Get the Look: Rihanna's Midnight Blues


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International superstar Rihanna is no stranger to playing with color. The singer has sported an array of hair colors, ranging from dark brunette, black, blonde, and bright red. Most recently, Rihanna revealed a new, wintery hue: deep, midnight blue with deep tones and a touch of edginess.

Help your client achieve Rihanna's navy look with the new PRAVANA VIVIDS Black additive to deepen and darken color for a stunning shade. PRAVANA artist Cynthia Valentin put together the below formula and technique to achieve this look on a client:

  • FORMULA 1: 1 part VIVIDS Blue + 2 parts VIVIDS Black (additive)
  • FORMULA 3: VIVIDS Locked-In Blue

Get the Look:

  1. Pre-lighten the hair to a level 10 using Pure Light Power Lightener and choice of developer.
  2. Shampoo, rinse and dry the hair completely.
  3. Apply FORMULA 1 from root to the mid-shaft.
  4. Apply FORMULA 2 and FORMULA 3 to alternating strands from the mid-shaft to ends throughout.
  5. Process 20-30 minutes at room temperature. Rinse with cool water.
  6. Shampoo, condition, and protect with VIVIDS Color Protect after care products. Style as desired.
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