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November 6, 2017

Icy + Iridescent Color Melt

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  • Formula A:

    1 scoop Light Master + ½ oz. Oil Additive + ½ oz. 30-volume MATRIX Cream Developer + BOND Ultim8

  • Formula B:

    2:1 Matrix Color Sync Clear + Vinyls Cobalt Blue + 10-volume MATRIX Cream Developer

  • Formula C:

    1:1 Color Sync 10V + 10-volume MATRIX Cream Developer

  • Formula D:

    1:1 Color Sync Quartz Pink + 10-volume MATRIX Cream Developer

  • Formula E:

    1:1 Color Sync Vinyls Midnight Violet + 10-volume MATRIX Cream Developer

Icy + Iridescent Color Melt

This cool icy color melt from the Matrix team is serving up some major winter haircolor goals. With a simple four-section color melting process and the Color Sync line, you’ll have everything you need to create this iridescent hue behind the chair. Here’s how.

 

 

Artist: Paul Falltrick
Colorist: Eva Stromblad
Manufacturer: Matrix, @matrix

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A:

    1 scoop Light Master + ½ oz. Oil Additive + ½ oz. 30-volume MATRIX Cream Developer + BOND Ultim8

  • Formula B:

    2:1 Matrix Color Sync Clear + Vinyls Cobalt Blue + 10-volume MATRIX Cream Developer

  • Formula C:

    1:1 Color Sync 10V + 10-volume MATRIX Cream Developer

  • Formula D:

    1:1 Color Sync Quartz Pink + 10-volume MATRIX Cream Developer

  • Formula E:

    1:1 Color Sync Vinyls Midnight Violet + 10-volume MATRIX Cream Developer

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HOW-TO STEPS

    • Formula A:

      1 scoop Light Master + ½ oz. Oil Additive + ½ oz. 30-volume MATRIX Cream Developer + BOND Ultim8

    • Formula B:

      2:1 Matrix Color Sync Clear + Vinyls Cobalt Blue + 10-volume MATRIX Cream Developer

    • Formula C:

      1:1 Color Sync 10V + 10-volume MATRIX Cream Developer

    • Formula D:

      1:1 Color Sync Quartz Pink + 10-volume MATRIX Cream Developer

    • Formula E:

      1:1 Color Sync Vinyls Midnight Violet + 10-volume MATRIX Cream Developer

    1

    Section the hair into quadrants, then using 1/8-inch subsections, apply Formula A ½ inch away from the scalp and pulling through to the midlengths and ends. Process until 2/3 of desired lightness is achieved, then apply the formula to the scalp area. Let hair process for 50 minutes. Rinse thoroughly, shampoo and lightly mist with Total Results Pro-Solutionist Instacure on the midlengths and ends.

    • Formula A:

      1 scoop Light Master + ½ oz. Oil Additive + ½ oz. 30-volume MATRIX Cream Developer + BOND Ultim8

    • Formula B:

      2:1 Matrix Color Sync Clear + Vinyls Cobalt Blue + 10-volume MATRIX Cream Developer

    • Formula C:

      1:1 Color Sync 10V + 10-volume MATRIX Cream Developer

    • Formula D:

      1:1 Color Sync Quartz Pink + 10-volume MATRIX Cream Developer

    • Formula E:

      1:1 Color Sync Vinyls Midnight Violet + 10-volume MATRIX Cream Developer

    2

    Resection the hair into quadrants. Then, working on a diagonal, create a zig-zag subsection and place on foil. Apply Formula B to the scalp area and diffuse down. 

    • Formula A:

      1 scoop Light Master + ½ oz. Oil Additive + ½ oz. 30-volume MATRIX Cream Developer + BOND Ultim8

    • Formula B:

      2:1 Matrix Color Sync Clear + Vinyls Cobalt Blue + 10-volume MATRIX Cream Developer

    • Formula C:

      1:1 Color Sync 10V + 10-volume MATRIX Cream Developer

    • Formula D:

      1:1 Color Sync Quartz Pink + 10-volume MATRIX Cream Developer

    • Formula E:

      1:1 Color Sync Vinyls Midnight Violet + 10-volume MATRIX Cream Developer

    3

    Continuing to work with that section, apply and melt down Formulas C, D and E (in that order). Remember to always blend well at the point where the two colors meet for a seamless transition, and continue this process throughout the entire head. 

    • Formula A:

      1 scoop Light Master + ½ oz. Oil Additive + ½ oz. 30-volume MATRIX Cream Developer + BOND Ultim8

    • Formula B:

      2:1 Matrix Color Sync Clear + Vinyls Cobalt Blue + 10-volume MATRIX Cream Developer

    • Formula C:

      1:1 Color Sync 10V + 10-volume MATRIX Cream Developer

    • Formula D:

      1:1 Color Sync Quartz Pink + 10-volume MATRIX Cream Developer

    • Formula E:

      1:1 Color Sync Vinyls Midnight Violet + 10-volume MATRIX Cream Developer

    4

    Process up to 20 minutes, rinse well. Apply BOND Ultim8 Step 2 for 10 minutes and rinse well. Cleanse and condition with Total Results Color Obsessed.

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