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HOW-TO: Navy Blue to Lime Green "After Dark" Colormelt

September 25, 2018 | 12:51 PM
Photo By Tony Le Britton

Highlighting Betty Page bangs and a deeply decadent color palette, this deep navy blue from Crazy Color clashes with vibrant lime to create a hair swish that’ll make ’em stop and stare.

FORMULA & APPLICATION

Natural level 6, pre-lightened to a level 9/10

Formula 1: After Dark Sapphire mixed with Black 3:1

Formula 2: After Dark Sapphire

Formula 3: After Dark Lime Twist with a dash of Sapphire

Formula 4: Lime Twist

 

  1. Divide hair in quadrants, leaving out the fringe.
  2. Apply Formula 1 to the fringe and base of the top two quadrants only.
  3. Apply Formula 2 to mid-lengths of the top two quadrants. Using your middle and index fingers, blend formulas 1 and 2 where they meet.
  4. Apply Formula 3 to the lower two quadrants at the base.
  5. Apply Formula 4 to the mid-lengths and ends of the bottom two quadrants. Using your middle and index fingers, blend Formulas 3 and 4 where they meet.
  6. Be sure to keep Formulas 3 and 4 separated from Formulas 1 and 2 throughout. Process 30 minutes. Rinse and shampoo the top quadrants first to ensure no color transfer. Then rinse the lower quadrants until water runs clear.

 

Hair: Dylan Brittain
Photographer: Tony Le Britton
Makeup: P.J Maxwell

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