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August 21, 2013

Chocolate and Raspberry Extensions from Hairdreams®

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Chocolate and Raspberry Extensions from Hairdreams®

Whether it’s for length, thickening, color or style, Hairdreams® luxury extension system offers clients “extensive” versatility. A few strands of color here and there can really make a look pop! Using Hairdreams® new Quikkies, achieving natural looking length is faster than ever, plus it’s extremely comfortable. Get the colorful glam step-by-step courtesy of Sonya and Christopher Dove.

Who did it:
Artists: Sonya and Christopher Dove
Chris Rosario
Photography: Nicolas Troncin
Makeup: Eric Allen
Wardrobe: Alejandro Peraza

For more information please log on to: www.hairdreamsusa.com.

Manufacturer: Haidreams

HOW-TO STEPS

  • 1

    Products used:
    All Quikkies used: 20 inches
    Light Pink Quikkies (QLP)
    Start with Quikkies 13-13 colored with Koleston Perfect ¾ of 10/0 and ¼ of 0/65 mixed with Koleston
    Perfect Cream Developer 10-Volume.
    Medium Pink Quikkies (QMP).
    Start with Quikkies 13-13 colored with equal parts of Koleston Perfect 10/0 and 0/65 with Koleston Perfect Cream Developer 10-Volume.
    Dark Pink Quikkies (QDP)
    Start with Quikkies 13-13 colored with Koleston Perfect ¼ of 66/46 and ¾ of 0/65 with Koleston Perfect Cream Developer 10-Volume.
    Brown Quikkies (QB)
    Serum
    Hairdreams brush
    Hair clips

    Take out a ¼-inch section of hair on either side of the parting following the shape of the crown and clip out of the way.

  • 2

    Apply pre-cut QMP two fingers away from hairline along the parting.

  • 3

    Apply QLP 1/4-inch away from the first Quikkies.

  • 4

    Follow the parting and apply QDP. 

  • 5

    Apply QMP and repeat until you come to the front, making sure you are leaving two fingers width away from the hair line.

  • 6

    Sandwich all with matching colors.

  • 7

    Take a ¼-inch section out, following the original sectioning and clip away.

  • 8

    Apply a row of brown (non pre-cut) Quikkies directly under the first set of Quikkies.

  • 9

    Sandwich with matching color.

  • 10

    Two inches below the last row of Quikkies and two inches away from the hair line, apply a full QLP and alternate with half QB. Alternate QMP full, then half brown. Continue around the whole shape of the head. Sandwich with matching colors.

  • 11

    Part 1½-inches underneath the last Quikkies.

  • 12

    Two fingers from the front, alternate full QLP with full QB.

  • 13

    Sandwich under all Quikkies with QB to allow length to be all brown.

  • 14

    Repeat on the other side.

  • 15

    Work some serum into the ends as a dry cutting tool. (Have client stand) – use a razor and start cutting the length in a horizontal manner, working from the center out to the edges.

  • 16

    Start from the client’s bangs and blend down to extensions length with the razor.

  • 17

    Repeat on the other side.

  • 18

    Use the razor vertically and slice out pieces of the extensions to blend with the client’s own hair.

  • 19

    Finished look once cut it complete.

  • 20

    Use the InStyler or a curling iron to blend the ends.

  • 21

    Do the same on the fringe and finish with a light hold finishing spray.