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October 19, 2009

TIGI Colour “Steels”

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TIGI Colour “Steels”

Reach the brink of cool with these “Steel” step-by-steps from TIGI Colour. Cool things down into darkness or add dimension with the newest TIGI Colour shades. Give your clients the treasure of metallic beauty. Whether it’s an all-over colour or just an accent, the TIGI Colour Steel Collection has the perfect shades to give your client the deep, mystifying edge they’ve been looking for.

 

HOW-TO STEPS

  • 1

    Colour Selection 1
    Roots to Ends: TIGI Colour Creative + TIGI Colour Activator 20 vol/6%

    Colour Selection 2
    Roots to Ends: TIGI Colour Creative + TIGI Colour Activator 20 vol/6%

    Colour Selection 3
    Mid-lengths to Ends: TIGI Colour Creative + TIGI Colour Activator 20 vol/6%

  • 2

    Colour Selection 1
    Roots to Ends: TIGI Colour Creative with
    TIGI Colour Activator 20 vol/6%

    Colour Selection 2
    Roots to Ends: TIGI Colour Creative with
    TIGI Colour Activator 20 vol/6%

    Colour Selection 3
    Mid-lengths to Ends: TIGI Colour Creative with
    TIGI Colour Activator 20 vol/6%

    Step 1: Take a large oval parting on one side of the part and isolate.
    Step 2: Take another oval section on the opposite side and isolate.
    Step 3: Starting in the front hairline, take a horizontal placement weave and apply Colour Selection 1 and isolate with TIGI Colour Meche Strips.
    Step 4: Second, take another horizontal placement weave and apply Colour Selection 2 and isolate.
    Step 5: Third, continue working with the same weave, apply Colour Selection 3 and isolate.
    Step 6: Continue working this pattern until the entire section is complete.
    Step 7: For the back oval parting, start with Colour Selection 2 and alternate with Colour Selection 1 until the section is complete.

  • 3

    Colour Selection 1
    Roots to Ends: TIGI Colour Creative + TIGI Colour Activator 20 vol/6%

    Colour Selection 2
    Roots: TIGI Colour Creative + TIGI Colour Activator 20 vol/6%
    Mid-lengths to Ends: TIGI Colour True Light with
    TIGI Colour Activator 8.5 vol/2.55%

  • 4

    Colour Selection 1
    Roots to Ends: TIGI Colour Creative +  TIGI Colour Activator 20 vol/6%

    Colour Selection 2
    Roots: TIGI Colour Creative + TIGI Colour Activator 20 vol/6%
    Mid-lengths to Ends: TIGI Colour True Light with
    TIGI Colour Activator 8.5 vol/2.55%

    Step 1: Take a large triangle from mid-recession to the crown.
    Step 2: For better control, subdivide the triangle into two sections using a profile parting.
    Step 3: Block colour the remaining hair with Colour Selection 1 and isolate with TIGI Colour Meche Strips.
    Step 4: Starting in the front hairline on one side of the triangle, take a zig-zag parting and apply Colour Selection 1 and isolate with TIGI Colour Meche Strips.
    Step 5: For the second section, take another zig-zag parting and apply Colour Selection 2 and isolate with TIGI Colour Meche Strips.
    Step 6: Continue working zig-zag partings alternating between Colour Selection 1 and Colour Selection 2 until the section is complete.
    Step 7: For the opposite side, starting at the front hairline, take a zig-zag parting and apply Colour Selection 2 and isolate.
    Step 8: For the next section, apply Colour Selection 1 and isolate.
    Step 9: Continue working in the same manner alternating the two Colour Selections until the section is complete.

  • 5

    Colour Selection 1
    Roots to Ends: TIGI Colour Creative
    with TIGI Colour Activator 20 vol/6%

    Colour Selection 2
    Roots: TIGI Colour Creative with
    TIGI Colour Activator 20 vol/6%
    Mid-lengths to Ends: TIGI Colour Creative with
    TIGI Colour Activator 20 vol/6%

  • 6

    Colour Selection 1
    Roots to Ends: TIGI Colour Creative
    with TIGI Colour Activator 20 vol/6%

    Colour Selection 2
    Roots: TIGI Colour Creative with
    TIGI Colour Activator 20 vol/6%
    Mid-lengths to Ends: TIGI Colour Creative with
    TIGI Colour Activator 20 vol/6%

    Step 1: Take a rectangle shape on one side of the part incorporating the fringe area and isolate.
    Step 2: Take another rectangle shape on the opposite side of the part near the crown area and isolate.
    Step 3: Block colour the remaining with Colour Selection 1 and isolate with TIGI Colour Meche Strips.
    Step 4: Working in the front rectangle area, work from the bottom to the top of the shape.
    Step 5: For the first two slices, apply Colour Selection 2 and isolate with TIGI Colour Meche Strips.
    Step 6: Next, take another slice and apply Colour Selection 1 and isolate with TIGI Colour Meche Strips.
    Step 7: Continue with the same Colour Selection pattern
    until the entire section is complete.
    Step 8: For the opposite rectangle, work in the same manner starting from the bottom to the top of the shape. Alternate with two slices of Colour Selection 2 and one slice of Colour Selection 1.

  • 7

    Colour Selection 1
    Roots to Ends: TIGI Colour Creative
    with TIGI Colour Activator 20 vol/6%

    Colour Selection 2
    Roots to Mid-lengths: TIGI Colour Creative
    with TIGI Colour Activator 20 vol/6%

    Colour Selection 3
    Roots: TIGI Colour Creative with
    TIGI Colour Activator 20 vol/6%
    Mid-lengths to Ends: TIGI Colour True Light with
    TIGI Colour Activator 8.5 vol/2.55%

  • 8

    Colour Selection 1
    Roots to Ends: TIGI Colour Creative
    with TIGI Colour Activator 20 vol/6%

    Colour Selection 2
    Roots to Mid-lengths: TIGI Colour Creative
    with TIGI Colour Activator 20 vol/6%

    Colour Selection 3
    Roots: TIGI Colour Creative with
    TIGI Colour Activator 20 vol/6%
    Mid-lengths to Ends: TIGI Colour True Light with
    TIGI Colour Activator 8.5 vol/2.55%

    Step 1: Take a large triangle shape incorporating the fringe.
    Step 2: Block colour the remaining hair with Colour Selection 1 and root shade the triangle section.
    Step 3: Starting on one side of the triangle, take a horizontal slice and apply Colour Selection 2 and isolate.
    Step 4: Next, take a natural weave and apply Colour Selection 3 and isolate.
    Step 5: Continue working in the same manner until reaching the middle of the triangle shape.
    Step 6: In the middle of the triangle, take a thicker zigzag shape and apply Colour Selection 1.
    Step 7: For the opposite side, continue working in the same manner, until the section is complete.