damask rose

The damask rose is prized for its aromatic oil, edible petals, and lacy free-form blossoms. The loveliness of this bloom is legendary. The dusky red-pink hue is romantic and feminine, perfect for rouge, cashmere, and hair color. Click the notes for the formula and tips on application. –– Laura Martin

Application: For long lasting results of vibrant colors use a permanent color formulation that blends a light blonde base with bits of red and violet. Apply formula 1 to root area first, then immediately apply formula 2 to all remaining hair. Process 30 minutes and shampoo. For added vibrance and longevity, apply formula 3 and process 5-10 minutes. Rinse and condition.


Formula: (on natural level 7)

1: Goldwell Topchic 30 parts 10B + 3 parts 6RV with 20 Volume

2: Goldwell Topchic 30 parts 10B + 3 parts 6RV with 30 Volume

3: Goldwell Colorance 20 parts 10BB + 1 part 7PK + 1 part 6VV with 2% Lotion


Special thanks to Laura Martin for this post. Laura is a professional hair stylist, former senior educator at ARROJO cosmetology school, and a creative non-fiction MFA student at Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA. Follow her inspirations on twitter.

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