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This New Hair Coloring Technique Involves Glass

As in, glass.

Forget foil and balayage, hand-pressed hair coloring is the latest trend in hair dyeing. NYC-based hair expert Chiala Marvici came up with the idea of using a custom-cut sheet of glass to hand press color onto her client’s locks.

First, different colors and shades of hair dyes are painted onto a six-inch plexiglass. She then takes a section of hair and lays it flat against the glass. Using a putty knife, she presses the colors against the hair, mixing all the shades together.

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The result? Instant depth, dimension, and shine.

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So how exactly did this new hair coloring technique happen? Chiala explains to Allure, “I know it sounds strange, but I had a dream where I saw multiple layers of patterns and sheets of color, one in front of the other.” Cool, right?!

Hand-pressed hair color isn’t available in the Philippines yet, but it’s so exciting to know that more hair coloring techniques have been invented. It's a great time to be alive.

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