“ I’m inspired by the modern
girl who is bucking the
system and being a true
individual—that girl who shaves the side
of her head, and leaves the rest long.”
Begin with base color application in the back of the head. Using a
brush and bowl technique, apply Majirel: ¾ tube 5.25 plus ¼ tube
7N with 20 volume plus one ounce violet mixer to make a medium
plum brown. Apply to just the two inches closest to the scalp.
Continue to apply throughout the hair in ½-inch sections. Again,
apply just to the two inches from the scalp. Process 35 minutes at
While base color is still on, apply toner at the bowl on wet hair:
equal parts Violet Manic Panic and Clear for five to 10 minutes
with no peroxide catalyst (this makes a more pastel color). Apply
to all the hair—color will grab on the ends only.
Blow dry hair smooth prior to cutting.
Clean up the line along the nape, cutting against the skin to the
Using a razor, remove any excess hair from the neck.
Now take a curling iron and “set” the hair. Pull out from the scalp,
wrapping away from the face.
Wrap down to the scalp, secure with a pin and cool.
Longest lengths are set as shown.
Once cooled, gently brush out the hair.
Position hair as desired and spray into place.
PRODUCTS AND TOOLS
Color: By L’Oréal Professionnel: Platinium, Majicreme,
Majirel and Richesse
Purple Color: Manic Panic
Shampoo and conditioner: Kerastase
Chroma Sensitive Cleansing Balm
Styling Products: Kerastase: Chroma
Thermique, Volumactive, Micro/Voile
Dryer: FHI Elite Professional Series
Curling iron: HOT tools
Brushes: Ibiza and Mason Pearson
Gloves: Product Club
Nail color: Dark Ruby by CND
Blush: Beauty Addicts
Lip color: Your Name
“ This is for the girl
who isn’t afraid to
commit to a look.
her hair in front of one
ear, then cut the rest in a
’70-inspired diagonal and
horizontal Dorothy Hamill
wedge. Her color is nontraditional,
but still easy on
the eyes, melting from one
to another.” —Matthew Morris
Black satin and patent bustier,
silk shorts, leggings and belt by
Emporio Armani; earrings by
Fenton; Cuff by Alexis Bittar.