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Last updated: July 07, 2017

2 Vibrant Pastel Color Formulas from Rebecca Taylor

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Color speaks to Rebecca Taylor, and the brighter the better. As a leader in “fashion color” education and artistry at a time when unconventional hues are showing up on even the most conventional clients, pros everywhere turn to her for training and guidance. And she’ll be at BTC’s COLOR, Cut & Style show August 20-22 in Austin, Texas, sharing her color secrets! Can’t wait? Below are two of Rebecca’s takes on the VIVIDS trend to hold you over!

Red Velvet

Existing Level: Platinum with Level 5 regrowth

Color Formula
Kenra Color 5RR + red additive + 20-volume developer

1. Apply the formula to the new growth and allow the color to soften for 20 minutes.

2. Apply a mixture of clear demi-permanent with developer to the new growth and process for an additional 20 minutes.

3. Add more clear demi-permanent to the regrowth formula and extend the color through the midlengths and ends for a gradient—red velvet/rose/sheer pink—result.

Pink Lemonade

Existing Level: Level 9-10 gold/yellow with a small amount of regrowth that was left for depth

Color Formulas
Formula A:
PRAVANA ChromaSilk PASTELS Too Cute Coral + a drop of PRAVANA ChromaSilk PASTELS Pretty in Pink + ChromaSilk VIVIDS Yellow

Formula B: PRAVANA ChromaSilk VIVIDS Magenta + Clear

Formula C: PRAVANA ChromaSilk VIVIDS Yellow

Formula D
: PRAVANA ChromaSilk VIVIDS Yellow + equal parts ChromaSilk PASTELS Pretty in Pink + VIVIDS Orange