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Last updated: September 10, 2018

QUICKIE: Micro Root Smudge

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Did you know the ever-popular shadow root can do more than create dimension? Enter the micro root smudge. Jamie Sea (@prettylittleombre) resorts to this technique when she needs to soften her foil lines, but also wants to create longevity for her guest’s color by decreasing the regrowth line. We call that a win-win. Find out Jamie’s root smudge formula, then watch the full video!


Products Used


Jamie’s Micro Root Smudge Formula
Equal parts Redken Shades EQ 8V + 8N + Shades EQ Processing Solution



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An up-close view at Jamie’s perfectly blended micro root smudge!



Want more tips from Jamie? Click here for three mistakes that’ll ruin your balayage!