Step by Steps: Trending Summer Color Looks

Stylist Laura Gibson divulges two color looks she predicts will be trending come summer 2021, along with the steps to achieve them.

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Laura Gibson, master colorist and artistic director for Rusk, shares what she feels will be the trending color looks for summer 2021 as well as how to achieve them. 

Gibson's Summer 2021 Hair Trend Predictions:

  • Warm, sun-kissed and golden hues like caramel, honey and almond 
  • More natural looks with soft warm pops ribboning throughout

Get the Looks: 

Formula A: RuskUltimate Blonde + 40v

Step 1: Vertically section hair from ear to ear and create a long natural-looking part Formula BFormula B

Step 2: Clip front sections out of way, mix and apply formula

Step 3: Back of the headpre-section four thick diagonal back sections

Step 4: Within each section, paint two to three double-point balayage subsections, leaving hair out in between

Step 5: Following the natural part, take horizontal sections working up to the part and paint one to three double-point balayage subsections, leaving hair out in between

Step 6: Repeat on other side

Step 7: Process to desired level


Formula B: Rusk Deepshine gloss 9cg = 8 N

Step 1: Vertically section hair from ear to ear and create a long natural-looking part

Step 2: Clip front sections out of the way, mix and apply formula

Step 3: Back of the headpre-section four thick diagonal back sections

Step 4: Within each section paint two to three double-point balayage subsections, leaving hair out in between

Step 5: Following the natural part, take horizontal sections working up to the part and paint one to three double-point balayage subsections, leaving hair out in between

Step 6: Repeat on other side

Step 7: Process to desired level

Step 8: Apply Formula B all over until desired color is achieved (max processing is 20 minutes)

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