Crisscross Color Melt
 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
Prelighten the hair to a Level 9 with Formula A, then tone to a neutral pale blonde with Formula B.
 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
Section the hair into four quadrants as shown.
 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
Begin at the bottom left. Starting at the nape, work upwards in vertical slices, shadowing the root with Formula C. Repeat on the right section.
 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
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Create a shadow root using Formula C that is 1 inch in the front and 3 inches longer in the back. This helps create a base for the brighter end color that contours the curve of the head. Repeat on the top left and right sections.
Pro Tip: Create peaks and valleys with the brush to prevent harsh, unnatural lines between colors.
 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
Move to the two top front sections. Take vertical slices and melt Formula D from the Formula C shadow root through to the ends. Use your fingers to blend the two colors together. Continue using Formula 2 until you reach the area just in front of the ear.
 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
In the area in front of the ear, transition to Formula E. For a seamless transition between Formulas D and E, and all the colors in between, take a section between the two sections and overlay the two colors to create the Crisscross Color Melt.
 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
As you reach the back, follow the natural curve of the head by switching slices from vertical to diagonal. This will crisscross the colors and allow for a seamless gradiant transition into Formula F on the ends.
 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
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Continue with the Formula E section to just past the ear, then transition into Formula F using the same overlaying technique as before. Leave out the section below the occipital bone.
 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
For the bottom section, melt Formula G into Formula C, followed by Formula D on the ends for a beautiful pop of color.
 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
Repeat the process on the opposite side, melting Formula G into Formula C. Process for 25 to 30 minutes. Shampoo with KPAK Color Therapy, then follow with KPAK Color Therapy Luster Lock. Send your client home with Color Co+Wash Whipped Cleansing Conditioner to maintain color vibrancy.
 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
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Finished look.
 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
Finished look.
 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
Crisscross Color Melt
Switching your slices from vertical to diagonal creates this crisscross technique that’s amped up with the addition of metallic hues. Check out Ricardo Santiago (@stylistricardosantiago), Joico Global Guest Artist, create this cool color melt!
COLOR FORMULAS
 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
Products Used
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HOWTO STEPS

 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
1Prelighten the hair to a Level 9 with Formula A, then tone to a neutral pale blonde with Formula B.
 Formula A

 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
2  Formula A

 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
3Section the hair into four quadrants as shown.
 Formula A

 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
4Begin at the bottom left. Starting at the nape, work upwards in vertical slices, shadowing the root with Formula C. Repeat on the right section.
 Formula A

 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
5Create a shadow root using Formula C that is 1 inch in the front and 3 inches longer in the back. This helps create a base for the brighter end color that contours the curve of the head. Repeat on the top left and right sections.
Pro Tip: Create peaks and valleys with the brush to prevent harsh, unnatural lines between colors.
 Formula A

 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
6Move to the two top front sections. Take vertical slices and melt Formula D from the Formula C shadow root through to the ends. Use your fingers to blend the two colors together. Continue using Formula 2 until you reach the area just in front of the ear.
 Formula A

 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
7In the area in front of the ear, transition to Formula E. For a seamless transition between Formulas D and E, and all the colors in between, take a section between the two sections and overlay the two colors to create the Crisscross Color Melt.
 Formula A

 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
8As you reach the back, follow the natural curve of the head by switching slices from vertical to diagonal. This will crisscross the colors and allow for a seamless gradiant transition into Formula F on the ends.
 Formula A

 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
9Continue with the Formula E section to just past the ear, then transition into Formula F using the same overlaying technique as before. Leave out the section below the occipital bone.
 Formula A

 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
10For the bottom section, melt Formula G into Formula C, followed by Formula D on the ends for a beautiful pop of color.
 Formula A

 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
11Repeat the process on the opposite side, melting Formula G into Formula C. Process for 25 to 30 minutes. Shampoo with KPAK Color Therapy, then follow with KPAK Color Therapy Luster Lock. Send your client home with Color Co+Wash Whipped Cleansing Conditioner to maintain color vibrancy.
 Formula A

 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
12  Formula A

 Formula A
Vero KPAK VeroLight Lightening Powder + 10volume Veroxide
 Formula B
LumiShine DemiPermanent Liquid Color 9NV
 Formula C
Color Intensity Metallic Violet
 Formula D
Color Intensity Metallic Rose
 Formula E
Color Intensity Metallic Mauve Quartz
 Formula F
Color Intensity Metallic Pewter
 Formula G
Color Intensity Metallic Bronze
13Finished look.
 Formula A

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Finished look.
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