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Formulas > Rooty Yellow Melt
October 24, 2017

Rooty Yellow Melt

By Presley Poe

Formula A:

1 part PRAVANA ChromaSilk 5.45 + 1½ parts 10-volume developer

Formula B:

1 part PRAVANA Pure Light Power Lightener + 3 parts 10-volume developer

Formula C:

PRAVANA ChromaSilk Color Lush 7C + Activator

Formula D:

Equal parts PRAVANA ChromaSilk NEONS Neon Yellow + PRAVANA ChromaSilk VIVIDS Yellow

Presley Poe (@presleypoe), the 2017 #ONESHOT winner for Color Melt Shot of the Year, has done it again with this rooty yellow melt! We’re seriously loving this stunning take on the yellow hair trend, so we reached out for all the deets. Check out the color formulas and steps below to find out how Presley created this sunflower design.

 

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Total time: 4 hours

 

Who Did It

Colorist: Presley Poe
Manufacturer: EmBee Meche; Olaplex, @olaplex; PRAVANA, @pravana

Products Used

COLOR FORMULAS

Formula A:

1 part PRAVANA ChromaSilk 5.45 + 1½ parts 10-volume developer

Formula B:

1 part PRAVANA Pure Light Power Lightener + 3 parts 10-volume developer

Formula C:

PRAVANA ChromaSilk Color Lush 7C + Activator

Formula D:

Equal parts PRAVANA ChromaSilk NEONS Neon Yellow + PRAVANA ChromaSilk VIVIDS Yellow

FORMULA STEPS

1. Start by applying Formula A from the base to about 3 inches down. Then, apply Formula B from the miglengths to the ends and blend the two formulas together. 

 

2. Incubate 1-inch subsections of hair in EmBee Meche® and process until the desired tone of 9.5 is achieved.

 

3. Next, apply Olaplex No.2 and process for 20 minutes.

 

4. Rinse, then apply Formula C at the base and Formula D from the midlengths to the ends. Melt the two formulas together, then process for 20 minutes.

 

Check out the before and after!