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How-Tos > Press-And-Pull Curling Technique
October 27, 2017

Press-And-Pull Curling Technique

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  • Formula A (All-Over Blonde)

    Redken Shades EQ 09P + Equal Parts Processing Solution

  • Formula B (Face-Framing Violet)

    Redken City Beats East Village Violet + City Beats Clear

  • Formula C (Silver/Gray)

    Redken Shades EQ 06T + Equal Parts Clear + Equal Parts Processing Solution

Press-And-Pull Curling Technique

Want a new twist on classic, holiday-ready waves? This press-and-pull technique is what you need! We have the technique from Ulta Beauty Pro Team Member Ammon Carver, plus the color formula for this ultra-cool lilac “money piece.”

 

Colorist: Sean Godard
Manufacturer: Ulta, @ultabeauty

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A (All-Over Blonde)

    Redken Shades EQ 09P + Equal Parts Processing Solution

  • Formula B (Face-Framing Violet)

    Redken City Beats East Village Violet + City Beats Clear

  • Formula C (Silver/Gray)

    Redken Shades EQ 06T + Equal Parts Clear + Equal Parts Processing Solution

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HOW-TO STEPS

    • Formula A (All-Over Blonde)

      Redken Shades EQ 09P + Equal Parts Processing Solution

    • Formula B (Face-Framing Violet)

      Redken City Beats East Village Violet + City Beats Clear

    • Formula C (Silver/Gray)

      Redken Shades EQ 06T + Equal Parts Clear + Equal Parts Processing Solution

    1

    Create a deep side part, then taking vertical sections that are about 1 ½ inches thick, use a 1 ¼ inch Marcel iron to twist and wrap the hair away from the face.

    • Formula A (All-Over Blonde)

      Redken Shades EQ 09P + Equal Parts Processing Solution

    • Formula B (Face-Framing Violet)

      Redken City Beats East Village Violet + City Beats Clear

    • Formula C (Silver/Gray)

      Redken Shades EQ 06T + Equal Parts Clear + Equal Parts Processing Solution

    2

    Include the ends while curling and continue in the same direction throughout the entire head.

    • Formula A (All-Over Blonde)

      Redken Shades EQ 09P + Equal Parts Processing Solution

    • Formula B (Face-Framing Violet)

      Redken City Beats East Village Violet + City Beats Clear

    • Formula C (Silver/Gray)

      Redken Shades EQ 06T + Equal Parts Clear + Equal Parts Processing Solution

    3

    Once the section is hot enough, release the curl into your palm.

    • Formula A (All-Over Blonde)

      Redken Shades EQ 09P + Equal Parts Processing Solution

    • Formula B (Face-Framing Violet)

      Redken City Beats East Village Violet + City Beats Clear

    • Formula C (Silver/Gray)

      Redken Shades EQ 06T + Equal Parts Clear + Equal Parts Processing Solution

    4

    Press the curl firmly with your hands to set. Press until curl is cool.

    • Formula A (All-Over Blonde)

      Redken Shades EQ 09P + Equal Parts Processing Solution

    • Formula B (Face-Framing Violet)

      Redken City Beats East Village Violet + City Beats Clear

    • Formula C (Silver/Gray)

      Redken Shades EQ 06T + Equal Parts Clear + Equal Parts Processing Solution

    5

    Once the section is cool, gently pull the ends down to stretch curl.

    • Formula A (All-Over Blonde)

      Redken Shades EQ 09P + Equal Parts Processing Solution

    • Formula B (Face-Framing Violet)

      Redken City Beats East Village Violet + City Beats Clear

    • Formula C (Silver/Gray)

      Redken Shades EQ 06T + Equal Parts Clear + Equal Parts Processing Solution

    6

    Continue steps 2 through 5 throughout the entire head.

    • Formula A (All-Over Blonde)

      Redken Shades EQ 09P + Equal Parts Processing Solution

    • Formula B (Face-Framing Violet)

      Redken City Beats East Village Violet + City Beats Clear

    • Formula C (Silver/Gray)

      Redken Shades EQ 06T + Equal Parts Clear + Equal Parts Processing Solution

    7

    Then, starting at the ends, use a cushion brush to lightly brush through the hair until desired curl and texture is achieved.

    • Formula A (All-Over Blonde)

      Redken Shades EQ 09P + Equal Parts Processing Solution

    • Formula B (Face-Framing Violet)

      Redken City Beats East Village Violet + City Beats Clear

    • Formula C (Silver/Gray)

      Redken Shades EQ 06T + Equal Parts Clear + Equal Parts Processing Solution

    8

    Complete the look with L’ANZA Keratin Healing Oil Lustrous Finishing Spray.

    • Formula A (All-Over Blonde)

      Redken Shades EQ 09P + Equal Parts Processing Solution

    • Formula B (Face-Framing Violet)

      Redken City Beats East Village Violet + City Beats Clear

    • Formula C (Silver/Gray)

      Redken Shades EQ 06T + Equal Parts Clear + Equal Parts Processing Solution

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