Sexy Summer Blonde Formula

By Alison Alhamed | 04/19/2012 1:05:00 PM


click image to zoomHair: Pasquale Caselle; Make-up: Jessica DeBen; Photography: Jason Christopher Lighter, brighter days translates to lighter, brighter color for your clients. It seems the change in seasons welcomes highlights, dimensional lifting and contouring with lights and brights. In this how-to featured in the April issue of MODERN SALON, It&ly Hairfashion artist Pasquale Caselle creates a sexy, rooty blonde that screams summer.

The Artist:
Pasquale Caselle
International Master Colorist, IT&LY Hairfashion

The Vision:
Summer hair is about simplicity—using two or three different tones in the same color family to achieve a beautiful effect rather than extreme contrasts.
Keep clients’ roots two shades darker than ends, graduating through midshaft for a natural glow.

The Formula and Application:
Natural/base: Level 7 dark blonde
Formula A: Intense Blonde SSD Colorly 20/20 with 30-volume Oxily 20/20 Developer
Formula B: Easily Blond 20/20 Bleaching powder with 40-volume Oxily 20/20 Developer

Step 1: Quickly apply Formula A all over head; process for 30 minutes
Step 2: After 15 minutes of processing Formula A, highlight with slices of Formula B, with one-inch spaces between sections taken diagonally from front to back.
Step 3: Process, shampoo and style.

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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.

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April, 20, 2012 at 02:25 PM

အားလံုးကို ေလးစားပါ ....သန္းေရႊကို ပိုၿပီးေတာ့ေလးစားပါတယ္ သူဦးေဏွက္ေကာင္းလို႔ ႏွစ္၂၀ လံုးလံုး ျမန္မာျပည္ၾကီးဟာ ဖာေကာင္းအုပ္ခ်ဳပ္တဲ့ႏိုင္ငံျဖစ္ေနတာေပါ့

teresa tilseth    
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1723 Professional Dr Sac Ca 95827  |  April, 20, 2012 at 05:43 PM

Step 2 seems to overlap step 1 . Please explain.....?

teresa tilseth    
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1723 Professional Dr Sac Ca 95827  |  April, 20, 2012 at 05:43 PM

Step 2 seems to overlap step 1 . Please explain.....?

Pasquale Caselle    
Los Angeles  |  May, 12, 2012 at 10:03 PM

Formula A is a highlift blonde color (lifts and deposits), Formula B is the lightner (or hair bleach). Using this combination gives a more natural effect and doesn't damage the hair. Also keeps the growth from being so obvious.

Carol Lisa Lozito    
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Newport Beach, CA  |  April, 05, 2013 at 06:24 PM

You know how to rock THAT chair Pasquale! I do have a sexy platinum look without the curls. Works for me. Letting it grow is harder. Keep in touch. Say hi To Linda. Carol L. Lozito, WILDlife Artist!

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