Neo Goth Color Reveal 2: The Christabel Look

To coincide with our August cover feature Dark Shadows, showcasing the new Neo Goth collection from Aveda, throughout the month we'll be revealing the color how-tos of select featured looks. Below we offer a second reveal, The Christabel Look:

Color by Ian Michael Black Aveda Artistic Director, Hair Color

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FORMULA 1: MEDIUM RUSSET
Full Spectrum Protective Permanent Creme Hair Color
40 g 5Natural Lightest Brown
3 g Dark Yellow/Orange Pure Tone
2 g Pure Pigment Orange
40 g 20 Volume Color Catalyst Creme Developer

FULL SPECTRUM DEEP VARIANTS
Full Spectrum Deep Extra Lift And Deposit Creme Color For Dark Hair
20 g 8Natural Light Blonde
4 g Light Yellow/Orange Pure Tone
4 g Light Orange/Yellow Pure Tone
56 g 20 Volume Color Catalyst Creme Developer  

FORMULA 2: INTENSE FIRE Full Spectrum Protective Permanent Creme Hair Color
10 g 6Natural Dark Blonde
30 g Intense Base 4 g Pure Pigment Red
40 g 30 Volume Color Catalyst Creme Developer

Full Spectrum Deep Extra Lift And Deposit Creme Color For Dark Hair 10 g Bright Base
10 g Dark Red/Red Pure Tone
40 g 20 Volume Color Catalyst Creme Developer  

FORMULA 3: LIGHT INTENSE SIENNA Full Spectrum Protective Permanent Creme Hair Color
10 g 8Natural Light Blonde
30 g Intense Base
16 g Light Orange/Red Pure Tone
8 g Light Yellow/Orange Pure Tone
40 g 30 Volume Color Catalyst Creme Developer

Full Spectrum Deep Extra Lift And Deposit Creme Color For Dark Hair 10 g Bright Base
10 g Light Orange/Yellow Pure Tone
40 g 20 Volume Color Catalyst Creme Developer Creme Developer  

STEP 1 Begin sectioning panel 3 by parting a semicircle parting from recession point to just behind the ear as shown. Repeat on opposite side of the head.

STEP 2 Connect the 2 partings together with a third semicircular parting that includes the point of distribution. This creates panel 3.

STEP 3 For control, subdivide the back of head with a vertical parting from panel 3 to the nape.

STEP 4 Complete panels 1 and 2 by creating a similar parting that mirrors panel 3 from behind each ear across the back of the head, scooping just under the occipital bone as shown.

STEP 5 Apply formula 1 to panel 1, new growth to ends. Isolate with foil.

STEP 6 Begin working around the head toward the center back. Starting at the front hairline, take diagonal subsections and alternate applying formula 2 and formula 3. Apply formula 1 in every fourth subsection. Isolate each section with foil.

STEP 7 Work around the head to the back center parting. Repeat on the other side.

STEP 8 Using the Aveda tipping technique and working in a herringbone pattern, apply formula 2 and formula 3 in foil

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