Sun-Kissed Brunettes: Summer Color Formulas Your Clients Crave
Rich with dimension, delicately balanced, these bombshell browns are strategically enhanced to deliver deep shine with natural appeal. Here, four artists use four different formulas and application techniques to achieve lust-worthy locks your clients will be begging for this summer.
Celebrity Colorist and Redken Creative Consultant for Color
“Brunettes continue to lighten up into the warmer months whether they go a little lighter on the ends or for their overall color. So many of my clients bring in photos of Minka Kelly for their hair inspiration. She has such a pretty, warm golden brown color. ”
The Formula/Application for Minka Kelly effect
Natural Level: 3, Dark Brown
Step 1: Apply all over: 2 oz. Chromatics 4Gm (4.35) + 2 oz. 10-volume Oil in Cream Developer
Step 2: Highlight with Blonde Icing Power Lift mixed with 30-volume Blonde Icing Developer in a 1:1 ratio
Step 3: Glaze with SEQ Cream 09Wn Summer Wheat
Creative Director ALFAPARF USA
Harmonized wood-tone brunettes that balance cool and warm effects.
Base: Level 6
Formula A: ALFAPARF Evolution of Color (EOC) 7.14 with 20 volume
Formula B: ALFAPARF Evolution of Color (EOC) 6.14 with 20 volume
Alternate application of A and B in herringbone (large chevron) sections. The result will be a slight shadowing throughout the hair, and the illusion of movement and shine.