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June 1, 2019

Dimensional Red Hybrid Color Melting Technique

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  • Prep:

    Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 1: Bond Protecting Color Optimizer 

  • Formula A (base):

    Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème Color 5RRC + 20-Volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

  • Formula B (color blocking 1):

    Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6CCR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%) 

  • Formula C (color blocking 2):

    Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6RR + 8RR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%)

  • Post:

    Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 2: Bond Strengthening Color Treatment

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Dimensional Red Hybrid Color Melting Technique

While some clients see sweet summertime as the ideal season to go brighter and blonder, others desire more of a dimensional power red. If you have clients in the latter group, then we have just the technique for you: celeb stylist Rick Henry’s (@rickhenryla) hybrid color melting/color blocking technique. Keep scrolling to learn step-by-step how he achieved this radiant red haircolor using the new Joico LumiShine Powerhouse Reds collection!

Colorist: Rick Henry
Manufacturer: Joico, @joico

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Prep:

    Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 1: Bond Protecting Color Optimizer 

  • Formula A (base):

    Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème Color 5RRC + 20-Volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

  • Formula B (color blocking 1):

    Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6CCR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%) 

  • Formula C (color blocking 2):

    Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6RR + 8RR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%)

  • Post:

    Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 2: Bond Strengthening Color Treatment

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HOW-TO STEPS

  • Joico @joico Rick Henry @rickhenrya Power Red Color Melt How To Get The Steps Fiery Red Redhead Color Melting Color Blocking Hybrid LumiShine Powerhouse Reds
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Prep:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 1: Bond Protecting Color Optimizer 

    • Formula A (base):

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème Color 5RRC + 20-Volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (color blocking 1):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6CCR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%) 

    • Formula C (color blocking 2):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6RR + 8RR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%)

    • Post:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 2: Bond Strengthening Color Treatment

    1

    Before

  • Joico @joico Rick Henry @rickhenrya Power Red Color Melt How To Get The Steps Fiery Red Redhead Color Melting Color Blocking Hybrid LumiShine Powerhouse Reds
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Prep:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 1: Bond Protecting Color Optimizer 

    • Formula A (base):

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème Color 5RRC + 20-Volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (color blocking 1):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6CCR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%) 

    • Formula C (color blocking 2):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6RR + 8RR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%)

    • Post:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 2: Bond Strengthening Color Treatment

    2

    Prep the hair with Joico Defy Damage ProSeries 1 Bond-Protecting Color Optimizer, then create four equal sections.

     

  • Joico @joico Rick Henry @rickhenrya Power Red Color Melt How To Get The Steps Fiery Red Redhead Color Melting Color Blocking Hybrid LumiShine Powerhouse Reds
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Prep:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 1: Bond Protecting Color Optimizer 

    • Formula A (base):

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème Color 5RRC + 20-Volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (color blocking 1):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6CCR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%) 

    • Formula C (color blocking 2):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6RR + 8RR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%)

    • Post:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 2: Bond Strengthening Color Treatment

    3

    Then, apply Formula A throughout the head in a shadow root method.

  • Joico @joico Rick Henry @rickhenrya Power Red Color Melt How To Get The Steps Fiery Red Redhead Color Melting Color Blocking Hybrid LumiShine Powerhouse Reds
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Prep:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 1: Bond Protecting Color Optimizer 

    • Formula A (base):

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème Color 5RRC + 20-Volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (color blocking 1):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6CCR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%) 

    • Formula C (color blocking 2):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6RR + 8RR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%)

    • Post:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 2: Bond Strengthening Color Treatment

    4

    Process for 35 minutes, then wash with Joico Defy Damage Protective Shampoo and Conditioner and blow-dry the hair. 

  • Joico @joico Rick Henry @rickhenrya Power Red Color Melt How To Get The Steps Fiery Red Redhead Color Melting Color Blocking Hybrid LumiShine Powerhouse Reds
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Prep:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 1: Bond Protecting Color Optimizer 

    • Formula A (base):

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème Color 5RRC + 20-Volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (color blocking 1):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6CCR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%) 

    • Formula C (color blocking 2):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6RR + 8RR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%)

    • Post:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 2: Bond Strengthening Color Treatment

    5

    Divide the hair on top and on the sides into eight triangular sections, leaving out the area from the occipital bone to the nape.

     

    Note: The width of the triangles should reflect the density and head shape of the client.

     

  • Joico @joico Rick Henry @rickhenrya Power Red Color Melt How To Get The Steps Fiery Red Redhead Color Melting Color Blocking Hybrid LumiShine Powerhouse Reds
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Prep:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 1: Bond Protecting Color Optimizer 

    • Formula A (base):

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème Color 5RRC + 20-Volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (color blocking 1):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6CCR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%) 

    • Formula C (color blocking 2):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6RR + 8RR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%)

    • Post:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 2: Bond Strengthening Color Treatment

    6

    Starting at the nape, take a horizontal slice parting and apply Formula B from the roots to the ends.

  • Joico @joico Rick Henry @rickhenrya Power Red Color Melt How To Get The Steps Fiery Red Redhead Color Melting Color Blocking Hybrid LumiShine Powerhouse Reds
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Prep:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 1: Bond Protecting Color Optimizer 

    • Formula A (base):

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème Color 5RRC + 20-Volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (color blocking 1):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6CCR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%) 

    • Formula C (color blocking 2):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6RR + 8RR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%)

    • Post:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 2: Bond Strengthening Color Treatment

    7

    Continue applying Formula B as you work your way up the section.

  • Joico @joico Rick Henry @rickhenrya Power Red Color Melt How To Get The Steps Fiery Red Redhead Color Melting Color Blocking Hybrid LumiShine Powerhouse Reds
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Prep:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 1: Bond Protecting Color Optimizer 

    • Formula A (base):

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème Color 5RRC + 20-Volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (color blocking 1):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6CCR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%) 

    • Formula C (color blocking 2):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6RR + 8RR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%)

    • Post:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 2: Bond Strengthening Color Treatment

    8

    Move to the top back triangle section and apply Formula C from roots to ends, working your way up in horizontal slice partings.

  • Joico @joico Rick Henry @rickhenrya Power Red Color Melt How To Get The Steps Fiery Red Redhead Color Melting Color Blocking Hybrid LumiShine Powerhouse Reds
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Prep:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 1: Bond Protecting Color Optimizer 

    • Formula A (base):

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème Color 5RRC + 20-Volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (color blocking 1):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6CCR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%) 

    • Formula C (color blocking 2):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6RR + 8RR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%)

    • Post:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 2: Bond Strengthening Color Treatment

    9

    Repeat the process with Formula C on the opposite top side triangle section.

  • Joico @joico Rick Henry @rickhenrya Power Red Color Melt How To Get The Steps Fiery Red Redhead Color Melting Color Blocking Hybrid LumiShine Powerhouse Reds
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Prep:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 1: Bond Protecting Color Optimizer 

    • Formula A (base):

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème Color 5RRC + 20-Volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (color blocking 1):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6CCR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%) 

    • Formula C (color blocking 2):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6RR + 8RR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%)

    • Post:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 2: Bond Strengthening Color Treatment

    10

    Move to the top back center triangle section and repeat the application process with Formula B.

  • Joico @joico Rick Henry @rickhenrya Power Red Color Melt How To Get The Steps Fiery Red Redhead Color Melting Color Blocking Hybrid LumiShine Powerhouse Reds
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Prep:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 1: Bond Protecting Color Optimizer 

    • Formula A (base):

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème Color 5RRC + 20-Volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (color blocking 1):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6CCR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%) 

    • Formula C (color blocking 2):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6RR + 8RR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%)

    • Post:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 2: Bond Strengthening Color Treatment

    11

    Apply Formula B in the same method on the front side bottom triangle. 

  • Joico @joico Rick Henry @rickhenrya Power Red Color Melt How To Get The Steps Fiery Red Redhead Color Melting Color Blocking Hybrid LumiShine Powerhouse Reds
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Prep:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 1: Bond Protecting Color Optimizer 

    • Formula A (base):

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème Color 5RRC + 20-Volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (color blocking 1):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6CCR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%) 

    • Formula C (color blocking 2):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6RR + 8RR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%)

    • Post:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 2: Bond Strengthening Color Treatment

    12

    Move to the side triangle section directly above the previous section and apply Formula C.

  • Joico @joico Rick Henry @rickhenrya Power Red Color Melt How To Get The Steps Fiery Red Redhead Color Melting Color Blocking Hybrid LumiShine Powerhouse Reds
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Prep:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 1: Bond Protecting Color Optimizer 

    • Formula A (base):

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème Color 5RRC + 20-Volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (color blocking 1):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6CCR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%) 

    • Formula C (color blocking 2):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6RR + 8RR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%)

    • Post:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 2: Bond Strengthening Color Treatment

    13

    Repeat the process on the side triangle sections on the opposite side of the head.

  • Joico @joico Rick Henry @rickhenrya Power Red Color Melt How To Get The Steps Fiery Red Redhead Color Melting Color Blocking Hybrid LumiShine Powerhouse Reds
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Prep:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 1: Bond Protecting Color Optimizer 

    • Formula A (base):

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème Color 5RRC + 20-Volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (color blocking 1):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6CCR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%) 

    • Formula C (color blocking 2):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6RR + 8RR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%)

    • Post:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 2: Bond Strengthening Color Treatment

    14

    Apply Formula B to the last triangle section at the top and work in horizontal slice partings from the crown toward the front hairline.

  • Joico @joico Rick Henry @rickhenrya Power Red Color Melt How To Get The Steps Fiery Red Redhead Color Melting Color Blocking Hybrid LumiShine Powerhouse Reds
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Prep:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 1: Bond Protecting Color Optimizer 

    • Formula A (base):

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème Color 5RRC + 20-Volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (color blocking 1):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6CCR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%) 

    • Formula C (color blocking 2):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6RR + 8RR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%)

    • Post:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 2: Bond Strengthening Color Treatment

    15

    Process for 35 minutes, then rinse and shampoo with Joico Defy Damage Protective Shampoo.

  • Joico @joico Rick Henry @rickhenrya Power Red Color Melt How To Get The Steps Fiery Red Redhead Color Melting Color Blocking Hybrid LumiShine Powerhouse Reds
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Prep:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 1: Bond Protecting Color Optimizer 

    • Formula A (base):

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème Color 5RRC + 20-Volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (color blocking 1):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6CCR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%) 

    • Formula C (color blocking 2):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6RR + 8RR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%)

    • Post:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 2: Bond Strengthening Color Treatment

    16

    Then, apply Joico Defy Damage ProSeries 2 Bond-Strengthening Color Preserver and let it sit for 5 minutes before rinsing.

  • Joico @joico Rick Henry @rickhenrya Power Red Color Melt How To Get The Steps Fiery Red Redhead Color Melting Color Blocking Hybrid LumiShine Powerhouse Reds
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Prep:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 1: Bond Protecting Color Optimizer 

    • Formula A (base):

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème Color 5RRC + 20-Volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (color blocking 1):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6CCR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%) 

    • Formula C (color blocking 2):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6RR + 8RR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%)

    • Post:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 2: Bond Strengthening Color Treatment

    17

    For added thermal and UV protection and longer-lasting haircolor, apply Joico Defy Damage Protective Shield, then blow-dry and style as desired.

  • Joico @joico Rick Henry @rickhenrya Power Red Color Melt How To Get The Steps Fiery Red Redhead Color Melting Color Blocking Hybrid LumiShine Powerhouse Reds
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Prep:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 1: Bond Protecting Color Optimizer 

    • Formula A (base):

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème Color 5RRC + 20-Volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (color blocking 1):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6CCR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%) 

    • Formula C (color blocking 2):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6RR + 8RR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%)

    • Post:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 2: Bond Strengthening Color Treatment

    18

    Finished Look

  • Joico @joico Rick Henry @rickhenrya Power Red Color Melt How To Get The Steps Fiery Red Redhead Color Melting Color Blocking Hybrid LumiShine Powerhouse Reds
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Prep:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 1: Bond Protecting Color Optimizer 

    • Formula A (base):

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème Color 5RRC + 20-Volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (color blocking 1):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6CCR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%) 

    • Formula C (color blocking 2):

      Equal parts Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid Color 6RR + 8RR + 5-Volume LumiShine Developer (1.5%)

    • Post:

      Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 2: Bond Strengthening Color Treatment

    19

    Finished Look

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