How to Acheive the Perfect Shade of Purple Hair

How to Achieve the Perfect Shade of Purple
Photo Credit: @hairartistrybybri
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We came across this amazing purple hair color created by licensed stylist Portland, Oregon stylist Briana Abel, @hairartistrybybri and fell completely in love.  We caught up with her to learn how she created this custom color creation.
Here’s what she said:
This color was so fun to do it didn’t even feel like work
Here’s how I did it:
I pre-lightened the clients hair using @Redkenofficial Redken Flashlift with 30 volume + @olaplex This was used all over the hair.
Once the hair was lifted the purples I chose to use were all @paulmitchellus Paul Mitchell Vivids
Base color: Locked- In Purple (Paul Mitchell Vivids)
Highlights: violet (Paul Mitchell Vivids)
Lowlights: Amethyst (Paul Mitchell Vivids)
Color Melted in at the ends of the hair: Magenta with a little hint of violet mixed together (Paul Mitchell Vivids)
And voila! That is how she did it.
  • How to Achieve the Perfect Shade of Purple
Here’s a tip for longer lasting color:  Lower the heat of your hot tools such a as flat irons, wands etc. to prevent your color from fading.
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Brandelyn Green
Brandelyn Green is the Founder of VoiceOfHair, a platform to help women of color find the best hairstyles and hairstylists! After living in 8 cities and in Sweden within a 10 year span Brandelyn became frustrated after trying to find trusted hairstylists who could help her maintain her natural hair. Since starting VoiceOfHair in 2014 she has grown the social media platform to over 1MM+ on Instagram and Facebook. As a natural who is also a salon goer, she wanted to create a platform where people could find the best products, hairstylists, advice and trends. VoiceOfHair provides hairspiration (hair + inspiration) as well as styling tips for women with relaxed and natural hair!
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  • Avatar Carla C Kerr says:

    Can I (white with mostly white hair) use this purple coloring you show? I am a Red Hatter and I would love to make my long white hair purple for a while.

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