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March 13, 2015

Magenta Melt

 

* Magenta Melt 😉 … by @dougoconnell13 GET THE FORMULAS & SBS on behindthechair.com… search “Magenta Melt” 🙂 #btcpics

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A dark base is brought to life in this multi-tonal magenta color creation. The colorist behind this stunning hue? That would be Doug O’Connell from Salon 5150 in Brea, CA. The result is a bright, raspberry-merlot shade with a multidimensional effect. To finish off the color, Doug styled the hair in long, cascading waves. Here he shares his delicious formula!

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Color Formulas
Formula A (base): Kenra Color 3RV + 5-volume developer

Formula B (balayage): 20-volume Aveda Enlightener Powder Lightener

Formula C (magenta): Joico Color Intensity Magenta

Application
1. Apply Formula A, combing is down the lengths to blend.

2. Section random pieces and balayage with Formula B. Doug lifted the balayaged pieces to a Level 8.

3. Rinse Formulas A and B, and do a 5 minute bleach wash using Formula B to brighten up the ends.

4. Shampoo and condition the hair with the UNITE Volume line.

5. Rough-dry the hair and apply Formula C close to the base, but not on the scalp.

6. Process for 25 minutes, then rinse and do a light shampoo. Blow-dry and style as desired.

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