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How-Tos > How-To: Purple Pastel Shadow Root
September 7, 2016

How-To: Purple Pastel Shadow Root

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  • Natural/Starting Level

    8/9 with 2 inches of Level 4 regrowth

  • Formula A

    Kenra Professional Kenra Color Simply Blonde Blue Powder Lightener + 40-volume developer

  • Formula B

    Kenra Color Simply Blonde Blue Powder Lightener + 20-Volume Developer

  • Formula C

    Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA ColorWorx Purple

  • Formula D

    Kenra Metallics Demi-Permanent 8SM + 2 inches Kenra Violet Booster + 9-volume activator

So your client’s über dark roots grew out, and her blonde is looking lackluster. Here’s your solution: a velvety purple shadow root with a pastel lavender finish—perfection. Check out how Tatiana Silvestri (@tatianashair), a stylist at Le Studio Salon de Beaute in Mesa, Ariz., achieved this gorgeous new look on her client in need of a major makeover!

Colorist: Tatiana Silvestri

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Natural/Starting Level

    8/9 with 2 inches of Level 4 regrowth

  • Formula A

    Kenra Professional Kenra Color Simply Blonde Blue Powder Lightener + 40-volume developer

  • Formula B

    Kenra Color Simply Blonde Blue Powder Lightener + 20-Volume Developer

  • Formula C

    Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA ColorWorx Purple

  • Formula D

    Kenra Metallics Demi-Permanent 8SM + 2 inches Kenra Violet Booster + 9-volume activator

Products Used

HOW-TO STEPS

  • 1

    Apply Formula A to regrowth, and process for 35 minutes at room temperature.

  • 2

    Balayage the midlengths and ends using Formula B.

  • 3

     Shampoo, condition and blow-dry.

  • 4

    Apply Formula C to the root area, then Formula D to midlengths and ends. Process for 25 minutes.

  • 5

    Apply Kenra Professional Platinum Thickening Spray before blowing dry. Finish with Kenra Professional Shine Spray.

  • At Home Care
    Tatiana advised her client to wash her hair using cold water and sent her home with Olaplex No.3, which she will apply for 10 minutes before shampooing and conditioning.

    Total process time: 4+ hours. “I always allow an extra 20 minutes at the beginning of an appointment for color consultation,” says Tatiana.

    Pricing: $200 for color