Dimensional Copper Color For Summer

By Alison Alhamed | 04/13/2012 9:48:00 AM


click image to zoom Lighter and brighter, rich and glossy, shimmering tones—hair color is heating up for the new season. Though red is a staple year-round, longer summer days bring lighter tones, intricate dimension and plenty of shine to summer updates and transitions. In this how to, featured in the April issue of MODERN SALON, Aloxxi International Artistic Advisor Teri Dougherty uses Aloxxi Chroma, Aloxxi Tones and White Lightener to achieve a finish that's full of dimension and shine. Combined with the fun, flirty summer cut, this is a look with major attitude and versatility.

The Artist
Teri Dougherty
Aloxxi International Artistic Advisor

The Vision
Warm mega-rich reds with a lot of dimension and shine, created with Aloxxi’s Fast Lane In Ferrara. For the client who wants to express her fun attitude and style with stunning shine and highlights.

The Formula
Formula A: Aloxxi Chroma 6RK 30 grams mixed with 20 volume 45 grams
Formula B: Aloxxi White Lightener 10 grams mixed with 10 volume 20 grams
Formula C: Aloxxi Chroma 7RK20 grams mixed with 30 volume 30 grams
Formula D: Aloxxi Tones 7GR 20 grams + Clear 5 grams mixed with 7 Volume Activator 50 grams, utilized as an overlay glaze for “divine shine.”

The Application

Step 1: Apply Aloxxi ColourPrime
Step 2: Part and secure 4 triangle shapes in the top crown and slightly into the crestline interior.
Step 3: Apply Formula A to all the remaining hair.
Step 4: Place slices of Formula B inside the 4 triangle sections.
Step 5: Apply Formula C to the remaining hair in the triangle sections. Process, rinse and then apply Aloxxi ColourLock.
Step 6: Apply Aloxxi ColourPrime and a glaze of Formula D. Process, rinse and then apply Aloxxi ColourLock.


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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Alison Alhamed

Alison Alhamed, Editor in Chief of Modern Salon Magazine | Editor of First Chair

Since July 2008, Alison has worked across all brands under the MODERN SALON Media umbrella, including MODERN SALON, SALON TODAY, FIRST CHAIR and MODERN SALON TV. Alison’s passion for the beauty industry grew even deeper after she enrolled in beauty school, working as an editor by day and a student by night. Alison earned her cosmetology degree from Pivot Point International in Bloomingdale, Illinois, in May 2011.

You can find Alison on Google+ or e-mail her at aalhamed@vancepublishing.com.


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