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Formulas > Smoky Lavender Shadow Root
March 5, 2017

Smoky Lavender Shadow Root

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  • Formula A (root)

    PRAVANA ChromaSilk 4.20 + ChromaSilk 5.7 + 10-volume developer

  • Formula B (silver)

    10g ColorLush 9S Silver Fox + 10g ColorLush 5S Silver Lining + 5g Clear + 5 drops ColorLush Blue Boost

  • Formula C (lavender)

    3g ColorLush 5V Fine Wine + 7g ColorLush Clear + 4 drops ColorLush Red Boost

What happens when your client wants to move towards creative color, but isn’t ready for full-on VIVIDS? No problem—here’s a solution from Presley Poe (@presleypoe), PRAVANA Artistic Educator. She uses zero VIVIDS shades on this head of hair, but still created a gorgeous, subdued smoky lavender with crème haircolor and demi-gloss shades. Get the how-to!

 

Who Did It

Colorist: Presley Poe
Manufacturer: PRAVANA, @pravana

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A (root)

    PRAVANA ChromaSilk 4.20 + ChromaSilk 5.7 + 10-volume developer

  • Formula B (silver)

    10g ColorLush 9S Silver Fox + 10g ColorLush 5S Silver Lining + 5g Clear + 5 drops ColorLush Blue Boost

  • Formula C (lavender)

    3g ColorLush 5V Fine Wine + 7g ColorLush Clear + 4 drops ColorLush Red Boost

FORMULA STEPS

1. Section the hair into thirds. Apply Formula A to regrowth.

2. Section out two pieces on both sides of the part to be toned later. Blend Formula B from Formula A to the ends around the entire perimeter.

3. Part the hair into a triangle section, then clip away the top portion. Apply Formula C.

4. Apply Formula B to the top section of the triangle.

5. Apply Formula C to the rest of the hair on the apex.

6. Process for 20 minutes at room temperature.

7. Rinse, then apply Formula B as a toner to the front pieces. Follow with your choice of PRAVANA shampoo and conditioner. Style as desired.

 

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