14 Redheads to Fall in Love With: PLUS Formulas

By Alison Alhamed | 07/02/2012 11:48:00 AM


click image to zoombrave redMerida from the Pixar's 3D animation, Brave. Brave’s Scottish princess Merida has definitely put the focus on redheads--inspiring children, teens and even adults to beg for red, tousled texture.

What's more, this Brave redhead inspired MANY of MODERN's nearly 300,000 Facebook fans to show off their own Brave Redheads on our Facebook page!

Here are 14 formulas created and shared by MODERN's Facebook fans. Remember, if you want to join the conversation and have the shot at getting your work published and shared, be sure to "LIKE" MODERN on Facebook!

Want to catch our attention with YOUR color work? Upload your pics to Instagram, tag @modernsalon, and use #hairdressermagicMODERN's favorite way to see the best in hair color!


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MODERN Facebook fan Maryl Velbeck, of Maryl V. Salon in Orange County, California, created this "bouquet of reds" using Aloxxi 6XR Intensifier and 4RM using a paneling and twisting technique.
Photo: H2Wu

Dimensional Copper Color by Aloxxi

Thanks to MODERN Facebook fan Russell Romano for sharing this bright bombshell--inspired by the backdrop featured here.
Natural Level 4, 25% gray
Base: Wella Color Charm 7R+8RG+042 (warming gold) and 20 volume clear developer.
Highlighted panels: Clairol Liquicolor 10G+equal parts warm mix with 40 volume.
Glaze: Wella Touch Relights /44+/34+/03

Red-Hot Summer Color Formula

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MODERN Facebook fan Shauna Powers, from Dukes and Dolls Salon in Petaluma, California, shared this redhead... and it went VIRAL! Nearly 1,000 "likes" and hundreds of shares.
Created using Schwarzkopf Igora 6-888 + 6-88 + 20 volume on natural level 5.


Style me at B.L.O.N.D. posted this image on our wall--it was created using Wella Color Touch. An all-over 66/45 from base to ends.

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MODERN Facebook fan Stennie Wallis posted this photo of her best friend, a Natural Level 2, on our wall. The formula:
L'Oreal Professionnel HiColor Highlights in Magenta, with 40 Volume Developer.

Mariah Joseph, a student at Capri College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, created this red using Redken Fusions 1/4 7R + 1/4 7CC + 1/4 HiFusions R + 1/4 Hi Fusions o with 30 Volume Developer.

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Make-up artist Cathy Keeley posted this cherry red/red violet on our wall. Created using Redken Chromatics.
Hair: Jill Ehrich DeMeyer
Photography: Dennis Rosloniec
Make-Up: Cathy Keeley

Redken Announces Chromatics color, using the Oil Delivery System2


MODERN Facebook fan Kathleena Phillips posted this orangey-red on our wall, created using Aveda Intense OR applied to virgin gray hair with highlights.

Red Brigade: Aveda Institute Las Vegas grads create red makeovers

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Thanks to MODERN Facebook fan Stephanie Bowman for sharing her Brave Redhead! Created using the RO series of Paul Mitchell Shines.

Melissa Diaz posted this copper red to our wall. It was created using Joico Vero KPAK color 7XR for the base. Then, Pravana Vivids in Orange were foiled through.

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MODERN Facebook fan, and Schwarzkopf educator, Jim Robeson created this Ariel-esque redhead using Schwarzkopf Igora Color 10 6-88 with lowlights 4-89. Both are cool reds, but one has a violet reflective quality, he says.

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MODERN Facebook fan Aly Evirs posted this pic on our wall, with color by Jana Zumot of Boheme Salon and Spa in Redding, California. Formula: Aveda IB + OR & Pure O.

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MODERN fan Dustin Tew used Wella color to create this orangey/copper red that looks stunning in the sun: 6/34 + 7/43 and highlights.

Rockin' Red Makeover

MODERN Facebook fan Shay Gonzalez shared this ombre-inspired redhead--here's how she did it on a Natural Level 6:

Use Wella Color Touch 66/45+ 1.9% from base to 2-3 inches down the shaft. Take diagonal-back sections starting at the nape and appy 3/4 oz 77/45+ 1/4 oz 0/00+ 1.9% to mid shafts leaving 2-3 inches of ends out (use brush vertically to melt sections together), separating with perforated seran wrap sheets. Apply 20 vol + Blondor to ends. Continue working diagonally back up the head to the top. After 20 min, shampoo and tone with Color Touch Relights /34 for 15 min.

Violet and Wild Orchid Vivids: This popular color is HOT!

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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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