How-To: Color Melt 101

Written by: Kenra Professional Education Team
May 25, 2022

The color melt technique has gone from trend to go-to for the dimensional, natural-looking blend that results. Color melting blends a base color with a color on the ends so that there is a seamless blend or transition between the two colors. Whether you’re color melting for gray coverage, to blend the previous color, to add dimension, or to create a vivid color palette, the technique is all about creating a seamless melt of color from roots to ends.



  • 00:00 Introduction
  • 00:28 Consultation
  • 01:07 Sectioning
  • 01:56 Color formulation
  • 02:32 Application
  • 09:29 Processing
  • 09:34 End result
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