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Formulas > Chocolate Auburn Color Formula
October 25, 2016

Chocolate Auburn Color Formula

  • Formula A

    L'Oréal Professionnel Majirel 4.8/4M + 1 part Majirel 3/3N + 20-volume developer

  • Formula B

    L'Oréal Platinum Lightening Paste + 30-volume developer

  • Formula C

    Redken Shades EQ 7CB + 1 part Shades EQ 6RB

You guys never fail to surprise us with to-die-for color formulas, time and time again. And for that, we thank you. And so do our Instagram followers! With more than 10,000 likes for this dimensional choclate auburn color formula, we knew we needed all the deets from Carly Gillam (@hairbycarlygillam), a stylist at Strawberry Blonde Salon in Charleston, S.C. Check out the how-to!  

 

Natural/Starting Level: “When my client came in, her hair was over-processed with black permanent haircolor with some orange ends,” notes Carly.

Who Did It

Colorist: Carly Gillam

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A

    L'Oréal Professionnel Majirel 4.8/4M + 1 part Majirel 3/3N + 20-volume developer

  • Formula B

    L'Oréal Platinum Lightening Paste + 30-volume developer

  • Formula C

    Redken Shades EQ 7CB + 1 part Shades EQ 6RB

FORMULA STEPS

1. Use Formula A to cover gray areas in the hair. “She wanted to steer away from a Level 2 and start going toward a Level 4,” shares Carly.
2. In larger sections, apply Formula B using a balayage technique, applying the color heavier around the face. Use plastic wrap to keep the hair from drying out, and process for 45 minutes.
3. Rinse the hair and shampoo, then gloss with Formula C. Condition the hair with Bumble and bumble. Mending Masque for 10 minutes.