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May 22, 2017

How-To: Slay the Blend

Formula A

PRAVANA ChromaSilk 5N + 6.22 + 10-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula B

Oligo Professionnel Clay Lightener + 1 dot Cool Tones Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula C

Oligo Clay Lightener + 1 dot Cool Tones Lightener + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula D

Redken Shades EQ 5N + Olaplex No.1

Formula E

Redken Shades EQ 7P + Olaplex No.1

Formula F

Redken Shades EQ 9V + 9P + Clear + Olaplex No.1

We seriously can’t stop staring at this insanely seamless balayage bob from stylist Marrah Troyer (@mygypsyhairstylist) of Suite Salon Spa in Cadillac, Mich. That gorgeous dimension…that flawless blend…those soft ribbons of blonde! Here are the color formulas and application steps Marrah used to slay her blend.

 


Before

 

Color Formulas
Formula A: PRAVANA ChromaSilk 5N + 6.22 + 10-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

 

Formula B: Oligo Professionnel Clay Lightener + 1 dot Cool Tones Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

 

Formula C: Oligo Clay Lightener + 1 dot Cool Tones Lightener + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

 

Formula D: Redken Shades EQ 5N + Olaplex No.1

 

Formula E: Redken Shades EQ 7P + Olaplex No.1

 

Formula F: Redken Shades EQ 9V + 9P + Clear + Olaplex No.1

 

Application
1. Begin by applying Formula A to the  regrowth using a quadrant sectioning pattern.

 

2. Using Formula B, begin balayaging in the back of the head on the midlengths. Saturate the ends using Formula C.

 

 

3. On the side sections, paint Formula A in a V-shaped pattern and use Formula B to paint around the section.

 

 

4. Process for 45 minutes, then shampoo with Oligo Professionnel Blue Shampoo.

 

5. Apply Olaplex No.2, shampoo again and towel-dry.

 

6. Apply Formula D to regrowth, Formula E on the midlengths and Formula F on the ends. Comb through, and melt the colors together. Process for 20 minutes.

 

 

7. Shampoo, condition and style as desired.

 

Pricing: $150