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December 3, 2013

Smoke and Mirrors Color Technique from Keratin Complex

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Smoke and Mirrors Color Technique from Keratin Complex

It’s all smoke and mirrors! The Projection Technique from Keratin Complex mimics how a spotlight plays against a black abyss. By staying in an extremely cool palette, the colors work in harmony. It’s an old black and white Hollywood film technique, updated!

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HOW-TO STEPS

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    1

    Base/Starting Level: Any
    Keratin Complex Color Therapy formulations
    Formula A (lightener):
    15 mL/.5 oz. It’s a Blonde Thing Keratin Lightening System® powder + 15 mL/.5 fl. oz. It’s a Blonde Thing 20 vol. developer
    Formula B (true metal): 15 mL/.5 fl. oz. 11/AA (Platinum Ash) + 15 mL/.5 fl. oz. KeraHold Zero Lift developer
    Formula C (luminous cool periwinkle): 15 mL/.5 fl. oz. .91/BA (Slate Blue) + 15 mL/.5 fl. oz. KeraHold Zero Lift developer
    Formula D (iridescent cool pastel blue): 15 mL/.5 fl. oz. .19/AB (Ash Blue) + 15 mL/.5 fl. oz. KeraHold Zero Lift developer
    Formula E (abyss black): 30 mL/1 fl. oz. 1.0/1N (Black) + 30 mL/1 fl. oz. KeraHold Zero Lift developer

    Take a chevron parting around the head from cheekbone along occipital to cheekbone. Use Formula A to pre-lighten to palest yellow.

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    Shampoo and condition the hair with Keratin Complex® Blondeshell® Debrass & Brighten Shampoo and Conditioner. Blow-dry. Sub-divide the pre-lightened chevron parting into 3 sections. Apply Formula B on the lower upper third of the chevron. Apply Formula C on the middle third. Apply Formula D on the bottom third.

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    Use Formula E on the remainder of the hair and process for 35 minutes. To maintain vibrant, long-lasting color that stays true to tone, use Keratin Complex Keratin Color Care or Blondeshell Shampoo and Conditioner.

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