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Modern Red Bob Using Cross Checking Colours Tutorial

With Christiano Lanza
Duration24 minutes
Skill levelAdvanced


Christiano Lanza demonstrates a technique incorporating three levels of colour with a panel through the sides inspired by the eyebrow line. Christiano provides information and tips on colour placement and palette, achieving even saturation and working to accurate methodology.

The final result is a super shining, flaming Mars red with an interplay of violet tones adding definition and theatre to Tim Hartley's dramatic haircut.

Watch the accompanying haircut video tutorial here.

Members can also find below a detailed step by step guide to using cross checking colours.

Technical skills

  • Block colour
  • Colour placement sectioning
  • Foil patterns
  • Full head permanent colour
  • Multi colour block tinting
  • Permanent colour
  • Pre-lightening
  • Roots / regrowth lightener
  • Slice technique


Contributor: Christiano Lanza
Model: Zoe
Make-Up Artist: Melissa Bourne
Photographer: Andrew Gilbert

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