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HOW-TO: Damage-free Sunkissed Ombre Using Hair Extensions

Lauren Salapatek | July 1, 2014 | 11:49 AM

Emily Kempf, colorist and Great Lengths Hair Extensions specialist at Fresh Salon on Music Row in Nashville, Tennessee is known all around Music City for her work with hair extensions. Kempf is certified in both thermal and cold fusion methods of application. In this step-by-step, Kempf created a "Haute Hippie" sunkissed ombre look using Great Lengths Extensions. (Kempf was also a $10,000 grand prize winner in The Great Lengths Extensions Challenge.)

HOW-TO: Damage-free Sunkissed Ombre Using Hair Extensions

"To create Addy's sunkissed ombre look, I used 300 strands of 18" 3D Sun FX strands in fine and extra fine bonds.

25 strands of 03/05

25 strands of 03/03 pre-blended with 25 strands of 04/28

75 strands of 04/28

50 strands of 04/28 pre-blended with 50 strands of 03/84.

"I mixed the colors in a traditional lengthening placement focusing the lightest shades underneath and around her face! She was styled with volume and texture to create loose waves for a modern bohemian look with accent braids.

HOW-TO: Damage-free Sunkissed Ombre Using Hair Extensions

HOW-TO: Damage-free Sunkissed Ombre Using Hair Extensions

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