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Formulas > Melted Embers
January 25, 2018

Melted Embers

By Ashley Gorman

  • Formula A:

    Equal parts Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA ROYAL PEARLESCENCE 6-89 + 10-volume developer + Schwarzkopf FIBREPLEX No.2

  • Formula B:

    Schwarzkopf IGORA ROYAL PEARLESCENCE ½ oz. 6-89 + 1 oz. 11-89 + 20-volume developer + FIBREPLEX No.2

  • Formula C:

    Equal parts Schwarzkopf IGORA ROYAL PEARLESCENCE 9.5-74 + 20-volume developer + FIBREPLEX No.2

  • Formula D:

    Equal parts Schwarzkopf IGORA Vario Blond + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

When it comes to color melts, the key to success is seamlessly blending each formula together so it’s impossible to say where one ends and another starts. One hairdresser who nailed it? Ashley Gorman (@ashleyrosehair21), a stylist at Salon Sapphire in Temecula, Calif. More than 12k likes later and we’ve got all the deets on this melted embers formula! Here’s how she did it.

 

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Who Did It

Colorist: Ashley Gorman

Products Used

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A:

    Equal parts Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA ROYAL PEARLESCENCE 6-89 + 10-volume developer + Schwarzkopf FIBREPLEX No.2

  • Formula B:

    Schwarzkopf IGORA ROYAL PEARLESCENCE ½ oz. 6-89 + 1 oz. 11-89 + 20-volume developer + FIBREPLEX No.2

  • Formula C:

    Equal parts Schwarzkopf IGORA ROYAL PEARLESCENCE 9.5-74 + 20-volume developer + FIBREPLEX No.2

  • Formula D:

    Equal parts Schwarzkopf IGORA Vario Blond + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

FORMULA STEPS

1. Apply Formula A from the roots to about 2 inches down. 

 

2. Then, paint Formula B from where Formula A ends to about 2 inches further down the hair shaft.

 

3. Apply Formula C from the end of Formula B to about 1½ inches down. 

 

4. Lightly paint Formula D from where Formula C ends to the ends of her hair. Process for 45 minutes.

 

 

5. Rinse with cool water, then shampoo with UNITE U LUXURY Shampoo. For the conditioner, mix Olaplex No.2, UNITE U LUXURY Conditioner and UNITE BLONDA Condition. Leave the conditioner on for 5 minutes, then rinse with cool water.

 

6. Towel-dry, then prep hair with UNITE U Argan Oil, UNITE BLOW&SET Lotion and UNITE SMOOTH&SHINE. Then, cut and style as desired.