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April 6, 2016

How-To: Smoky Twilight Melt

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  • Formula A

    Kenra Color No Ammonia Lightener + 40-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula B

    Kenra Color No Ammonia Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula C

    2 oz. Kenra Color Demi-Permanent 7SM + 2 oz. 8SM + 1 inch Blue Booster + 1 inch Violet Booster + 8 oz. 9-volume Activator

  • Formula D

    3 oz. Kenra Color Demi-Permanent 8SM + 2 inches Blue Booster + 6 oz. 9-volume Activator

  • Formula E

    3 oz. Kenra Color Demi-Permanent 9VM  + 2 inches Violet Booster + 2 dots 5VR + 6 oz. 9-volume Activator

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How-To: Smoky Twilight Melt

Stylist Kim Pham (@kimwasabi), owner of Excellent Hair Salon & Spa in Fremont, Calif. and winner of the first annual Guy Tang Hair Battle, is all about creating metallic masterpieces. This smoky twilight melt she created using Kenra Professional is the perfect dusted metallic melt any daring client (or #HairBestie!) will love. Follow these steps from Kimemily and create this look in your chair!

Colorist: Kim Pham

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A

    Kenra Color No Ammonia Lightener + 40-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula B

    Kenra Color No Ammonia Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula C

    2 oz. Kenra Color Demi-Permanent 7SM + 2 oz. 8SM + 1 inch Blue Booster + 1 inch Violet Booster + 8 oz. 9-volume Activator

  • Formula D

    3 oz. Kenra Color Demi-Permanent 8SM + 2 inches Blue Booster + 6 oz. 9-volume Activator

  • Formula E

    3 oz. Kenra Color Demi-Permanent 9VM  + 2 inches Violet Booster + 2 dots 5VR + 6 oz. 9-volume Activator

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HOW-TO STEPS

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    • Formula A

      Kenra Color No Ammonia Lightener + 40-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula B

      Kenra Color No Ammonia Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C

      2 oz. Kenra Color Demi-Permanent 7SM + 2 oz. 8SM + 1 inch Blue Booster + 1 inch Violet Booster + 8 oz. 9-volume Activator

    • Formula D

      3 oz. Kenra Color Demi-Permanent 8SM + 2 inches Blue Booster + 6 oz. 9-volume Activator

    • Formula E

      3 oz. Kenra Color Demi-Permanent 9VM  + 2 inches Violet Booster + 2 dots 5VR + 6 oz. 9-volume Activator

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    Before

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    • Formula A

      Kenra Color No Ammonia Lightener + 40-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula B

      Kenra Color No Ammonia Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C

      2 oz. Kenra Color Demi-Permanent 7SM + 2 oz. 8SM + 1 inch Blue Booster + 1 inch Violet Booster + 8 oz. 9-volume Activator

    • Formula D

      3 oz. Kenra Color Demi-Permanent 8SM + 2 inches Blue Booster + 6 oz. 9-volume Activator

    • Formula E

      3 oz. Kenra Color Demi-Permanent 9VM  + 2 inches Violet Booster + 2 dots 5VR + 6 oz. 9-volume Activator

    2

    Start your process by flat-foiling the regrowth with Formula A (leaving out about ½-inch at the scalp). Process for 40 minutes at room temperature.

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    • Formula A

      Kenra Color No Ammonia Lightener + 40-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula B

      Kenra Color No Ammonia Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C

      2 oz. Kenra Color Demi-Permanent 7SM + 2 oz. 8SM + 1 inch Blue Booster + 1 inch Violet Booster + 8 oz. 9-volume Activator

    • Formula D

      3 oz. Kenra Color Demi-Permanent 8SM + 2 inches Blue Booster + 6 oz. 9-volume Activator

    • Formula E

      3 oz. Kenra Color Demi-Permanent 9VM  + 2 inches Violet Booster + 2 dots 5VR + 6 oz. 9-volume Activator

    3

    Take out all foils, and then foil the base (scalp) with Formula B. Cover with a plastic cap and place under warm heat for 10 minutes.

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    • Formula A

      Kenra Color No Ammonia Lightener + 40-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula B

      Kenra Color No Ammonia Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C

      2 oz. Kenra Color Demi-Permanent 7SM + 2 oz. 8SM + 1 inch Blue Booster + 1 inch Violet Booster + 8 oz. 9-volume Activator

    • Formula D

      3 oz. Kenra Color Demi-Permanent 8SM + 2 inches Blue Booster + 6 oz. 9-volume Activator

    • Formula E

      3 oz. Kenra Color Demi-Permanent 9VM  + 2 inches Violet Booster + 2 dots 5VR + 6 oz. 9-volume Activator

    4

    Refresh the rest of the hair with Formula B for 20 minutes at room temperature. Then rinse, and treat with Olaplex No.2 for 15 minutes. Finish by shampooing and drying the hair completely.

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    • Formula A

      Kenra Color No Ammonia Lightener + 40-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula B

      Kenra Color No Ammonia Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C

      2 oz. Kenra Color Demi-Permanent 7SM + 2 oz. 8SM + 1 inch Blue Booster + 1 inch Violet Booster + 8 oz. 9-volume Activator

    • Formula D

      3 oz. Kenra Color Demi-Permanent 8SM + 2 inches Blue Booster + 6 oz. 9-volume Activator

    • Formula E

      3 oz. Kenra Color Demi-Permanent 9VM  + 2 inches Violet Booster + 2 dots 5VR + 6 oz. 9-volume Activator

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    Shadow base with Formula C, then melt zone 2 with Formula D. Next, melt zone 3 with Formula E. Process for 30 minutes, shampoo, condition, treat with Olaplex and style as desired.

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    • Formula A

      Kenra Color No Ammonia Lightener + 40-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula B

      Kenra Color No Ammonia Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C

      2 oz. Kenra Color Demi-Permanent 7SM + 2 oz. 8SM + 1 inch Blue Booster + 1 inch Violet Booster + 8 oz. 9-volume Activator

    • Formula D

      3 oz. Kenra Color Demi-Permanent 8SM + 2 inches Blue Booster + 6 oz. 9-volume Activator

    • Formula E

      3 oz. Kenra Color Demi-Permanent 9VM  + 2 inches Violet Booster + 2 dots 5VR + 6 oz. 9-volume Activator

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