HOW-TO: "Autumn Spendor" Fall Hair Color Idea

By Lauren Salapatek | 11/19/2013 1:39:00 PM


Rosa Hawkins, Goldwell North America Artistic Team Member and owner of Di Rosa Haircare & Esthetique (Franklin Square, NY), has a favorite fall color formula called “Autumn Splendor” that captures the essence of the season.

Background: 40 ml 20 vol Goldwell Topchic Developer + 40 ml Goldwell Topchic 6KS

Detail 1: 30 ml 10 vol Goldwell Topchic Developer + 20 ml Goldwell Topchic 10 ml of 5RS and 10 ml of 4BV

Detail 2: Goldwell SilkLift Lightener Strong 35ml 20 vol. SilkLift Lotion

Glaze: Goldwell Elumen Hair Color 60 ml GK@all and 20ml KK@all


STEP 1: Carve out a diamond section on top about 1” away from front hairline to top of occipital - the smaller the diamond, the more detail revealed.

STEP 2: Working parallel to the angle of the diamond, alternate Detail 1 & 2.

STEP 3: Continue around the triangle.

STEP 4: Apply background to remaining hair and process for 30 minutes.

STEP 5: Shampoo and condition.

STEP 6: Apply glaze and process for 20 minutes.

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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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