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How-Tos > How-To: Red Velvet Color Melt
April 12, 2017

How-To: Red Velvet Color Melt

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  • Formula A:

    26g 4.2 + 20g Violet + 69g 10-volume developer

  • Formula B:

    16g 6.66 + 16g 7.66 + 10G Red + 10G 1000 + 78g 30-volume developer

  • Formula C:

    (1:2) Miami Beach Bombshell Clay Lightening Powder + 40-volume developer

  • Formula D (glaze):

    20g Red Mix Tone + 50g 10-volume developer

  • Formula E (glaze):

    13g Yellow + 5g Copper + 12g Clear + 75g 10-volume developer

A red color melt makes a statement, throw in a deep part with a shaved side and you’ve created one bold look. That’s what one client requested from GKhair artist Andrea Day, and with the GKhair Miami Bombshell products, that’s exactly the result the client got. See how Andrea used a table balayage technique to make this radiant red color melt come to life. Check it out.

Colorist: Andrea Day
Manufacturer: GKhair, @gkhair

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A:

    26g 4.2 + 20g Violet + 69g 10-volume developer

  • Formula B:

    16g 6.66 + 16g 7.66 + 10G Red + 10G 1000 + 78g 30-volume developer

  • Formula C:

    (1:2) Miami Beach Bombshell Clay Lightening Powder + 40-volume developer

  • Formula D (glaze):

    20g Red Mix Tone + 50g 10-volume developer

  • Formula E (glaze):

    13g Yellow + 5g Copper + 12g Clear + 75g 10-volume developer

Products Used

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HOW-TO STEPS

  • 1

    Apply Formula A to the regrowth area.

  • 2

    Then, apply Formula B from the midlengths to the ends blending with your fingers, a comb or a sponge.

  • 3

    Section the hair and using a table balayage technique, apply Formula C starting in the midlengths and feathering down to the ends. Make sure the hair is saturated.

  • 4

    Shampoo and rinse until clean.

  • 5

    Apply Formula D from the roots to the midlengths, and Formula E from the midlengths to the ends. Blend together with your fingers.

  • 6

    Rinse with GKhair Moisturizing Shampoo, then apply the GKhair Lock-Me Color Masque for 5 minutes.

  • 7

    Rinse, blow-dry and style as desired. Use the GKhair Dry Oil Shine Spray for added shine.