How-To: Pumpkin Spice Hair

‘Tis the season . . . for pumpkin spice! Fall is just around the corner so why not embrace the season with a gorgeous new color? Pumpkin spice hair has arrived!
 
This look is the perfect way to blend a gorgeous Balayage look with one of the best parts of fall, every day of the season and on!
 
The below transformation was done by PRAVANA Artistic Educator Presley Poe. The Balayage base is achieved by using the Pure Light Balayage Lightener and Pure Light Powder Lightener followed by a custom formula of ChromaSilk ColorLush, adding vibrant, rich color with glass-like shine throughout the hair.

Get the look! Check out Presley’s formulas and technique in celebration of the start of the Fall season!
 
Step 1: Balayage with 3/4 Pure Light Balayage Lightener to 1/4 Pure Light Powder Lightener: 2 parts High Activator for more defined, high contrast results.
 
Step 2: Process at room temperature for 55 minutes, lifting to level 8. Shampoo and condition with NEVO sulfate-free Moisture Rich Shampoo and Conditioner.
 
Step 3: Apply base formulation of ChromaSilk ColorLush 15g 6G + 15g 7C + 10g 6RC.
 
Step 4: Apply mid-shaft to ends formulation using ChromaSilk ColorLush 15g 6G + 15g 9G + 10g 7C + 5g Gold Additive. Starting application at the apex of four quad sectioning, work down each subsection, resulting in a U-shaped pattern throughout the crown. 
 
Step 5: Process for 20 minutes at room temperature. Shampoo and condition with NEVO sulfate-free Moisture Rich Shampoo and Conditioner. Style as desired.

About: VIVIDS Color Protect aftercare provides all the essential tools to preserve color vitality and vibrancy like no other product available. Specifically formulated to work with the very special cationic dye system employed in VIVIDS and PASTEL colors, VIVIDS Color Protect aftercare works to ensure long-lasting, bright color. For more information visit pravana.com.

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