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How-Tos > Dimensional Brunette Balayage
September 19, 2017

Dimensional Brunette Balayage

  • Formula A:

    Wella Professionals BLONDOR Multi Blonde Powder Lightener + 30-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula B:

    Scruples Power Blonde Balayage Clay Lightener + 40-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula C:

    Redken Shades EQ ½ oz. 9V + ½ oz. 9B + 1 oz. 9P + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula D:

    Shades EQ 6N + Shades EQ Processing Solution

It’s safe to say Mika Rogerson (@mikaatbhc), owner of The Boulevard Hair Co. in Greenville, N.C., and the 2017 #ONESHOT Hair Awards winner for Hair Paint Shot of the Year, is a master at taking natural hues and kicking them up a notch by adding warmth and dimension. Learn how Mika created this stunning brunette balayage in the steps below!

 

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Total time: 2 hours and 45 minutes

Pricing: $165-$185

 

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A:

    Wella Professionals BLONDOR Multi Blonde Powder Lightener + 30-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula B:

    Scruples Power Blonde Balayage Clay Lightener + 40-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula C:

    Redken Shades EQ ½ oz. 9V + ½ oz. 9B + 1 oz. 9P + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula D:

    Shades EQ 6N + Shades EQ Processing Solution

Products Used

HOW-TO STEPS

  • 1

    Start by creating headband babylights using Formula A, then process for 30 minutes.

  • 2

    Next, create wide-plank sections and balayage with Formula B. Process for 45 minutes.

  • Learn the Strandlights color technique by Liz Haven at btcuniversity
  • 3

    At the bowl, tone with Formula C and process for 10 minutes. Then, create a root smudge by applying Formula D to the root area only and process for 7 minutes.

  • 4

    For the style, blow-dry her hair, then spray Kenra Professional Platinum Dry Texture Spray 4. Create loose waves by curling her hair with a 1-inch curling iron. 

    • Formula A:

      Wella Professionals BLONDOR Multi Blonde Powder Lightener + 30-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

    • Formula B:

      Scruples Power Blonde Balayage Clay Lightener + 40-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

    • Formula C:

      Redken Shades EQ ½ oz. 9V + ½ oz. 9B + 1 oz. 9P + Shades EQ Processing Solution

    • Formula D:

      Shades EQ 6N + Shades EQ Processing Solution

    5

    Finished look

    • Formula A:

      Wella Professionals BLONDOR Multi Blonde Powder Lightener + 30-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

    • Formula B:

      Scruples Power Blonde Balayage Clay Lightener + 40-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

    • Formula C:

      Redken Shades EQ ½ oz. 9V + ½ oz. 9B + 1 oz. 9P + Shades EQ Processing Solution

    • Formula D:

      Shades EQ 6N + Shades EQ Processing Solution

    6

    Finished look—alternate view

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