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December 18, 2020

10 Haircolor Courses From BTC University We Couldn’t Get Enough Of In 2020

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  • Formula A (foils)

    Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME® Bond Enforcing Premium Clay Lightener + 7-volume BLONDME® developer

  • Formula B (between foils)

    Schwarzkopf Professional tbh - true beautiful honest 7-49 + 8-56 + tbh Tone Softener + 6-volume IGORA VIBRANCE® Gel Activator 

  • Formula C (all over gloss and toner)

    Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA VIBRANCE® 9.5-19 + 9.5-5 + 0-11 + 6-volume IGORA VIBRANCE® Gel Activator

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  • Formula A (highlight and teasylight)

    Alfaparf Milano BB Bleach High Lift + 30-volume Alfaparf Milano Oxid’o Developer (1:2)

  • Formula B (midlight)

    BB Bleach Easy Lift + 20-volume Oxid’o Developer (1:2)

     

    Note: Process until highlights and teasylights are a Level 9 and midlights are a Level 7.

  • Formula C (root smudge)

    Alfaparf Milano Color Wear Demi-Permanent Color 30g 6 Metallic Ruby + 5-volume Oxid’o Developer (1:2)

  • Formula D (mids to ends)

    Color Wear 30g 9 Metallic Rose Copper + 10g 9 Metallic Bronze + 5g 6 Metallic Ruby Brown + 5-volume Oxid’o Developer (1:2)

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  • Formula A (lightener)

    1/2 scoop TRUSS Professional Air Libre Bleaching Powder + 1/2 scoop TRUSS Blanc Blond Lightening Powder + 1 scoop TRUSS 8X Powder + 20-volume developer

  • Formula B (root melt)

    Equal parts TRUSS Color 5.0 + 7.0 + 9-volume developer

  • Formula C (all-over gloss)

    TRUSS Color 1 part 9.31 + 1/2 part 7.7 + 1/4 part 0.03 + 9-volume developer

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  • Formula A (teasylights and babylights)
    Wella Professionals BlondorPlex + 20-volume Wella Professionals Welloxon Perfect Developer

     

    Note: Mix in a small amount of 30-volume developer when working in the crown area. 
  • Formula B (lowlights)

    Redken Shades EQ .50 oz. 6NB + .50 oz. 6GI + .25 oz. 8GG + equal parts Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula C (root shadow)

    Shades EQ .50 oz. 5N + .50 oz. 5NW + .25 oz. 7P + equal parts Shades EQ Processing Solution 

  • Formula D (mids to ends)

    Shades EQ 1.5 oz. 10VV + .50 oz. 10N + .50 oz. 9GI + .50 oz. 9P + equal parts Shades EQ Processing Solution

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  • Formula A (back & side sections)

    Kenra Professional Simply Blonde Beyond Bond Lightener + 9-volume Kenra Color Demi-Permanent Activator

  • Formula B (front & top sections)

    Simply Blonde Beyond Bond Lightener + 20-volume Simply Blonde Developer

  • Formula C (remaining hair)

    Simply Blonde Clay Lightener + 20-volume Simply Blonde Developer 

  • Formula D (pre-tone)

    Moroccanoil® Blonde Perfecting Purple Shampoo

  • Formula E (root tap)

    Equal Parts Redken Shades EQ 8n + 8v + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula F (all-over gloss)

    Goldwell Colorance 10p + Colorance Lotion

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10 Haircolor Courses From BTC University We Couldn’t Get Enough Of In 2020

2020 has been A YEAR! But that didn’t stop some of the industry’s best colorists from sharing their go-to techniques on BTC University. Equipped with Airpods, webcams and PPE—artists brought their skills and color knowledge from their home to yours!

 

Below, we’ve rounded up ten of our haircoloring articles to celebrate the end of the longest year ever. So, scroll down for the list and click the links to all the color education BTC-U had to offer! 

 

Air Lights Technique: How To Use A Blow Dryer For Better Blends

Air Lights Education: Everything You Need To Know About This Technique

What's the secret to achieving those dreamy blends you see all over Insta? For Schwarzkopf Professional tbh - true beautiful honest Team Member Danilo Bozic aka @danilo.bozic to his 42k followers—it's a blowdryer....

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How-To: Transform Curly & Textured Hair In One Highlight Service

Textured Hair Education: Haircolor Placement For Maximum Impact 

Have a textured-hair client looking for a total transformation but you don't know where to begin? Look no further than BTC University. We had textured hair expert Kara Williams (@haircolorkilla) teach her signature technique for giving curly clients root coverage,...

Read more

Brunette Balayage: Hair Painting For Lived-In Dimension

Dimensional Balayage Education: All Things Hair Painting

Want to give clients that lived-in, sun-kissed blonde dimension? Even if they live nowhere near the beach? TRUSS Professional Brand Specialist Sarayah Politi (@hairbysarayah) has everything you need to create beach-ready blondes.

Read more

3 TIPS TO MAKE YOUR REDHEADS GLOW

Learn How To Make Your Redheads Glow

Does red color formulation leave you puzzled? Then you need these tips from Meg Schipani (@shmeggsandbaconn), who shared her genius ideas for reds, gingers and pumpkin spice color.

Read more

Foil Placement Strategies For Fast Blonding

Foil Placement Education: Create Brighter Blondes With Less Foils 

Want to give clients bright blends with less foils, by cutting down your application times to an hour or less? We thought so. We had BTC Team Member Carly Zanoni aka @the.blonde.chronicles on Insta break down her foil placement strategies for creating lived-in blondes on BTC University....

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3 Tips For Foiling Highly Textured Hair

Foil Education: Application Tricks For Highly Textured Hair 

Are your texture clients requesting highlighting services but the results fall flat? To help get the most out of your foil application, Alfaparf Milano Master Colorist Jeannetta Walker-Rodgers (@watchmyhairbounce) taught her foil placement techniques for achieving bright,...

Read more

3 Hand Touch Balayage Tips For Maximum Brightness

Hand Touch Balayage Education: 3 Tips For Achieving Bright Blends

Have you seen videos of colorists painting with their hands on IG and thought, “WHAT is that?!” It’s called hand touch balayage and is a go-to technique for TRUSS Professional Ambassador Mickey Colon Jr (@mickeycolonjr),...

Read more

3 Foiling Tips For Painting High-Contrast Brondes

3 Foil Tips For High-Contrast Brondes

With the change in seasons comes a change in haircolor trends, and bronde is quickly rising to the top. So the unofficial queen of bronde, BTC Team Member Caitlin Dugan (@coloredbycaitlin),

Read more

Timesaving Highlighting Techniques For Creating Bright Blondes

Blonding Roadmap Education: Time-Saving Placement Strategies

Want to learn foil placement techniques that will achieve maximum brightness AND save you time behind the chair? We thought so! That’s why we had Chrissy Danielle (@hairbychrissydanielle) break down her signature blonding roadmap technique on BTC University,...

Read more

Justin Anderson’s Foil Technique For Rooty Blondes

Justin Anderson Shares His Go-To Celeb Highlighting Techniques 

With clients looking to their fave celebs for haircolor inspo, knowing how to achieve their looks would make life so much easier, right? Good news for the blondies in your chair: Celeb colorist and dpHUE™ Co-Founder Justin Anderson (@justinanderson) shared his go-to techniques for clients like Gwyneth Paltrow,...

Read more

Air Lights Technique: How To Use A Blow Dryer For Better Blends

Air Lights Education: Everything You Need To Know About This Technique

What's the secret to achieving those dreamy blends you see all over Insta? For Schwarzkopf Professional tbh - true beautiful honest Team Member Danilo Bozic aka @danilo.bozic to his 42k followers—it's a blowdryer....

Read more

How-To: Transform Curly & Textured Hair In One Highlight Service

Textured Hair Education: Haircolor Placement For Maximum Impact 

Have a textured-hair client looking for a total transformation but you don't know where to begin? Look no further than BTC University. We had textured hair expert Kara Williams (@haircolorkilla) teach her signature technique for giving curly clients root coverage,...

Read more

Brunette Balayage: Hair Painting For Lived-In Dimension

Dimensional Balayage Education: All Things Hair Painting

Want to give clients that lived-in, sun-kissed blonde dimension? Even if they live nowhere near the beach? TRUSS Professional Brand Specialist Sarayah Politi (@hairbysarayah) has everything you need to create beach-ready blondes.

Read more

3 TIPS TO MAKE YOUR REDHEADS GLOW

Learn How To Make Your Redheads Glow

Does red color formulation leave you puzzled? Then you need these tips from Meg Schipani (@shmeggsandbaconn), who shared her genius ideas for reds, gingers and pumpkin spice color.

Read more

Foil Placement Strategies For Fast Blonding

Foil Placement Education: Create Brighter Blondes With Less Foils 

Want to give clients bright blends with less foils, by cutting down your application times to an hour or less? We thought so. We had BTC Team Member Carly Zanoni aka @the.blonde.chronicles on Insta break down her foil placement strategies for creating lived-in blondes on BTC University....

Read more

3 Tips For Foiling Highly Textured Hair

Foil Education: Application Tricks For Highly Textured Hair 

Are your texture clients requesting highlighting services but the results fall flat? To help get the most out of your foil application, Alfaparf Milano Master Colorist Jeannetta Walker-Rodgers (@watchmyhairbounce) taught her foil placement techniques for achieving bright,...

Read more

3 Hand Touch Balayage Tips For Maximum Brightness

Hand Touch Balayage Education: 3 Tips For Achieving Bright Blends

Have you seen videos of colorists painting with their hands on IG and thought, “WHAT is that?!” It’s called hand touch balayage and is a go-to technique for TRUSS Professional Ambassador Mickey Colon Jr (@mickeycolonjr),...

Read more

3 Foiling Tips For Painting High-Contrast Brondes

3 Foil Tips For High-Contrast Brondes

With the change in seasons comes a change in haircolor trends, and bronde is quickly rising to the top. So the unofficial queen of bronde, BTC Team Member Caitlin Dugan (@coloredbycaitlin),

Read more

Timesaving Highlighting Techniques For Creating Bright Blondes

Blonding Roadmap Education: Time-Saving Placement Strategies

Want to learn foil placement techniques that will achieve maximum brightness AND save you time behind the chair? We thought so! That’s why we had Chrissy Danielle (@hairbychrissydanielle) break down her signature blonding roadmap technique on BTC University,...

Read more

Justin Anderson’s Foil Technique For Rooty Blondes

Justin Anderson Shares His Go-To Celeb Highlighting Techniques 

With clients looking to their fave celebs for haircolor inspo, knowing how to achieve their looks would make life so much easier, right? Good news for the blondies in your chair: Celeb colorist and dpHUE™ Co-Founder Justin Anderson (@justinanderson) shared his go-to techniques for clients like Gwyneth Paltrow,...

Read more