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HOW-TO: Cool, Mocha Brunette by L'Oreal Professionnel

Victoria Wurdinger | April 15, 2014 | 12:56 PM

Jennifer MacDougall

L’Oréal Professionnel Artist/Celebrity Stylist

THE VISION: Inspired by the celebrity shade of the season, L’Oréal Professionnel DIA Mocha shades bring an ideal balance of cool and warm tones with a striking shine for ultranatural results.


Natural Level 6

Formula 1: Dia Richesse Mocha 5.8 mixed in a 1:5 ratio with 15-volume developer

Formula 2: Platinium lightener mixed with 30-volume developer to desired consistency

Formula 3: Dia 7.8 Mocha Richesse Mocha 7.8 mixed in a 1:5 ratio with 6-volume developer

Step 1: Apply in a global application and process 20 minutes. Then rinse, shampoo and blow dry.

Step 2: Use Formula 2 in a light balayage technique. Create about 12-15 freeform pieces around the head, and focus on the midlengths and ends. Process to desired degree of lightness, rinse and shampoo.

Step 3: Towel dry hair, then gloss globally with Formula 3. Process 2-5 minutes.

HOW-TO: Cool, Mocha Brunette by L'Oreal Professionnel

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