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JUL-AUG 2017

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thecoloristmag.com | JULY/AUGUST 2017 | The Colorist 33 Shirley Gordon W E L L A / / Gordon used the balayage technique and color contouring, along with new shades from Wella's La Beige collection, to customize this wig (from her own line, shirleywigs.com) worn by Robyn Dixon of Bravo's Real Housewives of Potomac. Malibu C Malibu Blondes Wellness Remedy is formulated with a patented vitamin C complex and enhanced with provitamin B5 to increase shine, infuse moisture, and restore the vibrancy of natural blondes and bleached and highlighted hair. ➻ malibuc.com Matrix Light Master Lightening Powder has new, updated packaging, plus two new additives that can be added to enhance a variety of lightening techniques without the need to adjust formulas or processing time: Light Master Oil Additive shields delicate skin and is ideal for on-scalp lightening applications, color melting, dip-dye and classic foil techniques, and Light Master Freehand Additive is a kaolin clay- based formula designed to facilitate open-air lightening techniques like balayage, ombré and hair painting. ➻ matrixprofessional.com FORMULAS A | 1½ parts Wella Koleston Perfect 7/97 + 1½ parts 13-volume developer B | 1½ parts Freelights White Lightening Powder + 1½ parts 20-volume developer C | Equal parts Koleston Perfect 10/97 + 9/97 + 6/97 1 Create a shaft shift by applying formula A from roots to ends. 2 Freehand-paint both sides of an elongated U-shape around the face with formula B, leaving a 2-inch panel out on the top of the crown. 3 Freehand-paint the back sections with formula B using single strokes. 4 Apply formula C to the highlights, alternating from light to light to dark. Joanne Rempel E U F O R A / / Rempel achieved this wearable buttery blonde look using écaille—a combination of balayage and base color—to produce translucent depth and tonality. 1 Apply formula A to base. 2 Section hair. Pull through zone 1. 3 Starting in center back of zone 2, work in ¼-inch alternating diagonal back sections. Using a balayage board, apply formula B to the mid-section of the hair and formula C to the ends. 4 Apply formula A from the mid-shaft to the ends. 5 Repeat, alternating steps three and four, until you reach the front hairline, fi nishing with a light section at the side hairline. 6 Starting at the back of zone 1, work in ¼-inch subsections from the back natural part to the front hairline. Repeat formulas and technique from steps three and four. 7 Allow hair to process, rinse thoroughly and gently wash with Eufora Beautifying Elixirs Shampoo. Do not condition. 8 Towel-dry hair and tone the mid-section with formula D and the ends with formula E. Process for 20 minutes, rinse thoroughly, apply Color Elixir Professional Sealer (Step 2) and rinse. FORMULAS A | 20 grams EuforaColor Ammonia Free 8.3/8G + 20 grams 8.32/8GV + 60 grams 10-volume developer B | 105 grams AloeLite Cream Lightener + 20 grams 30-volume developer C | 105 grams AloeLite Cream Lightener + 20 grams 15-volume developer D | 10 grams Ammonia Free 10.12/10AV + 10 grams 10.32/10GV + 40 grams 7-volume developer E | 10 grams Ammonia Free 10.12/10AV + 20 grams 7-volume developer *All color formulas include Color Elixir Professional Additive (Step 1). Celeb Luxury Gem Lites Flawless Diamond Colorwash is designed to gently cleanse hair while neutralizing unwanted yellow tones in blonde, highlighted, and natural gray and white hair. ➻ celebluxury.com g pp PHOTOGRAPHY (FROM TOP): COURTESY OF EUFORA; PHOTOGRAPHY: WANTHY DIMAREN, MAKEUP: NIKKI FRASER; PRODUCTS: COURTESY OF MANUFACTURERS (3)

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