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March 2, 2016

4 Red Carpet Formulas from the 2016 Oscars

Celebrity Colorist Tracey Cunningham breaks down the red carpet color formulas of Isla Fisher, Charlize Theron, Jennifer Garner and Amy Poehler.

4 Red Carpet Formulas
from the 2016 Oscars

Every year in a labor of love, Tracey Cunningham, Redken Celebrity Colorist of Meche Salon in Beverly Hills, spends weeks helping Hollywood’s favorite leading ladies refresh (or sometimes transform!) their locks in preparation for the Academy Awards. Some of Tracey’s stars include Amy Poehler, Charlize Theron, Emma Stone, Camila Alves, Chrissy Teigen, Isla Fisher, Jennifer Flavin and Jennifer Garner.

Though it can be just a quick walk down the red carpet (or if you’re lucky, on stage), some of these beauty looks are still being talked about days later. Below are just a few of the A-Listers who nailed their red carpet looks thanks to Tracey.

Isla Fisher
Natural Level 6, Dark Blonde

Brightening Formula Zone 1
1 oz. 07GC Burnished Copper Shades EQ Cream + 1 oz. 05BR Garnet Sand Shades EQ Cream + 2 oz. 10-volume Pro-Oxide Cream Developer

Brightening Formula Zone 2
1 oz. 07GC Burnished Copper Shades EQ Cream + 1 oz. 05BR Garnet Sand Shades EQ Cream + 2 oz. 20-volume Pro-Oxide Cream Developer

Glaze Formula
1¾ oz. 06GI Antiqued Gold Shades EQ Cream + ¼ oz. Clear Shades EQ Cream + 2 oz. 10-volume Pro-Oxide Cream Developer

Jennifer Garner
Natural Level 5, Light Brown

Highlight Formula 1
1 scoop Up to 7 De-Dusted Powder Lightener +1 oz. 20-volume Pro-Oxide Cream Developer

Highlight Formula 2
1 oz. 6N Toasted Almond Shades EQ Cover Plus + 1 oz. 6WM Rich Coffee Shades EQ Cover Plus + 2 oz. 10-volume Pro-Oxide Cream Developer

Brightening Formula Zone 1
2 oz. 6N Toasted Almond Shades EQ Cover Plus + 2 oz. 20-volume Pro-Oxide Cream Developer

Brightening Formula (Zone 2-3)
1 oz. 6N Toasted Almond Shades EQ Cover Plus + 1 oz. 8WN Caramel Latte Shades EQ Cover Plus 2 oz. 20-volume Pro-Oxide Cream Developer

Glaze Formula Global
2 oz. 09GC Golden Sienna Shades EQ Cream + 2 oz. 20-volume Pro-Oxide Cream Developer

Glaze Formula Global 2
½ oz. 09G Vanilla Creme Shades EQ Gloss + ½ oz. 08C Cayenne Shades EQ Gloss + 1 oz. 000 Shades EQ Gloss + 2 oz. Shades EQ Processing Solution

Charlize Theron
Natural Level 7, Medium Blonde

Highlight Formula 1
1 scoop Flash Lift Maximum Lightening Powder Lightener + 1 oz. 20-volume Pro-Oxide Cream Developer

Highlight Formula 2
1 oz. Natural (.0N) Blonde Idol High Lift Conditioning Cream + 2 oz. 40-volume Pro-Oxide Cream Developer

Glaze Formula
1 oz. Crystal Clear Shades EQ Gloss + 1 oz. 09G Vanilla Cream Shades EQ Gloss + 2 oz. Shades EQ Processing Solution

Amy Poehler
Natural Level 6, Dark Blonde

Glaze Formula
1 oz. 07NB Chestnut Shades EQ Gloss + ½ oz. 07G Saffron Shades EQ Gloss + ½ oz. 08C Cayenne Shades EQ Gloss + 2 oz. Shades EQ Processing Solution

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