Candy Hair: Pastel Hair Color Formula from L'Oreal

by Victoria Wurdinger | October 31, 2017

For a sweet effect, seamlessly blended panels of L’Oréal Professionnel pastels melt into the natural color.

Formula & Application:
Natural level 10

Formula 1: 2 scoops of Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder with 30-volume Blond Studio Nutri- Developer + Smartbond Step 1
Formula 2: 1 tube #Colorfulhair Pink Sorbet + Clear
Formula 3: 1 tube #Colorfulhair Sunset Coral + Clear
Formula 4: 1 tube Electric Purple + Clear
Formula 5: 1 tube Caribbean Blue + Clear

1. Apply Formula 1 in a global application. Process to desired degree of lightness. Rinse, shampoo, and towel dry.
2. Alternate Formulas 2 through 5 in vertical ribbons. Process up to 30 minutes, then rinse.
3. On towel-dried hair, apply 4-8 pumps of L’Oréal Professionnel Smartbond Step 2 Pre Shampoo from new growth to ends. Process 10 minutes. Rinse thoroughly from hair.

Color and style: Shelley Gregory
Photographer: L’Oréal Professionnel Artists Photography

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