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Last updated: June 21, 2019

Watch: Break The Base In 10 Minutes + Quick Color Techniques

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Facebook Live: Breaking The Base & Color Techniques 

Looking for some tips and tricks to help speed up your haircolor processing times in the salon? Schwarzkopf Professional Artistic Team Member and BTC Team Member Josie Vilayvanh (@josievilay) went live on our Facebook to show us not one, but TWO haircolor techniques—how to quickly break the base and add highlights for dimension. Keep scrolling to watch the tutorial and to grab the formulas and finished looks!

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What’s IGORA COLOR10? Josie reaches for this product for gray coverage clients because it processes in 10 minutes with 100% coverage, and she also said it would be great for male clients who want to quickly blend their salt-and-pepper gray as well. But it can be used for even MORE, which Josie demonstrates in the video below!


Watch The Video How-To Below


Click Through To See Josie’s Color Formulation Charts!



 Check Out The Befores & Afters Below—And Tap The Beaker For The Formulas!


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  • Formula A (base break)

    20g Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA COLOR10 7-12 + 20g 30-volume Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA developer

  • Formula B (toner)

    15g Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA VIBRANCE® 8-11 + 15g 8-19 + 15g 9.5-1 + 45g IGORA VIBRANCE® Activator Gel 1.9%



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  • Formula A (foils)

    20g Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME Bond Enforcing Premium Lightener 9+ + 40g 7-volume BLONDME developer

  • Formula B (crown & between foils)

    15g Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA COLOR10 5-0 + 15g 5-12 + 15g 7-12 + 45 10-volume IGORA developer

  • Formula C (below occipital)

    20g IGORA COLOR10 6-6 + 20g 6-4 + 40g 20-volume IGORA developer

  • Formula D (toner)

    10g Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA VIBRANCE® 7-4 + 10g 7-1 + 20g IGORA VIBRANCE Activator Gel 1.9%

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