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2-Step Colour Application Instructions

The first step of this two step process is to apply a primer to your hair that will help prepare it for your Dream Colour. This will help create an even colour result.

Step 1

  • Use the “primer” shade recommended for Step .
  • Mix your “primer” according to directions provided in the haircolour kit.
  • Do not use any pre-treatments on your ends since the goal of this application is to deposit as much colour into the hair as possible.
  • Apply the colour mixture to all of your previously coloured hair.
  • Do not apply this mixture to the root area, since this new growth hasn’t been coloured before and does not need to be primed.
  • Ask a friend to help you apply haircolour to the back of you head so that you can avoid the root area.
  • Set a timer for minutes.
  • Rinse until water runs clear.
  • Shampoo your hair with Vive Pro Colour Vive and follow with an after-colour conditioner included in the haircolour kit.
  • Your hair should now be a bright shade of red. DON’T WORRY. This colour is just a “primer” or a base that will be covered up with your Dream Colour in Step 2.

Step 2

  • Detangle your hair and make sure it is completely dry.
  • Mix your Dream Colour shade, recommended for Step according to instructions provided in the haircolour kit.
  • Apply first to the new growth in the root area (the area that has not been coloured during the Step 1 application) until it’s completely saturated.
  • Starting with the back of your head, apply the mixture to the rest of your hair: mid-length through the ends.
  • Set the timer for the full processing time. Check the instructions for the exact timing for the product you are using.
  • Once time is up, add a little warm water and work the mixture into a lather.
  • Follow up with after-colour conditioner that is included in the haircolour kits.
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