Wild Copper Contouring & Violet Waves

Lauren Salapatek | October 1, 2015 | 9:28 AM
Wild Copper: “I think the right color can lift a woman’s skin tone and make her glow.” - Sam McKnight
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Violet Waves: “This is the first time I’ve had my hair colored. With my Asian background, I thought I had limited choices when it came to coloring my dark hair. Frédéric used a dark brown shade with a subtle violet tone, only visible when my hair catches the light. I’ve become addicted to the color!” —Nicole Warne L’Oréal Professionnel It Looks Spokesperson
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Makeup application in 2015 starts and ends with one key element: contouring. And as the seasons shift, L’Oréal Professionnel artists Sam McKnight and Frédéric Mennetrier say haircolor can be contoured, too, to highlight movement tailored to the clients’ haircut.

“The lighter panels of hair reflect around her cheekbones and help give a luminous feel,” says McKnight, who created this finish with Mennetrier on French actress, model, singer-songwriter and L’Oréal Professionnel It Looks Spokesperson Joséphine de La Baume. “The contouring throughout the midlengths and ends helps create texture and definition, accentuating and highlighting her cheekbones to bring out texture through the hair. It’s a great way
of adding texture to straight limp hair.”

Vibrant black is the new black, according to L’Oréal Professionnel—and one look at blogger, social media star and L’Oréal Professionnel It Looks spokesperson Nicole Warne’s Vibrant Majirouge finish and it’s clear—dark hues are so much better with added interest. Although black may be a classic color, it can also be vibrant, multi-dimensional and versatile, proving there is a shade of black for everyone. The new Vibrant shades for dark levels boast up to six weeks of fade-resistance, anchoring the colorant deep in the fiber for an intense vibrant with garnet accents.


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