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March 8, 2017

Velvet Brunette

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Velvet Brunette

Velvet has never been more in, and this velvet brunette color created by CHI Global Artistic Director Patrick Kalle is everything. Here’s how he made it happen!

 

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COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A

    1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades 4CM + 1/4 part 4RV + 1 cap 3N + 1 1/4 parts CHI Color Generator 10-volume developer

  • Formula B

    1 part CHI Infra High Lift NBR + 1 part CHI Color Generator 40-volume developer

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    • Formula B

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    Before

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    Color the top layers to the midshafts using Formula A. Then color the sides and the back of the hair a little past the midshaft area. Leave the ends out completely.

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      1 part CHI Infra High Lift NBR + 1 part CHI Color Generator 40-volume developer

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    Leave two inches in the nape dark and untouched, then balayage from the midshaft through to the ends using Formula B.

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    Taking diagonal partings, apply Formula B in a V-shape 2 inches from the roots, leaving the ends out. Then comb the hair through.

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    Then weave the top layers, coloring the hair from roots to ends using Formula B.

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    Let process, then rinse, shampoo and condition.

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      1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades 4CM + 1/4 part 4RV + 1 cap 3N + 1 1/4 parts CHI Color Generator 10-volume developer

    • Formula B

      1 part CHI Infra High Lift NBR + 1 part CHI Color Generator 40-volume developer

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