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January 2, 2013

Violette from Aveda

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Violette from Aveda

Roses are red, Violettes are—not your average hue! This petal-toned bluish-purple from Aveda’s Neo Goth Collection emits an aura of romance and modernity.

Color by Ian Michael Black, Aveda Artistic Director, Hair Color


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HOW-TO STEPS

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    FORMULA 1
    enlightener™ powder lightener

    FORMULA 2: DAMSON
    full spectrum™ protective permanent creme hair color
    40 g Universal ØN
    20 g Pure Pigment Violet
    60 g 5 volume color catalyst™ creme developer

    ANOTHER FORMULA OPTION 
    FORMULA 1:
    enlightener™ powder lightener

    FORMULA 2: BRIGHT DAMSON
    full spectrum deep™ extra lift and deposit creme color for dark hair
    10 g Universal ØN
    9 g Dark Red/Violet Pure Tone
    1 g Dark Blue/Violet Pure Tone
    40 g 5 volume color catalyst™ creme developer

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    Divide the head into standard quadrants (ear to ear and front to nape).

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    Through the back, take a semicircular section from a point 3″ above the ear around to a level point on other side. This creates panel 1.

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    Take a semicircular section through the front top of the head. This creates panel 4.

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    The 2 sections on either side create panels 2 and 3.

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    On panel 1, work on a diagonal and apply fine-weave highlights using formula 1. The highlights should incorporate 60% of the hair. Isolate each section with foil.

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    On panels 2 and 3, work vertically up to the center top part and apply fine-weave highlights using formula 1. These highlights should be placed 1/4″ back from the front hairline.

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    On panel 4, work on a diagonal and apply fine-weave highlights using formula 1. These highlights should be placed 1/4″ back from the front hairline. Isolate each section with foil.

    Process the hair to the desired level of lift (e.g., yellow), shampoo and blow-dry. Apply formula 2 throughout the head, new growth to ends. Process the hair according to directions. Rinse the hair thoroughly with comfortably hot water to remove the color. Shampoo with color conserve™ shampoo. Apply color conserve™ pHinish™ and rinse again with cool water. Towel-dry the hair well to prepare it for the botanical therapy hair treatment.

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    Apply a botanical therapy hair treatment based on the condition of the hair. For dry hair, perform the moisture treatment using dry remedy™ penetrating moisture. For damaged hair, perform the repair treatment using damage remedy™ penetrating protein. Once the hair treatment has been applied, process at room temperature for 5 minutes and rinse. You do not need to shampoo or condition the hair.

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