been a client of Angie's since before she opened AK Haircolor & Design. The best description of all my experiences with AK Haircolor & Design is "Professional and Personal care with an artistic flair."-Kathleen Kazmierczak
I love going to AK Haircolor & Design. The environment is beautiful and very professional! They know hair and color and their outstanding training shows in what they can do with hair like mine that needs extra care! They make certain that I'm pleased and offer sound advice about hair products as well.-Jan Kristo
I am so impressed by the talent of all the stylists at AK Haircolor & Design. I have been going to AK Haircolor for years and would not trade my stylist if I was paid. The atmosphere is great and all the stylists are extremely friendly. The wonderful thing about AK Haircolor is you are not treated as another number sitting in the chair but treated like the first client of the day happy to see me with a smile on their face. I love walking into a place and being greeted with a big smile it makes my day that much better. Not only is the experience great, but I have never had so many compliments on my hair cut or color since being with you. Thank you AK Haircolor & Design for all that you do for your clients - We appreciate you!-Ginger Hegstrom
Our whole family loves AK Haircolor & Design! My two daughters and I were looking for a new salon, after our long-term hairdresser moved away and we were fortunate enough to find AK. The stylists at AK Haircolor love what they do, and are very attentive and detail-oriented; the atmosphere at AK is cheerful and upbeat (and the music is great!). Visiting AK Haircolor is like visiting a spa.....whether we’re getting color, a perm, waxing, or cuts and styling.......we leave feeling pampered and happy!-Mary Bilodeau
This salon’s hair care knowledge has transformed my dull, thin and damaged hair into a beautiful and healthy look. I live about one hour away and refuse to go anywhere else. It’s worth the drive!-Rebecca Blanchard
I always know that when I leave AK Hair Salon my hair will be beautiful. Angie and her team are never inconsistent. They listen, and they understand hair. They understand my hair. I always leave the AK Hair Salon feeling beautiful.I get so many compliments on my hair. Angie and her team color and cut my hair so that it is somehow professional, classy, and sexy!
Angie loves her job. She loves hair. She loves to color it. She loves to cut it. She loves to understand what her customers want and how she can give that to each one of them. It is a total pleasure to go to AK Hair Salon. The ambiance at AK Hair Salon is wonderful. It’s funky and fancy. Angie and her team treat their customers like royalty!-Robin Barstow
I've benefited from Angie's expertise; I only wish I had found her sooner! The addition of Heather to the salon complements Angie's professionalism as she too has a wealth of experience and eye for great design.-Christine Lutz-Garrity
I get compliments on my highlights all the time. My hair is healthy and very natural-looking because of her knowledge and experience. When I travel back and forth to Florida, I make sure to schedule my travel plans around my hair appointments.-Heather Lynn Bass
My husband and I just moved to the Bangor area last summer from South Florida and I was looking for a competent hair stylist to be as good as the stylist I had in Florida. I found someone reputable who referred me to AK Haircolor & Design in Hamden. The owner, Angie, is very well known and is the only board certified hair colorist in the Bangor area. I made an appointment and have been so happy with the results! My cut and color works, my husband loves my hair and the environment is relaxing and pleasant. What a great discovery!-Charlene Spolan
I receive many compliments on my hair, and am often asked who colors and styles it. I am happy to recommend AK Haircolor & Design because of the wonderful service, experience and expertise they provide to their customers!-Sarah Quirk
I've been a client of AK Haircolor & Design for over 10 years and can't imagine anyone else doing my hair. Their expertise in coloring has made my dull hair color come to life. I get so many compliments on my hair and I'm so proud to say Angie is the best!-Sandy Woodward
People ask me often where I get my hair done and I’m proud to say A.K. Haircolor & Design. Their professional mannerism and trendy salon is perfect for everyone!-Rebecca Blanchard
I was referred to AK Haircolor & Design just after I relocated to Maine. I've always been very picky about who touches my hair and was looking for "the best" in the area. Well, lucky me... I found her! This salon does great hair, but they are friendly and warm. I recommend AK Haircolor & Design to anyone who's looking to have the best looking hair in Bangor.-Sarah Stein
1 year ago I came here from the DC area. I brought with me a certain level of expectation for my stylist. Before finding Angie, I visited 3 other salons in the Bangor area, all of whom disappointed me with their undelivered promises, lack of professionalism and unwillingness to listen. Upon my first visit with Angie, listened as I explained that I knew my hair was blond, but my DC stylists had always told me I had "a lot of red" in my color. Angie explained that my combination of blond hair and green eyes make a genetic combination that if not treated properly result in that horrible brassy look. Angie covered my incoming gray, gave me the cool blond I yearned for and brought out my natural curls. I wouldn't even consider going to anyone else. This fall, I decided that I trusted Angie so much that for the first time in my 56 years, I really did go all red and had Angie give me copper locks along with a short pixie doo. It looks more natural on me than my natural blond! I love this woman.-Kathy Williams
"Angie is very welcoming and professional; she exudes confidence in her ability to transform your haircolor and cut, while allowing you the opportunity to relax during your salon visit. It's a drive for me, but I can't imagine going anywhere else !!!"-Rose Davis
I have been going to AK Haircolor & Design for many years for my hair coloring and cuts. She is fabulous! When it is my hair appointment, I know it is my time to relax and put all trust in Angie to get the color and cut perfect. Have no worries! That is important to me.-Rhonda Huff
I truly look forward to visiting Angie’s salon! She is a wonderful stylist who offers personalized service in a clean, professional and relaxing environment. Her warm demeanor combined with her extensive knowledge makes for a wonderful experience. I would recommend AK Haircolor & Design to anyone looking for great service in a lovely salon!-Mary Dyer
If you are looking for a stylist who will work with you to help you look and feel your best, Angie is the person to see. I am frequently stopped by women in the community who tell me how beautiful my hair is, and they all want to know who cuts and styles it – a sure sign of Angie’s talent and skill with helping people feel good about their hair. . . Even though my hair is VERY straight, has now gone silver, and tends to be difficult to manage, Angie keeps my hair looking great and works with me to make sure I know what to do to keep it looking good in between appointments. I always look forward to seeing Angie, and encourage you to go in and find out for yourself what she can do to help you look your best.-Ginger Ward-Green