Cares Mills (@colorbycares) of Martinez-Samuel Salon, West Hollywood, CA, says model “Andie was actually discovered by our ‘Dream Team’ makeup artist Yvette at her local diner in the OC. She simply asked her if she would like to join us on a collab when she was waiting on her family at the restaurant. She said YES and the rest is history!”


Here Mills shares the details for what she calls a “Cotton Candy Shag”:

Color Formulas & process: All color byl Matrix:

Formula 1: Light Master and 30 volume 
Formula 2: Light Master and 20 volume
Formula 3: Socolor Cult Bubblegum Pink=Clear Demi-permanent with 10 volume
Formula 4: (accent color A) Tropical Violet=Lavender Macaroon semi-permanent
Formula 5: (accent color B) 1oz Aqua Bay with 1” of Neon Blue semi-permanent
Formula 6: (accent color C) Disco Silver semi-permanent

STEP 1: Pre-lighten with Light Master and 30 volume (mid-length 1/2” away from scalp area). Process for 40 minutes, placing Light Master and 20 volume at the scalp area for the last 20 minutes. Shampoo and condition.

STEP 2: Apply a 2nd round with Light Master and 20 volume to remove bars from a previous balayage/root shadow. This was left on for approximately 15 minutes. Shampoo once with Matrix Total Results So Silver prior to toning.

STEP 3: Apply a global color  with Socolor Cult Demi permanent Bubblegum Pink & Clear with 10 volume. Apply scalp to ends very quickly at the basin. Shampoo and rough dry.

STEP 4: Place back-to-back slices and macro-weaves with the 3 accent shades, adding in various layers to create dimension within the haircut. Process for 15 minutes then rinse, condition and blow dry.

Color by @colorbycares
Cut by @ashleenormanhair 
Make-up by @muyvette 
Model @bbybluespice
Support @am_hairstylist


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