Chrome Cast

Alison Alhamed | January 9, 2018 | 1:22 PM
In this look, the hair was pressed with the BaBylissPRO Nano Titanium Prima 3100. To deliver a pure balance of shine and light reflectivity, Aquage artist Nicole Fowler applied Aquage Beyond Shine to smooth the surfaceand bevel the ends.
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In this look, the team created the texture with Aquage Transforming Paste and then blew in random, tossled texture with the BaBylissPRO Rapido Dryer, rather than using fingers.
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In this look, the model’s hair was pressed with the BaBylissPRO Nano Titanium Prima 3000 and Aquage Beyond Body to seal and polish the cuticle, which delivers brilliant shine while improving body and fullness.
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In this look, the team used Aquage Sea Extend Volumizing Mist to create strand defi nition and separation while keeping the hair noticeably soft, loose and organic. The hair was then dried and diffused with the \ BaBylissPRO Rapido and cup diffuser.  
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BaBylissPRO VP Luis Alvarez has always believed that hair is to fashion as dancing is to music. “You can do them separately, but when you do them together that’s when you get magic,” he says.

With that in mind, as the color palettes of fashion become brighter and more chromatic with the arrival of spring, Alvarez introduces Chrome Cast, a collection that showcases how tonality in hair should move in the opposite direction and become more neutral, allowing the fashion in the wardrobe to have its moment while hair stays clean and pure for the season.

“Effortless texture is revealed when there is a pure palette, especially on shorter styles,” Alvarez says. “You can really see the peaks and valleys— highlights become more focused when the hair is a solid shade—you see tonal variation at its best with a neutral palette.”

To maintain the brightness, clarity and shine of the platinum tones, while neutralizing unwanted brassiness, the models used the Rusk PlatinumX aftercare regimen, which includes a brightening shampoo, conditioner, treatment and lusterizer.

Hair: Nicole Fowler for Aquage
Photographer: Luis Alvarez for BaBylissPRO
Makeup: Wanda Alvarez for Satin Smooth
Brows: Kelley Baker for Satin Smooth
Fashion styling: Patric Chauvez, Leah Snow

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