Channel the French Riviera with this Impressionist Watercolor Pixie

Channel the French Riviera with this Impressionist Watercolor Pixie

Inspired by the vivid colors and languid ease of the French Riviera, this custom-created color formulation from the CHIC Collection by CHI is perfect for Avant Garde clients. This watercolor-inspired look manages to look both edgy and ethereal, using a mix of warm and cool colors plucked straight from Riviera beaches, cool clear waters, and terracotta roofs overlooking pristine beaches. These beautiful colors are then hand painted onto an expertly-styled undercut pixie and styled into a head-turning upsweep that is part punk, part fairycore, and 100% high fashion.

Learn to create this cut and color on your LG CHI Color Master Factory with the step by step below!

Formula

Formula 1: 1:1 CHI Bleach & Shine + 20 volume CHI Color Generator + 3 pumps of CHI Royal Treatment Bond Rebuilder (root touchup application)

Formula 2: 1oz Blorange + 1oz 10 volume CHI Color Generator

Formula 3 Root Area: 1oz 7v + 1oz Clear Additive + 2 shots red additive + 1 shot violet additive + 2oz 10 volume CHI Color Generator

Formula 4: Custom mixture of CHI Chroma Paint Blue Crush + CHI Chroma Paint Green with Envy + CHI Chroma Paint Pearl Glam. Formula 5: ½ oz Royal Violet + ½ 10 volume CHI Color Generator

Step by step

Result After Lightning Service Fase

Step 1: Rough dry hair and apply Formula 2 to sides and beck.

Step 2: Apply Formula 3 to the root about 1” down to create a shadow root.

Step 3: Apply Formula 4 to the mid-shaft and ends.

Step 4: Apply Formula 5 to three foils at the interior. Position one foil using your custom color mixture of CHI Chroma Paint, create an accent piece in the front hairline.

french RIVIERA Haircut

Step 1: Section the hair in four sections.

Step 2: After cutting the sides and back in uniform layering, we continue using a 45-degree razor in the crown parallel to fingers using a mobile guideline.

Step 3: Soften the graduation with horizontal razor over comb technique.

Step 4: Release the large triangle section. Over direct, using a 45-degree angle, to crown area using horizontal partings taking the guideline from crown and connect to back.

Step 5: Using razor over comb technique, hold horizontal and rotate razor to blend to uniform layering underneath.

Step 6: Connect the front triangle with stationary guide line from the crown.

Step 7: Distribute the hair in the natural fall and point cut softly diagonal forward.

Step 8: Comb the hair in S-shape in front of ear and blend cut diagonal forward.

Step 9: Clean contour lines with tip of shears.

Elegance Meets Edge: Nailing the London Base Pixie

Elegance Meets Edge: Nailing the London Base Pixie

As appropriate for East End boys as it is for West End girls, you can hear London Calling with this mod, grayscale look created for the CHIC Collection by CHI. Evoking gray skies and a classic punk edge, this artistic look uses shades of smoke, stone, and steel, cut into a textured, black-edged pixie. Edgy yet versatile, this short, razored cut frames the face, creating a high fashion, androgynous look that is as welcome on high street as it is on the runway.

Take your clients across the pond with this look using the step-by-step below!

Formula

Formula 1: 1:1 ½ CHI Bleach & Shine 20 volume CHI Color Generator + 3 pumps of CHI Bond Rebuilder (for root touchup application)

Formula 2: 1oz 10S + 1oz 11I + 2 shots of 1n + 3.75g violet additive + 3oz 10 volume CHI Color Generator

Formula 3: 1/2 oz 1n + 1/2 oz 10 volume CHI Color Generator

Step by Step

Step 1: Apply Formula 1 to new growth and process to your desired level.

Step 2: Rough dry hair and apply Formula 2 on the entire head.

Step 3: Tape down the fringe ends to create a barrier, leaving 1 inch out. Apply Formula 3, creating a peek-a-boo effect to the front fringe, sideburns, and nape.

London base – hair cut

Step 1: Release to contour lines and section the interior part in 5 sections.

Step 2: Starting at the exterior, use vertical partings and project the hair up to a 120-degree angle to create a stationary guideline and increase length. Comb the front hairline back to blend the side and keep the sideburn length.

Step 3: Project the hair 90 degrees, use the razor parallel to the fingers, and follow the curve of the scalp.

Step 4: Follow the curve of the scalp working towards the front hairline. Rough dry hair and apply Formula 2 on the entire head.

Step 5: Using perpendicular partings, razor cut on both sides by cutting horizontally.

Step 6: Project the hair to the ceiling and point cut. Release fringe and project vertical to connect to the guideline.

Step 7: Comb the hair to a natural fall and point cut to create a soft asymmetric fringe area.

Blonde Ambition: How To Achieve Iconic Hollywood Blonde

Blonde Ambition: How To Achieve Iconic Hollywood Blonde

Inspired by the easy yet put-together glam of Hollywood, this look from the CHIC Collection by CHI is where Old Hollywood glamour meets New Hollywood approachability. The perfect low maintenance sophisticated look, this custom formulation blends a lived-in two-tone color with soft balayage highlights. The strategically placed “money piece” frames the face, highlighting cheekbones and eyes, and the soft, silky waves cascade past the shoulders for a feeling of romance and warmth.

Learn to create this California dreamy look with the LG CHI Color Master Factory!

Formula

Formula 1: Using a 1: 1 ½ mixing ratio CHI Bleach & Shine 30 Volume CHI Color Generator + 3 pumps of CHI Bond Rebuilder

Formula 2: 2oz 11i + 1oz 11w + 3 shots violet additive + 3oz 10 volume CHI Color Generator

Step by Step

Step 1: Section the crown area, leaving out fringe and rear perimeter.

Step 2: Mist each section with CHI Bond & Seal before applying CHI Bleach & Shine.

Step 3: Starting in the front quadrants, take thin slices parallel to the hairline. Apply Formula 1 with vertical brush strokes to create a blending balayage.

Step 4: Create a chunky weave in the hairline using two foils back-to-back.

Step 5: In the crown, use long backcomb from ends to root. Apply CHI Bleach & Shine by feathering with a vertical brush.

Step 6: Apply Formula 2 to pre-lightened area and process for 20 minutes.

Step 7: Using clippers, create a blunt cut to your desired length.

Step 8: Create a “v” section in the bang area to create a guide for the long curtain bangs.

Step 9: Point cut to desired length by over directing to the opposite side. Slide cut to blend into your desired length. Point cut in the crown area to create texture.

Purple Reign: Unleash Your Inner Rockstar with Luce Milano

Purple Reign: Unleash Your Inner Rockstar with Luce Milano

Long renowned as one of the fashion capitols of the world, Milan is known for fashion, innovation, and design. Reminiscent of Milan at dusk, this dark, moody purple was created exclusively for the CHIC Collection by CHI. It mixes hues of blue and violet to evoke the Milanese sky after the sun sets over the fashion houses. As for the cut, it is artfully tousled and voluminous, the layers blending together in a dreamlike blur that can be dressed up or down and still make every day a private fashion show.

Learn to achieve this dreamy, high-fashion look by following the step by step below!

Formula

Formula 1: 1:1 ½ CHI Bleach & Shine 20 volume CHI Color Generator + 3 pumps of Royal Treatment Bond Rebuilder (for root touchup application)

Formula 2: Mix 1oz of Royal Violet with 1oz 10 volume CHI Color Generator

Formula 3: 1oz Steel Violet + 1oz 10 volume CHI Color Generator

Step by step

Step 1: Apply Formula 1 to exterior area and root area 1 inch wide.

Step 2: Rinse and shampoo with CHI Royal Treatment Bond & Repair Shampoo.

Step 3: Isolate the top area with placing of foil.

Step 4: Apply formula 2 Steel Violet from mid-shift to end.

Step 5: Blending formula 1 and formula 2 with your fingers. Make sure the is penetrated through the section.

Step 6: Section the head in 4 section and release the hairline.

Step 7: Comb the hair and the natural fall distribution and cut the hair parallel to the comb.

Step 8: Take a guideline from the previous section and cut with comb control.

Step 9: Work from the center of the nape towards the sides parallel to the parting.

Step 10: Turn head to the side to give you a perfect horizontal line before cutting.

Parisian Chic: Achieve the Paris Sunset Look

Parisian Chic: Achieve the Paris Sunset Look

This warm, smoldering look is the ultimate in dark feminine chic. Evocative of dimly lit cafes and intriguing conversations, this versatile look is perfect for any complexion. The inclusion of a classic Brigitte Bardot bang serves to elevate this look and add a feeling of mystery and glamour while the languid fade to a vivid auburn takes this look out of the comfort zone and into true bombshell territory.

Learn to recreate this look using the steps below!

Formula

Formula 1: 5cm + 5c + 10 volume CHI Color Generator equal parts for roots melt into ends.

Formula 2: 7c + 20 volume CHI Color Generator + ¼ oz of orange additive.

Step by step

color

Step 1: Mist the hair with CHI Bond & Seal.

Step 2: Section the hair into 4 quadrants.

Step 3: Apply Formula 1 horizontally about two inches down from the nape.

Step 4: Starting in the nape sections, diagonal back color placement and blend down with your fingertips.

Step 5: As you work up the head, start blending the color further down to help add dimension.

Step 6: Mist the ends with CHI Bond & Seal and apply Formula 2 on the remaining hair and blend Formula 2 into
Formula 1.

Haircut

Step 1: Starting with ½ of the circle, raise the hair straight up and cut horizontally.

Step 2: Project the hair to the stationary design line to release pressure on your shoulders, bring the hair down towards the curve of the scalp.

Step 3: Using a mobile guide, pull hair straight out starting at center back using vertical sections. Slide cut into mid-shaft to remove weight and create texture.

Step 4: Cut blunt bangs to your desired length and texturize to create wispy bangs.

Turn Up the Heat with Rio Red

Turn Up the Heat with Rio Red

Known for Carnival, the samba, the bossa nova and sparkling beaches such as Copacabana and Ipanema, the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro served as the inspiration for this flamboyant look from the CHIC Collection by CHI. The vibrant berry red color, specially formulated with the LG CHI Color Master Factory reflects the warmth and passion of Rio de Jeneiro, exuding confidence and style. This blend of warm and cool colors is made to flatter all complexions. When artfully applied to a cascading explosion of expertly styled curls, this look is unapologetically bold and vibrant. This color, a blend of CHI Chroma Paints in Red Haute, Oh So Fuchsia, and Midnight Madness blends from the crown into this dramatic spray of color, equally flattering to curls, waves, and sleek locks.

Learn to create this look with your LG CHI Color Master Factory with the step by step below!

Formula

Formula 1: 4oz CHI Chroma Paint Red Haute + 2oz CHI Chroma Paint Oh So Fuchsia + ¼oz CHI Chroma Paint Midnight Madness.

Formula 2: 4oz CHI Chroma Paint Red Haute + 2oz CHI Chroma Paint Oh So Fuchsia.

Step by step

Step 1: Section into 4 quadrants.

Step 2: Mist quadrants with CHI Bond & Seal.

Step 3: Apply Formula 1 to the root area.

Step 4:Apply Formula 2 to mid-shaft and ends and blend into Formula 1.

Roses are Red, Vegas is Bold: How to Get the Vegas Rose Look

Roses are Red, Vegas is Bold: How to Get the Vegas Rose Look

Known for music, theatrical performances, casinos and high fashion glitz, Sin City served as the inspiration for the final installment in the CHIC Collection by CHI. This beautiful, vivid formulation, created with the LG CHI Color Master Factory evokes a rose blooming beneath the neon glow of Las Vegas. While this formulation is perfect for all hair textures, this vivacious blend of CHI Chroma Paint colors seamlessly shifts from dark to light tones, enhancing and enriching naturally textured hair and voluminous curls for a high fashion showgirl look.

Learn to create this scintillating look with the step by step below!

Formula

Formula 1: 1:1 ½ CHI Bleach & shine + 20 volume CHI Color Generator + 3 pumps of CHI Royal Treatment Bond Rebuilder.

Formula 2: 1 ½ oz 6v + 4 shots of violet additive + 1 ½ oz 20 volume CHI Color Generator to root area on entire head.

Formula 3: Custom mixture of CHI Chroma Paint Purple Blitz + CHI Chroma Paint Pink Lightening + a small amount of CHI Chroma Paint Midnight Madness.

Formula 4: Custom mixture of CHI Chroma Paint Mango Tango + CHI Chroma Paint Pearl Glam + CHI Chroma Paint Midnight Madness + CHI Chroma Paint Pink Lightening + Oh So Fuchsia.

Formula 5: Custom mixture of CHI Chroma Paint Mango Tango + CHI Chroma Paint Pearl Glam + CHI Chroma Paint Pink Lightening + CHI Chroma Paint Grey Star.

Artist Tip: What you see in the bowl will be the outcome of the custom color.

Step by step

Step 1: Mist the hair with CHI Royal Treatment Bond & Seal.

Step 2: Section the hair into 4 quadrants.

Step 3: Starting at the nape, take diagonal sections staying about 1 inch away from the root. Foil small slices and be sure to saturate to get even lift, leaving out the pre-lightened ends.

Step 4: Process up to 50 minutes or until hair reaches a pale yellow.

Step 5: Section the hair into small vertical triangles at the crown leaving out the bottom perimeter.

Step 6: Alternate the CHI Chroma Paint formula 3, 4 and 5 from 1.5 in from the root which are color with formula 2.

Step 7: Use any of this 11 direct dye colors for any creative long lasting end result.