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November 9, 2017

Transformation: Curly Chic

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Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR + Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect Developer 6% (20-volume) + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder 

Formula B

Wella Professionals Color Touch 5/97 + 7/97 + Color Touch Emulsion 4% + 13-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

Transformation: Curly Chic

If you’ve seen Joie Wallace‘s (@joiewallacehair) work, you know her curly hair makeovers are FIRE, and we are loving this recent transformation that involved a new color, a classic finger wave technique and 15 inches…gone!

 

Joie’s client came in with breakage and knotting from unkempt extensions. “She was extremely depressed,” shares Joie. “And I told her that if she trusted my vision, we could give her an amazing new look.” Amazing new look ACHIEVED. Here’s how Joie did it.

 

 

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Artist: Joie Wallace
Colorist: Joie Wallace

COLOR FORMULAS

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR + Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect Developer 6% (20-volume) + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder 

Formula B

Wella Professionals Color Touch 5/97 + 7/97 + Color Touch Emulsion 4% + 13-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

Products Used

HOW-TO STEPS

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR + Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect Developer 6% (20-volume) + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder 

Formula B

Wella Professionals Color Touch 5/97 + 7/97 + Color Touch Emulsion 4% + 13-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

1

Before 

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR + Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect Developer 6% (20-volume) + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder 

Formula B

Wella Professionals Color Touch 5/97 + 7/97 + Color Touch Emulsion 4% + 13-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

2

Section the hair into three sections, leaving the back area out.

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR + Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect Developer 6% (20-volume) + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder 

Formula B

Wella Professionals Color Touch 5/97 + 7/97 + Color Touch Emulsion 4% + 13-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

3

Using clippers with a #2 guard, cut the back of hair from the occipital bone to the nape, leaving out about 2 inches of hair.

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR + Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect Developer 6% (20-volume) + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder 

Formula B

Wella Professionals Color Touch 5/97 + 7/97 + Color Touch Emulsion 4% + 13-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

4

Take the sides down from the middle of the eyebrow to the ear (the cut should resemble a fauxhawk).

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR + Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect Developer 6% (20-volume) + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder 

Formula B

Wella Professionals Color Touch 5/97 + 7/97 + Color Touch Emulsion 4% + 13-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

5

Cut the sides, back and top with shears to make sure hair is softly layered—remember to keep the side burns and back soft and wispy.

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR + Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect Developer 6% (20-volume) + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder 

Formula B

Wella Professionals Color Touch 5/97 + 7/97 + Color Touch Emulsion 4% + 13-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

6

Apply Formula A from the nape to the crown, and process for 20 minutes.

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR + Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect Developer 6% (20-volume) + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder 

Formula B

Wella Professionals Color Touch 5/97 + 7/97 + Color Touch Emulsion 4% + 13-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

7

Rinse and shampoo with Oligo Professionnel Blacklight Blue Shampoo.

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR + Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect Developer 6% (20-volume) + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder 

Formula B

Wella Professionals Color Touch 5/97 + 7/97 + Color Touch Emulsion 4% + 13-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

8

Tone using Formula B, and process for 20 minutes.

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR + Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect Developer 6% (20-volume) + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder 

Formula B

Wella Professionals Color Touch 5/97 + 7/97 + Color Touch Emulsion 4% + 13-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

9

Finger wave using Nairobi Foam Wrap Lotion, waving the sides and back.

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR + Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect Developer 6% (20-volume) + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder 

Formula B

Wella Professionals Color Touch 5/97 + 7/97 + Color Touch Emulsion 4% + 13-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

10

Comb the hair forward and let dry completely. Once hair is dry, apply a quarter-sized amount of Sebastian Dark Oil.

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR + Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect Developer 6% (20-volume) + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder 

Formula B

Wella Professionals Color Touch 5/97 + 7/97 + Color Touch Emulsion 4% + 13-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

11

Curl hair with a small and medium flat iron, starting from the nape and curling the hair forward. Then curl the next row toward the back, alternating until all the hair has been curled. Finish with MIZANI Shyne Bodifying Sheen Spray for shine and amika Un.Done Texture Spray for volume.

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR + Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect Developer 6% (20-volume) + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder 

Formula B

Wella Professionals Color Touch 5/97 + 7/97 + Color Touch Emulsion 4% + 13-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

12

Finished look - back view 

Formula A

Wella Professionals BLONDOR + Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect Developer 6% (20-volume) + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder 

Formula B

Wella Professionals Color Touch 5/97 + 7/97 + Color Touch Emulsion 4% + 13-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

13

Before and after