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How-Tos > Pastel Opal Blend
June 23, 2017

Pastel Opal Blend

  • Formula A

    Wella Professionals BLONDOR + 20-volume developer

  • Formula B

    PRAVANA ChromaSilk PASTELS Mystical Mint + a drop of ChromaSilk VIVIDS Green

  • Formula C

    ChromaSilk PASTELS Luscious Lavender + a drop of ChromaSilk VIVIDS LOCKED-IN Purple

  • Formula D

    ChromaSilk PASTELS Pretty in Pink + a drop of ChromaSilk VIVIDS LOCKED-IN Pink

  • Formula E

    ChromaSilk PASTELS Blissful Blue + a drop of ChromaSilk VIVIDS LOCKED-IN Blue

Whether wavy or straight, this mix of four pastel shades looks chic from all angles. Check out how Nicole Reisner (@nic0le1327), a master stylist at Tapestry Salon in Long Island, N.Y., created this colorful A-line bob in the how-to below!

Pricing: $200+

 

Colorist: Nicole Reisner

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A

    Wella Professionals BLONDOR + 20-volume developer

  • Formula B

    PRAVANA ChromaSilk PASTELS Mystical Mint + a drop of ChromaSilk VIVIDS Green

  • Formula C

    ChromaSilk PASTELS Luscious Lavender + a drop of ChromaSilk VIVIDS LOCKED-IN Purple

  • Formula D

    ChromaSilk PASTELS Pretty in Pink + a drop of ChromaSilk VIVIDS LOCKED-IN Pink

  • Formula E

    ChromaSilk PASTELS Blissful Blue + a drop of ChromaSilk VIVIDS LOCKED-IN Blue

Products Used

HOW-TO STEPS

    • Formula A

      Wella Professionals BLONDOR + 20-volume developer

    • Formula B

      PRAVANA ChromaSilk PASTELS Mystical Mint + a drop of ChromaSilk VIVIDS Green

    • Formula C

      ChromaSilk PASTELS Luscious Lavender + a drop of ChromaSilk VIVIDS LOCKED-IN Purple

    • Formula D

      ChromaSilk PASTELS Pretty in Pink + a drop of ChromaSilk VIVIDS LOCKED-IN Pink

    • Formula E

      ChromaSilk PASTELS Blissful Blue + a drop of ChromaSilk VIVIDS LOCKED-IN Blue

    1

    Before

  • 2

    Apply Formula A to the regrowth area. Process for anywhere between 15 to 30 minutes, or until desired lightness is achieved.

  • 3

    Rinse, then wash the hair with PRAVANA The Perfect Blonde Shampoo. Blow-dry until hair is 100 percent dry.

  • 4

    Take small sections and tease a little at the root to create a softer look. “For this balayage I switched up my patterns and split all my sections in half,” says Nicole.

  • 5

    On one section, hand-paint Formula B and place in foil. Directly next to that first foil, apply Formula C and place in foil.

  • 6

    Work your way up the head taking the same split sections and teasing at the root. Then, apply Formula D to one section and Formula E to the following. “For some of the pieces around the hairline and on the crown I skipped the step of teasing and just free hand-painted which ever color I wanted to appear there,” shares Nicole.

  • 7

    Let process for 25 minutes, then rinse with cool water. Wash and condition with PRAVANA ChromaSilk VIVIDS Color Protect Shampoo and Conditioner.

  • 8

    Apply PRAVANA ChromaSilk VIVIDS Color Protect Aftercare along with Wella Professionals EIMI Sugar Lift Spray and blow-dry straight.

  • 9

    For looser curls, take large sections and spray Wella Stay Firm Hairspray. Leave the ends out and curl each section in opposite directions, giving you a textured finish when you run your fingers through.

    • Formula A

      Wella Professionals BLONDOR + 20-volume developer

    • Formula B

      PRAVANA ChromaSilk PASTELS Mystical Mint + a drop of ChromaSilk VIVIDS Green

    • Formula C

      ChromaSilk PASTELS Luscious Lavender + a drop of ChromaSilk VIVIDS LOCKED-IN Purple

    • Formula D

      ChromaSilk PASTELS Pretty in Pink + a drop of ChromaSilk VIVIDS LOCKED-IN Pink

    • Formula E

      ChromaSilk PASTELS Blissful Blue + a drop of ChromaSilk VIVIDS LOCKED-IN Blue

    10

    The finished look!

    • Formula A

      Wella Professionals BLONDOR + 20-volume developer

    • Formula B

      PRAVANA ChromaSilk PASTELS Mystical Mint + a drop of ChromaSilk VIVIDS Green

    • Formula C

      ChromaSilk PASTELS Luscious Lavender + a drop of ChromaSilk VIVIDS LOCKED-IN Purple

    • Formula D

      ChromaSilk PASTELS Pretty in Pink + a drop of ChromaSilk VIVIDS LOCKED-IN Pink

    • Formula E

      ChromaSilk PASTELS Blissful Blue + a drop of ChromaSilk VIVIDS LOCKED-IN Blue

    11

    The finished look—straight

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