Mary Ott (@maryhanna65) of Bethlehem, PA, says, "There is something so powerful in short cuts like this. Kara, my client, has always been open and free with coloring and reshaping her mane. I had free range to do what I please, which is exactly what every colorist/stylist wants to hear. Some of the best advice I've ever received is a simple formula can achieve the strongest results."


According to Ott, "Kara has always been attracted to Marilyn Monroe's color and cut. When I first started with her,  we aimed just for that. Eventually we ventured off and became more adventurous with colors. At her last appointment, about 6/7 weeks ago, I turned her lavender back to pearl. This time around I iced her out a bit more."


Here she offers the HOW TO:


Retouch on Platinum pearl:

40 vol Wella Blondor with Olaplex regrowth only, wrap with plastic. 7/10 minutes under heat. 


Sink work:

Pull regrowth formula through ends for 1 - 2 minutes. 


Rinse with cool water. Apply Olaplex #2 for 5 - 7 minutes. Shampoo, condition with Matrix So Silver. 



Towel dry 80%, apply 10/81 Wella Color Touch 4% roots for 10 minutes ends for 5 minutes. 


Reshaping her Mane:

Fadedand edge sides and back out with shears and razor. Razor in a "c" shape throughout the hair. Hand dry and remove any excess weight with dry cutting shears. Finish with AG High and Dry Matte volume and finish spray. 






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