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May 16, 2017

Velvet Lilac Color Formula

Natural/Starting Level

7/8, with platinum ends and lavender faded from a previous color application

Formula A

Matrix Light Master + 25-volume developer

Formula B

Pulp Riot Velvet + Pulp Riot Mercury

Formula C

Pulp Riot Lilac + Pulp Riot Mercury

When her bold color starts to fade, your color-lovin’ client is already thinking ahead to the next shade she wants to rock. If she’s feeling the purple palatte, check out this velvet lilac color formula from Stephanie Aretakis (@freecuppycake), a senior stylist at Milazzo & Mattey Salon in Milltown, N.J. This how-to features a super trendy shadow root on a rich lilac shade. Check it out below!

 

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Natural/Starting Level: 7/8, with platinum ends and lavender faded from a previous color application

 


Before

Color Formulas
Formula A: Matrix Light Master + 25-volume developer

 

Formula B: Pulp Riot Velvet + Pulp Riot Mercury

 

Formula C: Pulp Riot Lilac + Pulp Riot Mercury

 

Application

1. Lighten her balayage by applying Formula A in foils. Process for 20 minutes.

 

2. Shampoo and condition, then pre-tone with Matrix Brass Off Mask. Process for 5 to 10 minutes, then rinse.

 

3. Towel-dry her hair, then apply Formula B to the base.

 

4. Apply Formula C to the ends, then blend Formulas B and C. Process for 30 minutes.

 

5. Wash, blow-dry and style as desired.

 


The finished look!