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Roundups > 9 Blonde Formulas Every Colorist Should Know
January 8, 2018

9 Blonde Formulas Every Colorist Should Know

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  • Formula A

    PRAVANA Pure Light Power Lightener + 40-Volume Crème Developer

  • Formula B

    ChromaSilk EXPRESS TONES Pearl + Zero-Lift Developer

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  • Formula A

    Oligo Professionnel Cool Toned Blonde Lightener + 10-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula B

    Oligo Professionnel Blacklight Balayage Clay Lightener + 20-volume developer

  • 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:

    Goldwell Colorance Lowlights 6N + Goldwell Colorance Cover Plus Developer Lotion + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula B:

    Goldwell Colorance Lowlights 8N + Goldwell Colorance Cover Plus Developer Lotion + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula C:

    Goldwell Colorance 10V + Goldwell Colorance Demi Color Developer Lotion + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula A:

    Redken Flash Lift Lightening Powder + 20-volume developer + Redken pH-Bonder

  • Formula B:

    Redken Shades EQ 8N + a capful of 8V + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula C:

    Redken Shades EQ 1 oz. 9P + 1 oz. 9T + a capful of 8V + 2 oz. Crystal Clear + Shades EQ Processing Solution

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  • Formula A

    PRAVANA Pure Light Power Lightener + 40-Volume Crème Developer

  • Formula B

    ChromaSilk EXPRESS TONES Pearl + Zero-Lift Developer

  • Formula A (highlights)

    Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME® Premium Lift 9+ + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula B (highlights)

    BLONDME® Premium Lift 9+ + 7-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula C (roots)

    25g Schwarzkopf IGORA ROYAL 7-1 + 25g 7-0 + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula D (ends)

    50g Schwarzkopf IGORA ROYAL 9,5-22 + 30g 9,5-1 + 20g 10-1 + 1g 0-99 + Olaplex No.1

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  • Formula A

    Joico FreePlay Clay Lightener + 30-volume developer

  • Formula B

    Eufora Color 7.01 + 6.0 + 6.32 + 7-volume developer doubled (1:2)

  • Formula C

    Eufora Color 9.01 + 10.0 + 10.32 + 7-volume developer   

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  • Formula A:

    1 scoop L’Oréal Professionnel Platine Precision SOB3 + 1.5 to 2 fl oz. 20-volume L’Oréal Professionnel Majicrème Developer

  • Formula B:

    L'Oréal Professionnel DIA Richesse ¾ tube of 7.01 + ¼ tube of 6N + 2.6 fl oz. L’Oréal Professionnel DIACTIVATEUR 6-volume

  • Formula C:

    1 tube of L'Oréal Professionnel DIA Richesse 7.01 + 2.6 fl oz. L’Oréal Professionnel DIACTIVATEUR 6-volume

  • Formula D:

    ½ tube of L'Oréal Professionnel DIA Light 10.12 + 1.3 fl oz. L’Oréal Professionnel DIACTIVATEUR 9-volume

9 Blonde Formulas Every Colorist Should Know

They say blondes have more fun, so whether your client wants to go all-over icy or opt for a subtle rooty blonde, you need to be able to deliver. Scroll through the slideshow above for nine blonde formulas that are perfect for any client, then click the beakers for the formulas!

 

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Icy Ash Babylights

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COLOR CORRECTION: Icy Blonde Shadow Root

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High-Contrast, Foilayaged Blonde

When taking your client to her ideal shade of blonde, slow and steady wins the race. It may have taken a year, but Rochelle Golden (@rochellegoldenhairstylist), owner of House of Gold in Netcong,

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High-Contrast Pearl Blend

High-contrast, natural melts and balayage are definitely in demand this fall. Achieve the perfect tone of pearl blonde with a teased highlight technique that can be toned in just 5 minutes! Check out the formula by @jayrua_glam,

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Ice Ice Baby

Winter is coming, and this cool-toned trend is taking over our Insta feeds—icy platinum haircolor! So, when California-based stylist Grace Joo (@colorwithgrace) helped her client ditch brassy tones for this silvery blonde, we had to share the deets!

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Deep, Dimensional Waves

Thanks to Ashley Lewis (@the_blondologist), we have a constant feed of dimensional balayage inspiration at our disposal…which is exactly where we find gems like this rich, high-contrast color melt. Need to know how she did it?

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Soft Blonde Blend

We love a good color, cut and style combo and this soft, yet edgy, blonde blend from two time #ONESHOT Hair Award winner Maggie Hancock (@maggiemh) is borderline perfection.

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Soft Shadow Root Blonde

After years of bleach retouches, Sadie Curtain's (@sadieface) client was ready for a change. So the 2017 #ONESHOT winner helped her transition from an outdated yellow tone to a soft shadow root blonde.

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Dimensional, Face-Framing Balayage

We love when a balayage is paired with face-framing babylights that contour your client’s face. So, when Carolynn Judd (@styled_by_carolynn) posted this dimensional, sun-kissed look on Insta, we had to share all the deets with the BTC fam!...

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

COLOR CORRECTION: Icy Blonde Shadow Root

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High-Contrast, Foilayaged Blonde

When taking your client to her ideal shade of blonde, slow and steady wins the race. It may have taken a year, but Rochelle Golden (@rochellegoldenhairstylist), owner of House of Gold in Netcong,

Read more

High-Contrast Pearl Blend

High-contrast, natural melts and balayage are definitely in demand this fall. Achieve the perfect tone of pearl blonde with a teased highlight technique that can be toned in just 5 minutes! Check out the formula by @jayrua_glam,

Read more

Ice Ice Baby

Winter is coming, and this cool-toned trend is taking over our Insta feeds—icy platinum haircolor! So, when California-based stylist Grace Joo (@colorwithgrace) helped her client ditch brassy tones for this silvery blonde, we had to share the deets!

Read more

Deep, Dimensional Waves

Thanks to Ashley Lewis (@the_blondologist), we have a constant feed of dimensional balayage inspiration at our disposal…which is exactly where we find gems like this rich, high-contrast color melt. Need to know how she did it?

Read more

Soft Blonde Blend

We love a good color, cut and style combo and this soft, yet edgy, blonde blend from two time #ONESHOT Hair Award winner Maggie Hancock (@maggiemh) is borderline perfection.

Read more

Soft Shadow Root Blonde

After years of bleach retouches, Sadie Curtain's (@sadieface) client was ready for a change. So the 2017 #ONESHOT winner helped her transition from an outdated yellow tone to a soft shadow root blonde.

Read more