For this warm, wearable Joico blonde, focus the light in the front around the face, then smoothly transition to less light in the back.
FORMULA AND APPLICATION:
Natural level 6/7
Formula 1: Equal parts LumiShine XLA (XL.1) and XLN (XL.0) with 30-volume (6%) LumiShine Developer
Formula 2: Equal parts Blonde Life Lightener with 10-volume (3%) LumiShine Developer
Formula 3: Equal parts LumiShine Permanent Crème Hair Color 9NV (9.02) with 10-volume (3%) LumiShine Developer
Formula 4: Equal parts LumiShine Liquid Demi-Permanent Color 10NG (10.03) + 10NWB (10.07) with 5-volume (1½%) LumiShine Developer
1. Starting near the bottom of the front hairline, take a vertical woven section and apply Formula 1.
2. Move up and take a second vertical woven section and apply Formula 2. Continue taking woven sections, alternating Formulas 1 and 2.
3. Work upward as you follow the hairline, gradually pivoting the woven sections, so the final is parallel with the center part. Use a bricklay pattern. Repeat on opposite side.
4. Move to the back. Take a diagonal-woven section that moves from behind the ear to the back corner of the hairline and apply Formula 1.
5. Repeat the diagonal parting on the opposite side, and part across the back at the hairline, leaving a slice of natural hair. Take a woven section just above natural hair and apply Formula 1. (The horizontal section should connect the two diagonal sections from the previous step.)
6. Continue working up from the center nape, leaving one inch of natural hair. Take a woven section and apply Formula 1. Pin up the foil, then take a woven part of the natural hair beneath it and apply Formula 3. Continue alternating Formulas 1 and 3 until you reach the occipital.
7. At the occipital, begin working upward. Alternate Formulas 1 and 2, as you take woven sections. Foil them in a bricklay pattern until you reach the top back. Process 35 minutes. Shampoo, seal and rinse.
8. Apply Formula 4 to the entire head and process 15 minutes.
Color: Denis de Souza
Style: Ken Arthur
Photographer: Hama Sanders
Makeup: Sammy Mourabit
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