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August 8, 2013

Color and Crimping How-To from Pravana


Color and Crimping How-To from Pravana

Crimped hair, the popular ‘90s trend we never thought we would see again makes a comeback—in a big way—on the red carpet and fashions hottest runways! Take the texture of your client’s hair to new heights with the micro or mini crimp—for a unique, versatile look. Whether your client requires interior volume and hold for an elegant, refined updo or is simply looking to rock some wild texture, mini crimping has it all! Pravana guest artist Sherri Jessee shows stylists how to get the look with this red hot how-to!


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    Beginning at the bottom and working up using small sections, micro crimp the hair to create a ridged and tousled texture. This technique builds bulk and transforms glassy smooth strands, making them easy to shape, style and hold.

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    Pin the hair up to create an edgy version of the classic French twist.

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    Spray hair using Pravana’s Super Shape Hairspray for hold and ultimate shine.

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    To obtain the vibrant color seen in this look, please follow the below formula from Pravana Artistic Color Director Vadre Grigsby:

    Prelighten sections with Pravana Pure Light Power Lightener. Mix 1 oz 5N + 1 oz 5R with
    2½ oz Pravana Zero Lift Developer for an all over color. Dry the hair and overlay prelightened pieces with RED ChromaSilk VIVIDS and process for 20 minutes.

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    Finished look.