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June 22, 2016

Pretty in Purple: 7 Extreme Color How-Tos

Pretty in Purple:
7 Extreme Color How-Tos

Extreme color designs are no longer created simply to shock an audience from a hair show stage. “I think we are entering a time when extreme color can be created to produce shockingly beautiful results for your salon clients,” says Founder and Creative Director of BTC, Mary Rector-Gable.

COLOR BY: Errol Douglas, Errol Douglas Salon, London London Hairdresser of the Year

Formula A/prelighten: Matrix LIGHTMASTER + 20-volume developer

Formula B/tone: Matrix SOCOLOR 40g Clear + 5g 5RR + 10-volume developer

COLOR BY: Patrick Kalle, Farouk Creative Director Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Formula A/roots: CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Color 11l
Formula B/fade out technique/midlengths and ends: CHI Chromashine Pure Pink

COLOR BY: Mark Leeson, Mark Leeson Hair, Body & Mind, Nottingham, England; British Hairdressing Awards Artistic Team of the Year
Existing Level
: Level 7 regrowth with Level 9/10 highlighted ends
Formula A/roots: Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA ROYAL Dust Free Bleach + 3% 10 volume developer
Formula B/shadow root: Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA VIBRANCE 4-99 Medium Brown Violet + Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA ROYAL 0-99 Violet Creative 3:1
Formula C/midlengths and ends: Equal parts Schwarzkopf Professional BlondeMe Toner Lilac + Schwarzkopf Professional BlondeMe Toner Steel Blue

COLOR BY: Nick Malenko, Roysten Blythe, Wolverhampten, West Midlands, UK
Formula A/roots: L’Oréal Professionnel INOA 4.20 + 6% developer
Formula B/midband: L’Oréal Professionnel INOA 5.26 + 6% developer

COLOR BY: Joey Scandizzo, Joey Scandizzo Salon, Australia; 2012 Australian Hairdresser of the Year
: Wella Professionals Color Touch 1g 5/66 + 2g 0/66 + 30g 10/0 (apply to prelightened/white hair)

COLOR BY: Francis Bouchard, 2012 Canadian Destination Fame Winner natural
Level: 7/Dark Blonde                                                                                                            F
ormula A/prelighten/scalp: 2 scoops Matrix LIGHTMASTER + 2 oz. 20-volume Matrix Cream Developer
Formula A/prelighten/midlengths and ends: 2 scoops Matrix LIGHTMASTER + 2 oz. 30-volume Matrix Cream Developer
Formula C/tone: Matrix SOCOLOR 1½ oz. Clear + ½ oz. 3VR + 2 oz. 10-volume Matrix Cream Developer

COLOR BY: Mark Hayes and the International Sassoon Academy Creative Team, London, England
Formula A/prelighten
: Wella Professonals White-Up + 6% developer
Formula B/curved section below the occipital: Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect 30g 8/96 + 15g 9/1 + 1g 22/0 + 92g Welloxon Perfect Pastel.
Formula C/curved section below the crown from the eyebrow to the back of the head: Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect 10g 8/96 + 10g 10/96 + 10g 8/1 + 60g Welloxon Perfect Pastel.
Formula D/divided elliptical shape over the crown area: Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect 10g 8/96 + 10g 10/96 + 10g 9/16 + 1g 0/66 Violet Special Mix + 62g Welloxon Perfect Pastel.
Formula E/from behind the ear and curved around through the fringe to the temple: Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect 20g 9/16 + 5g 10/8 + 20g 10/0 + 90g Welloxon Perfect Pastel

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