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HOW-TO: Marbled Stone Haircolor + Textured Lob

Lauren Salapatek | January 25, 2016 | 11:24 AM
STEP 1 - Color: To create a shadowy deep root, apply formula D to the root area and blend 1 cm down the hair.
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STEP 2 - Color: Section away 2 wavy oval fields one on the top of the head and one in the occipital. Apply formula D to all the remaining hair.
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STEP 2 - Color continued.
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STEP 3 - Color: Start at the field in the occipital. Divide horizontally in half. Apply formula A to mid-lengths and ends of the lower half. Then divide the top half vertically into three sections (see illustration) and apply formula B & C alternately to the mid-lengths and ends of the three sections.
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STEP 3 - Color continued.
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STEP 3 - Color continued.
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STEP 4 - Color: Take small square sections, alternate formulas A, B, C through the mid-lengths and ends.
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STEP 4 - Color continued.
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STEP 1 - Cut: Start at the nape to create your base line length. Move to the center nape, elevate and cut soft layers. Continue through to the top back section using the same angles.
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STEP 1 - Cut continued.
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STEP 2 - Cut: Move to the top of the head, elevate straight up, cut at a horizontal finger angle.
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STEP 3 - Cut: Cut a rounded fringe, just falling above the tip of the nose.
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STEP 4 - Cut: Direct the sides forward and blend the sides and the top. Remove the corners to create soft lines.
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STEP 4 Cut continued.
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STEP 1 - Style: Apply EIMI Root Shoot on the root for lift.
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STEP 2 - Style: Twist the hair before you start drying.
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STEP 3: Start blowdrying the hair.
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STEP 4 - Style: Accentuate the movement with a small round brush and apply EIMI Grip Cream to create the final texture.
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Finished look.
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This "Marbled Stone" haircolor and textured lob by Wella Professionals was inspired by how light plays with mineral layers within rocks. Here, you can re-create the cut, color and style using Wella Professionals products.

Color placement and formulas:

FORMULA A:
Koleston Perfect INNOSENSE 9/81  
+ 9 % Koleston Perfect Crème Developer  + Color.id 10:10:1

FORMULA B:
Koleston Perfect INNOSENSE 7/18  
+ Koleston Perfect INNOSENSE 9/81
+ 9 % Koleston Perfect Crème Developer + Color.id 10:10:1

FORMULA C:
Koleston Perfect INNOSENSE 7/18  
+ 6 % Koleston Perfect Crème Developer + Color.id 10:10:1

FORMULA D:
Koleston Perfect INNOSENSE 6/17
+ 6 % Koleston Perfect Crème Developer  + Color.id 10:10:1

 

Color:

STEP 1: To create a shadowy deep root, apply formula  D to the root area and blend 1 cm down the hair.

STEP 2: Section away 2 wavy oval fields one on the top of the head and one in the occipital.  Apply formula D to all the remaining hair.

STEP 3: Start at the field in the occipital. Divide horizontally in half. Apply formula A to mid-lengths and ends of the lower half. Then divide the top half vertically into three sections (see illustration) and apply formula
B & C alternately to the mid-lengths and ends of the three sections.

STEP 4: ake small square sections, alternate formulas A, B, C through the mid-lengths and ends.

 

Cut:

STEP 1: Start at the nape to create your base line length. Move to the center nape, elevate and cut soft layers. Continue through to the top back section using the same angles.

STEP 2: Move to the top of the head, elevate straight up, cut at a horizontal finger angle.

STEP 3: Cut a rounded fringe, just falling above the tip of the nose.

STEP 4: Direct the sides forward and blend the  sides and the top. Remove the corners to create soft lines.

 

Style:

STEP 1: Apply EIMI Root Shoot on the root for lift.

STEP 2: Twist the hair before you start drying.

STEP 3: Start blowdrying the hair.

STEP 4: Accentuate the movement with a small round brush and apply EIMI Grip Cream to create the final texture.

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