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November 29, 2011

Texturizing Service by Redken’s Shape Control


Texturizing Service by Redken’s Shape Control

Today’s clients want to take control of their textures, and today’s stylists want options for getting that job done. The new Shape Control permanent system from Redken offers curl creation and frizz control. It’s an exciting new entry to the salon service menu! Here’s how it’s done.

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For more information visit www.redkensalon.com


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    Clarify and cleanse hair, then divide into four quadrants.

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    Beginning in the nape, take a ¼ to ½ inch horizontal slice and apply the Reducer with a brush, starting ¼ inch from the scalp and extending through to the ends. Complete both back quadrants. In the front quadrant, switch to vertical sections and complete the entire head.

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    Process according to the instructions for the formula that you’ve selected—Normal, Resistant or Sensitized. Do not exceed maximum development time of 30 minutes. Rinse hair thoroughly, 5 to 10 minutes.

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    Working one quadrant at a time, dry hair with hands until it is 80% dry. Hair should not be completely dry before curling. Isolate a ½ to 1 inch square subsection of hair and using a pre-heated ceramic curling iron, curl section in place for 30 seconds to one minute depending on the texture and condition of the hair. After curling, secure the hair in place with a non-metallic roller. Complete the quadrant.

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    Move to the next quadrant, dry 80% and repeat the curling process. Repeat in each quadrant until the head is complete.

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    Wrap hairline in protective cotton. Apply neutralizer directly to dry hair on each rod. Process for 10 minutes. Rinse hair thoroughly with warm water on the rods for 5 to 10 minutes, ensuring that the product is completely eliminated. Towel blot. Dry the hair with the nonmetallic rollers still in place. Once hair is 90% dry, remove the rollers and finish drying the hair.

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    Finished smooth texture.