Goldwell Regional Artistic Team member Tiffany Blair was inspired by the unicorn trend, this color was created for those looking to experiment with this new look, in a subdued way. To achieve the look, see the below step-by-step.
Step 1: Frist, start by sectioning off at the occipital, in a triangle shape. Pre-lighten this section in back to back foils with 35ml Topchic 9% (30vol) + 1 scoop Oxycur Platin, feathering up to the scalp. Process hair to level 9 or 10, depending on the desired color. Then, shampoo hair and apply Elumen Prepare to pre-lighten areas. After, blow dry hair thoroughly.
Step 2: Subsection pre-lighten area into small diamond shaped sections, using pin curl clips to keep the sections separated. Starting at the nape alternate Elumen formulas in desired pattern, isolated as you work with thermal papers.
- Blue: 25ml Tq@all+10ml Pk@all
- Pink: 25ml Pk@all+15ml NB@10
- Yellow: 20ml GB@9+10ml Clear+10ml YY@all
- Purple: 15ml Pk@all+5ml Tq@all+10ml VV@all
- Caribbean Teal: 20ml NB@10+15ml Tq@all+5ml YY@all+2ml Bl@all
Step 3: Allow hair to process for 30 minutes before shampooing hair with Elumen Wash. Then, towel dry hair and apply Elumen Lock for five minutes. Next, rinse the hair and apply Elumen Treat.
Step 4: After five weeks, the client came back to transform color to a brighter version of the unicorn inspired color originally accomplished. To achieve that, the formula was updated to provide hair with a more vibrant, jewel tone. Using the same sectioning technique and application method, the below Elumen formulas were used.
Elumen Formulas (used 5 weeks later):
- 40ml Pk@all
- 25ml Tq@all+10ml NB@10
- 40ml VV@all
- 15ml Bl@all+10ml Tq@all+5ml VV@all
[Images courtesy of Goldwell]