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Velvet Blush Mauve with New Schwarzkopf Opulescence

Anne Moratto | April 26, 2017 | 5:01 PM

On a recent creative, colorful morning in Glendora, CA, talented stylists from the Kut Haus Salon in Claremont, CA got together to play.  They were exploring the rich effects achieved with the newly-launched Igora Royal Opulescence colors, six shimmering shades inspired by the pigments used by Renaissance painters and dressmakers.

Emmanuel Ramirez (@emmanuelkuthaus) designed this beautiful blushing mauve.  He also created a "Fiery Slate" finish

Velvet Blush Mauve

 STEP ONE: Prelighten hair to a level 9.

STEP TWO: Pretone with purple shampoo for 25 minutes.

STEP THREE: Bottom half formulas

  • Roots 3-19 & 10vol
  • Midshaft 3-19/8-19 equal parts & 20 vol
  • Ends 8-19 & 20vol

STEP FOUR: Top half  formulas

  • Roots 3-19/8-19 equal parts & 10vol
  • Mid thru ends  Formula A  8-19 & 20 vol Formula B  7-48 & 20 vol
  •  Alternate formula A and B in vertical sections until you get to the front.
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