This CHI Chromashine Look Is Sublime

This CHI Chromashine Look Is Sublime

​The next big color has arrived, and it’s here to usher in a sultry season: Lime Green. Don’t believe us? Billie Eilish and Dua Lipa are a few celebs who’ve amped up the edge factor by adding this vibrant color to their tresses. Inspired to take the plunge? Follow the full CHI Chromashine color and cut step-by-step by CHI Global Board Artists Anna Cantu and Rocky Vitelli. The results, from their I.D.ENTIFY Collection, are literally sublime.

 

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Get The Look:

Bleach Retouch: 

Formula One: Equal parts CHI Blondest Blonde Ionic Cream Lightener + 20 Volume CHI Color Generator.

Prep the hair with CHI Silk Infusion and CHI Keratin Mist.

Step One: Create a center part. Then starting in the front, apply your lightener to the new growth area only. Continue by taking 1/2 inch subsections until entire head is complete.

Artist Tip: Place strips of cotton between each subsection to allow the roots to process evenly and to help prevent overlapping.

Artist Tip: To get maximum toning while lifting, CHI Blondest Blond can be mixed with CHI Infra High Lift Colors.

Step Two: Process at room temperature for 30-45 minutes making sure to check the hair frequently. Rinse, shampoo with CHI Ionic Color Illuminate Shampoo – Platinum Blonde, and condition using CHI Infra Treatment.

Step Three: Blow dry hair using the CHI Lava Hair Dryer.

Color Technique: 

Lime Formula:  1 oz. CHI Chromashine Pearl White + 1 oz. Mellow My Yellow + 2 drops Grass Roots.

Prep the hair with CHI Keratin Mist and CHI Silk Infusion.

Step Four: Apply Lime formula to the roots to ends, taking 1/2 subsections throughout.

Step Five: Process under low heat for 10 minutes with a 5 minute cool down. Rinse until the water runs clear. Apply CHI Olive Organics Hair and Body Conditioner for 5 minutes and rinse.

Cutting Technique: 

Section the hair into 4 equal quadrants.

Step Six: Release one front section. Create a diagonal back parting, cut the guide with your razor.

Step Seven: Over direct the hair forward, and razor cut shorter to longer. Continue until entire section is complete.

Step Eight: Mirror technique on the opposite side. Release the back sections. Bring hair forward, and cut to guide.

Step Nine: In the back, take a vertical subsection. Over direct the hair 180 degrees up, and point cut to create soft layers. Continue technique throughout the entire head.

Step Ten: Style as desired.

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This CHI Chromashine Color is Peachy Keen

This CHI Chromashine Color is Peachy Keen

Kylie Jenner, Lady Gaga and Katy Perry are known to rock punchy pastel hair colors, and their latest muse is super sweet: a blend of orange and peach. We tapped CHI Global Board Artists — Anna Cantu and Rocky Vitelli — to show you how to master a CHI Chromashine color combination that is as irresistible as the fruits. Follow this step-by-step tutorial from their I.D.ENTIFY Collection, and the results will have you feeling downright peachy.

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Get The Look:

Tangerine: 2 oz. CHI Chromashine Pearl White + 1/4 oz. Orange You Obsessed + 1 drop Dangerously Red.
Bubble Gum Pink: 2 oz. CHI Chromashine Pearl White + 1/2 drop Dangerously Red.
Dusty Rose: 3 oz. CHI Chromashine Pearl White + 1/2 drop Dangerously Red.

 

Sectioning: Starting at the fringe, create a triangle section. In the apex, create a triangle section to the temple and end in the nape. Mirror on opposite side.

Step One: Starting in your nape section, apply the Tangerine Formula to the root area. You can take the Tangerine Color further down in some sections and higher in others for added dimension.

Step Two: Apply Bubble Gum Pink Formula to the mid-shaft merging with the Tangerine Color. Next apply the Dusty Rose Formula to the ends merging with the Bubble Gum Pink.

Artist Tip: You can leave out some of the pre-lightened hair for added pops of brightness.

Step Three: Continue color technique until entire head is complete taking the Bubble Gum Formula higher in the front.

Step Four: Process at room temperature for 15 minutes, and rinse until the water runs clear.

Step Five: Shampoo with CHI Infra Shampoo. Apply CHI Ionic Color Illuminate Neon Pink Color-Enhancing Conditioner and rinse.

Step Six: Apply a dime-sized amount of CHI Silk Infusion to hair.

Step Seven: Blow dry the hair using the CHI lava Hair Dryer, and style as desired.

Step Eight: Section out fringe area.

Step Nine: Mist the fringe area with Royal Treatment Rapid Shine.

Step Ten: Starting the center of the section, cut with razor gliding your razor against the hair to create a jagged cut.

Step Eleven: Repeat until entire fringe area has been cut.

Step Twelve: Smooth the fringe using the CHI Lava Hairstyling Iron.

Step Thirteen: After smoothing, go back and clean up any unwanted hair.

Cutting Technique:

Step Fourteen: Prep the hair with CHI Silk Infusion prior to cutting.

Step Fifteen: Create a solid cut with long layers using a point cutting technique.

Step Sixteen: Add some face framing layers to enhance the contouring color.

Step Seventeen: Blow dry the hair using CHI 44 Iron Guard, a round brush, and the new CHI Lava Dryer.

Step Eighteen: Take large sections and create some bouncy natural waves with our latest CHI Lava Hairstyling Iron, CHI Infra Hairspray and CHI Shine Infusion.

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Shatush Technique: The Sun-Kissed Trend for Spring

Shatush Technique: The Sun-Kissed Trend for Spring

It may not be warm enough to hit the beach just yet, but that doesn’t mean you cannot look like you just returned from a tropical vacation. If you’re looking for something new ahead of Spring, take a cue from the Shatush technique. It’s a low maintenance way to dabble into lighter tones or refresh dark tresses with less commitment. The result is a beautiful dark to light gradient of color from mid-lengths to the tips that will give the effect of a sun-kissed look. Watch Farouk Systems Elite Artist Ivan Rodriguez achieve this using CHI Ionic Cream Color, CHI Shine Shades and more.

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Get The Look:

Formula One: CHI Ionic Cream Color 5W + CHI Shine Shades Liquid Color 6N + 10 Volume CHI Color Generator

Formula Two: CHI Shine Shades 9CG + 1 capful 8C + 10 Volume CHI Color Generator

Formula Three: CHI Shine Shades 8N +8B + 9I + 10 Volume CHI Color Generator

 

Shatush Color Technique:

Step One: Protect the hair with CHI Keratin Mist to even out porosity.

 Step Two: Apply a couple drops of CHI Silk Infusion to give additional moisture.

 Step Three: Section the hair into four equal quadrants to begin the Balayage technique leaving out negative spaces.

 Step Four: Mix CHI Blondest Blonde + 30 Volume CHI Color Generator.

 Step Five: To combine Balayage with Contouring start in the nape area working your way through the back taking diagonal back sub-sections.

 Step Six: Taking diagonal back sub-sections apply Blondest Blonde closer to the face for a dimensional contour.

 Step Seven: Process at room temperature for 20 minutes.

 Step Eight: Rinse the hair thoroughly, shampoo using the CHI Infra Shampoo, rinse and apply the CHI Color Lock Treatment for 5 minutes and rinse with cool water.

 Step Nine:  Apply CHI Keratin Mist to towel dried hair.

 Step Ten: Apply Formula One to the root area.

 Step Eleven: Apply Formula Two and Three from mid-shaft to ends in an alternating pattern.

 Step Twelve: Process for 30 minutes at room temperature.

 Step Thirteen: Remove color by adding warm water and emulsifying. Rinse until the water runs clear, shampoo using the CHI Infra Shampoo, rinse and apply CHI Color Lock Treatment for 5 minutes and rinse with cool water.

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