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July 18, 2016

How-To: Perfect Seamless Diagonal Highlights

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  • Formula A (Classic Beige):

    20g lift 100/82 + 30g 30-volume activator (9%)

  • Formula B (Biscotti):

    20g lift 100/21 + 30g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

  • Formula C (Prelighten):

    30g true light white +45g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

  • Formula D (Ivory):

    20g gloss 9/83 + 20g gloss clear/00 + 60g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

How-To: Perfect Seamless Diagonal Highlights

Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous. These finely-woven seamless highlights from TIGI® add natural-looking texture and dimension, creating an effortless and elegant look. You can customize it by altering the color placement and introducing variations of waves, ranging from textured to slices, for more prominent results.

Manufacturer: TIGI, @tigiprofessionals

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A (Classic Beige):

    20g lift 100/82 + 30g 30-volume activator (9%)

  • Formula B (Biscotti):

    20g lift 100/21 + 30g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

  • Formula C (Prelighten):

    30g true light white +45g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

  • Formula D (Ivory):

    20g gloss 9/83 + 20g gloss clear/00 + 60g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

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HOW-TO STEPS

    • Formula A (Classic Beige):

      20g lift 100/82 + 30g 30-volume activator (9%)

    • Formula B (Biscotti):

      20g lift 100/21 + 30g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

    • Formula C (Prelighten):

      30g true light white +45g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

    • Formula D (Ivory):

      20g gloss 9/83 + 20g gloss clear/00 + 60g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

    1

    Begin by taking a center profile parting from the forehead and finishing at the top crown.

    • Formula A (Classic Beige):

      20g lift 100/82 + 30g 30-volume activator (9%)

    • Formula B (Biscotti):

      20g lift 100/21 + 30g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

    • Formula C (Prelighten):

      30g true light white +45g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

    • Formula D (Ivory):

      20g gloss 9/83 + 20g gloss clear/00 + 60g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

    2

    Take a triangular section starting from the profile parting and finishing at high recession.

    • Formula A (Classic Beige):

      20g lift 100/82 + 30g 30-volume activator (9%)

    • Formula B (Biscotti):

      20g lift 100/21 + 30g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

    • Formula C (Prelighten):

      30g true light white +45g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

    • Formula D (Ivory):

      20g gloss 9/83 + 20g gloss clear/00 + 60g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

    3

    Secure the section with a TIGI® Pro Sectioning Clip.

    • Formula A (Classic Beige):

      20g lift 100/82 + 30g 30-volume activator (9%)

    • Formula B (Biscotti):

      20g lift 100/21 + 30g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

    • Formula C (Prelighten):

      30g true light white +45g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

    • Formula D (Ivory):

      20g gloss 9/83 + 20g gloss clear/00 + 60g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

    4

    Repeat the same process on the opposite side.

    • Formula A (Classic Beige):

      20g lift 100/82 + 30g 30-volume activator (9%)

    • Formula B (Biscotti):

      20g lift 100/21 + 30g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

    • Formula C (Prelighten):

      30g true light white +45g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

    • Formula D (Ivory):

      20g gloss 9/83 + 20g gloss clear/00 + 60g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

    5

    Put on protective gloves. Begin by taking a diagonal slice and then a seamless weave.

    • Formula A (Classic Beige):

      20g lift 100/82 + 30g 30-volume activator (9%)

    • Formula B (Biscotti):

      20g lift 100/21 + 30g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

    • Formula C (Prelighten):

      30g true light white +45g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

    • Formula D (Ivory):

      20g gloss 9/83 + 20g gloss clear/00 + 60g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

    6

    Place the weave onto a foil and apply Formula A from the new growth through to the lengths and ends.

    • Formula A (Classic Beige):

      20g lift 100/82 + 30g 30-volume activator (9%)

    • Formula B (Biscotti):

      20g lift 100/21 + 30g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

    • Formula C (Prelighten):

      30g true light white +45g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

    • Formula D (Ivory):

      20g gloss 9/83 + 20g gloss clear/00 + 60g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

    7

    Continue working in the same way until the section is complete, alternating Formulas A, B and C. Repeat the same process on the opposite side.

    • Formula A (Classic Beige):

      20g lift 100/82 + 30g 30-volume activator (9%)

    • Formula B (Biscotti):

      20g lift 100/21 + 30g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

    • Formula C (Prelighten):

      30g true light white +45g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

    • Formula D (Ivory):

      20g gloss 9/83 + 20g gloss clear/00 + 60g 8.5-volume activator (2.55%)

    8

    Process the color for up to 35 minutes, then emulsify, rinse and remove using TIGI® S Factor True Lasting Colour Shampoo and Conditioner. Then tone the prelightened sections using Formula D. Process visually up to 20 minutes, then emulsify, rinse and remove using the S Factor True Lasting Colour range.