The Colorist

MAY-JUN 2016

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gallery 24 The Colorist | MAY/JUNE 2016 | a r t i f i c i a l i n t e l l i g e n c e Wella's Sonya Dove channels the sci-f thriller Ex Machina in this exclusive shoot for The Colorist. PHOTOGRAPHY: NICOLAS TRONCIN; HAIR ASSISTANT: CHRIS ROSARIO; MAKEUP: INA GILMAN ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● I N S P I R E D B Y the British science f ction psychological thriller Ex Machina (2015) about a humanoid with artif cial intelligence, Wella Professionals' Sonya Dove paired striking hairstyles with a cool, silvery blonde hue for the looks seen in this exclusive shoot. "I was inspired by how the lead female character in the movie had different personalities in one robotic body, so I wanted to create three looks that would change the model's character," says Dove, who serves as Wella Professionals global creative artist. Dove and her assistant, Chris Rosario, a Sebastian Professional and Hairdreams educator, (Continued on page 26) for this smooth, ultramodern style, Sonya Dove applied Wella EIMI Perfect on the ends and Flowing Form on the roots and mid-lengths before blow-drying. She then backcombed the hair at the root starting at the nape, leaving the hair smooth on top. Finally, she rolled the hair under and bobby pinned it at the desired length.

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