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 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.