Hair Color Trends

Day to Night: Versatile Color

July 11, 2011 | 12:20 AM
Photo 1 of 16
Photo 2 of 16
Photo 3 of 16
Before coloring, pull up a strand from the crown and push against the cuticle to determine porosity. Also twist the strand to determine density (this model did not need a filler). Next, place color primer into palm of hand.
Photo 4 of 16
Apply primer throughout the hair. Saturate to desensitize the skin around the hairline and to prep the hair to better accept the color.
Photo 5 of 16
Section the hair as shown. Isolate the top leaving a two-inch parting along the rounds.
Photo 6 of 16
Now create a zigzag parting within the two-inch panel section.
Photo 7 of 16
Using the end of a tail comb, pull out a diagonal slice.
Photo 8 of 16
Apply 7XR Firenze Fire (Aloxxi Chroma, permanent color) medium-intense red blonde with 30-volume developer in back-to-back foils within the first zigzag parting.
Photo 9 of 16
In the next section, blend 8K (light Copper Blonde) with 40-volume developer. Place in back-to-back foils within this zigzag section.
Photo 10 of 16
Create alternating shades along the rounds within the zigzags.
Photo 11 of 16
Go to the nape. Apply equal parts Aloxxi Tones 5GR and 5R to make a reddish brown. Blend with its dedicated activator. Apply in single process application.
Photo 12 of 16
Use the same shade along the top and process for 25 minutes after last application at room temperature.
Photo 13 of 16
Rinse. Once water runs clear apply, Aloxxi Colourlock. Massage into hair and then rinse—no shampoo.
Photo 14 of 16
PRODUCTS AND TOOLS Color: Color Prime, Tones No Lift Demi- Permanent Colour, Blue Developer, permanent Chroma Crème Colour, all Aloxxi Shampoo and Conditioner: ColourCare Hydrating Shampoo and Conditioner and Leave-in Conditioner, all Aloxxi Razor: Feather Razor Blower: Arrojo blowdryer by Izunami Flatiron: Arrojo iron by Izunami Brushes: Denman and Creative Triangle Curling iron: Brazilian Heat
Photo 15 of 16
“I have a lot of clients that love the NYC scene, but can’t be too funky. Avant garde hair is great, but these clients can’t use it. This look relates to the client.” —Adeline Chung-Feder
Photo 16 of 16
Adeline Chung-Feder, Aloxxi artistic team member, says of the line, “I like Aloxxi because there is minimal guess work. It’s kind of ‘point and shoot,’ like a digital camera today. But for an advanced colorist it allows creativity.”

Day to Night (collection)
Day to Night: Avant Garde and Braided Looks (how-to)
Day to Night: Versatile Color (how-to)
Facebook Comments

More from Hair Color Trends

Hair Color Trends
Hair Color Trends

Teal To Big Chop To Tasteful Brunette Bob

Maggie Mulhern | February 8, 2017

When we saw this makeover on Instagram, we had to know more. Hairdresser Nicole Boccio of Cactus Salon and Spa  (@cactussalonsmithtown), Smithtown, New York, says "I had been doing a doubled processed blonde on Kelly Sampson for some time now. She came requesting 'mermaid hair'. She had 2 inches of level 5 roots." Here Boccio shares the details for this makeover.

Hair Color Trends Four session to silver
Hair Color Trends

MAKEOVER: Four Sessions To Silver

Maggie Mulhern | February 5, 2017

Kim Bruce (@themisfitblonde), co-owner of Monroe on Mane (@monroeonmane), Sturbridge, MA., specializes in blondes and hairdressing. "This guest has been a client of mine for almost a year now. It has taken four sessions to achieve our desired shade of silver blonde." Here Bruce shares the details for the transformation.

Hair Color Trends
Hair Color Trends

MAKEOVER: Basic Blonde To Purple/Lilac Melt

Maggie Mulhern | February 9, 2017

Marianne Lohr (@mannie_mak), a freelance artist based in Bethlehem,PA., says "My new client came in to see me because she was never happy with her blonde and how gold/yellow it was. She wanted to be an all over platinum blonde at first, but then had mentioned how she's always wanted to have purple hair. Her dream came true that day." Details here.

Load More