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May 25, 2016

How-To: Cool Blonde Babylights

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How-To: Cool Blonde Babylights

Summer is just around the corner and she’s ready for the beach! But what about her hair? She needs a fresh, cool hue that goes perfectly with those long days by the water, and to still be radiant by the time the sun goes down! No worries, we’ve got just what you need: extra-fine babylights. This technique from L’Oréal Professionnel is cool, fun and perfect for your summer-loving client. Here’s how it’s done!

HOW-TO STEPS

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    First create a profile parting from the center of the forehead to the nape of the neck.

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    Then create a radial parting from the control point to behind the ears, separating the hair into quadrants.

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    Working in the back quadrants, work left to right starting at the top of the occipital bone, apply Formula A in horizontal, extra-fine stitches. Then, apply highlights in a brick-lay pattern up to the radial parting and isolate with the double-fold foil method.

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    Moving to the front right quadrant, apply Formula A in diagonal-back, extra-fine stitches, working up to the part line. Isolate with the double-fold foil method. Repeat this technique on the opposite side of the head, then process to the desired level of lightness, rinse and remove.

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    BASE COLOR FORMULA:
    FORMULA A:  1 oz. Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + with 1 oz. 30-volume Majicrème Developer

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    Color Tips:
    •  Distribute the product evenly from retouch to ends for complete saturation within the highlight.
    •  Babylights can be achieved with foils or open-air lightening techniques.


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