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Fave colour formulas: fashion tones

Fave colour formulas: fashion tones

This year, we're celebrating the 20th anniversary of Paul Mitchell® Professional Hair Color! And what better way to celebrate than to highlight our tribe. So, we went to Instagram to search your feeds and we were blown away with what we found. In this blog, you'll see some of our favourite colours, the formulas used to create them and a little background on each artist who manifested the look.


Brittany Troche

When it comes to beauty, Brittany Troche knows a thing or two about the business. We wouldn't just call her a jack of all trades, we'd go so far as to call her a maverick. Not only does she represent John Paul Mitchell Systems globally as the lead Makeup Artist/Designer for the artistic team, she's also a master stylist, platform artist, salon coach and a Paul Mitchell Learning Leader.

 Fashion Tones Brittany Troche 600W

The Purple Pixie
• the color XG at the base: .3 oz. UTV + .4 oz. 10V + 3 oz. Violet intensifier used with equal parts of 10 vol Cream
• Ends: .3 oz. UTV + .2 oz.UTA used with Equal parts 10 Vol cream
• Prep with DPL and 20 vol cream from scalp to just before line of demarcation.

 Fashion Tones Brittany Troche Rose Quartz 600W

Rosequartz with POP XG®
• Color 1: Base of Purple Quartz Pink Flamingo, deepened with a few drops of Purple and Pink
• Color 2: Base of Pink Flamingo with a drop of Bordeaux
• Color 3: Base of equal parts Peachy Keen and Pink Flamingo deepened with a few drops of Orange, Yellow and Pink
• Color 4: Base of equal parts of Peachy Keen and Pink Flamingo, deepened with a 4 drops of Pink and 2 drops of Orange.


Erin Wheaton
More about Erin: Beauty Launchpad

When you make Beauty Launchpad's "30 Under Thirty" spotlight, you must know a thing or two about color. And that's exactly why Erin Wheaton, National Educator for JPMS and full-time stylist at Blue Skies Salon in Springfield, MO, has made our list, too!

Fashion Tones Erin Wheaton 600W

Fashion Tones Erin Wheaton Pink 600W

• Base touch-up formula: 2 oz. DPL + 2 oz. 20 vol Cream Developer
• Rose formula: The Color XG 1 oz. UTA + 1 oz. Red Intensifier + a 3″ ribbon of Violet Intensifier
• 3 oz. 10 vol Cream Developer
• Apply this formula to damp hair at base, melting down into the mid-lengths. Let process 2-5 minutes before applying the same formula throughout the remaining sections of hair and let process for an additional 5-10 minutes.


Joey Rodrigues

Joey Rodrigues is no stranger to the Paul Mitchell The School family. Though he is now a Future Professional Advisor, he has also served as Mentor, Texture Specialist and Core Specialist and Education Team Lead. He has also worked closely with Global Artistic Director, Lucie Doughty on a variety of projects, and continues to share his passion and knowledge with others.

Fashion Tones Joey Rodrigues 600W


  • the demi in equal parts 9N + 9V with a capful of 6R
  • Model: Chase

Fashion Tones Joey Rodrigues Pop Xg 600W


• Base – 1 oz. POP XG Diluter
• 2 inches with POP XG in Teal •Mids to ends – Paul Mitchell the color in UTP
• Model: Jess

Fashion Tones Joey Rodrigues Lavender 600W

• the color XG in UTV
• 2 inches of red intensifier
• Model: Nicole


Tristan Elan

Tristan has been in the beauty industry for over 10 years. She is a graduate of Paul Mitchell The School and is currently a National Color Educator as well as the Color Specialist for Paul Mitchell The School Atlanta.

Fashion Tones Tristan Elan Yellow 600W

Fashion Tones Tristan Elan Yellow Styled 600W

Formula: POP XG in Yellow + some Teal. Try mixing with different amounts of teal, which will give you anything from a neon electric yellow to a neon green!

 This blog originally featured on the Paul Mitchell® Professional Blog.

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