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How-Tos > Cool, Rooty Babylights
June 29, 2017

Cool, Rooty Babylights

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  • Starting Level

    Level 7/8 brassy tones with some Level 9 toward the ends. She had previous extracted color.

  • Formula A

    Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 10-volume developer

  • Formula B

    Schwarzkopf BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 20-volume developer

  • Formula C

    Schwarzkopf BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 30-volume developer

  • Formula D

    Redken Shades EQ 6T + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula E

    Redken Shades EQ 7V + Shades EQ Processing Solution

Cool, Rooty Babylights

OBSESSED with this cool, icy gray emerging from that natural-colored base. It took some time, but Nubia Morales (@madeofegyptiangold) of Gold Glam Bar in Irving, Texas, totally transformed this client. Get the formulas, how-to and pricing!

 

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Pricing:
Color: $300
Cut: $45
Total Price: $345

 

Total Time: 6 hours

 

Colorist: Nubia Morales

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Starting Level

    Level 7/8 brassy tones with some Level 9 toward the ends. She had previous extracted color.

  • Formula A

    Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 10-volume developer

  • Formula B

    Schwarzkopf BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 20-volume developer

  • Formula C

    Schwarzkopf BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 30-volume developer

  • Formula D

    Redken Shades EQ 6T + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula E

    Redken Shades EQ 7V + Shades EQ Processing Solution

Products Used

HOW-TO STEPS

    • Starting Level

      Level 7/8 brassy tones with some Level 9 toward the ends. She had previous extracted color.

    • Formula A

      Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 10-volume developer

    • Formula B

      Schwarzkopf BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 20-volume developer

    • Formula C

      Schwarzkopf BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 30-volume developer

    • Formula D

      Redken Shades EQ 6T + Shades EQ Processing Solution

    • Formula E

      Redken Shades EQ 7V + Shades EQ Processing Solution

    1

    Before

    • Starting Level

      Level 7/8 brassy tones with some Level 9 toward the ends. She had previous extracted color.

    • Formula A

      Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 10-volume developer

    • Formula B

      Schwarzkopf BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 20-volume developer

    • Formula C

      Schwarzkopf BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 30-volume developer

    • Formula D

      Redken Shades EQ 6T + Shades EQ Processing Solution

    • Formula E

      Redken Shades EQ 7V + Shades EQ Processing Solution

    2

    Begin in the back by babylighting the hair with Formula A at the nape. From the nape up in a Mohawk section, use Formula B to continue babylighting. When you finish, check the back foils and rinse the sections that have achieved a Level 9 pale yellow to avoid overprocessing.

    • Starting Level

      Level 7/8 brassy tones with some Level 9 toward the ends. She had previous extracted color.

    • Formula A

      Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 10-volume developer

    • Formula B

      Schwarzkopf BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 20-volume developer

    • Formula C

      Schwarzkopf BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 30-volume developer

    • Formula D

      Redken Shades EQ 6T + Shades EQ Processing Solution

    • Formula E

      Redken Shades EQ 7V + Shades EQ Processing Solution

    3

    On the side panels, use Formula C to babylight. Use Formula D on the hair that you left out of the foils. Process until everything in the foils is a Level 9 pale yellow. Rinse out one section at a time for an even lift.

    • Starting Level

      Level 7/8 brassy tones with some Level 9 toward the ends. She had previous extracted color.

    • Formula A

      Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 10-volume developer

    • Formula B

      Schwarzkopf BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 20-volume developer

    • Formula C

      Schwarzkopf BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 30-volume developer

    • Formula D

      Redken Shades EQ 6T + Shades EQ Processing Solution

    • Formula E

      Redken Shades EQ 7V + Shades EQ Processing Solution

    4

    Rinse, then tone the roots with Formula D for 15 minutes to blend her natural base into the babylights while keeping the babylights visible. Rinse, then tone again by applying Formula E all over. Process for 20 minutes. Rinse again, then tone again with Formula D for a clearer gray tone. Rinse, dry and style.

    • Starting Level

      Level 7/8 brassy tones with some Level 9 toward the ends. She had previous extracted color.

    • Formula A

      Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 10-volume developer

    • Formula B

      Schwarzkopf BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 20-volume developer

    • Formula C

      Schwarzkopf BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 30-volume developer

    • Formula D

      Redken Shades EQ 6T + Shades EQ Processing Solution

    • Formula E

      Redken Shades EQ 7V + Shades EQ Processing Solution

    5

    Finished Look

    • Starting Level

      Level 7/8 brassy tones with some Level 9 toward the ends. She had previous extracted color.

    • Formula A

      Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 10-volume developer

    • Formula B

      Schwarzkopf BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 20-volume developer

    • Formula C

      Schwarzkopf BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 30-volume developer

    • Formula D

      Redken Shades EQ 6T + Shades EQ Processing Solution

    • Formula E

      Redken Shades EQ 7V + Shades EQ Processing Solution

    6

    Finished Look—alternate view

    • Starting Level

      Level 7/8 brassy tones with some Level 9 toward the ends. She had previous extracted color.

    • Formula A

      Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 10-volume developer

    • Formula B

      Schwarzkopf BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 20-volume developer

    • Formula C

      Schwarzkopf BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 30-volume developer

    • Formula D

      Redken Shades EQ 6T + Shades EQ Processing Solution

    • Formula E

      Redken Shades EQ 7V + Shades EQ Processing Solution

    7

    Finished Look—alternate view