HOB Academy Creative Team Get The Look from Wella Trend Vision UK Final
“My sectioning pattern and colour placement was inspired by Bauhaus, showcasing vibrant and expensive-looking colour.” Warren Boodaghian, head of technical, HOB Academy
Natural Level – Dark Blonde
Colour One: Indian Red
Colour Touch 66/44 20g + 20g 0/34 + 2g 5/5 + 4%
Colour Two: Clay Red
Colour Touch 6/47 8g + 3/0 2g + 1.9%
1 Create a crescent shape at the hairline from recession area to recession area, working slightly higher within the fringe on one side. This will create a shine band to frame the haircut.
2 Isolate, then take two further sections from the crown to ear of both sides and isolate with clips which gives a total of four sections.
3 Working from the nape, take alternate horizontal slices and apply colour 1 from the roots to ends until you reach the crown area.
4 From the crown, work with alternate back-to-back slices applying colour 1 until you reach the crescent section.
5 At the crescent section take half-inch slices and apply colour 2. Leave to process for up to 20 minutes.
Natural Level – Blonde
Prep: Blondor Granules + 4% 1-1.5 Ratio
Colour one: Red Wine
Colour Touch 25g 55/65 + Koleston special mix 0/45 10g + 4%
Colour Two: Magenta Red
Colour Touch 10g 10/6 + 8g 5/5 + 4%
1 Isolate a section from the nape to the occipital bone and sub-divide it into three sections.
2 Create a rectangle shape 2” from the top crown to 3” from the hairline.
3 Starting within the three sections at the nape take 1” alternate slices within each section and apply freehand the prep colour to the length and ends. Protect the sections with meche.
4 Moving onto the rectangle section take half-inch slices and apply the prep colour from the roots to ends, protect with meche.
5 Process for up to 30 minutes then shampoo and rinse. Dry the hair.
6 Begin by isolating the three sections at the nape to the occipital bone then isolate the rectangle section.
7 Start application at the nape, taking 1” slices begin by applying colour 1 to the root and mid-lengths and colour 2 to the pre-lightened sections. Isolate with meche.
8 From the occipital bone to the crown take 1” alternate slices applying colour 1.
9 Progress onto the rectangle section and take 1” slices applying colour 2 from the roots to ends, then isolate with meche.
10 With the remaining hair apply colour 1 and process the colour for up to 20 minutes.
Hair by Akin Konizi, international creative director, HOB Academy / Colour: Warren Boodaghian, head of technical, HOB Academy.
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