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October 20, 2017

Wine-Inspired, Melted Violet

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Formula A:

1 part CHI Blondest Blonde powder + 1 part CHI Color Generator 30-volume developer

Formula B:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 4V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula C:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 8V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula D:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 6V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer 

Wine-Inspired, Melted Violet

Shades of purple? Check. Metallic undertones? Check. A color technique that leaves the hair looking melted to absolute perfection? CHECK. This wine-inspired hue from Farouk Systems uses their new violet line to create an updated take on purple haircolor. Here’s how it’s done.

COLOR FORMULAS

Formula A:

1 part CHI Blondest Blonde powder + 1 part CHI Color Generator 30-volume developer

Formula B:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 4V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula C:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 8V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula D:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 6V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer 

Products Used

HOW-TO STEPS

Formula A:

1 part CHI Blondest Blonde powder + 1 part CHI Color Generator 30-volume developer

Formula B:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 4V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula C:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 8V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula D:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 6V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer 

1

Section the hair into three triangles on the top of the head and clip away. 

Formula A:

1 part CHI Blondest Blonde powder + 1 part CHI Color Generator 30-volume developer

Formula B:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 4V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula C:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 8V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula D:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 6V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer 

2

Isolate a small, curved section behind the ear and apply Formula A.

Formula A:

1 part CHI Blondest Blonde powder + 1 part CHI Color Generator 30-volume developer

Formula B:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 4V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula C:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 8V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula D:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 6V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer 

3

The, isolate a horizontal section above the ear and apply Formula A.

Formula A:

1 part CHI Blondest Blonde powder + 1 part CHI Color Generator 30-volume developer

Formula B:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 4V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula C:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 8V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula D:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 6V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer 

4

Continue working in this area and isolate these sections with foils. 

Formula A:

1 part CHI Blondest Blonde powder + 1 part CHI Color Generator 30-volume developer

Formula B:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 4V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula C:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 8V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula D:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 6V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer 

5

Then, taking diagonal-forward slices in the first triangle at the top of the head, apply Formula A from roots through to the ends and isolate in foils.

Formula A:

1 part CHI Blondest Blonde powder + 1 part CHI Color Generator 30-volume developer

Formula B:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 4V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula C:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 8V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula D:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 6V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer 

6

Repeat this color application in the other two triangles. Process until the hair reaches a Level 9.

Formula A:

1 part CHI Blondest Blonde powder + 1 part CHI Color Generator 30-volume developer

Formula B:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 4V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula C:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 8V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula D:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 6V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer 

7

Continue steps 5 and 6. 

Formula A:

1 part CHI Blondest Blonde powder + 1 part CHI Color Generator 30-volume developer

Formula B:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 4V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula C:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 8V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula D:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 6V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer 

8

Check hair periodically until achieving a Level 9.  

Formula A:

1 part CHI Blondest Blonde powder + 1 part CHI Color Generator 30-volume developer

Formula B:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 4V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula C:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 8V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula D:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 6V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer 

9

While the lightener processes, apply Formula B from roots to ends on all hair that was not prelightened. 

Formula A:

1 part CHI Blondest Blonde powder + 1 part CHI Color Generator 30-volume developer

Formula B:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 4V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula C:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 8V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula D:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 6V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer 

10

On the prelightened sections, apply Formula C from the roots to the midshaft. Then, blend Formula D at the midshaft and melt the color down through to the ends. 

 

Formula A:

1 part CHI Blondest Blonde powder + 1 part CHI Color Generator 30-volume developer

Formula B:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 4V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula C:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 8V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula D:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 6V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer 

11

Continue this technique on the prelightened hair. Process, then rinse, shampoo and condition the hair. Blow-dry to prep for styling. 

Formula A:

1 part CHI Blondest Blonde powder + 1 part CHI Color Generator 30-volume developer

Formula B:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 4V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula C:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 8V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula D:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 6V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer 

12

Apply a rich amount of CHI Silk Infusion through the hair for shine and protection.

Formula A:

1 part CHI Blondest Blonde powder + 1 part CHI Color Generator 30-volume developer

Formula B:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 4V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula C:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 8V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula D:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 6V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer 

13

Spray hair with CHI Enviro Natural Hold Hairspray before styling.

Formula A:

1 part CHI Blondest Blonde powder + 1 part CHI Color Generator 30-volume developer

Formula B:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 4V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula C:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 8V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula D:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 6V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer 

14

Then, use the Dura CHI 1-Inch Ceramic Curling Iron from the roots to the midshaft. Start in the nape area, working with horizontal sections.

Formula A:

1 part CHI Blondest Blonde powder + 1 part CHI Color Generator 30-volume developer

Formula B:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 4V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula C:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 8V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula D:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 6V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer 

15

Then, use the CHI Ellipse Wand from the midshaft to the ends and let the curls cool down in natural fall. Follow the same technique on the rest of the head. 

Formula A:

1 part CHI Blondest Blonde powder + 1 part CHI Color Generator 30-volume developer

Formula B:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 4V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula C:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 8V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula D:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 6V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer 

16

Then, apply another round of CHI Silk Infusion and massage it through the hair.

Formula A:

1 part CHI Blondest Blonde powder + 1 part CHI Color Generator 30-volume developer

Formula B:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 4V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula C:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 8V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula D:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 6V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer 

17

Comb the hair with a large-tooth comb for a smooth and wavy end result.

Formula A:

1 part CHI Blondest Blonde powder + 1 part CHI Color Generator 30-volume developer

Formula B:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 4V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula C:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 8V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula D:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 6V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer 

18

Finish the look with CHI Shine Infusion.

Formula A:

1 part CHI Blondest Blonde powder + 1 part CHI Color Generator 30-volume developer

Formula B:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 4V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula C:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 8V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula D:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 6V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer 

19

Finished look. 

Formula A:

1 part CHI Blondest Blonde powder + 1 part CHI Color Generator 30-volume developer

Formula B:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 4V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula C:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 8V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer

Formula D:

1 part CHI Ionic Shine Shades Liquid Color 6V + 1 part CHI Color generator 10-volume developer 

20

Finished look. 

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