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September 16, 2018

Iridescent Pearl Pastel Color Melt

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  • Formula A (prelighten)

    Joico Vero Creme Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

  • Formula B (tone)

    Joico Vero K-PAK TSB + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

  • Formula C

    Joico Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Violet Pearl

  • Formula D

    Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Silver Ice

  • Formula E

    Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Blush

  • Formula F

    Equal parts Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Rose Gold + Clear Mixer

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Iridescent Pearl Pastel Color Melt

Get soft sparkle and shine with this color melt technique from Joico Ambassador Larisa Love, aka @larisadoll. Get her pre-toning formula and see how she uses the new Joico Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Shades for this iridescent technique—keep scrolling!

 

Watch The Video How-To Below

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Manufacturer: Joico, @joico

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A (prelighten)

    Joico Vero Creme Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

  • Formula B (tone)

    Joico Vero K-PAK TSB + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

  • Formula C

    Joico Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Violet Pearl

  • Formula D

    Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Silver Ice

  • Formula E

    Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Blush

  • Formula F

    Equal parts Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Rose Gold + Clear Mixer

Products Used

HOW-TO STEPS

  • Joico Larisa Love Iridescent Pearl Pastel Color Melt How-To Step By Step
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (prelighten)

      Joico Vero Creme Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (tone)

      Joico Vero K-PAK TSB + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula C

      Joico Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Violet Pearl

    • Formula D

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Silver Ice

    • Formula E

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Blush

    • Formula F

      Equal parts Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Rose Gold + Clear Mixer

    1

    Prelighten regrowth to Level 10 with Formula A.

  • Joico Larisa Love Iridescent Pearl Pastel Color Melt How-To Step By Step
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (prelighten)

      Joico Vero Creme Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (tone)

      Joico Vero K-PAK TSB + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula C

      Joico Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Violet Pearl

    • Formula D

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Silver Ice

    • Formula E

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Blush

    • Formula F

      Equal parts Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Rose Gold + Clear Mixer

    2

    Apply Formula B to hair and let process for 5 to 20 minutes, until an icy platinum silver tone is reached.

  • Joico Larisa Love Iridescent Pearl Pastel Color Melt How-To Step By Step
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (prelighten)

      Joico Vero Creme Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (tone)

      Joico Vero K-PAK TSB + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula C

      Joico Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Violet Pearl

    • Formula D

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Silver Ice

    • Formula E

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Blush

    • Formula F

      Equal parts Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Rose Gold + Clear Mixer

    3

    Part the hair down the center and create three equal sections on both sides of the head that angle back down towards the nape of the neck.

     

    Pro Tip: As you work, braid each of the six sections, three on each side, for more control and easier working area.

  • Joico Larisa Love Iridescent Pearl Pastel Color Melt How-To Step By Step
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (prelighten)

      Joico Vero Creme Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (tone)

      Joico Vero K-PAK TSB + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula C

      Joico Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Violet Pearl

    • Formula D

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Silver Ice

    • Formula E

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Blush

    • Formula F

      Equal parts Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Rose Gold + Clear Mixer

    4

    Start with the bottom third section and apply Formula C at the base and bring down about 3 inches.

     

    Pro Tip: Use a comb to evenly distribute the color downwards to create a blended look.

  • Joico Larisa Love Iridescent Pearl Pastel Color Melt How-To Step By Step
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (prelighten)

      Joico Vero Creme Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (tone)

      Joico Vero K-PAK TSB + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula C

      Joico Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Violet Pearl

    • Formula D

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Silver Ice

    • Formula E

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Blush

    • Formula F

      Equal parts Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Rose Gold + Clear Mixer

    5

    Divide the section in half with a thick weave. Using large weaved sections will create a bold, color-blocked look.

  • Joico Larisa Love Iridescent Pearl Pastel Color Melt How-To Step By Step
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (prelighten)

      Joico Vero Creme Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (tone)

      Joico Vero K-PAK TSB + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula C

      Joico Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Violet Pearl

    • Formula D

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Silver Ice

    • Formula E

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Blush

    • Formula F

      Equal parts Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Rose Gold + Clear Mixer

    6

    On the bottom half, apply Formula D. Make sure to use your fingers to melt the two colors together seamlessly.

  • Joico Larisa Love Iridescent Pearl Pastel Color Melt How-To Step By Step
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (prelighten)

      Joico Vero Creme Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (tone)

      Joico Vero K-PAK TSB + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula C

      Joico Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Violet Pearl

    • Formula D

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Silver Ice

    • Formula E

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Blush

    • Formula F

      Equal parts Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Rose Gold + Clear Mixer

    7

    On the top half, color melt Formula F from shadow root color to ends.

  • Joico Larisa Love Iridescent Pearl Pastel Color Melt How-To Step By Step
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (prelighten)

      Joico Vero Creme Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (tone)

      Joico Vero K-PAK TSB + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula C

      Joico Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Violet Pearl

    • Formula D

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Silver Ice

    • Formula E

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Blush

    • Formula F

      Equal parts Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Rose Gold + Clear Mixer

    8

    On the next section, apply Formula C from roots to ends. Be sure to saturate the hair completely.

     

    PRO TIP: For compromised hair, spray Joico K-PAK H.K.P. Liquid Protein Chemical Perfector to prelightened hair to even out the porosity.

  • Joico Larisa Love Iridescent Pearl Pastel Color Melt How-To Step By Step
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (prelighten)

      Joico Vero Creme Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (tone)

      Joico Vero K-PAK TSB + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula C

      Joico Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Violet Pearl

    • Formula D

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Silver Ice

    • Formula E

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Blush

    • Formula F

      Equal parts Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Rose Gold + Clear Mixer

    9

    Next, move onto the top section. Apply Formula C to the base and bring the shadow root formula down in a teardrop shape. This should be applied deeper in the back and shorter in the front.

  • Joico Larisa Love Iridescent Pearl Pastel Color Melt How-To Step By Step
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (prelighten)

      Joico Vero Creme Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (tone)

      Joico Vero K-PAK TSB + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula C

      Joico Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Violet Pearl

    • Formula D

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Silver Ice

    • Formula E

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Blush

    • Formula F

      Equal parts Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Rose Gold + Clear Mixer

    10

    Divide the top section in half horizontally with a large weave. This is going to help all the colors seamlessly blend together.

  • Joico Larisa Love Iridescent Pearl Pastel Color Melt How-To Step By Step
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (prelighten)

      Joico Vero Creme Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (tone)

      Joico Vero K-PAK TSB + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula C

      Joico Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Violet Pearl

    • Formula D

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Silver Ice

    • Formula E

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Blush

    • Formula F

      Equal parts Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Rose Gold + Clear Mixer

    11

    On the bottom half, apply Formula E. Color melt the two shades together using your fingers.

  • Joico Larisa Love Iridescent Pearl Pastel Color Melt How-To Step By Step
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (prelighten)

      Joico Vero Creme Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (tone)

      Joico Vero K-PAK TSB + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula C

      Joico Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Violet Pearl

    • Formula D

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Silver Ice

    • Formula E

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Blush

    • Formula F

      Equal parts Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Rose Gold + Clear Mixer

    12

    On the top half, apply Formula D from shadow root to ends.  

  • Joico Larisa Love Iridescent Pearl Pastel Color Melt How-To Step By Step
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (prelighten)

      Joico Vero Creme Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (tone)

      Joico Vero K-PAK TSB + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula C

      Joico Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Violet Pearl

    • Formula D

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Silver Ice

    • Formula E

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Blush

    • Formula F

      Equal parts Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Rose Gold + Clear Mixer

    13

    Completed side application

  • Joico Larisa Love Iridescent Pearl Pastel Color Melt How-To Step By Step
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (prelighten)

      Joico Vero Creme Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (tone)

      Joico Vero K-PAK TSB + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula C

      Joico Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Violet Pearl

    • Formula D

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Silver Ice

    • Formula E

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Blush

    • Formula F

      Equal parts Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Rose Gold + Clear Mixer

    14

    Repeat the same process and colors on the other side. Let process for 20 minutes and rinse with Joico K-PAK Color Therapy Shampoo and Conditioner. Use Joico K-Pak Cuticle Sealer for added color longevity.

     

    PRO TIP: When coloring on compromised hair, finish the service with a Joico K-Pak Color Therapy Luster Lock treatment to make hair 9 times stronger. Send Joico Color Endure home with clients for more color longevity and to maintain color vibrancy.

  • Joico Larisa Love Iridescent Pearl Pastel Color Melt How-To Step By Step
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (prelighten)

      Joico Vero Creme Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula B (tone)

      Joico Vero K-PAK TSB + 20-volume LumiShine Developer (6%)

    • Formula C

      Joico Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Violet Pearl

    • Formula D

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Silver Ice

    • Formula E

      Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Blush

    • Formula F

      Equal parts Color Intensity Pearl Pastel Rose Gold + Clear Mixer

    15

    Finished look.

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