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December 30, 2020

Pink Tri-Melt Technique

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  • Formula A (color remover)

    Pulp Riot Blank Canvas + 6-volume developer

     

  • Formula B (root color)

    Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Cupid

     

  • Formula C (midlength color)

    Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Blush + a dot of Cupid

     

  • Formula D (end color)

    Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Candy + Blush

     

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Pink Tri-Melt Technique

Pink is one of the most universally flattering colors, so it’s no surprise that our clients are always requesting rosy hues. When Shellie Vega (@shell.vega) shared this faded blue to bright pink transformation, we got the deets on her tri-color melt technique. Scroll through to get the step-by-step breakdown! 

 

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A (color remover)

    Pulp Riot Blank Canvas + 6-volume developer

     

  • Formula B (root color)

    Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Cupid

     

  • Formula C (midlength color)

    Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Blush + a dot of Cupid

     

  • Formula D (end color)

    Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Candy + Blush

     

Products Used

HOW-TO STEPS

  • open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (color remover)

      Pulp Riot Blank Canvas + 6-volume developer

       

    • Formula B (root color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Cupid

       

    • Formula C (midlength color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Blush + a dot of Cupid

       

    • Formula D (end color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Candy + Blush

       

    1

    Before

  • open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (color remover)

      Pulp Riot Blank Canvas + 6-volume developer

       

    • Formula B (root color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Cupid

       

    • Formula C (midlength color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Blush + a dot of Cupid

       

    • Formula D (end color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Candy + Blush

       

    2

    Lighten the new growth with an on-scalp lightener of your choice and lift to a Level 9/10.

  • open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (color remover)

      Pulp Riot Blank Canvas + 6-volume developer

       

    • Formula B (root color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Cupid

       

    • Formula C (midlength color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Blush + a dot of Cupid

       

    • Formula D (end color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Candy + Blush

       

    3

    Apply Formula A on wet hair to remove as much of the existing semi-permanent color as possible. 

  • open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (color remover)

      Pulp Riot Blank Canvas + 6-volume developer

       

    • Formula B (root color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Cupid

       

    • Formula C (midlength color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Blush + a dot of Cupid

       

    • Formula D (end color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Candy + Blush

       

    4

    If there is slight residual green leftover from removing a blue, to maintain the integrity of the hair either color shift or use a brighter semi-permanent color to cover the canvas. “When in doubt do a strand test to see if you’ll get enough coverage with the color you are planning on using,” says Shellie.

     

  • open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (color remover)

      Pulp Riot Blank Canvas + 6-volume developer

       

    • Formula B (root color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Cupid

       

    • Formula C (midlength color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Blush + a dot of Cupid

       

    • Formula D (end color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Candy + Blush

       

    5

    Add b3 Brazilian Bond Builder to all pink formulas to add strength and shine while processing.

  • open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (color remover)

      Pulp Riot Blank Canvas + 6-volume developer

       

    • Formula B (root color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Cupid

       

    • Formula C (midlength color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Blush + a dot of Cupid

       

    • Formula D (end color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Candy + Blush

       

    6

    Starting in the front center, apply Formula B from the top working down toward the ear.

  • open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (color remover)

      Pulp Riot Blank Canvas + 6-volume developer

       

    • Formula B (root color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Cupid

       

    • Formula C (midlength color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Blush + a dot of Cupid

       

    • Formula D (end color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Candy + Blush

       

    7

    Apply Formula C through the midlengths while blending with Formula B. Work the brush side to side to ensure complete saturation.

  • open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (color remover)

      Pulp Riot Blank Canvas + 6-volume developer

       

    • Formula B (root color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Cupid

       

    • Formula C (midlength color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Blush + a dot of Cupid

       

    • Formula D (end color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Candy + Blush

       

    8

    Apply Formula D to the ends and work it up to merge and blend with Formula C. 

  • open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (color remover)

      Pulp Riot Blank Canvas + 6-volume developer

       

    • Formula B (root color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Cupid

       

    • Formula C (midlength color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Blush + a dot of Cupid

       

    • Formula D (end color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Candy + Blush

       

    9

    Using a wide-tooth comb, brush from root to ends to blend, checking that each section is completely saturated. 

  • open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (color remover)

      Pulp Riot Blank Canvas + 6-volume developer

       

    • Formula B (root color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Cupid

       

    • Formula C (midlength color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Blush + a dot of Cupid

       

    • Formula D (end color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Candy + Blush

       

    10

    Rinse with cold water and high pressure, then cut, dry and style as desired. For this look, Shellie used the Olivia Garden Create Change Supreme Combo Brush and the Ceramic + ion High Performance Professional Hair Dryer to rough-dry and smooth. Then, she went in with the Ceramic + ion Speed XL Round Brush to add volume. To finish the look with waves, she used the Ceramic + ion Flat High Performance Professional Flat Iron.

  • open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (color remover)

      Pulp Riot Blank Canvas + 6-volume developer

       

    • Formula B (root color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Cupid

       

    • Formula C (midlength color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Blush + a dot of Cupid

       

    • Formula D (end color)

      Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Haircolor Candy + Blush

       

    11

    Finished look

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