Last updated: May 24, 2018
Lea Michele’s Go-To Brunette
Lea Michele—she first graced our screens as the queen of Glee Club, and last year she was back as a major wanna-be-Chanel in “Scream Queens.” Even if this Hollywood gal changes her cut or color…we know we can always count on Lea to get back to her classic, go-to brunette. Here’s how Color Pro John Simpson makes this bombshell hue happen.
Section the hair into quadrants. Beginning in the nape, create a diagonal slice. Using a “dry brush technique” saturate one-half of the brush with Formula A and leave the other side dry.
Draw the flat brush along the section, flip the brush to the dry side, then back to the color-loaded side and pull through the ends. This creates a natural-looking, diffused effect.
Work through diagonal subsections up to the face frame in this manner, separating each section with plastic film. (If necessary, isolate each section in a compact foil for maximum lift.)
Process 30 minutes, rinse, shampoo and condition. Tone all strands with Formula B, then process for 10 minutes.