Three Tier Colour
With Tracy Hayes, India, Paul Seaman and Barry Lategan
Duration21 minutes
Skill levelAdvanced
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Tracy Hayes' colouring tutorial is a three tier colour application following the graduation of Tim Hartley's Firefly Abstraction haircut. The first tier is coloured a soft charcoal grey. The second tier is a very strong violet from the round of the head to the hairline over the centre of the eye. For the final tier, Tracy applies a mixture of conditioner and violet pure pigment. The result is a deep charcoal grey base framing a fine line of blonde with a vibrant splash of violet to emphasise the dynamic of the graduated line peeping out under a translucent veil of dusty violet.

Technical skills

  • Colour Placement Sectioning
  • Multi Colour Block Tinting
  • Panelled Block Tinting
  • Permanent Colour
  • Pre-lightening
  • Roots / Regrowth Lightener
  • Roots / Regrowth to Ends Application
  • Tone on Tone Semi
  • Toner


Contributor: Tracy Hayes
Model: India
Make-Up Artist: Paul Seaman
Photographer: Barry Lategan

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