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June 15, 2017

Color Correction: Box Color Brown to Pink Platinum

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Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula B

Wella BLONDOR + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula C

Equal parts Redken Shades EQ 9P + Shades EQ 9V + Shades EQ Processing Solution + Olaplex No.1

Formula D

Pulp Riot Blush

Color Correction: Box Color Brown to Pink Platinum

It’s no surprise that the biggest OMG transformations take some serious time, and this one was no different. Nine hours, five shades and a LOT of color later, Eric Vaughn (@realericvaughn), owner of REV Salon in Houston, took his client from boxed color brunette to pink and platinum.

 

Total chair time: 9 hours

 

Pricing: Eric charges $120/hour for a corrective color, so this appointment cost his client $1,080 in total.

 

Colorist: Eric Vaughn

COLOR FORMULAS

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula B

Wella BLONDOR + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula C

Equal parts Redken Shades EQ 9P + Shades EQ 9V + Shades EQ Processing Solution + Olaplex No.1

Formula D

Pulp Riot Blush

Products Used

HOW-TO STEPS

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula B

Wella BLONDOR + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula C

Equal parts Redken Shades EQ 9P + Shades EQ 9V + Shades EQ Processing Solution + Olaplex No.1

Formula D

Pulp Riot Blush

1

Start by using PRAVANA Artificial Hair Color Extractor to remove any boxed color build up.

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula B

Wella BLONDOR + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula C

Equal parts Redken Shades EQ 9P + Shades EQ 9V + Shades EQ Processing Solution + Olaplex No.1

Formula D

Pulp Riot Blush

2

Apply Formula A 1 inch off the scalp and process for 30 minutes under heat. Then, apply Formula B to re-saturate the ends. Rinse and apply Olaplex No.2.

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula B

Wella BLONDOR + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula C

Equal parts Redken Shades EQ 9P + Shades EQ 9V + Shades EQ Processing Solution + Olaplex No.1

Formula D

Pulp Riot Blush

3

Then, apply Formula B to the new growth area only and Formula A to the midlengths and ends.

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula B

Wella BLONDOR + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula C

Equal parts Redken Shades EQ 9P + Shades EQ 9V + Shades EQ Processing Solution + Olaplex No.1

Formula D

Pulp Riot Blush

4

Tone using Formula C and let process for 10 minutes.

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula B

Wella BLONDOR + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula C

Equal parts Redken Shades EQ 9P + Shades EQ 9V + Shades EQ Processing Solution + Olaplex No.1

Formula D

Pulp Riot Blush

5

Next, weave lowlights and, in foils, apply Olaplex No.2 about 1 to 2 inches from the root, and Formula D to the remainder of the hair. Melt Formula D up into Olaplex No.2 for a soft blend.

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula B

Wella BLONDOR + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula C

Equal parts Redken Shades EQ 9P + Shades EQ 9V + Shades EQ Processing Solution + Olaplex No.1

Formula D

Pulp Riot Blush

6

The entire transformation!