2 Vibrant Pastel Color Formulas from Rebecca Taylor
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!
Existing Level: Platinum with Level 5 regrowth
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.
Existing Level: Level 9-10 gold/yellow with a small amount of regrowth that was left for depth
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