HOW-TO: Achieve Pastel Pink Hair Using Pravana Vivids

By Lauren Salapatek | 04/25/2013 2:22:00 PM


click image to zoom BRAVO TV's Shear Genius Season 3 winner, Brig Van Osten transformed her fan Lilah's hair into pastel pink for her 16th birthday.

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FORMULA: Equal Parts ChromaSilk VIVIDS Pink + ChromaSilk PASTELS Pretty in Pink

STEP #1: Part hair into four sections.

STEP #2: Take a slice of hair and place onto foil.

STEP #3: Begin application of PRAVANA Pure Light Powder Lightener and 20 volume developer, off the scalp through the ends.

STEP #4: Turn brush vertically and stagger the application 1" off scalp. This will create a grown out effect.

STEP #5: Continue slicing all of the hair in each section.

STEP #6: Lift hair up to a Level 10.

STEP #7: Shampoo hair and blow dry.

STEP #8: After hair is dried, part into four sections.

STEP #9: Apply Pravana VIVIDS Pastels Pretty in Pink + VIVIDS Pink Mixture all over hair for 20 miutes, no heat is necessary to process.

STEP #10: Rinse color with cool water and condition.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lauren Salapatek

Lauren Salapatek Lauren Salapatek, Web Editor for Modern Salon | Salon Today | First Chair.

(Previous positions: Associate Editor/E-Newsletter Content Production Manager)

Since January 2010, Lauren has worked for Modern Salon Media covering salon style, product and beauty trends, and business editorial for both print and online content. As of October 2013, Lauren’s role changed to Web Editor—now she manages all online editorial content for, and As part of her responsibilities, she creates, edits, organizes and curates content for all Modern Salon Media’s websites; manages the creation and production of all Salon e-newsletters; promotes Modern Salon Media’s digital content via several social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest); and maintains an editorial calendar to keep all Modern Salon Media’s websites timely and current.

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