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How-Tos > Dip-Dyed Neon Teal
July 24, 2017

Dip-Dyed Neon Teal

  • Formula A:

    L’Oréal Professionnel Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 40-volume developer

  • Formula B:

    Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 10-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula C:

    Redken Shades EQ Color Gloss 2 oz. 8V + 2 oz. Crystal Clear + 4 oz. Redken Shades EQ Gloss Processing Solution

  • Formula D:

    Kenra Professional Permanent Color 1.5 oz. 7SM + 1.5 oz. 8SM + 1 inch Kenra Blue Booster + 10-volume developer

  • Formula E:

    Kenra Color® Creative Neon Blue

It’s time we cooled things off this summer with this dip-dyed neon teal how-to from Julie Mueller (@spectraltones), co-owner of Stay Gold Salon in Fullerton, Calif. This frosty silver to electric blue color melt is bold, seamlessly blended and we got every last detail. Get the color formula and steps below!

 

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COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A:

    L’Oréal Professionnel Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 40-volume developer

  • Formula B:

    Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 10-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula C:

    Redken Shades EQ Color Gloss 2 oz. 8V + 2 oz. Crystal Clear + 4 oz. Redken Shades EQ Gloss Processing Solution

  • Formula D:

    Kenra Professional Permanent Color 1.5 oz. 7SM + 1.5 oz. 8SM + 1 inch Kenra Blue Booster + 10-volume developer

  • Formula E:

    Kenra Color® Creative Neon Blue

Products Used

HOW-TO STEPS

    • Formula A:

      L’Oréal Professionnel Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 40-volume developer

    • Formula B:

      Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 10-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C:

      Redken Shades EQ Color Gloss 2 oz. 8V + 2 oz. Crystal Clear + 4 oz. Redken Shades EQ Gloss Processing Solution

    • Formula D:

      Kenra Professional Permanent Color 1.5 oz. 7SM + 1.5 oz. 8SM + 1 inch Kenra Blue Booster + 10-volume developer

    • Formula E:

      Kenra Color® Creative Neon Blue

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    Section the hair into quadrants for an easy, clean application.

    • Formula A:

      L’Oréal Professionnel Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 40-volume developer

    • Formula B:

      Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 10-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C:

      Redken Shades EQ Color Gloss 2 oz. 8V + 2 oz. Crystal Clear + 4 oz. Redken Shades EQ Gloss Processing Solution

    • Formula D:

      Kenra Professional Permanent Color 1.5 oz. 7SM + 1.5 oz. 8SM + 1 inch Kenra Blue Booster + 10-volume developer

    • Formula E:

      Kenra Color® Creative Neon Blue

    2

    Sectioning side view

    • Formula A:

      L’Oréal Professionnel Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 40-volume developer

    • Formula B:

      Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 10-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C:

      Redken Shades EQ Color Gloss 2 oz. 8V + 2 oz. Crystal Clear + 4 oz. Redken Shades EQ Gloss Processing Solution

    • Formula D:

      Kenra Professional Permanent Color 1.5 oz. 7SM + 1.5 oz. 8SM + 1 inch Kenra Blue Booster + 10-volume developer

    • Formula E:

      Kenra Color® Creative Neon Blue

    3

    Apply Formula A to the regrowth area, being careful not to overlap the formula onto previously-lightened sections. Process for 25 minutes.

    • Formula A:

      L’Oréal Professionnel Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 40-volume developer

    • Formula B:

      Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 10-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C:

      Redken Shades EQ Color Gloss 2 oz. 8V + 2 oz. Crystal Clear + 4 oz. Redken Shades EQ Gloss Processing Solution

    • Formula D:

      Kenra Professional Permanent Color 1.5 oz. 7SM + 1.5 oz. 8SM + 1 inch Kenra Blue Booster + 10-volume developer

    • Formula E:

      Kenra Color® Creative Neon Blue

    4

    Apply Formula B to previously-lightened hair, from just off the scalp through the ends. Process for an additional 10 minutes. Shampoo and tone at the bowl with Formula C. 

    • Formula A:

      L’Oréal Professionnel Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 40-volume developer

    • Formula B:

      Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 10-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C:

      Redken Shades EQ Color Gloss 2 oz. 8V + 2 oz. Crystal Clear + 4 oz. Redken Shades EQ Gloss Processing Solution

    • Formula D:

      Kenra Professional Permanent Color 1.5 oz. 7SM + 1.5 oz. 8SM + 1 inch Kenra Blue Booster + 10-volume developer

    • Formula E:

      Kenra Color® Creative Neon Blue

    5

    Blow-dry the hair until it is completely dry. “The hair must be this level of lightness or above to attempt a true silver color,” says Julie. “Here, I also gave her a healthy haircut to accentuate the desired color.”

    • Formula A:

      L’Oréal Professionnel Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 40-volume developer

    • Formula B:

      Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 10-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C:

      Redken Shades EQ Color Gloss 2 oz. 8V + 2 oz. Crystal Clear + 4 oz. Redken Shades EQ Gloss Processing Solution

    • Formula D:

      Kenra Professional Permanent Color 1.5 oz. 7SM + 1.5 oz. 8SM + 1 inch Kenra Blue Booster + 10-volume developer

    • Formula E:

      Kenra Color® Creative Neon Blue

    6

    Apply Formula D to the roots and drag the formula ¾ inch down the midshaft, fully saturating the hair. Feather out the ends to avoid making a harsh line.

    • Formula A:

      L’Oréal Professionnel Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 40-volume developer

    • Formula B:

      Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 10-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C:

      Redken Shades EQ Color Gloss 2 oz. 8V + 2 oz. Crystal Clear + 4 oz. Redken Shades EQ Gloss Processing Solution

    • Formula D:

      Kenra Professional Permanent Color 1.5 oz. 7SM + 1.5 oz. 8SM + 1 inch Kenra Blue Booster + 10-volume developer

    • Formula E:

      Kenra Color® Creative Neon Blue

    7

    Apply Formula E to the remaining blonde ends of the hair. “Make sure to comb the bottom of the silver color to free up any tangles created by the oxidative color processing,” advises Julie. Then, generously saturate the ends by using your first two fingers to blend the blue to your desired height up over the silver. Process for 30 minutes. Then shampoo, blow-dry and style as desired.

    • Formula A:

      L’Oréal Professionnel Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 40-volume developer

    • Formula B:

      Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 10-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C:

      Redken Shades EQ Color Gloss 2 oz. 8V + 2 oz. Crystal Clear + 4 oz. Redken Shades EQ Gloss Processing Solution

    • Formula D:

      Kenra Professional Permanent Color 1.5 oz. 7SM + 1.5 oz. 8SM + 1 inch Kenra Blue Booster + 10-volume developer

    • Formula E:

      Kenra Color® Creative Neon Blue

    8

    In-process side view

    • Formula A:

      L’Oréal Professionnel Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 40-volume developer

    • Formula B:

      Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 10-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C:

      Redken Shades EQ Color Gloss 2 oz. 8V + 2 oz. Crystal Clear + 4 oz. Redken Shades EQ Gloss Processing Solution

    • Formula D:

      Kenra Professional Permanent Color 1.5 oz. 7SM + 1.5 oz. 8SM + 1 inch Kenra Blue Booster + 10-volume developer

    • Formula E:

      Kenra Color® Creative Neon Blue

    9

    Finished look

    • Formula A:

      L’Oréal Professionnel Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 40-volume developer

    • Formula B:

      Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 10-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C:

      Redken Shades EQ Color Gloss 2 oz. 8V + 2 oz. Crystal Clear + 4 oz. Redken Shades EQ Gloss Processing Solution

    • Formula D:

      Kenra Professional Permanent Color 1.5 oz. 7SM + 1.5 oz. 8SM + 1 inch Kenra Blue Booster + 10-volume developer

    • Formula E:

      Kenra Color® Creative Neon Blue

    10

    Finished look—alternate view

    • Formula A:

      L’Oréal Professionnel Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 40-volume developer

    • Formula B:

      Blond Studio Multi-Techniques Powder + 10-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

    • Formula C:

      Redken Shades EQ Color Gloss 2 oz. 8V + 2 oz. Crystal Clear + 4 oz. Redken Shades EQ Gloss Processing Solution

    • Formula D:

      Kenra Professional Permanent Color 1.5 oz. 7SM + 1.5 oz. 8SM + 1 inch Kenra Blue Booster + 10-volume developer

    • Formula E:

      Kenra Color® Creative Neon Blue

    11

    Finished look—alternate view

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