Retro Glamour

July 10, 2011 | 11:21 PM
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Patrick McIvor, colorist, owner of Patrick McIvor Color Studio and Matrix Artistic Color Director is tapping into the texture craze in a diff erent way—with color.
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“When you bring out the texture with color, you don’t change the shape or volume, but all of a sudden the hair is soft er and you can see all the dimension and movement,” he says. He cautions colorists to hold back a bit though. “You must stay less than 50 percent of highlights. A base color is the color, the highlight is texturizing. One is creating the overall tone, the other the highlight. We are not using highlights to create color.” Blush Cashmere knit jacket and satin body suit by Dolce and Gabbana. Beige wool pannier belt by Marni Gloves by Louis Vitton.
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“Is the formula going to work for your client? I want her to come back when she WANTS to, not when she HAS to.” —Patrick McIvor
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Hair color: Patrick McIvor Cut/style: Nate Rosenkranz, fashion director of Patrick McIvor Color Studio Photography: Roberto Ligresti Make-up: Nisa Fashion styling: David Widjaja
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PRODUCTS Lightener: V-Light De-Dusted Lightener by Matrix Glaze: Color Sync Demipermanent color Accessories: Product Club foils, jawclips and gloves Shampoo and conditioner: Matrix Hydrate Hydratherapie and Ultra Hydrating Balm Stylers: All by Matrix: Vavoom Gold Heat Iron In Control, Amplify Full Body Texturizer, sleek.look sealing serum, sleek.look blow-down, Vavoom Shape Maker Extra Hold Blower: Centrix Q Zone Brushes: Marilyn, Patrick McIvor round brush and Kremes styling brush Iron: Hot Tools curling iron
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