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December 29, 2016

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Natural Level

6 with highlighted ends

Formula A

16g L'ANZA 6A + 12g 6NV + 10g 100 + 2g L'ANZA B Mix + 80g L'ANZA Demi Healing Color Developer

Formula B

20g 8P + 20g 100 + 1g 1N + 1g S Mix + 84g Demi Healing Color Developer

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A shadow root is everything these days, and when the shadow root is part of a steely gray color design, with a killer undercut no less, it’s the perfect storm. This look is from the creative squad at L'ANZA Healing Haircare....

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A shadow root is everything these days, and when the shadow root is part of a steely gray color design, with a killer undercut no less, it’s the perfect storm. This look is from the creative squad at L’ANZA Healing Haircare. Separately, each of the four, award-winning artists is remarkable; together, they’re simply unstoppable.

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Photographer: Richard Monsieurs
Makeup Artist: Juliette den Ouden
Manufacturer: L'ANZA Healing Haircare

COLOR FORMULAS

Natural Level

6 with highlighted ends

Formula A

16g L'ANZA 6A + 12g 6NV + 10g 100 + 2g L'ANZA B Mix + 80g L'ANZA Demi Healing Color Developer

Formula B

20g 8P + 20g 100 + 1g 1N + 1g S Mix + 84g Demi Healing Color Developer

Products Used

HOW-TO STEPS

Natural Level

6 with highlighted ends

Formula A

16g L'ANZA 6A + 12g 6NV + 10g 100 + 2g L'ANZA B Mix + 80g L'ANZA Demi Healing Color Developer

Formula B

20g 8P + 20g 100 + 1g 1N + 1g S Mix + 84g Demi Healing Color Developer

1

Section the hair along the parietal ridge, dropping below the crown in the back.

Natural Level

6 with highlighted ends

Formula A

16g L'ANZA 6A + 12g 6NV + 10g 100 + 2g L'ANZA B Mix + 80g L'ANZA Demi Healing Color Developer

Formula B

20g 8P + 20g 100 + 1g 1N + 1g S Mix + 84g Demi Healing Color Developer

2

Scissor-over-comb horizontally underneath the parietal ridge from side to side.

Natural Level

6 with highlighted ends

Formula A

16g L'ANZA 6A + 12g 6NV + 10g 100 + 2g L'ANZA B Mix + 80g L'ANZA Demi Healing Color Developer

Formula B

20g 8P + 20g 100 + 1g 1N + 1g S Mix + 84g Demi Healing Color Developer

3

Switch to clipper-over-comb vertically to perfect the tapering.

Natural Level

6 with highlighted ends

Formula A

16g L'ANZA 6A + 12g 6NV + 10g 100 + 2g L'ANZA B Mix + 80g L'ANZA Demi Healing Color Developer

Formula B

20g 8P + 20g 100 + 1g 1N + 1g S Mix + 84g Demi Healing Color Developer

4

Divide hair above the parietal ridge into four sections, at the top of the head, with the area just above the ear as the axis point.

Note: The front sections should be larger than the back sections.

Natural Level

6 with highlighted ends

Formula A

16g L'ANZA 6A + 12g 6NV + 10g 100 + 2g L'ANZA B Mix + 80g L'ANZA Demi Healing Color Developer

Formula B

20g 8P + 20g 100 + 1g 1N + 1g S Mix + 84g Demi Healing Color Developer

5

Divide each quadrant into 1-inch, pie-shaped sections.

Natural Level

6 with highlighted ends

Formula A

16g L'ANZA 6A + 12g 6NV + 10g 100 + 2g L'ANZA B Mix + 80g L'ANZA Demi Healing Color Developer

Formula B

20g 8P + 20g 100 + 1g 1N + 1g S Mix + 84g Demi Healing Color Developer

6

Lift each pie section straight up and point-cut from short to long. Use a traveling guide to cut all four sections.

Natural Level

6 with highlighted ends

Formula A

16g L'ANZA 6A + 12g 6NV + 10g 100 + 2g L'ANZA B Mix + 80g L'ANZA Demi Healing Color Developer

Formula B

20g 8P + 20g 100 + 1g 1N + 1g S Mix + 84g Demi Healing Color Developer

7

Apply tape from the left corner of the nape to 1 inch above the right ear. Etch a strong line above the tape with a clipper.

Optional: Lay tape on the opposite side for a symmetrical result.

Natural Level

6 with highlighted ends

Formula A

16g L'ANZA 6A + 12g 6NV + 10g 100 + 2g L'ANZA B Mix + 80g L'ANZA Demi Healing Color Developer

Formula B

20g 8P + 20g 100 + 1g 1N + 1g S Mix + 84g Demi Healing Color Developer

8

Continue with a freehand clipper cut, maintaining a strong line to the front.

Optional: Lay tape on the opposite side for a symmetrical result.

Natural Level

6 with highlighted ends

Formula A

16g L'ANZA 6A + 12g 6NV + 10g 100 + 2g L'ANZA B Mix + 80g L'ANZA Demi Healing Color Developer

Formula B

20g 8P + 20g 100 + 1g 1N + 1g S Mix + 84g Demi Healing Color Developer

9

Apply L’ANZA Keratin Healing Oil Hair Treatment, dry the hair with a cushion brush, comb to natural fall and freehand-cut the design line.

Natural Level

6 with highlighted ends

Formula A

16g L'ANZA 6A + 12g 6NV + 10g 100 + 2g L'ANZA B Mix + 80g L'ANZA Demi Healing Color Developer

Formula B

20g 8P + 20g 100 + 1g 1N + 1g S Mix + 84g Demi Healing Color Developer

10

Apply Formula A to the first 1 inch of regrowth, as well as the shortest area of the design on the sides and back of the head.

Natural Level

6 with highlighted ends

Formula A

16g L'ANZA 6A + 12g 6NV + 10g 100 + 2g L'ANZA B Mix + 80g L'ANZA Demi Healing Color Developer

Formula B

20g 8P + 20g 100 + 1g 1N + 1g S Mix + 84g Demi Healing Color Developer

11

Use a clean brush to help blur the color.

Natural Level

6 with highlighted ends

Formula A

16g L'ANZA 6A + 12g 6NV + 10g 100 + 2g L'ANZA B Mix + 80g L'ANZA Demi Healing Color Developer

Formula B

20g 8P + 20g 100 + 1g 1N + 1g S Mix + 84g Demi Healing Color Developer

12

Apply color with a comb on the cropped sides.

Natural Level

6 with highlighted ends

Formula A

16g L'ANZA 6A + 12g 6NV + 10g 100 + 2g L'ANZA B Mix + 80g L'ANZA Demi Healing Color Developer

Formula B

20g 8P + 20g 100 + 1g 1N + 1g S Mix + 84g Demi Healing Color Developer

13

Apply Formula B through the ends using a L’ANZA Color Board for control.

Natural Level

6 with highlighted ends

Formula A

16g L'ANZA 6A + 12g 6NV + 10g 100 + 2g L'ANZA B Mix + 80g L'ANZA Demi Healing Color Developer

Formula B

20g 8P + 20g 100 + 1g 1N + 1g S Mix + 84g Demi Healing Color Developer

14

Starting in the front, take 1-inch squares, and divide them in half. Overlay Formula A on Formula B on the midlengths and ends.

Natural Level

6 with highlighted ends

Formula A

16g L'ANZA 6A + 12g 6NV + 10g 100 + 2g L'ANZA B Mix + 80g L'ANZA Demi Healing Color Developer

Formula B

20g 8P + 20g 100 + 1g 1N + 1g S Mix + 84g Demi Healing Color Developer

15

Merge the 1-inch square by twisting the two sections together. Continue through the remaining hair in this manner. Process at room temperature for 20 minutes. Rinse, cleanse and condition with L’ANZA Healing ColorCare Shampoo and Conditioner.

Natural Level

6 with highlighted ends

Formula A

16g L'ANZA 6A + 12g 6NV + 10g 100 + 2g L'ANZA B Mix + 80g L'ANZA Demi Healing Color Developer

Formula B

20g 8P + 20g 100 + 1g 1N + 1g S Mix + 84g Demi Healing Color Developer

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