Spring might be right around the corner, but the latest hair trend embraced by celebrities and social media is making iciness look hot—silver hair. If you’re looking for a change, this tutorial created with CHI Ionic Color Illuminate Conditioner and CHI Chromashine color will inspire you to embrace your inner silver vixen. Learn how CHI Global Board Artists Anna Cantu and Rocky Vitelli achieved this look from their I.D.ENFITY Collection.



Get The Look:

Formula One: 2 oz. CHI Chromashine Pearl White + 1 dot Viva Violet + 1 dot Out of the Blue.

Formula Two: CHI Color Illuminate Platinum Blonde.


Step One: Apply Formula One to the root area to create a shadow root.

Step Two: Section out the perimeter of the hair and apply Formula One from roots to ends starting at the temple area.

Step Three: Create a deep zig-zag section along the parietal ridge and apply Formula Two to the mid-shaft to the ends and melting in with Formula One at the root area.

Step Four: Release all remaining hair and apply Formula One from roots to ends.

Step Five: Process at room temperature for 15 minutes. Rinse until the water runs clear and apply CHI Infra Color Lock Treatment for 5 minutes and rinse.

Step Six: Prep the hair using CHI Luxury Black Seed Oil.

Step Seven: Section the hair into four equal quadrants. Split the back two quadrants in half, and cut to desired length. Release the remainder back section, and cut to guide.

Step Eight: Over direct side section and cut to the guide in the back. Mirror on opposite side.

Step Nine: Create a rectangle section in the fringe area. Section the hair on either side from ear to ear.

Step Ten: In the apex, take a horizontal section, hold straight up from the head and cut to desired length for your layering.

Step Eleven: Taking vertical sections, razor cut to guide. Continue until entire back section is complete.

Step Twelve: Release the side section. Over direct section back and razor cut to guide. Mirror on opposite side.

Step Thirteen: Release the fringe section. Split section in two, bring straight up from the head and point cut to guide.

Step Fourteen: Split hair down the center, and razor cut face framing layers to finish. Style as desired.

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