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December 28, 2020

Larisa Love’s Double Ash Prism Lights Technique

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Larisa Love’s Double Ash Prism Lights Technique

Creating an ash tone on a dark base can be difficult, but Larisa Love (@larisadoll) came up with a killer technique to cut the warmth and create the perfect rich ash chocolate. Scroll through for all of the details on how to create this look.

 

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COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A (regrowth)

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  • Formula B (base color)

    Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème 6AA + 30-volume LumiShine Developer

     

  • Formula C (lightener)

    Joico Blonde Life Powder Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer

     

  • Formula D (lowlight)

    Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 6AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

     

  • Formula E (toner)

    Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 8AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

     

  • Post-Treatment

    Joico Defy Damage ProSeries 2: Bond-Strengthening Color Treatment

     

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HOW-TO STEPS

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    • Formula A (regrowth)

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème 5AA + 20-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula B (base color)

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème 6AA + 30-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula C (lightener)

      Joico Blonde Life Powder Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula D (lowlight)

      Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 6AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula E (toner)

      Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 8AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Post-Treatment

      Joico Defy Damage ProSeries 2: Bond-Strengthening Color Treatment

       

    1

    Before

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    • Formula A (regrowth)

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    • Formula B (base color)

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème 6AA + 30-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula C (lightener)

      Joico Blonde Life Powder Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula D (lowlight)

      Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 6AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula E (toner)

      Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 8AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Post-Treatment

      Joico Defy Damage ProSeries 2: Bond-Strengthening Color Treatment

       

    2

    Prep with Joico Defy Damage ProSeries 1. Shake the can vigorously and then spray in short bursts to 2-inch sections and comb for even distribution. Make sure to spray away from the face for client comfort. 

     

    Pro Tip: Joico Defy Damage Pro Series 1 works right away creating immediate shine and softness. ProSeries 1 is an easy one-step spray that requires no developer, mixing, or timing changes. This step will boost lift and create a more even lift, a greater and more even color deposit, as well as make the hair five times stronger while providing eighty percent less breakage. 

  • open color formula
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    • Formula A (regrowth)

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème 5AA + 20-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula B (base color)

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème 6AA + 30-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula C (lightener)

      Joico Blonde Life Powder Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula D (lowlight)

      Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 6AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula E (toner)

      Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 8AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Post-Treatment

      Joico Defy Damage ProSeries 2: Bond-Strengthening Color Treatment

       

    3

    Apply Formula A to the regrowth throughout the entire head.

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    • Formula A (regrowth)

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    • Formula B (base color)

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème 6AA + 30-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula C (lightener)

      Joico Blonde Life Powder Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula D (lowlight)

      Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 6AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula E (toner)

      Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 8AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Post-Treatment

      Joico Defy Damage ProSeries 2: Bond-Strengthening Color Treatment

       

    4

    When applying color at the front, make sure you take diagonal-back partings so that all the sections stay nice and clean and away from the face.

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    • Formula A (regrowth)

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    • Formula B (base color)

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème 6AA + 30-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula C (lightener)

      Joico Blonde Life Powder Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula D (lowlight)

      Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 6AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula E (toner)

      Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 8AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Post-Treatment

      Joico Defy Damage ProSeries 2: Bond-Strengthening Color Treatment

       

    5

    Section a triangle out from the fringe. Take a horseshoe section out from the arch of the brows that extends below the crown in the back.

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    • Formula A (regrowth)

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    • Formula B (base color)

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème 6AA + 30-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula C (lightener)

      Joico Blonde Life Powder Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula D (lowlight)

      Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 6AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula E (toner)

      Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 8AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Post-Treatment

      Joico Defy Damage ProSeries 2: Bond-Strengthening Color Treatment

       

    6

    Working on one side of the fringe at a diagonal, take weave partings and apply Formula C starting below Formula A and through the ends.

     

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    • Formula A (regrowth)

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    • Formula B (base color)

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    • Formula C (lightener)

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    • Formula D (lowlight)

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    • Formula E (toner)

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    • Post-Treatment

      Joico Defy Damage ProSeries 2: Bond-Strengthening Color Treatment

       

    7

    Continue working with weave partings, adding babylights. The amount you add should be based on client consultation, hair type and density, and the fringe length. Adding too many babylights on a short fringe will create spots or banding.

  • open color formula
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    • Formula A (regrowth)

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    • Formula B (base color)

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème 6AA + 30-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula C (lightener)

      Joico Blonde Life Powder Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula D (lowlight)

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    • Formula E (toner)

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    • Post-Treatment

      Joico Defy Damage ProSeries 2: Bond-Strengthening Color Treatment

       

    8

    Working with a fine weave parting that starts at the ear and extends to the horseshoe parting, apply Formula C from regrowth through the ends. Don’t overlap the two formulas. 

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    • Formula A (regrowth)

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    • Formula B (base color)

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème 6AA + 30-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula C (lightener)

      Joico Blonde Life Powder Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula D (lowlight)

      Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 6AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula E (toner)

      Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 8AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Post-Treatment

      Joico Defy Damage ProSeries 2: Bond-Strengthening Color Treatment

       

    9

    Continue taking diagonal-back weave highlights working off the horseshoe section. 

     

  • open color formula
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    • Formula A (regrowth)

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    • Formula B (base color)

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème 6AA + 30-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula C (lightener)

      Joico Blonde Life Powder Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula D (lowlight)

      Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 6AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula E (toner)

      Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 8AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Post-Treatment

      Joico Defy Damage ProSeries 2: Bond-Strengthening Color Treatment

       

    10

    Repeat on the other side.

     

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    • Formula A (regrowth)

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    • Formula B (base color)

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème 6AA + 30-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula C (lightener)

      Joico Blonde Life Powder Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula D (lowlight)

      Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 6AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula E (toner)

      Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 8AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Post-Treatment

      Joico Defy Damage ProSeries 2: Bond-Strengthening Color Treatment

       

    11

    Apply Formula B to the rest of the hair, melting it into the base. 

     

  • 12

    Process for 35 minutes. Rinse and shampoo with Joico Defy Damage Protective Shampoo. 

     

  • open color formula
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    • Formula A (regrowth)

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    • Formula B (base color)

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème 6AA + 30-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula C (lightener)

      Joico Blonde Life Powder Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula D (lowlight)

      Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 6AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula E (toner)

      Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 8AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Post-Treatment

      Joico Defy Damage ProSeries 2: Bond-Strengthening Color Treatment

       

    13

    Apply Formula E in a teardrop method and Formula D through the midlengths and ends.

     

  • open color formula
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    • Formula A (regrowth)

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    • Formula B (base color)

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème 6AA + 30-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula C (lightener)

      Joico Blonde Life Powder Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula D (lowlight)

      Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 6AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula E (toner)

      Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 8AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Post-Treatment

      Joico Defy Damage ProSeries 2: Bond-Strengthening Color Treatment

       

    14

    Process for 5 to 15 minutes. Rinse and shampoo with Joico Defy Damage Protective Shampoo. Apply Joico Defy Damage ProSeries 2 on damp hair and process for 5 minutes. Rinse and style as desired. 

     

  • open color formula
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    • Formula A (regrowth)

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème 5AA + 20-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula B (base color)

      Joico LumiShine Permanent Crème 6AA + 30-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula C (lightener)

      Joico Blonde Life Powder Lightener + 20-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula D (lowlight)

      Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 6AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Formula E (toner)

      Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 8AA + 5-volume LumiShine Developer

       

    • Post-Treatment

      Joico Defy Damage ProSeries 2: Bond-Strengthening Color Treatment

       

    15

    After