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Last updated: February 15, 2022

Blonde Balayage Transformation & Color Correction

blonde balayage color correction transformation before and after photo
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Blonde Balayage Transformation Step-By-Step

This blonde balayage transformation is a jaw-dropper! It’s total proof that with LOTS of time, money and Olaplex, you can achieve your client’s dream hair.


Here’s what Tustin, Calif. colorist Jack Martin, @jackmartincolorist (a #ONESHOT Transformation Shot finalist!) says about that before photo: “She was a new client, and it was a bad at-home color job with her cosmetology student friend.” YIKES! Jack’s amazing transformation earned him more than 20,000 likes on our Instagram page—it’s these amazing before-and-after shots that are getting him noticed! “The client found me on Instagram through Olaplex, when they posted another correction of mine,” Jack shares.


Check out the steps for Jack’s color correction formulas, techniques and pricing to achieve this blonde balayage transformation!


color correction with bad regrowth before photo


Color Formulas

Formula A: L’ANZA Healing Haircare Powder Decolorizer + 40-volume L’ANZA Cream Developer + ½ oz. Olaplex No.1

Formula B: L’ANZA Powder Decolorizer + 20-volume L’ANZA Cream Developer + ¼ oz. Olaplex No.1

Formula C: Wella Professionals BLONDOR + 20-volume + Olaplex No.1

Formula D: PRAVANA ChromaSilk 10.7 + PRAVANA ChromaSilk Crème Developer Zero Lift


blonde balayage transformation & color correction before and after photo


Before and after photo for this blonde balayage color correction transformation. A color correction like this takes time and patience. Be sure to charge your worth as you take on these color corrections in the salon.


Time (start-to-finish): 6 ½ hours

Price: $700


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Products Used


  • hair processing in foils during color correction appointment
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    Lighten mid-shaft and ends with Formula A, lifting to a very pale, light blonde, or about a Level 10. After 90 minutes, apply Formula B to the roots and lift to a Level 9.

  • toning hair after lightening service
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    Tone with Formula D for 30 minutes, followed by Olaplex No.2 for 20 minutes. Shampoo, cut and style with a 2-inch curling iron.

  • color correction blonde balayage after photo
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    Balayage the entire head with Formula C.

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