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How-Tos > Rooty Purple Swirl
June 21, 2017

Rooty Purple Swirl

  • Formula A

    Goldwell Oxycur Platin Lightening Powder + 20-volume developer

  • Formula B

    Oxycur + 30-volume developer

  • Formula C

     Joico Color Intensity Orchid + Joico Color Intensity Metallic Mauve (1:1)

There’s something about a classic, elegant upstyle paired with a vivid color that truly embodies modern beauty. And we are loving this combo by Samantha Pollard (@spollardartistry), a stylist at the Cherry Blossom Salon in Atlanta, Ga. This was Samantha’s first feature on behindthechair.com’s Instagram page, and it received more than 13,000 likes! Here’s Samantha’s color formula!  

 

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Natural/starting level: new growth with 25 percent gray and grown-out purple ends

 

Pricing:

Decolorize and tone: $125

Single process: $75

Olaplex: $25

Updo: $85

Total: $310

 

 

Colorist: Samantha Pollard
Manufacturer: Goldwell, @goldwellus; Joico, @joico

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A

    Goldwell Oxycur Platin Lightening Powder + 20-volume developer

  • Formula B

    Oxycur + 30-volume developer

  • Formula C

     Joico Color Intensity Orchid + Joico Color Intensity Metallic Mauve (1:1)

HOW-TO STEPS

  • 1

    Apply a global root touchup using Formula A.

  • 2

    Lift the ends using Formula B.

  • 3

    Apply Formula C to the roots, blending the color down about 3 inches. Blend the ends and roots together using Olaplex to diffuse any harsh lines. 

  • 4

    Process for 30 minutes, then rinse and shampoo with Goldwell Kerasilk Color Shampoo and Conditioner.