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How-Tos > Guy Tang Hair Battle Winner! How-To: Mysterious Galaxy
March 2, 2016

Guy Tang Hair Battle Winner! How-To: Mysterious Galaxy

  • Formula A:

    Kenra Color Lightener + 40-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula B:

    Kenra Color Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula C:

    Kenra Color No Ammonia Lightener + 30-volume developer

  • Formula D:

    2 oz. Rapid Toner SV + 2 oz. Rapid Toner VP + 9-volume Activator

  • Formula E:

    2 oz. 7SM + 2 oz. 7VM + 2 inches Blue Booster + 2 inches Violet Booster

  • Formula F:

    2 oz. 8SM + 2 oz. 10SM + 1 inch Blue Booster + 1 inch Violet Booster

  • Formula G/sapphire:

    1 1/4 oz. Creative Blue + 1 3/4 oz. Creative Violet

  • Formula H/aqua:

    1/4 oz. Creative Blue + 3/4 oz. Creative Teal + 1 oz. Creative White

  • Formula I/pastel blue:

    1 oz. Creative White + 1/2 oz. Creative Blue

  • Formula J/coral:

    1 oz. Creative Pink + 1 oz. Creative Yellow + 1 oz. Creative White

  • Formula K/pastel violet:

    2 1/2 oz. Creative White + ¼ oz. Creative Violet

  • Formula L/intense violet:

    1 oz. Creative Magenta + ½ oz. Creative Blue

  • Formula M:

    2 oz. 9VM + 1 inch Red Booster + 1 inch Violet Booster

Kimemily Pham @kimwasabi was the big winner of the first-ever Guy Tang Hair Battle after totally impressing the judges with her Mysterious Galaxy creation—a look that was completely out of this world! When Kim found out the theme was ‘galaxy’ she was excited to create something totally different and new. “To me, a galaxy is so vast and has endless possibilities,” Kim said. She then went to work bringing her galaxy vision to life, calling the galaxy “a system of stars that represents all the hair besties!”

 

For her big win, Kimemily will get to be a part of an educational video alongside Guy Tang on his YouTube channel and will be featured in the next issue of behindthechair.com On Paper! Get the how-to that named her Guy Tang’s first-ever Hair Battle champion! 

Colorist: Kimemily Pham

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A:

    Kenra Color Lightener + 40-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula B:

    Kenra Color Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula C:

    Kenra Color No Ammonia Lightener + 30-volume developer

  • Formula D:

    2 oz. Rapid Toner SV + 2 oz. Rapid Toner VP + 9-volume Activator

  • Formula E:

    2 oz. 7SM + 2 oz. 7VM + 2 inches Blue Booster + 2 inches Violet Booster

  • Formula F:

    2 oz. 8SM + 2 oz. 10SM + 1 inch Blue Booster + 1 inch Violet Booster

  • Formula G/sapphire:

    1 1/4 oz. Creative Blue + 1 3/4 oz. Creative Violet

  • Formula H/aqua:

    1/4 oz. Creative Blue + 3/4 oz. Creative Teal + 1 oz. Creative White

  • Formula I/pastel blue:

    1 oz. Creative White + 1/2 oz. Creative Blue

  • Formula J/coral:

    1 oz. Creative Pink + 1 oz. Creative Yellow + 1 oz. Creative White

  • Formula K/pastel violet:

    2 1/2 oz. Creative White + ¼ oz. Creative Violet

  • Formula L/intense violet:

    1 oz. Creative Magenta + ½ oz. Creative Blue

  • Formula M:

    2 oz. 9VM + 1 inch Red Booster + 1 inch Violet Booster

HOW-TO STEPS

    • Formula A:

      Kenra Color Lightener + 40-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula B:

      Kenra Color Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C:

      Kenra Color No Ammonia Lightener + 30-volume developer

    • Formula D:

      2 oz. Rapid Toner SV + 2 oz. Rapid Toner VP + 9-volume Activator

    • Formula E:

      2 oz. 7SM + 2 oz. 7VM + 2 inches Blue Booster + 2 inches Violet Booster

    • Formula F:

      2 oz. 8SM + 2 oz. 10SM + 1 inch Blue Booster + 1 inch Violet Booster

    • Formula G/sapphire:

      1 1/4 oz. Creative Blue + 1 3/4 oz. Creative Violet

    • Formula H/aqua:

      1/4 oz. Creative Blue + 3/4 oz. Creative Teal + 1 oz. Creative White

    • Formula I/pastel blue:

      1 oz. Creative White + 1/2 oz. Creative Blue

    • Formula J/coral:

      1 oz. Creative Pink + 1 oz. Creative Yellow + 1 oz. Creative White

    • Formula K/pastel violet:

      2 1/2 oz. Creative White + ¼ oz. Creative Violet

    • Formula L/intense violet:

      1 oz. Creative Magenta + ½ oz. Creative Blue

    • Formula M:

      2 oz. 9VM + 1 inch Red Booster + 1 inch Violet Booster

    1

    Begin at the nape. Using the flat foil application, apply Formula A. Continue working toward the crown, applying Formula B to lighter areas that require less lift.

  • 2

    Process for 60 minutes, remove the foil and squeeze the lightener out of the hair.

  • 3

    Apply Formula C to the scalp areas then throughout the lengths. Process with heat for 10 minutes, then cool for 5 minutes.

  • 4

    Rinse and treat with Olaplex No.2 for 10 minutes.

  • 5

    Apply Formula D and process for 5 minutes.

  • 6

    Dry the hair completely.

    • Formula A:

      Kenra Color Lightener + 40-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula B:

      Kenra Color Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C:

      Kenra Color No Ammonia Lightener + 30-volume developer

    • Formula D:

      2 oz. Rapid Toner SV + 2 oz. Rapid Toner VP + 9-volume Activator

    • Formula E:

      2 oz. 7SM + 2 oz. 7VM + 2 inches Blue Booster + 2 inches Violet Booster

    • Formula F:

      2 oz. 8SM + 2 oz. 10SM + 1 inch Blue Booster + 1 inch Violet Booster

    • Formula G/sapphire:

      1 1/4 oz. Creative Blue + 1 3/4 oz. Creative Violet

    • Formula H/aqua:

      1/4 oz. Creative Blue + 3/4 oz. Creative Teal + 1 oz. Creative White

    • Formula I/pastel blue:

      1 oz. Creative White + 1/2 oz. Creative Blue

    • Formula J/coral:

      1 oz. Creative Pink + 1 oz. Creative Yellow + 1 oz. Creative White

    • Formula K/pastel violet:

      2 1/2 oz. Creative White + ¼ oz. Creative Violet

    • Formula L/intense violet:

      1 oz. Creative Magenta + ½ oz. Creative Blue

    • Formula M:

      2 oz. 9VM + 1 inch Red Booster + 1 inch Violet Booster

    7

    Apply Formula E to Zone 1, and melt the color into Formula F in Zone 2.

  • 8

    Starting at the nape, using the Diamonds In The Sky technique, melt all the colors, utilizing Formulas G, H, I, J, K, L, and M into Zone 2.

  • 9

    Balayage around the fringe and the hairline close to the root for more dimension.

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