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September 7, 2016

How-To: Cool-Toned Color Melt

From boring to bold! This cool-toned color melt is by BTC #ONESHOT 2016 Ombré Shot of the Year finalist, Jenn Shin. She used Schwarzkopf Professional to take her client from a dull, grown-out ashy blonde to a vibrant, cool-toned color melt!

  • Formula A

    BLONDME + 20-volume developer + Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula B (base)

    IGORA ROYAL 3-0 + IGORA ROYAL 4-29 + IGORA ROYAL Absolutes SilverWhite Slate Gray + IGORA ROYAL 0-22 + IGORA ROYAL 0-99 + IGORA ROYAL E-1

  • Formula C (midlengths)

    IGORA ROYAL6-12 + IGORA ROYAL Absolutes SilverWhite Slate Gray + IGORA ROYAL 0-22 + IGORA ROYAL 0-99 + IGORA ROYAL E-1

  • Formula D (ends)

    IGORA ROYAL 6-89 + IGORA ROYAL 9.5-18 + IGORA ROYAL 9-98 + IGORA ROYAL 0-99 + IGORA ROYAL E-1


From boring to bold! This cool-toned color melt is by BTC #ONESHOT 2016 Ombré Shot of the Year finalist, Jenn Shin (@thejennshin), a stylist at Bescene Studios in Rockville, Md. She used Schwarzkopf Professional to take her client from a dull, grown-out ashy blonde to a vibrant, cool-toned color melt! Here’s the how-to.

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Natural/starting level: 2. “She has been coming to the salon for a few years now, so her hair has lifted nicely to a Level 9/10 evenly,” says Jenn. “She comes every 8 to 10 weeks to touch her roots up…she had about an inch of natural root growth.”


Before

Schwarzkopf Professional Color Formulas
Formula A:
BLONDME + 20-volume developer + Brazilian Bond Builder

Formula B (base): IGORA ROYAL 3-0 + IGORA ROYAL 4-29 + IGORA ROYAL Absolutes SilverWhite Slate Gray + IGORA ROYAL 0-22 + IGORA ROYAL 0-99 + IGORA ROYAL E-1

Formula C (midlengths): IGORA ROYAL6-12 + IGORA ROYAL Absolutes SilverWhite Slate Gray + IGORA ROYAL 0-22 + IGORA ROYAL 0-99 + IGORA ROYAL E-1

Formula D (ends): IGORA ROYAL 6-89 + IGORA ROYAL 9.5-18 + IGORA ROYAL 9-98 + IGORA ROYAL 0-99 + IGORA ROYAL E-1

 

Application
1.
Touch up the roots using Formula A, and apply a gentle soap cap all over the hair to extract the old color.

2. Balayage using Formulas B, C and D, keeping Formula B at the base, Formula C at the midshafts and Formula D at the ends. Melt each color into one another.

 

Pricing
$200 to $300 for retouch service (price depends on the amount of product used).