Get the Look: Ellie Goulding's Sunset Strands

Image: Getty Images/Dave Hogan/MTV 2015

Pop star Ellie Goulding recently debuted vibrant orange-gold locks at the MTV European Music Awards this past weekend. The perfect fall color paired gorgeously with the singer's elegant black gown and minimal makeup for a stunning effect. To recreate Goulding’s sunset-inspired strands, PRAVANA stylist Jamie Muniz offers the below formulas and techniques using PRAVANA’s VIVIDS for a color that’s long-lasting and exceptionally vibrant.

Get the Look:

  1. Pre-lighten hair to a level 9 using Pure Light Power Lightener and choice of developer.
  2. Shampoo, condition and dry the hair completely.
  3. Apply VIVIDS Yellow all over strands, from roots to ends.
  4. Apply VIVIDS Orange over the VIVIDS Yellow to small, chosen segments of the hair.
  5. Process 20-30 minutes at room temperature.
  6. Shampoo, condition, and protect with the VIVIDS Color Protect after care system.
  7. Style as desired.
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