FORMULA HOW-TO: Burning-Leaf AuburnJennifer Correale from Di Rosa Haircare in New York had an adventurous art major student come in and ask for color that reflected the color of fall leaves. Get her formula and technique below.

Client had a prior ombre and wasn't happy with it; she wanted to liven up her color.

STEP 1: Apply Goldwell Topchic 40ml 20vol 40ml 5K at root only.

STEP 2: Work in four sections of the head. Tease small diagonal back-sections from front to back in order to melt ombre together. Backcomb each section and then weave with a micro-weave so you diffuse rather than make it overly dramatic. Paint top/crown hair with a board and cotton to specifically pick out hair strands to pop/accent. Also using Goldwell Silk Lift and 30vol.

STEP 3: Run base color through hair that is left out of the foil through to ends (Goldwell Topchic 5K 20vol).

STEP 4: Rinse and follow with Goldwell Colorance Core Lotion 80ml Lotion 20ml 7KG 20ml 8K for 20 minutes.

Pro tip: "If you haven't already, now is the time to create fall color Pinterest boards; you can use them as your look book," says Patrick McIvor, artistic & techniculture director for Goldwell and KMS California. "Showing guests of images of colors you are confident about creating sets you up for success."



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