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January 12, 2018

These 9 Formulas Are Ashy Blonde Perfection

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  • 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

    Wella Professionals BLONDOR + 40-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula B

    Wella Professionals BLONDOR + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula C

    PRAVANA ChromaSilk 7.22 + 7.1 + 20-volume developer

  • Formula D

    PRAVANA ChromaSilk 9.1 + PRAVANA Zero Lift Developer

  • Formula E

    Redken Shades EQ 9B + equal parts Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula F

    PRAVANA ChromaSilk 9.22 + PRAVANA Zero Lift Developer

  • Formula G

    PRAVANA ChromaSilk 10.07 + PRAVANA Zero Lift Developer

  • Formula A:

    Redken Flash Lift Lightening Powder + 30-volume developer + 1/16 oz. Olaplex No.1

  • Formula B:

    ½ oz. Redken Shades EQ 7N + ½ oz. 8V + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula C:

    Shades EQ 9V + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • 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 (babylights):

    Redken Blonde dimensions + 10-volume developer + Redken pH-Bonder No.1 Bond Protecting Additive

    (move to 20- and 30-volume if needed)

  • Formula B (base):

    Redken Color Fusion Cool Fashion 6NA + 6NN + 20-volume developer

  • Formula C (tone):

    Redken Shades EQ 09NW + 07NW + Equal Parts Shades EQ Processing Solution + pH-Bonder

  • Formula D (tone):

    Redken Shades EQ Equal Parts 08V + Clear + Shades EQ Processing Solution + pH-Bonder

  • Starting/Natural Level

    Natural Level 2, prelightened with 3 inches of regrowth

  • Formula A (babylights)

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

  • Formula B (balayage)

    Schwarzkopf BLONDME® Premium Lift 9+ + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula C (shadow root)

    Kenra Professional Demi-Permanent 7VM

  • Formula D (toner on mids to ends)

    Kenra Demi-Permanent 9PV + 9VM +10SM + 10V

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  • Formula A:

    1 part Wella Professionals ILLUMINA COLOR 7/ + 1 part 7/81 + 0.3 parts 6/ + 4.6 parts Wella Professionals Color Touch Emulsion 6-volume developer

  • Formula B:

    Wella Professionals BLONDOR + Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect 20-volume developer

  • Formula C:

    1 part Wella Professionals ILLUMINA COLOR 8/38 + 1 part 9/03 + 4 parts Wella Professionals Color Touch Emulsion 6-volume developer

These 9 Formulas Are Ashy Blonde Perfection

Whether it’s an all-over ash blonde makeover or a subtle touch of icy ash babylights, more and more clients are turning to this neutral tone for their next hair goal. The catch? It can be a difficult one to master. To help, we found nine formulas that perfectly executed ash-toned blonde and put them in one place so you can easily swipe through for inspo. Check ’em out, then click the beakers for the formula!

 

 

 

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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

Breaking the Brass to Silver Ash

We are so in love with this silver ash platinum with hints of beige and a deep shadow root. The colorist behind this transformation? #ONESHOT nominee Jack Martin (@jackmartincolorist). It took Jack about eight hours to take his client from warm and brassy to cool,...

Read more

Balayage: Toasted Almond Ash

Need some transformation inspiration for the new year? This blended balayage created by @beautyby_kii is the total makeover. Combining teased highlights with specifically-placed balayaged panels and a Shades EQ gloss, this ashy blonde is what dreams (and #hairgoals) are made of. ...

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

Pearl Ash Blonde

A soft, pearl blonde blend with a hint of ash? Yes please! Find out how Amanda Bergstrom did it below!

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

Autumn Ash

For an autumn-inspired blonde, try this four-formula, rooted ash. With a classic babylight technique and the Redken Cool Fashion Color Fusion line to kick up the root shadow, Megan Gepner @megangepner1 was able to create a shiny,

Read more

Asymmetrical, Ash Blonde Bob

Sharon Hinkle (@blend_studio)owner of Blend Studio in Tacoma, Washington—has used social media not only to showcase her gorgeous work, but also to build a thriving salon biz at her Sola Salon Studio.

Read more

Ashy Blonde + Corrective Cut

Bleach. It's a powerful tool that can lead to significant damage when placed in the wrong hands. At-home bleaching is seldom a good idea, as proven by this Insta showing one woman's hair broken off in the front as a result of too much bleach....

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

Breaking the Brass to Silver Ash

We are so in love with this silver ash platinum with hints of beige and a deep shadow root. The colorist behind this transformation? #ONESHOT nominee Jack Martin (@jackmartincolorist). It took Jack about eight hours to take his client from warm and brassy to cool,...

Read more

Balayage: Toasted Almond Ash

Need some transformation inspiration for the new year? This blended balayage created by @beautyby_kii is the total makeover. Combining teased highlights with specifically-placed balayaged panels and a Shades EQ gloss, this ashy blonde is what dreams (and #hairgoals) are made of. ...

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

Pearl Ash Blonde

A soft, pearl blonde blend with a hint of ash? Yes please! Find out how Amanda Bergstrom did it below!

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

Autumn Ash

For an autumn-inspired blonde, try this four-formula, rooted ash. With a classic babylight technique and the Redken Cool Fashion Color Fusion line to kick up the root shadow, Megan Gepner @megangepner1 was able to create a shiny,

Read more

Asymmetrical, Ash Blonde Bob

Sharon Hinkle (@blend_studio)owner of Blend Studio in Tacoma, Washington—has used social media not only to showcase her gorgeous work, but also to build a thriving salon biz at her Sola Salon Studio.

Read more

Ashy Blonde + Corrective Cut

Bleach. It's a powerful tool that can lead to significant damage when placed in the wrong hands. At-home bleaching is seldom a good idea, as proven by this Insta showing one woman's hair broken off in the front as a result of too much bleach....

Read more