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How-Tos > Shadow Root + Rose Blush by Guy Tang
July 17, 2017

Shadow Root + Rose Blush by Guy Tang

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    #mydentity #Magnum8 Powder Lightener + #Big9 Créme Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula B

    #mydentity Misty Mauve Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer  + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula C

    #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula D

    #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + #mydentity Crystal Clear Demi-Permanent + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

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Shadow Root + Rose Blush by Guy Tang

It’s no question that Guy Tang (@guy_tang) kills it both behind the chair and on social media (with 2 MILLION Insta followers!) So, when Guy creates a colorful bleach + tone makeover as good as this, we have to break it down for the BTC community. Click through for ALL the steps to recreate this rose blush dream and fill out this survey to win 1 of 50 #mydentity Dark Shadows shades HERE!

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A

    #mydentity #Magnum8 Powder Lightener + #Big9 Créme Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula B

    #mydentity Misty Mauve Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer  + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula C

    #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula D

    #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + #mydentity Crystal Clear Demi-Permanent + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

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HOW-TO STEPS

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    • Formula A

      #mydentity #Magnum8 Powder Lightener + #Big9 Créme Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula B

      #mydentity Misty Mauve Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer  + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C

      #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula D

      #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + #mydentity Crystal Clear Demi-Permanent + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    1

    Before

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    • Formula A

      #mydentity #Magnum8 Powder Lightener + #Big9 Créme Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula B

      #mydentity Misty Mauve Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer  + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C

      #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula D

      #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + #mydentity Crystal Clear Demi-Permanent + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    2

    Create three large sections. Then take smaller curved, horizontal sections and backcomb them (only pushing twice!)

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    • Formula A

      #mydentity #Magnum8 Powder Lightener + #Big9 Créme Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula B

      #mydentity Misty Mauve Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer  + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C

      #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula D

      #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + #mydentity Crystal Clear Demi-Permanent + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    3

    Apply Formula A using a feathering technique to create either a V-pattern or a W-pattern.

     

    Tip: Lay the foils flat, so the hair closest to the scalp (the natural, virgin hair) gets an accelerated lift. Lay the panels flat, so the hair is evenly penetrated with lightener.

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    • Formula A

      #mydentity #Magnum8 Powder Lightener + #Big9 Créme Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula B

      #mydentity Misty Mauve Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer  + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C

      #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula D

      #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + #mydentity Crystal Clear Demi-Permanent + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    4

    Continue to section the hair and apply Formula A, taking smaller panels of hair to stay close to the scalp.

     

    Tip: Backcomb the whole panel (opposed to smaller highlights) to completely erase any brass by overlapping all of the hair in each foil. If you’re working with a layered cut, overdirect the hair before you backcomb to get as close to the scalp as possible.

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    • Formula A

      #mydentity #Magnum8 Powder Lightener + #Big9 Créme Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula B

      #mydentity Misty Mauve Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer  + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C

      #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula D

      #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + #mydentity Crystal Clear Demi-Permanent + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    5

    You are your best tool. As you continue to apply Formula A, use your arm as a platform for applying the lightener.

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    • Formula A

      #mydentity #Magnum8 Powder Lightener + #Big9 Créme Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula B

      #mydentity Misty Mauve Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer  + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C

      #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula D

      #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + #mydentity Crystal Clear Demi-Permanent + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    6

    Post-bleach & pre-toner!

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    • Formula A

      #mydentity #Magnum8 Powder Lightener + #Big9 Créme Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula B

      #mydentity Misty Mauve Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer  + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C

      #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula D

      #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + #mydentity Crystal Clear Demi-Permanent + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    7

    Start with damp hair at the shampoo bowl. Apply Formula B to the roots, dragging the color down to blend away any stitch marks.

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    • Formula A

      #mydentity #Magnum8 Powder Lightener + #Big9 Créme Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula B

      #mydentity Misty Mauve Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer  + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C

      #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula D

      #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + #mydentity Crystal Clear Demi-Permanent + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    8

    Apply Formula C and blend into Formula B above to create a seamless blend, leaving the ends out.

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    • Formula A

      #mydentity #Magnum8 Powder Lightener + #Big9 Créme Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula B

      #mydentity Misty Mauve Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer  + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C

      #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula D

      #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + #mydentity Crystal Clear Demi-Permanent + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

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    Toner with ends out. 

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    • Formula A

      #mydentity #Magnum8 Powder Lightener + #Big9 Créme Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula B

      #mydentity Misty Mauve Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer  + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C

      #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula D

      #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + #mydentity Crystal Clear Demi-Permanent + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    10

    Apply Formula D to the ends and face-framing pieces, bringing the hair forward and blending. Process for 5 minutes.

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    • Formula A

      #mydentity #Magnum8 Powder Lightener + #Big9 Créme Lightener + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula B

      #mydentity Misty Mauve Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer  + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C

      #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula D

      #mydentity Blush Demi-Permanent X-Press Toner + #mydentity Crystal Clear Demi-Permanent + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    11

    Finished Look

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