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March 4, 2015

Stencil Box Technique by ProRituals

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Stencil Box Technique by ProRituals

If you think balayage, babylights and
peek-a-boo pastels are the only coloring techniques, think again. The technique?
Coloring specific sections of hair in order to add interest and movement in the
color. The result? A unique, almost-pixelated effect, that Terrence
Michael Renk
, Global Artistic Director of ProRituals Hair
Care
calls the stencil box technique. Here, he
shares his how-to!






Who did it
hair: Terrence
Michael Renk
makeup: Doris
Lew
photography: Terrence Michael
Renk
website: prorituals.com

HOW-TO STEPS

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    Prep: Wax Food service 6×8 inches. Fold wax paper sheets length wise to cut. Cut out a 2½-inch x 2½-inch box stencil.

    ProRituals Color Formulas
    Formula A (base): 3 Fundamentals equal parts 5-volume
    Formula B: 1 oz. Bright Violet 0.22 + oz. 10A Booster + 2 oz. 30-volume developer
    Formula C: 1 oz. Bright Red 0.66 + 1 oz. 10A Booster + 2 oz. 40-volume developer

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    Apply Formula A on to the outgrowth area. *Note: Conditioner can be used if not coloring the base. Lay wax paper without stencil on the hair first (full sheet). Take a ¼-inch to ½-inch slice of hair and lay it on top of the wax paper, apply Formula A or conditioner then place a stencil box wax paper on top with the edge up against the sectioning.

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    Apply the color directly on to the box stencil area, making sure the edge of the paper aligns with the edge against the sectioning. After applying color place another wax paper (full sheet) on top with the edge up against the sectioning.

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    Continue this action of placing wax paper, slice, then placing stencil on top, alternating Formulas B and C to the box stencil to create the effect.

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    Continue from one side of the head and bring the hair all the way over to the other side until you run out of hair.

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