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How-Tos > Shadow Root + Blonde Balayage
January 6, 2017

Shadow Root + Blonde Balayage

  • Formula A:

    Wella Professionals BLONDOR FREELIGHTS + Wella 30-volume FREELIGHTS DEVELOPER (9%) + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula B:

    Kenra Professional 8SM + Kenra Demi-Permanent Coloring Creme Activator 9-volume developer

  • Formula C:

    L’Oréal Professionnel DIALIGHT 9.3 + DIACTIVATEUR 9-volume developer

  • Formula D:

    Equal parts L’Oréal DIALIGHT 9.11 + DIALIGHT 10.21 + DIACTIVATEUR 9-volume developer

  • Formula E:

    Equal parts Redken Shades EQ 9T + Clear + Shades EQ Proccessing Solution

Balayage paired with an on-trend shadow root is a guaranteed way to make everyone look to your client as #hairgoals inspo. This blonde balayage + shadow root combo comes from Maggie Hancock (@maggiemh), the 2017 #ONESHOT winner for Platinum Shot of the Year and a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based stylist. Check out the steps below to find out how Maggie seamlessly blends pieces of icy blonde with a darker shadow root! 

 

 

 

 

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A:

    Wella Professionals BLONDOR FREELIGHTS + Wella 30-volume FREELIGHTS DEVELOPER (9%) + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula B:

    Kenra Professional 8SM + Kenra Demi-Permanent Coloring Creme Activator 9-volume developer

  • Formula C:

    L’Oréal Professionnel DIALIGHT 9.3 + DIACTIVATEUR 9-volume developer

  • Formula D:

    Equal parts L’Oréal DIALIGHT 9.11 + DIALIGHT 10.21 + DIACTIVATEUR 9-volume developer

  • Formula E:

    Equal parts Redken Shades EQ 9T + Clear + Shades EQ Proccessing Solution

Products Used

HOW-TO STEPS

    • Formula A:

      Wella Professionals BLONDOR FREELIGHTS + Wella 30-volume FREELIGHTS DEVELOPER (9%) + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

    • Formula B:

      Kenra Professional 8SM + Kenra Demi-Permanent Coloring Creme Activator 9-volume developer

    • Formula C:

      L’Oréal Professionnel DIALIGHT 9.3 + DIACTIVATEUR 9-volume developer

    • Formula D:

      Equal parts L’Oréal DIALIGHT 9.11 + DIALIGHT 10.21 + DIACTIVATEUR 9-volume developer

    • Formula E:

      Equal parts Redken Shades EQ 9T + Clear + Shades EQ Proccessing Solution

    1

    Free hand-paint a full balayage on her entire head using Formula A and process for 35 minutes.

    • Formula A:

      Wella Professionals BLONDOR FREELIGHTS + Wella 30-volume FREELIGHTS DEVELOPER (9%) + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

    • Formula B:

      Kenra Professional 8SM + Kenra Demi-Permanent Coloring Creme Activator 9-volume developer

    • Formula C:

      L’Oréal Professionnel DIALIGHT 9.3 + DIACTIVATEUR 9-volume developer

    • Formula D:

      Equal parts L’Oréal DIALIGHT 9.11 + DIALIGHT 10.21 + DIACTIVATEUR 9-volume developer

    • Formula E:

      Equal parts Redken Shades EQ 9T + Clear + Shades EQ Proccessing Solution

    2

    At the bowl, use the remainder of Formula A to “bowl-ayage” the ends and process for 15 minutes.

  • 3

    Rinse and pre-tone with Fanola No Yellow Shampoo.

  • 4

    Take her back to the chair, rough-dry and apply Formula B about 2 inches down to apply a subtle shadow root, leaving the face-framing pieces out.

  • 5

    Next, create contrasting warm tones by using Formula C as a lowlight in foils. On the remaining hair, apply Formula D. Process for 30 minutes, then rinse.

  • 6

    Apply Formula E and finish with another round of Fanola No Yellow Shampoo.

  • 7

    Blow-dry the hair, then create a loose wave using a flat iron (Maggie likes to use her ghd flat iron). Finish with Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray.