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How-Tos > Handpainted Brunette + Gray Retouch
November 9, 2017

Handpainted Brunette + Gray Retouch

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Formula A

40g TIGI® copyright©olour AGE DENIED 5/4 + 40g copyright©olour 6% rich crème activator (20-volume)

Formula B

20g copyright©olour true light white + 30g copyright©olour 6% rich crème activator (20-volume)

Formula C

40g copyright©olour gloss 9/83 + 10g copyright©olour gloss 8/3 + 75g copyright©olour 1.5%  rich crème activator (5-volume)

Handpainted Brunette + Gray Retouch

Keep your gray coverage clients from getting stuck in a rut by adding a subtle handpainting technique to her regular retouch. This look by TIGI® Global Technical Academy Director Warren Boodaghians adds dimension and amps up shine with 100 percent gray coverage. Check it out!

 

Colorist: Warren Boodaghians
Manufacturer: TIGI, @tigiprofessionals

COLOR FORMULAS

Formula A

40g TIGI® copyright©olour AGE DENIED 5/4 + 40g copyright©olour 6% rich crème activator (20-volume)

Formula B

20g copyright©olour true light white + 30g copyright©olour 6% rich crème activator (20-volume)

Formula C

40g copyright©olour gloss 9/83 + 10g copyright©olour gloss 8/3 + 75g copyright©olour 1.5%  rich crème activator (5-volume)

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HOW-TO STEPS

Formula A

40g TIGI® copyright©olour AGE DENIED 5/4 + 40g copyright©olour 6% rich crème activator (20-volume)

Formula B

20g copyright©olour true light white + 30g copyright©olour 6% rich crème activator (20-volume)

Formula C

40g copyright©olour gloss 9/83 + 10g copyright©olour gloss 8/3 + 75g copyright©olour 1.5%  rich crème activator (5-volume)

1

Natural Level: 5

Percentage of non-pigmented hair: 50-70%

Formula A

40g TIGI® copyright©olour AGE DENIED 5/4 + 40g copyright©olour 6% rich crème activator (20-volume)

Formula B

20g copyright©olour true light white + 30g copyright©olour 6% rich crème activator (20-volume)

Formula C

40g copyright©olour gloss 9/83 + 10g copyright©olour gloss 8/3 + 75g copyright©olour 1.5%  rich crème activator (5-volume)

2

Create a profile parting, then a radial parting, for a total of four sections. Secure all sections with TIGI® Pro Sectioning Clips.

Formula A

40g TIGI® copyright©olour AGE DENIED 5/4 + 40g copyright©olour 6% rich crème activator (20-volume)

Formula B

20g copyright©olour true light white + 30g copyright©olour 6% rich crème activator (20-volume)

Formula C

40g copyright©olour gloss 9/83 + 10g copyright©olour gloss 8/3 + 75g copyright©olour 1.5%  rich crème activator (5-volume)

3

Begin at the nape and apply Formula A in horizontal partings on the new growth and midlengths. Continue until the back is complete.

Formula A

40g TIGI® copyright©olour AGE DENIED 5/4 + 40g copyright©olour 6% rich crème activator (20-volume)

Formula B

20g copyright©olour true light white + 30g copyright©olour 6% rich crème activator (20-volume)

Formula C

40g copyright©olour gloss 9/83 + 10g copyright©olour gloss 8/3 + 75g copyright©olour 1.5%  rich crème activator (5-volume)

4

Move onto the side sections and take slight diagonal partings. At the first parting, apply Formula A to the new growth and midlengths. On the next two partings, apply Formula A to the new growth and midlengths, then freehand-paint Formula B.

Formula A

40g TIGI® copyright©olour AGE DENIED 5/4 + 40g copyright©olour 6% rich crème activator (20-volume)

Formula B

20g copyright©olour true light white + 30g copyright©olour 6% rich crème activator (20-volume)

Formula C

40g copyright©olour gloss 9/83 + 10g copyright©olour gloss 8/3 + 75g copyright©olour 1.5%  rich crème activator (5-volume)

5

Continue working, alternating the technique in a 1:1 ratio until the section is complete. Repeat on the opposite side. 

Formula A

40g TIGI® copyright©olour AGE DENIED 5/4 + 40g copyright©olour 6% rich crème activator (20-volume)

Formula B

20g copyright©olour true light white + 30g copyright©olour 6% rich crème activator (20-volume)

Formula C

40g copyright©olour gloss 9/83 + 10g copyright©olour gloss 8/3 + 75g copyright©olour 1.5%  rich crème activator (5-volume)

6

Process for 30 minutes, rinse and remove, then tone the prelightened areas with Formula C.

Formula A

40g TIGI® copyright©olour AGE DENIED 5/4 + 40g copyright©olour 6% rich crème activator (20-volume)

Formula B

20g copyright©olour true light white + 30g copyright©olour 6% rich crème activator (20-volume)

Formula C

40g copyright©olour gloss 9/83 + 10g copyright©olour gloss 8/3 + 75g copyright©olour 1.5%  rich crème activator (5-volume)

7

Finished look.

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