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November 12, 2010

On Paper Exclusive: Joico’s Less Is More

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On Paper Exclusive: Joico’s Less Is More

BTC On Paper Magazine Exclusive: Issue #1- Change


Representing the “minimum” aspect of Joico’s Minimum/Maximum collection, here is a simply constructed shape inspired by the timeless elegance of fashion’s Calvin Klein and Giorgio Armani. A face-framing color design provides just the right amount of understated enhancement…plus a sunny touch of whimsy. Subscribe today!


Check out Joico’s “Alison” Minimum/Maximum Color How-To!


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HOW-TO STEPS

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    Create a horseshoe-shaped parting ear to ear. Lift a ¼-inch vertical section at the top and create the guide.

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    Using the original guide, continue cutting ¼-inch vertical sections to the ear on each side. Over-direct several of the final side parting to maintain length.

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    Dry hair with a Denman brush and cut a slightly curved fringe.

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    Elevate subsections to create a solid, beveled line.

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    Remove excess weight and refine the perimeter by elevating loose partings with the hands and cutting freehand.

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    Color Formula A:
    VeroLight + 10-Volume (3%) Veroxide (gold foil)

    Color Formula B:
    Vero K-Pak Color 9B + 10-Volume (3%) Veroxide (purple foil)

    Color Formula C:
    Vero K-PAK Color ½ 8G + ½ 8RG with 10-Volume (3%) (copper foil)

    Color Formula D:
    Vero K-Pak Color ½ 5N + ½ 5A with 10-Volume (3%) Veroxide

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    Isolate a ¾-inch vertical-diagonal slice at the perimeter. Create an adjacent vertical-diagonal slice and apply Formula A from ?-inch off of the scalp to ends and secure with foil.

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    Apply Formula A to two more back-to-back slices, skip the next slice and apply Formula A to the next slice.

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    Apply the same formula to two more back-to-back slices and repeat the entire pattern on the other side.

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    In the fringe section, leave a horizontal slice parting unfoiled, then apply Formula A to three back-to-back horizontal slice partings. Process this color to level 9 yellow and remove.

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    Isolate a ¾-inch wide vertical-diagonal slice at the perimeter. Working in back-to-back vertical diagonal slices, apply Formula B once, Formula C twice, Formula B once, skip a section and then one more slice of Formula B.

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    Continuing in the same direction, apply Forumla C then Formula B to back-to-back slices. Repeat this pattern on the other side.

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    In the fringe area, take back-to-back horizontal slices and apply Formula C once, Formula B twice and Formula C three times. Apply Formula D to all remaining hair. Process and remove.

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