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February 22, 2019

Rich Brunette & Amber Curls

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  • Formula C (top section)

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  • Formula D (all over)

    10g Koleston Perfect 9/03 + 10g Color Post Treatment + 10g Welloxon Perfect Pastel Developer

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Rich Brunette & Amber Curls

The easiest way to add definition and shine to naturally curly hair? Painting soft dimension to enhance each individual curl and seamlessly blend—like these ribbons of amber falling off a rich warm brunette base. We’re breaking down the sectioning pattern, formulas and application techniques you need to rereate this ultimate glow up transformation on your curly-haired clients. Get all the steps below!

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A (alternating slices)

    Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect 8/74 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 9%

  • Formula B (alternating slices)

    Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 12%

  • Formula C (top section)

    Koleston Perfect 5/07 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 6%

  • Formula D (all over)

    10g Koleston Perfect 9/03 + 10g Color Post Treatment + 10g Welloxon Perfect Pastel Developer

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HOW-TO STEPS

  • Wella Professionals How To Permanent Color Curly Hair Amber Rich Brunette
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (alternating slices)

      Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect 8/74 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 9%

    • Formula B (alternating slices)

      Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 12%

    • Formula C (top section)

      Koleston Perfect 5/07 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula D (all over)

      10g Koleston Perfect 9/03 + 10g Color Post Treatment + 10g Welloxon Perfect Pastel Developer

    1

    Before

  • Wella Professionals How To Permanent Color Curly Hair Amber Rich Brunette
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (alternating slices)

      Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect 8/74 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 9%

    • Formula B (alternating slices)

      Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 12%

    • Formula C (top section)

      Koleston Perfect 5/07 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula D (all over)

      10g Koleston Perfect 9/03 + 10g Color Post Treatment + 10g Welloxon Perfect Pastel Developer

    2

    Create a star-shaped section on the top of the head and clip away. This will help determine alternating triangular sections around the star from the back to the front. 

  • Wella Professionals How To Permanent Color Curly Hair Amber Rich Brunette
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (alternating slices)

      Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect 8/74 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 9%

    • Formula B (alternating slices)

      Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 12%

    • Formula C (top section)

      Koleston Perfect 5/07 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula D (all over)

      10g Koleston Perfect 9/03 + 10g Color Post Treatment + 10g Welloxon Perfect Pastel Developer

    3

    Sectioning pattern. 

  • Wella Professionals How To Permanent Color Curly Hair Amber Rich Brunette
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (alternating slices)

      Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect 8/74 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 9%

    • Formula B (alternating slices)

      Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 12%

    • Formula C (top section)

      Koleston Perfect 5/07 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula D (all over)

      10g Koleston Perfect 9/03 + 10g Color Post Treatment + 10g Welloxon Perfect Pastel Developer

    4

    Starting in the back in the first triangular section, take back-to-back slices and apply Formula A.

  • Wella Professionals How To Permanent Color Curly Hair Amber Rich Brunette
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (alternating slices)

      Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect 8/74 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 9%

    • Formula B (alternating slices)

      Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 12%

    • Formula C (top section)

      Koleston Perfect 5/07 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula D (all over)

      10g Koleston Perfect 9/03 + 10g Color Post Treatment + 10g Welloxon Perfect Pastel Developer

    5

    Working toward the front, repeat the same technique in the second triangle and apply Formula B.

  • Wella Professionals How To Permanent Color Curly Hair Amber Rich Brunette
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (alternating slices)

      Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect 8/74 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 9%

    • Formula B (alternating slices)

      Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 12%

    • Formula C (top section)

      Koleston Perfect 5/07 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula D (all over)

      10g Koleston Perfect 9/03 + 10g Color Post Treatment + 10g Welloxon Perfect Pastel Developer

    6

    Continue with the same technique, alternating Formulas A and B. Repeat on the opposite side of the head.

  • Wella Professionals How To Permanent Color Curly Hair Amber Rich Brunette
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (alternating slices)

      Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect 8/74 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 9%

    • Formula B (alternating slices)

      Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 12%

    • Formula C (top section)

      Koleston Perfect 5/07 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula D (all over)

      10g Koleston Perfect 9/03 + 10g Color Post Treatment + 10g Welloxon Perfect Pastel Developer

    7

    Then release the star-shaped top section and apply Formula B to all of the star’s points.

  • Wella Professionals How To Permanent Color Curly Hair Amber Rich Brunette
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (alternating slices)

      Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect 8/74 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 9%

    • Formula B (alternating slices)

      Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 12%

    • Formula C (top section)

      Koleston Perfect 5/07 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula D (all over)

      10g Koleston Perfect 9/03 + 10g Color Post Treatment + 10g Welloxon Perfect Pastel Developer

    8

    Apply Formula C to the remaining hair. Process. Shampoo, neutralize and towel-dry. Then, apply Formula D all over. Process for 5 minutes, then rinse.

     

    Pro Tip: Wella Professionals Service Color Post Treatment protects and enhances semi-, demi- and permanent color results.

  • Wella Professionals How To Permanent Color Curly Hair Amber Rich Brunette Styling
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (alternating slices)

      Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect 8/74 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 9%

    • Formula B (alternating slices)

      Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 12%

    • Formula C (top section)

      Koleston Perfect 5/07 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula D (all over)

      10g Koleston Perfect 9/03 + 10g Color Post Treatment + 10g Welloxon Perfect Pastel Developer

    9

    Apply Wella Professionals EIMI Flowing Form from roots to ends on damp hair. Not only will this smoothing balm protect against dehydration when using hot tools, but it also provides flexible hold and natural curl movement. 

  • Wella Professionals How To Permanent Color Curly Hair Amber Rich Brunette Diffuser
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (alternating slices)

      Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect 8/74 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 9%

    • Formula B (alternating slices)

      Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 12%

    • Formula C (top section)

      Koleston Perfect 5/07 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula D (all over)

      10g Koleston Perfect 9/03 + 10g Color Post Treatment + 10g Welloxon Perfect Pastel Developer

    10

    Then, blow-dry the hair gently with a diffuser to enhance the natural texture.

  • Wella Professionals How To Permanent Color Curly Hair Amber Rich Brunette
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (alternating slices)

      Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect 8/74 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 9%

    • Formula B (alternating slices)

      Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 12%

    • Formula C (top section)

      Koleston Perfect 5/07 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula D (all over)

      10g Koleston Perfect 9/03 + 10g Color Post Treatment + 10g Welloxon Perfect Pastel Developer

    11

    Soften the curl pattern with using a wand to create a loose curl texture.

  • Wella Professionals How To Permanent Color Curly Hair Amber Rich Brunette
    open color formula
    close formula
    • Formula A (alternating slices)

      Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect 8/74 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 9%

    • Formula B (alternating slices)

      Koleston Perfect 10/86 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 12%

    • Formula C (top section)

      Koleston Perfect 5/07 + Welloxon Perfect Developer 6%

    • Formula D (all over)

      10g Koleston Perfect 9/03 + 10g Color Post Treatment + 10g Welloxon Perfect Pastel Developer

    12

    Finished Look

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