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How To: Create BOLD Orange, Blue and Red Color Formulas

Alison Alhamed | October 7, 2013 | 9:46 AM

Hair, color and fashion styling: Chrystofer Benson
Photography: Joseph Cartright
Make-up: Danielle Donahue

Matrix Artistic Director Chrystofer Benson created this high-fashion color collection drawing inspiration from the color-motion picture process invented in 1916 known as “Technicolor,” celebrated for its saturated levels of color and finishes to the films.

“I took an old school idea of color with a modern, high-fashion approach of where the color and shine hits,” Benson says, who used Matrix Logics for this collection.

“This is a story all about strong color saturation to enhance the strong cuts.”

How To: Create BOLD Orange, Blue and Red Color Formulas Natural level: 2
Prelightening: Logics Light Reactions Lightener + 30-volume developer
Base: 1 oz. Logics Colorcremes 1B + 1 oz. 10 volume developer

Formulas
Formula A: 1 oz. ColorSync 3V + ½ oz. clear + 2 oz. 10-volume developer
Formula B: ½ oz. Logics Primary Yellow Concentrate + ¼ oz. Logics Primary Red Concentrate + ¾ oz. 10-volume developer
Formula C: ¼ oz. Logics Primary Blue Concentrate + ¼ oz. clear + ½ oz. 10-volume developer
Formula D: 1 oz. Logics Colorcremes 1B + 1 oz. 10-volume developer

 

 

How To: Create BOLD Orange, Blue and Red Color Formulas

Natural level: 6
Prelightening: Logics Light Reactions Lightener + 20-volume developer
Base: 1 oz. Logics Colorcremes 4RO + 3 drops of 1B + 1 oz. 10-volume developer

Formulas
Formula A: 1 oz. Logics Primary Red Concentrate + 1 oz 10-volume developer
Formula B: 1 oz. Logics Primary Yellow Concentrate + 6 drops Logics Primary Red Concentrate + 1 oz. 10-volume developer
Formula C: 1 oz. Logics Colorcremes 4RO + 3 drops of 1B + 1 oz. 10-volume developer

How To: Create BOLD Orange, Blue and Red Color Formulas

Natural level: 4
Prelightening: Logics Light Reactions Lightener + 30-volume developer
Base: 1 oz Logics Colorcremes 2RV + 1 oz. 20-volume developer

Formulas
Formula A: 1oz. ColorSync 3V + ½ oz clear + 2 oz. 10-volume developer
Formula B: 1 oz. Logics Primary Red Concentrate + 1 oz. 10-volume developer
Formula C: 1 oz. Logics Colorcremes 2RV + 1 oz. 10-volume developer

 

 

 

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