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Formulas > Lush Auburn Melt
December 17, 2014

Lush Auburn Melt

  • Natural Level:

    6 with washed up red (about a 6ro)

  • Formula A (roots and midlengths):

    Paul Mitchell® the color 5r + 30-volume Cream Developer

  • Formula B (overlay):

    PRAVANA VIVIDS Red

  • Formula C (ends):

    Paul Mitchell SyncroLift® + 30-volume Cream Developer 

  • Formula D (toning for ends):

    PRAVANA Pastels Coral + a ribbon of PRAVANA VIVIDS Orange

Here’s red with a twist! A rich scarlet auburn melts deliciously into a warm satin-coral ombré. This hue, courtesy of Lauren Redding from Salon 202, is the perfect shade for all your reds as it adds an element of interest and a multidimensional effect that makes it one hot red, no matter the season!

Who Did It

Colorist: Lauren Redding

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Natural Level:

    6 with washed up red (about a 6ro)

  • Formula A (roots and midlengths):

    Paul Mitchell® the color 5r + 30-volume Cream Developer

  • Formula B (overlay):

    PRAVANA VIVIDS Red

  • Formula C (ends):

    Paul Mitchell SyncroLift® + 30-volume Cream Developer 

  • Formula D (toning for ends):

    PRAVANA Pastels Coral + a ribbon of PRAVANA VIVIDS Orange

FORMULA STEPS

1. Start by applying Formula A roots to midlengths and process for 35 minutes.

2. Next, overlay Formula B on top of Formula A. To lighten the ends apply Formula C.

3. Apply Formula D at the sink quickly to add the desired tone you want, without the color being too vibrant.