Sam Villa - Hair, Geneva Cowen - Art Direction/Color, Shalem Mathew - Photographer, Mitch Kitter/Assistant Paula J. Dahlberg - Makeup, Pascal Sauvageau and Jeremie Cote - Fashion Stylists
If your client has a naturally curly coif, you officially have no more excuses to not switch up your hair style. Redken Education Artist Director, Sam Villa, shared with MODERN a fabulous tilted cut and color to give your client's curls a new edge.
STEP 1: For zone one use Redken Chromatics Permanent Hair Color in 4Rr with 20 volume developer.
STEP 2: For the second zone use Redken Chromatics Permanent Hair Color 6Rr with 30 developer.
STEP 1: Create a diagonal side part, right to left extending to the nape.
STEP 2: Elevate contour to the head until you reach the diagonal side part. Sections are now over-directed to maintain length and weight on the left.
b Weave and Blunt (Watch Video Below) * Take a section about 2.5 inches wide in the crown area and hold it towards the ceiling. * Hold you shears sideways and position them so that the guiding blade is on the bottom and the thumb blade is on the top. * Weave the guiding blade through the section (similar to a weave that you would make when highlighting) where you want to make the cut (somewhere mid to 3/4 way down the hair shaft) and close the shear. You control how much hair to cut by the size of the weave - chunkier weaves take out more hair than finer weaves. The shorter pieces of hair create a softness that supports the natural texture of the curls.
STEP 4: Finish with Redken Curvaceous Full Swirl cream serum to define curl, reduce frizz add shine an lock out humidity.