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Formulas > Caramel Highlights On A Dark Brunette Base
August 15, 2019

Caramel Highlights On A Dark Brunette Base

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  • Formula A

    PRAVANA Chromasilk 5N + 6N + 20-volume developer

  • Formula B

    PRAVANA Pure Light Ultra Lightener + 10-volume developer

  • Formula C (Roots & Back)

    Redken Shades EQ 7n + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula D (Ends & Hairline)

    Shades EQ 1 oz. 9P + ½ oz. 9V + ½ oz. 9T + Shades EQ Processing Solution

Sometimes your brunette babes want a little something more to bring brightness and dimension to their dark tresses and babylights are the answer! BTC Team Member Julie Holbrook (@headrushdesigns) did just that to make this espresso-hued lob pop and gave us the deets on how you can do it too. Grab the formulas and steps below!

 

Who Did It

Colorist: Julie Holbrook
Manufacturer: PRAVANA, @pravana; Redken, @redken

Products Used

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A

    PRAVANA Chromasilk 5N + 6N + 20-volume developer

  • Formula B

    PRAVANA Pure Light Ultra Lightener + 10-volume developer

  • Formula C (Roots & Back)

    Redken Shades EQ 7n + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula D (Ends & Hairline)

    Shades EQ 1 oz. 9P + ½ oz. 9V + ½ oz. 9T + Shades EQ Processing Solution

FORMULA STEPS

1. Start by applying Formula A to the roots.

 

2. Create babylights around the face-frame using Formula B.

 

3. Apply a Formula C to tone the roots and back sections of the hair and let sit for 5 minutes, before applying Formula D to tone the ends and the hairline.

 

4. Rinse, blow-dry and style using a 1.25″ Hot Tools® Professional 24K Gold Curling Iron