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How-Tos > Shining Metallic Silver
September 13, 2017

Shining Metallic Silver

  • Formula A:

    Kenra Professional Simply Blonde Blue Powder Lightener + 30-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula B:

    Kenra Simply Blonde Blue Powder Lightener + 20-volume developer + b3

  • Formula C:

    Kenra Demi Rapid Toner SV + 9-volume developer + b3

  • Formula D:

    Equal parts Kenra Color Demi 7SM + 7VM + 9-volume developer + b3

  • Formula E:

    Equal parts Kenra Color Demi 8SM + 10SM + 9-volume developer + b3

From smoky silvers to muted purples, clients everywhere are going crazy for metallics. L.A.-based stylist Brooke Benton (@brookebent) nailed the metallic trend with this purely silver shade. She even won at the 2017 #ONESHOT Hair Awards for Metallic Shot of the Year for this shot, and we’ve got the complete how-to below.

 

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Total time: 4 hours

Pricing: $450

 

Colorist: Brooke Benton

COLOR FORMULAS

  • Formula A:

    Kenra Professional Simply Blonde Blue Powder Lightener + 30-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula B:

    Kenra Simply Blonde Blue Powder Lightener + 20-volume developer + b3

  • Formula C:

    Kenra Demi Rapid Toner SV + 9-volume developer + b3

  • Formula D:

    Equal parts Kenra Color Demi 7SM + 7VM + 9-volume developer + b3

  • Formula E:

    Equal parts Kenra Color Demi 8SM + 10SM + 9-volume developer + b3

Products Used

HOW-TO STEPS

    • Formula A:

      Kenra Professional Simply Blonde Blue Powder Lightener + 30-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

    • Formula B:

      Kenra Simply Blonde Blue Powder Lightener + 20-volume developer + b3

    • Formula C:

      Kenra Demi Rapid Toner SV + 9-volume developer + b3

    • Formula D:

      Equal parts Kenra Color Demi 7SM + 7VM + 9-volume developer + b3

    • Formula E:

      Equal parts Kenra Color Demi 8SM + 10SM + 9-volume developer + b3

    1

    Before

    • Formula A:

      Kenra Professional Simply Blonde Blue Powder Lightener + 30-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

    • Formula B:

      Kenra Simply Blonde Blue Powder Lightener + 20-volume developer + b3

    • Formula C:

      Kenra Demi Rapid Toner SV + 9-volume developer + b3

    • Formula D:

      Equal parts Kenra Color Demi 7SM + 7VM + 9-volume developer + b3

    • Formula E:

      Equal parts Kenra Color Demi 8SM + 10SM + 9-volume developer + b3

    2

    Prelighten the hair by applying Formula A to the regrowth and Formula B from the midlengths to the ends. Process for 25 minutes until she lifts to a perfectly even Level 10. 

  • 3

    Rinse, then shampoo with Fanola No Yellow Shampoo and light conditioner. Towel-dry.

  • 4

    Next, apply Formula C for 2 minutes to cut any yellow left from lifting. Then rinse well, use light shampoo and towel-dry.

  • 5

    Apply Formula D at the base about 1-inch down and Formula E from the midlengths to the ends. Blur the root into the midshaft by massaging with your fingers to make a seamless transition. Process for 25 minutes. 

  • 6

    Rinse well and lightly shampoo with Fanola No Yellow Shampoo, then condition with Joico K-PAK Deep-Penetrating Reconstructor. Towel dry, then micro-trim. 

  • 7

    For the style, apply Kenra Platinum Blow-Dry Spray and Joico K-PAK Restorative Oil, then blow-dry. Spray Kenra Platinum Hot Spray and curl large sections with a 2-inch barrel. Brush through the hair and finish by applying K-PAK Restorative Oil on the ends only.

    • Formula A:

      Kenra Professional Simply Blonde Blue Powder Lightener + 30-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

    • Formula B:

      Kenra Simply Blonde Blue Powder Lightener + 20-volume developer + b3

    • Formula C:

      Kenra Demi Rapid Toner SV + 9-volume developer + b3

    • Formula D:

      Equal parts Kenra Color Demi 7SM + 7VM + 9-volume developer + b3

    • Formula E:

      Equal parts Kenra Color Demi 8SM + 10SM + 9-volume developer + b3

    8

    Finished look

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