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August 26, 2013

Blue Steel Cut and Color from Farouk Systems

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Blue Steel Cut and Color from Farouk Systems

Blue Steel—no, not Zoolander’s signature pose—we’re talking about the haute, icy look from Farouk’s Beauty Clash Collection. An androgynous, stand-out take on the pixie trend, this look is perfect for the client who wants the best of both worlds—a style and color that can go from polished to street-chic in seconds.

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A

    40g CHI Blondest Blonde + 10g CHI Infra Highlift BB 1:1 + 20-volume CHI Color Generator

  • Formula B

    20g CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color 10B + 4g CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color Blue Additive 1:1 + 10-volume CHI Color Generator

HOW-TO STEPS

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    • Formula B

      20g CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color 10B + 4g CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color Blue Additive 1:1 + 10-volume CHI Color Generator

    1

    In the center nape area perform a horizontal scissors-over-comb technique to establish the length. Move the comb horizontally as you work up the head.

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      40g CHI Blondest Blonde + 10g CHI Infra Highlift BB 1:1 + 20-volume CHI Color Generator

    • Formula B

      20g CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color 10B + 4g CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color Blue Additive 1:1 + 10-volume CHI Color Generator

    2

    Connect the sides with the back by positioning the comb parallel to the curved parting.

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      40g CHI Blondest Blonde + 10g CHI Infra Highlift BB 1:1 + 20-volume CHI Color Generator

    • Formula B

      20g CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color 10B + 4g CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color Blue Additive 1:1 + 10-volume CHI Color Generator

    3

    Create a clean contour line around the ear with the tip of the scissors. Avoid the sideburn.

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      40g CHI Blondest Blonde + 10g CHI Infra Highlift BB 1:1 + 20-volume CHI Color Generator

    • Formula B

      20g CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color 10B + 4g CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color Blue Additive 1:1 + 10-volume CHI Color Generator

    4

    Distribute the top of the interior in a perpendicular fashion and allow it to disconnect from the sides.

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      40g CHI Blondest Blonde + 10g CHI Infra Highlift BB 1:1 + 20-volume CHI Color Generator

    • Formula B

      20g CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color 10B + 4g CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color Blue Additive 1:1 + 10-volume CHI Color Generator

    5

    Create a short, uniform length in the crown area with a razor-overcomb technique. Distribute the hair towards the crown and slice the ends for a short, soft texture.

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      40g CHI Blondest Blonde + 10g CHI Infra Highlift BB 1:1 + 20-volume CHI Color Generator

    • Formula B

      20g CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color 10B + 4g CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color Blue Additive 1:1 + 10-volume CHI Color Generator

    6

    Point-cut the fringe in horizontal sections.

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      40g CHI Blondest Blonde + 10g CHI Infra Highlift BB 1:1 + 20-volume CHI Color Generator

    • Formula B

      20g CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color 10B + 4g CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color Blue Additive 1:1 + 10-volume CHI Color Generator

    7

    CHI color formulas
    formula a:
    40g CHI Blondest Blonde + 10g CHI Infra Highlift BB 1:1 + 20-volume CHI Color Generator
    formula b: 20g CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color 10B + 4g CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color Blue Additive 1:1 + 10-volume CHI Color Generator.

    Lift all strands to light blonde with Formula A. Process, remove and dry the hair.

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    • Formula A

      40g CHI Blondest Blonde + 10g CHI Infra Highlift BB 1:1 + 20-volume CHI Color Generator

    • Formula B

      20g CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color 10B + 4g CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color Blue Additive 1:1 + 10-volume CHI Color Generator

    8

    Apply Formula B to the back and sides, concentrating the color at the roots for a “regrowth” effect.

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      40g CHI Blondest Blonde + 10g CHI Infra Highlift BB 1:1 + 20-volume CHI Color Generator

    • Formula B

      20g CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color 10B + 4g CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color Blue Additive 1:1 + 10-volume CHI Color Generator

    9

    Use the tips of the tint brush to feather the color out through the ends for a lighter effect.

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    • Formula A

      40g CHI Blondest Blonde + 10g CHI Infra Highlift BB 1:1 + 20-volume CHI Color Generator

    • Formula B

      20g CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color 10B + 4g CHI Ionic Permanent Shine Hair Color Blue Additive 1:1 + 10-volume CHI Color Generator

    10

    Finished look.

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