Formulas > Lived-In, Fall Balayage
October 12, 2017

Lived-In, Fall Balayage

By Molly Panici

Natural level

6N

Formula A

Kenra Professional Demi 5NB + 9-volume developer 

Formula B

Kenra Professional Demi ½ oz. 5N + ½ oz. 6G + 9-volume developer 

Formula C

Joico FreePlay Clay Lightener + 30-volume developer

Formula D

Redken Shades EQ ½ oz. 8GI + ½ oz. 9N + ½ oz. Clear + Shades EQ Processing Solution 

Trend prediction: high-contrast balayage is IN for fall 2017. Need some inspiration? Take a cue from Molly Panici (@mollypanici), an independent stylist in Bourbonnais, Ill. Here’s her color formula and how-to!

 

Total chair time: 2.5 hours  

 

Pricing: $150

 

 

Who Did It

Colorist: Molly Panici

Products Used

COLOR FORMULAS

Natural level

6N

Formula A

Kenra Professional Demi 5NB + 9-volume developer 

Formula B

Kenra Professional Demi ½ oz. 5N + ½ oz. 6G + 9-volume developer 

Formula C

Joico FreePlay Clay Lightener + 30-volume developer

Formula D

Redken Shades EQ ½ oz. 8GI + ½ oz. 9N + ½ oz. Clear + Shades EQ Processing Solution 

FORMULA STEPS

1. Color melt the base with Formula A.

 

2. Molly then broke up her previous summer blonde balayage (grown out about 6 inches) by painting lowlights with Formula B.

 

3. Balayage a strong face frame for the pop of dimension with Formula C.

 

4. Tone all over with Formula D.

 

5. Molly styled with the Hot Tools 1¼-inch iron for beachy waves and finished with KMS California Hairplay Playable Texture Spray.