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November 21, 2013

Edgy, Chic Brunette Shag from Scruples

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  • Natural Level

    Level 5

  • Base Color

    Scruples' TRUE INTEGRITY Opalescent Crème Colour ½ oz. Level 4 Cherry Chocolate 4 MG + ½ oz. Level 3 Neutral 3N + 1/8 oz. Red Intensifier

  • Dimension Color 1

    Scruples' ILLUSIONIST Brilliant Crème Highlights Crimson 4RV

Edgy, Chic Brunette Shag from Scruples

Rich brunette locks, cropped in an eye grazing fringe from Scruples Shattered Elegance Collection. This look is hip and edgy, yet classic and chic. A modified take on a square layer shape. The asymmetrical front fringe and textured interior gives the feeling of a modern day shag.


Manufacturer: Scruples, @scrupleshair

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Natural Level

    Level 5

  • Base Color

    Scruples' TRUE INTEGRITY Opalescent Crème Colour ½ oz. Level 4 Cherry Chocolate 4 MG + ½ oz. Level 3 Neutral 3N + 1/8 oz. Red Intensifier

  • Dimension Color 1

    Scruples' ILLUSIONIST Brilliant Crème Highlights Crimson 4RV

HOW-TO STEPS

    • Natural Level

      Level 5

    • Base Color

      Scruples' TRUE INTEGRITY Opalescent Crème Colour ½ oz. Level 4 Cherry Chocolate 4 MG + ½ oz. Level 3 Neutral 3N + 1/8 oz. Red Intensifier

    • Dimension Color 1

      Scruples' ILLUSIONIST Brilliant Crème Highlights Crimson 4RV

    1

    Reference Points

    • Natural Level

      Level 5

    • Base Color

      Scruples' TRUE INTEGRITY Opalescent Crème Colour ½ oz. Level 4 Cherry Chocolate 4 MG + ½ oz. Level 3 Neutral 3N + 1/8 oz. Red Intensifier

    • Dimension Color 1

      Scruples' ILLUSIONIST Brilliant Crème Highlights Crimson 4RV

    2

    Color Step 1

    • Natural Level

      Level 5

    • Base Color

      Scruples' TRUE INTEGRITY Opalescent Crème Colour ½ oz. Level 4 Cherry Chocolate 4 MG + ½ oz. Level 3 Neutral 3N + 1/8 oz. Red Intensifier

    • Dimension Color 1

      Scruples' ILLUSIONIST Brilliant Crème Highlights Crimson 4RV

    3

    Color Step 2

    • Natural Level

      Level 5

    • Base Color

      Scruples' TRUE INTEGRITY Opalescent Crème Colour ½ oz. Level 4 Cherry Chocolate 4 MG + ½ oz. Level 3 Neutral 3N + 1/8 oz. Red Intensifier

    • Dimension Color 1

      Scruples' ILLUSIONIST Brilliant Crème Highlights Crimson 4RV

    4

    Color Step 3 

    • Natural Level

      Level 5

    • Base Color

      Scruples' TRUE INTEGRITY Opalescent Crème Colour ½ oz. Level 4 Cherry Chocolate 4 MG + ½ oz. Level 3 Neutral 3N + 1/8 oz. Red Intensifier

    • Dimension Color 1

      Scruples' ILLUSIONIST Brilliant Crème Highlights Crimson 4RV

    5

    Color Step 4

    • Natural Level

      Level 5

    • Base Color

      Scruples' TRUE INTEGRITY Opalescent Crème Colour ½ oz. Level 4 Cherry Chocolate 4 MG + ½ oz. Level 3 Neutral 3N + 1/8 oz. Red Intensifier

    • Dimension Color 1

      Scruples' ILLUSIONIST Brilliant Crème Highlights Crimson 4RV

    6

    Section from top of head to top of each ear, dividing front hair from back. Comb back section into natural fall. Cut a horizontal perimeter to desired length.

     

    • Natural Level

      Level 5

    • Base Color

      Scruples' TRUE INTEGRITY Opalescent Crème Colour ½ oz. Level 4 Cherry Chocolate 4 MG + ½ oz. Level 3 Neutral 3N + 1/8 oz. Red Intensifier

    • Dimension Color 1

      Scruples' ILLUSIONIST Brilliant Crème Highlights Crimson 4RV

    7

    Comb side hair into natural fall and continue a horizontal design line. Repeat on the other side.

    • Natural Level

      Level 5

    • Base Color

      Scruples' TRUE INTEGRITY Opalescent Crème Colour ½ oz. Level 4 Cherry Chocolate 4 MG + ½ oz. Level 3 Neutral 3N + 1/8 oz. Red Intensifier

    • Dimension Color 1

      Scruples' ILLUSIONIST Brilliant Crème Highlights Crimson 4RV

    8

    Section a rectangle 2 inches wide from the top of head to the front hairline. Establish a guide length at the top of head pulling straight up, cut to desired length. Using a traveling guide, continue working toward the front hairline.

    • Natural Level

      Level 5

    • Base Color

      Scruples' TRUE INTEGRITY Opalescent Crème Colour ½ oz. Level 4 Cherry Chocolate 4 MG + ½ oz. Level 3 Neutral 3N + 1/8 oz. Red Intensifier

    • Dimension Color 1

      Scruples' ILLUSIONIST Brilliant Crème Highlights Crimson 4RV

    9

    Comb side hair straight up and cut to established guideline, continuing the horizontal design line traveling toward the front hairline. Repeat on the other side.

    • Natural Level

      Level 5

    • Base Color

      Scruples' TRUE INTEGRITY Opalescent Crème Colour ½ oz. Level 4 Cherry Chocolate 4 MG + ½ oz. Level 3 Neutral 3N + 1/8 oz. Red Intensifier

    • Dimension Color 1

      Scruples' ILLUSIONIST Brilliant Crème Highlights Crimson 4RV

    10

    Comb side hair straight out to the side at a 90-degree angle and cut to guide. Continue the horizontal design line traveling toward the front hairline.

    • Natural Level

      Level 5

    • Base Color

      Scruples' TRUE INTEGRITY Opalescent Crème Colour ½ oz. Level 4 Cherry Chocolate 4 MG + ½ oz. Level 3 Neutral 3N + 1/8 oz. Red Intensifier

    • Dimension Color 1

      Scruples' ILLUSIONIST Brilliant Crème Highlights Crimson 4RV

    11

    Comb back hair straight up and cut to the guideline. Using vertical subsections and the traveling guide, pivot around the back of head and cut
    to the guideline. Repeat on the other side

    • Natural Level

      Level 5

    • Base Color

      Scruples' TRUE INTEGRITY Opalescent Crème Colour ½ oz. Level 4 Cherry Chocolate 4 MG + ½ oz. Level 3 Neutral 3N + 1/8 oz. Red Intensifier

    • Dimension Color 1

      Scruples' ILLUSIONIST Brilliant Crème Highlights Crimson 4RV

    12

    Comb hair straight out in back and cut at a 90-degree angle to the guide, continuing around the back of head using a traveling guide, taking vertical subsections.

    • Natural Level

      Level 5

    • Base Color

      Scruples' TRUE INTEGRITY Opalescent Crème Colour ½ oz. Level 4 Cherry Chocolate 4 MG + ½ oz. Level 3 Neutral 3N + 1/8 oz. Red Intensifier

    • Dimension Color 1

      Scruples' ILLUSIONIST Brilliant Crème Highlights Crimson 4RV

    13

    Part hair to the side to create fringe. Comb fringe into natural fall, angle section and cut short to long (point A to B) to create a side swept fringe.

    • Natural Level

      Level 5

    • Base Color

      Scruples' TRUE INTEGRITY Opalescent Crème Colour ½ oz. Level 4 Cherry Chocolate 4 MG + ½ oz. Level 3 Neutral 3N + 1/8 oz. Red Intensifier

    • Dimension Color 1

      Scruples' ILLUSIONIST Brilliant Crème Highlights Crimson 4RV

    14

    Connect fringe to sides by combing hair into natural fall and slide cut with low elevation from point A to B. Once hair is dried and styled, texturize where needed.

    • Natural Level

      Level 5

    • Base Color

      Scruples' TRUE INTEGRITY Opalescent Crème Colour ½ oz. Level 4 Cherry Chocolate 4 MG + ½ oz. Level 3 Neutral 3N + 1/8 oz. Red Intensifier

    • Dimension Color 1

      Scruples' ILLUSIONIST Brilliant Crème Highlights Crimson 4RV

    15

    Finished Look