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Roundups > 2018 Blessed Us With These 12 Ash-Toned Formulas
December 19, 2018

2018 Blessed Us With These 12 Ash-Toned Formulas

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  • Formula A:

    Goldwell Silklift Control Ash + 30-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula B:

    Redken Shades EQ 5N + a drop of 1B + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula C:

    Equal parts Redken Shades EQ 7N + 7P + 7V + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula D:

    Redken Shades EQ 9T + Clear + Shades EQ Processing Solution

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  • Formula A:

    Goldwell Silklift Control Ash + 30-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula B:

    Redken Shades EQ 5N + a drop of 1B + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula C:

    Equal parts Redken Shades EQ 7N + 7P + 7V + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula D:

    Redken Shades EQ 9T + Clear + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula A (babylights)

    L’Oréal Professionnel Multi-Techniques Powder + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula B (root toner)

    L’Oréal Professionnel DIA Richesse 6N + equal parts 9-volume developer

  • Formula C (midlength toner)

    L’Oréal Professionnel DIA Richesse 8N + Clear + 9-volume developer (1:½)  

  • Formula D (ends toner)

    L’Oréal Professionnel DIA Light Clear + 10.12 + 6-volume developer (1:½)  

  • Formula A

    Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME Bond Enforcing Premium Lightener 9+ + BLONDME Bleach & Tone Cool Additive + 25-volume developer

  • Formula B

    ¼ oz. Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA® VIBRANCE 8-19 + 2 oz. IGORA® VIBRANCE 9.5-21 + 2 ¼ oz. IGORA VIBRANCE Activator Gel 1.9%

  • Formula A:

    3 scoops Redken Flash Lift Lightening Powder + 3 oz. 10-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula B:

    Equal parts Redken Shades EQ 05N + 06N + Shades EQ Processing Solution + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula C:

    2 parts Redken Shades EQ 09V + 1 part 09P + Shades EQ Processing Solution + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

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  • Formula A (lowlights):

    Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA ROYAL 6-0 + Redken Shades EQ 6NB + 10-volume developer + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula B (highlights):

    Redken Flash Lift Lightener + 25-volume developer

  • Formula C (shadow root):

    Redken Shades EQ 5N + 6T + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula D (toner):

    Redken Shades EQ 9P + 9V + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula A:

    Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME Bond Enforcing Premium Lightener 9+ + 15-volume developer

  • Formula B:

    Schwarzkopf BLONDME Bond Enforcing Premium Lightener 9+ + 25-volume developer

  • Formula C:

    Schwarzkopf IGORA ROYAL 12-11 + 9,5-22 + 10-volume developer

  • Formula D:

    Equal parts Schwarzkopf BLONDME® Blonde Toning Lilac + Steel Blue + 10-volume developer

  • Formula A:

    Wella Professionals BLONDOR + 20-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula B:

    Redken Shades EQ 9T + a splash of 9V + a dab of 1B and Clear + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Natural/Starting Level:

    Natural Level 5 with pre-existing Level 8/9 blonde and about 5 inches of regrowth.

  • Formula A:

    Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA VIBRANCE® 5-0 + IGORA VIBRANCE Activator Gel 1.9%/6-volume

  • Formula B:

    IGORA VIBRANCE® 7-1 + IGORA VIBRANCE Activator Gel 1.9%/6-volume

  • Formula C:

    IGORA VIBRANCE® 8-46 + IGORA VIBRANCE Activator Gel 1.9%/6-volume

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  • Formula A:

    1 oz. 6Ag Redken Color Fusion + 1 oz. 7Av Color Fusion + 2 oz. 10-volume Redken Pro-oxide Cream Developer

  • Formula B:

    1 part Blonde Icing Conditioning Cream Lightener + 3 parts 30-volume Blonde Icing Conditioning Cream Developer

  • Formula C:

    1 oz. 07P Mother of Pearl Shades EQ Gloss + 1 oz. 09P Opal Glow Shades EQ Gloss + 2 oz. Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Natural Level:

    Level 3 Asian hair

  • Formula A:

    Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA COLOR10 7-12 + 25-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula B:

    Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA ROYAL 7-16 + IGORA ROYAL 8-4 + 7-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula C:

    Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA ROYAL 9.5-4 + Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA ROYAL Nude Tones 10-46 + 7-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula A

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

  • Formula B (Toner)

    Kenra Color Demi-Permanent Rapid Toner SV + violet booster + Kenra Color Demi-Permanent Coloring Creme 9-volume. 

  • Starting Level:

    2 with a warm Level 5 on the midlengths and a warm/beige Level 8 on the ends.

  • Formula A (nape to occipital):

    60g Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME Bond Enforcing Premium Lightener 9+ + 120g 20-volume developer

  • Formula B (occipital to crown):

    60g BLONDME Bond Enforcing Premium Lightener 9+ + 120g 25-volume developer

  • Formula C (front panel):

    60g BLONDME Bond Enforcing Premium Lightener 9+ + 120g 28-volume developer (30 vol. + 20 vol.)

  • Formula D (final panel):

    60g BLONDME Bond Enforcing Premium Lightener 9+ + 120g 30-volume developer

  • Formula E (resaturation):

    60g BLONDME Bond Enforcing Premium Lightener 9+ + 120g 10-volume developer

  • Formula F (resaturation):

    60g BLONDME Bond Enforcing Premium Lightener 9+ + 120g 6-volume developer

  • Formula G (root toner):

    Schwarzkopf Professional 1 part IGORA ROYAL 9,5-22 + 1 part 9,5-1 + 6-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula H (midlengths/ends toner):

    IGORA ROYAL 2 parts 9,5-1 + 1 part 9,5-22 + 10g 9,5-49 + 6-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

2018 Blessed Us With These 12 Ash-Toned Formulas

Here’s how we’ve been keeping cool in 2018—with a year’s worth of ash-toned blonde and brunette color formulas that match every skin tone, reduce warmth and absolutely slay on Instagram. We predict that clients (and stylists!) will still be double-tapping these cool-toned, beige and brass-free blends in the New Year. That’s why we’re sharing BTC’s most-clicked ash formulas from the last 365 days, so check ‘em all here!

 

Are you having trouble with ashy blondes?! These three things might help…

 

 

Ash-Toned Platinum Blonde

Ashy blondes and brunettes are totally having a moment and it's easy to see why. It's a low-maintenance tone that fades beautifully and doubles as a transition shade for clients who may want to take their locks lighter or darker.

Read more

Icy Ash Babylights

It’s easy to see why #ONESHOT Finalist Allen Mujagic (@alennmj) was nominated for Transformation Shot of the Year. In two sessions over a three-month period, he completely erased his client’s brassy banding,

Read more

Ash Pearl Blonde

We LOVE a gorgeous ash blonde because we know how difficult it is to achieve and maintain the shade—but the queen of toning, Josie Vilayvanh (@josievilay) gets it DONE. Watch Josie create this look below,

Read more

Transformation: Ash-Toned Blonde Balayage

A new omg-worthy transformation made its debut on Instagram and this one is courtesy of Daniel Mora (@danielmbeauty). Oh, and did we mention it got more than 20k likes on our Insta?! Here's how he took his client from a dark brunette hue to the ashy blonde of her dreams. ...

Read more

Ashy Blonde Makeover In One Session

In just one session, Rayhana Rojo (@raylorojohair), a colorist at AGENCE Salon in San Dimas, Calif., created this makeover masterpiece! Using strategic highlights and lowlights, she completely transformed her client’s outdated locks,

Read more

Ashy Platinum Bob

Have a client who is dying to go lighter but is intimidated by the maintenance of platinum? Then we recommend showing her this ashy platinum bob from Kaylee Kauffman (@thekopperblonde). It's super on-trend, and will be the perfect foundation if she decides she's ready to go full-on platinum later on....

Read more

Cool Brunette Balayage

We’re always on the lookout for an ashy brunette shade, and BTC team member Mika Rogerson (@mikaatbhc) delivered! So, how did Mika make this cool brown happen? She started with babylights, then applied a toner (keeping a close watch on it at the bowl) and finished with her go-to color care regimen that always leaves the hair healthy and shiny. ...

Read more

Ashy, Cool-Toned Brunette

Say goodbye to golden dimension and hello to all-over ash! Winter is coming which means cool tones are about to be in high demand. Get ahead of the season by checking out how BTC Team Member Farhana Premji (@xo.farhana.balayage) achieved this classic (and stunning!) cool-toned brunette....

Read more

Ash Brunette Blend

We all know that ash is a complicated color, so if perfecting an ashy brunette is new territory for you, you’re in luck. Here’s exactly how Redken Global Color Creative Director Josh Wood formulates and uses foils on a mid-length cut to create the ultimate ash brown....

Read more

Creamy Beige Babylights

When the dimension just hits in all the right places, it feels as if you've created a masterpiece. This multidimensional creation comes from #ONESHOT finalist and California-based colorist Jeffrey Robert (@jeffreyrobert_),

Read more

Cool-Toned, Ashy Brunette Foilayage

Help clients welcome the winter chill with the season’s hottest color trend: a cool-toned, ash brunette. Bauhaus Salon owner, Frances Canola (@frances_hairartist) used a foilayage technique for her application and put a twist on this classic color by toning with violet for some added ash....

Read more

COLOR CORRECTION: Ash Blonde

 

When color correction specialist and toning queen Josie Vilayvanh (@josievilay) went LIVE from the BTC House, she showed viewers how she creates the perfect ash blonde tone that is free of any brass or unwanted yellow tones.

Read more

Ash-Toned Platinum Blonde

Ashy blondes and brunettes are totally having a moment and it's easy to see why. It's a low-maintenance tone that fades beautifully and doubles as a transition shade for clients who may want to take their locks lighter or darker.

Read more

Icy Ash Babylights

It’s easy to see why #ONESHOT Finalist Allen Mujagic (@alennmj) was nominated for Transformation Shot of the Year. In two sessions over a three-month period, he completely erased his client’s brassy banding,

Read more

Ash Pearl Blonde

We LOVE a gorgeous ash blonde because we know how difficult it is to achieve and maintain the shade—but the queen of toning, Josie Vilayvanh (@josievilay) gets it DONE. Watch Josie create this look below,

Read more

Transformation: Ash-Toned Blonde Balayage

A new omg-worthy transformation made its debut on Instagram and this one is courtesy of Daniel Mora (@danielmbeauty). Oh, and did we mention it got more than 20k likes on our Insta?! Here's how he took his client from a dark brunette hue to the ashy blonde of her dreams. ...

Read more

Ashy Blonde Makeover In One Session

In just one session, Rayhana Rojo (@raylorojohair), a colorist at AGENCE Salon in San Dimas, Calif., created this makeover masterpiece! Using strategic highlights and lowlights, she completely transformed her client’s outdated locks,

Read more

Ashy Platinum Bob

Have a client who is dying to go lighter but is intimidated by the maintenance of platinum? Then we recommend showing her this ashy platinum bob from Kaylee Kauffman (@thekopperblonde). It's super on-trend, and will be the perfect foundation if she decides she's ready to go full-on platinum later on....

Read more

Cool Brunette Balayage

We’re always on the lookout for an ashy brunette shade, and BTC team member Mika Rogerson (@mikaatbhc) delivered! So, how did Mika make this cool brown happen? She started with babylights, then applied a toner (keeping a close watch on it at the bowl) and finished with her go-to color care regimen that always leaves the hair healthy and shiny. ...

Read more

Ashy, Cool-Toned Brunette

Say goodbye to golden dimension and hello to all-over ash! Winter is coming which means cool tones are about to be in high demand. Get ahead of the season by checking out how BTC Team Member Farhana Premji (@xo.farhana.balayage) achieved this classic (and stunning!) cool-toned brunette....

Read more

Ash Brunette Blend

We all know that ash is a complicated color, so if perfecting an ashy brunette is new territory for you, you’re in luck. Here’s exactly how Redken Global Color Creative Director Josh Wood formulates and uses foils on a mid-length cut to create the ultimate ash brown....

Read more

Creamy Beige Babylights

When the dimension just hits in all the right places, it feels as if you've created a masterpiece. This multidimensional creation comes from #ONESHOT finalist and California-based colorist Jeffrey Robert (@jeffreyrobert_),

Read more

Cool-Toned, Ashy Brunette Foilayage

Help clients welcome the winter chill with the season’s hottest color trend: a cool-toned, ash brunette. Bauhaus Salon owner, Frances Canola (@frances_hairartist) used a foilayage technique for her application and put a twist on this classic color by toning with violet for some added ash....

Read more

COLOR CORRECTION: Ash Blonde

 

When color correction specialist and toning queen Josie Vilayvanh (@josievilay) went LIVE from the BTC House, she showed viewers how she creates the perfect ash blonde tone that is free of any brass or unwanted yellow tones.

Read more