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September 29, 2017

Balayage Curls

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  • Formula A

    Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

  • Formula B

    Koleston Perfect 7/18 + Koleston Perfect Developer 6%

  • Formula C

    30 g Koleston Perfect 9/81 + 3 g 0/88 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

  • Formula D

    30 g Koleston Perfect 10/95 + 2 g 0/66 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

Balayage Curls

No need to be intimidated by curly hair! This how-to from Wella Professionals has the steps you need to color, cut and style perfect ringlets, giving her a cool-toned, hand-painted brunette hue and a cut that encourages her natural texture. Check it out!

 

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A

    Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

  • Formula B

    Koleston Perfect 7/18 + Koleston Perfect Developer 6%

  • Formula C

    30 g Koleston Perfect 9/81 + 3 g 0/88 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

  • Formula D

    30 g Koleston Perfect 10/95 + 2 g 0/66 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

Products Used

HOW-TO STEPS

    • Formula A

      Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

    • Formula B

      Koleston Perfect 7/18 + Koleston Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula C

      30 g Koleston Perfect 9/81 + 3 g 0/88 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    • Formula D

      30 g Koleston Perfect 10/95 + 2 g 0/66 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    1

    Before

    • Formula A

      Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

    • Formula B

      Koleston Perfect 7/18 + Koleston Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula C

      30 g Koleston Perfect 9/81 + 3 g 0/88 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    • Formula D

      30 g Koleston Perfect 10/95 + 2 g 0/66 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    2

    On dry hair, take out a circular section on top of the head around the hat line and secure with a clip. Start at the side beneath the hat line and point-cut the hair to desired length.

    • Formula A

      Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

    • Formula B

      Koleston Perfect 7/18 + Koleston Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula C

      30 g Koleston Perfect 9/81 + 3 g 0/88 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    • Formula D

      30 g Koleston Perfect 10/95 + 2 g 0/66 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    3

    Continue the technique around the back and on the opposite side to complete the length.

    • Formula A

      Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

    • Formula B

      Koleston Perfect 7/18 + Koleston Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula C

      30 g Koleston Perfect 9/81 + 3 g 0/88 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    • Formula D

      30 g Koleston Perfect 10/95 + 2 g 0/66 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    4

    Start at the center back, take vertical sections and point-cut layers.

    • Formula A

      Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

    • Formula B

      Koleston Perfect 7/18 + Koleston Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula C

      30 g Koleston Perfect 9/81 + 3 g 0/88 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    • Formula D

      30 g Koleston Perfect 10/95 + 2 g 0/66 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    5

    Release the top section, elevate the hair up to 90 degrees and point-cut into the ends.

    • Formula A

      Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

    • Formula B

      Koleston Perfect 7/18 + Koleston Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula C

      30 g Koleston Perfect 9/81 + 3 g 0/88 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    • Formula D

      30 g Koleston Perfect 10/95 + 2 g 0/66 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    6

    To begin the haircolor service, take out a diamond section on top of the crown and secure the section with a clip.

    • Formula A

      Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

    • Formula B

      Koleston Perfect 7/18 + Koleston Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula C

      30 g Koleston Perfect 9/81 + 3 g 0/88 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    • Formula D

      30 g Koleston Perfect 10/95 + 2 g 0/66 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    7

    From the center back beneath the diamond section, take vertical sections and work in a freehand technique applying Formula A away from the roots and down to the ends.

    • Formula A

      Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

    • Formula B

      Koleston Perfect 7/18 + Koleston Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula C

      30 g Koleston Perfect 9/81 + 3 g 0/88 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    • Formula D

      30 g Koleston Perfect 10/95 + 2 g 0/66 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    8

    Continue to pivot around the head like a fan, placing color where you want to see it. Once sufficient lift is achieved, rinse, shampoo and neutralize. Towel-dry the hair.

    • Formula A

      Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

    • Formula B

      Koleston Perfect 7/18 + Koleston Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula C

      30 g Koleston Perfect 9/81 + 3 g 0/88 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    • Formula D

      30 g Koleston Perfect 10/95 + 2 g 0/66 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    9

    Work in the same sectioning pattern as before. Alternate Formulas B, C and D as you pivot around the head, placing colored sections on color wraps. 

    • Formula A

      Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

    • Formula B

      Koleston Perfect 7/18 + Koleston Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula C

      30 g Koleston Perfect 9/81 + 3 g 0/88 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    • Formula D

      30 g Koleston Perfect 10/95 + 2 g 0/66 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    10

    Process, rinse, shampoo and neutralize.

    • Formula A

      Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

    • Formula B

      Koleston Perfect 7/18 + Koleston Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula C

      30 g Koleston Perfect 9/81 + 3 g 0/88 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    • Formula D

      30 g Koleston Perfect 10/95 + 2 g 0/66 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    11

    Prep the hair with Wella Professionals EIMI Flowing Form, working it in with your hands section by section. In the palm of your hands, mix EIMI Pearl Styler and Oil Reflections Light Luminous Reflective Oil. Apply throughout damp hair in large sections. Dry the hair under the Climazon for 15 minutes.

    • Formula A

      Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

    • Formula B

      Koleston Perfect 7/18 + Koleston Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula C

      30 g Koleston Perfect 9/81 + 3 g 0/88 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    • Formula D

      30 g Koleston Perfect 10/95 + 2 g 0/66 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    12

    Continue to dry the hair with a diffuser, using your fingers.

  • 13

    Once the hair is completely dry, use a conical wand to create more varied curls.

    • Formula A

      Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

    • Formula B

      Koleston Perfect 7/18 + Koleston Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula C

      30 g Koleston Perfect 9/81 + 3 g 0/88 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    • Formula D

      30 g Koleston Perfect 10/95 + 2 g 0/66 + Koleston Perfect Pastel

    14

    Finished look.

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