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August 31, 2017

Diagonal Cool-Toned Balayage + Long Layers

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Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

Formula B

Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Koleston Perfect 12%

Formula C

COLOR TOUCH Relights /18 + COLOR TOUCH Emulsion 1.9%

Diagonal Cool-Toned Balayage + Long Layers

When your long-haired client comes in and says “I want a big change, but keep the length and no crazy color,” THIS is what you give her. Add long layers for movement and diagonal balayage in ash hues in just a few places and you get the transformation she wants! Get the cut, color and style how-to from Wella Professionals.

COLOR FORMULAS

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

Formula B

Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Koleston Perfect 12%

Formula C

COLOR TOUCH Relights /18 + COLOR TOUCH Emulsion 1.9%

Products Used

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HOW-TO STEPS

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

Formula B

Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Koleston Perfect 12%

Formula C

COLOR TOUCH Relights /18 + COLOR TOUCH Emulsion 1.9%

1

Section away a wide triangle on the top from the front hairline to the crown and clip away. Take two narrow triangles on either side of the face at hairline from the temples to the ears. These will be your first sections.

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

Formula B

Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Koleston Perfect 12%

Formula C

COLOR TOUCH Relights /18 + COLOR TOUCH Emulsion 1.9%

2

Start in front of the ear, work in back to back diagonal slices and alternate Formulas A and B from roots to ends. Repeat on the opposite side.

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

Formula B

Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Koleston Perfect 12%

Formula C

COLOR TOUCH Relights /18 + COLOR TOUCH Emulsion 1.9%

3

Continue the same technique on the top triangle section.

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

Formula B

Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Koleston Perfect 12%

Formula C

COLOR TOUCH Relights /18 + COLOR TOUCH Emulsion 1.9%

4

Process, then rinse, shampoo and neutralize. Tone with Formula C.

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

Formula B

Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Koleston Perfect 12%

Formula C

COLOR TOUCH Relights /18 + COLOR TOUCH Emulsion 1.9%

5

For the cut, start at the back. Take horizontal sections and cut the hair to the desired length.

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

Formula B

Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Koleston Perfect 12%

Formula C

COLOR TOUCH Relights /18 + COLOR TOUCH Emulsion 1.9%

6

Continue into the side section. Repeat on the opposite side until complete.

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

Formula B

Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Koleston Perfect 12%

Formula C

COLOR TOUCH Relights /18 + COLOR TOUCH Emulsion 1.9%

7

Working in a forward graduation technique, take vertical sections, pull the hair forward and cut. Continue on the opposite side. 

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

Formula B

Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Koleston Perfect 12%

Formula C

COLOR TOUCH Relights /18 + COLOR TOUCH Emulsion 1.9%

8

For the square layers, take a section from the center of the crown, pull the hair up to 90 degrees and cut a guideline. Pivot around the head until the layering is complete.

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

Formula B

Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Koleston Perfect 12%

Formula C

COLOR TOUCH Relights /18 + COLOR TOUCH Emulsion 1.9%

9

To style, prep with EIMI Ocean Spritz and the roots and EIMI Perfect Me through the mids and ends.

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

Formula B

Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Koleston Perfect 12%

Formula C

COLOR TOUCH Relights /18 + COLOR TOUCH Emulsion 1.9%

10

Blow-dry with a diffuser, using your fingers to build up the shape.

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

Formula B

Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Koleston Perfect 12%

Formula C

COLOR TOUCH Relights /18 + COLOR TOUCH Emulsion 1.9%

11

Once the hair is dry, use a curling iron to add movement. Finish with EIMI Dry Me and dress out the movement with your fingers.

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR Freelights + Freelights Developer 9%

Formula B

Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Koleston Perfect 12%

Formula C

COLOR TOUCH Relights /18 + COLOR TOUCH Emulsion 1.9%

12

Finished look.

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