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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

BLONDOR + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula C

Equal parts Redken Shades EQ 9P + Shades EQ 9V + 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 money later, Eric Vaughn (@realericvaughn), owner of REV Salon in Houston,

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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 money later, Eric Vaughn (@realericvaughn), owner of REV Salon in Houston, took his client from boxed color brunette to pink and platinum. We reached out to Eric and got all the deets for this stunning transformation. Check it out below!

 

Pricing: Eric charges $120/hour for a corrective color, so this 9-hour appointment cost his client $1,080 in total.

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Colorist: Eric Vaughn

COLOR FORMULAS

Formula A

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

Formula B

BLONDOR + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula C

Equal parts Redken Shades EQ 9P + Shades EQ 9V + 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

BLONDOR + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula C

Equal parts Redken Shades EQ 9P + Shades EQ 9V + 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

BLONDOR + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula C

Equal parts Redken Shades EQ 9P + Shades EQ 9V + 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

BLONDOR + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula C

Equal parts Redken Shades EQ 9P + Shades EQ 9V + 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

BLONDOR + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula C

Equal parts Redken Shades EQ 9P + Shades EQ 9V + 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

BLONDOR + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula C

Equal parts Redken Shades EQ 9P + Shades EQ 9V + 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

BLONDOR + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

Formula C

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

Formula D

Pulp Riot Blush

6

The entire transformation!