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October 3, 2019

Dua Lipa’s Warm Two-Toned Blonde Transformation

Dua Lipa New Blonde Hair Transformation Warm Blonde Color Formulas How To Brunette Two Toned 90s
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  • Formula A (lightener on mids to ends)

    Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA® VARIO BLOND PLUS POWDER LIGHTENER + 30-volume developer + Virtue® ColorKick

  • Formula B (lightener on roots)

    IGORA® VARIO BLOND PLUS POWDER LIGHTENER + 20-volume developer + Virtue® ColorKick

  • Formula C (root gloss)

    20mls Redken Shades EQ 9N + 10mls 9P + Shades EQ Processing Solution + Virtue® ColorKick

  • Formula D (gloss on mids to ends)

    30mls Redken Shades EQ 9P + 20mls 9N + Shades EQ Processing Solution + Virtue® ColorKick

Instagram via @dualipa / Color by @nicolaclarkecolour, @shangallacher and @frankhaircolour

Dua Lipa’s ’90s Blonde Transformation: Color Formulas & How To Steps
New Dua, who dis? British popstar Dua Lipa is known for her super sleek, dark brunette bobthis epic crop, along with her high-fashion dream clothes and dewy beauty looks make her the cool-girl icon we needed. So, when Dua recently debuted this blonde transformation by celebrity colorist and Virtue® Brand Ambassador Nicola Clarke (@nicolaclarkecolour) on Insta, the internet popped off. Peep the pic below! 

 

Dua Lipa New Blonde Hair Transformation Warm Blonde Color Formulas How To Brunette Two Toned 90s
Instagram via @dualipa / Color by @nicolaclarkecolour, @shangallacher and @frankhaircolour

 

But this isn’t your basic blonde (I mean, it’s Dua)it’s a two-toned, warm blonde that contrasts with her natural rich brunette underneath. And tbh, it’s what our ’90s dreams are made of. “It was a collaboration with Dua’s hairstylist Anna Cofone,” shares Nicola. “We love the Kurt Cobain look and we had a few references from the ’90s.”

 

Tap the beaker for color formulas and keep scrollin’ for how-to steps!

 

See Nicola at BTC “On Tour” London on Oct. 21 at The Indigo at the O2!

Who Did It

Artist: Nicola Clarke
Colorist: Nicola Clarke

Products Used

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A (lightener on mids to ends)

    Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA® VARIO BLOND PLUS POWDER LIGHTENER + 30-volume developer + Virtue® ColorKick

  • Formula B (lightener on roots)

    IGORA® VARIO BLOND PLUS POWDER LIGHTENER + 20-volume developer + Virtue® ColorKick

  • Formula C (root gloss)

    20mls Redken Shades EQ 9N + 10mls 9P + Shades EQ Processing Solution + Virtue® ColorKick

  • Formula D (gloss on mids to ends)

    30mls Redken Shades EQ 9P + 20mls 9N + Shades EQ Processing Solution + Virtue® ColorKick

FORMULA STEPS

1. Apply Formula A from mids to ends, starting in the back and working toward the front with tiny sections. Secure the sections in foils and close them loosely. 

 

2. Apply Formula B to the roots. Process for 30 minutes.

 

3. After the mids and ends have processed for 30 minutes, reapply Formula A between foils and process for an additional 20 minutes.

 

4. Shampoo with Virtue® Smooth Shampoo and rinse.

 

5. Then, apply Virtue® Restorative Treatment Mask with ColorKick™ to hydrate and repair hair without weighing it down. Process for 20 minutes, then rinse thoroughly.

 

6. Then, apply Formula C to the roots and process for 3 minutes.

 

7. Apply Formula D from mids to ends. Process for 5 minutes, then rinse all of the hair.

 

8. Apply Virtue® Perfect Ending Split End Serum to the freshly lightened ends, blow-dry and style as desired.

 

Check out the finished look below! 

Dua Lipa New Blonde Hair Transformation Warm Blonde Color Formulas How To Brunette Two Toned 90s
Instagram via @dualipa / Color by @nicolaclarkecolour, @shangallacher and @frankhaircolour