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Formulas > High-Contrast, Burgundy Waves
November 6, 2017

High-Contrast, Burgundy Waves

  • Formula A:

    Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula B:

    Matrix Color Graphics Lacquer Blue

  • Formula C:

    Color Graphics Lacquer Violet

  • Formula D:

    Color Graphics Lacquer Magenta

If there are two trends we’re seeing everywhere this fall, it’s high-contrast color and strands of pretty plum—and this color formula created by Cristen Smith (@cristen_smith) mixes both together for a beautiful end result. Here’s how it’s done. 

Who Did It

Colorist: Cristen Smith
Manufacturer: Matrix, @matrix

Products Used

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A:

    Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula B:

    Matrix Color Graphics Lacquer Blue

  • Formula C:

    Color Graphics Lacquer Violet

  • Formula D:

    Color Graphics Lacquer Magenta

FORMULA STEPS

1. Apply Formula A to lift the hair to desired level.

 

2. Then, taking small sections, apply Formulas B, C and D in layering and alternating patterns. This will create the dimensional end result.

 

3. Let process, rinse and style as desired.