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Roundups > FORMULAS: 7 Seamless Shadow Roots We’re Currently Obsessing Over
August 11, 2017

FORMULAS: 7 Seamless Shadow Roots We’re Currently Obsessing Over

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  • Natural Level:

    5

  • Formula A:

    Oligo Professionnel Cool Toned Blonde Blacklight Lightener + 20-volume developer

  • Formula B:

    Wella Professionals BLONDOR FREELIGHTS + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula C:

    Oligo Pro Cool Toned Blonde Blacklight Lightener + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula D:

    Matrix 4N Full Demi-Permanent + Matrix Logics Color Creme 5N + 10-volume developer

  • Formula E:

    Wella BLONDOR FREELIGHTS + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula F:

    Redken Shades EQ 9V + Shades EQ 9P + Clear

  • Formula A:

    30-volume Goldwell Oxycur Platin Lightening Powder

  • Formula B:

    60ml Goldwell Colorance Lotion + 20ml Goldwell Color Colorance 10BS + 10ml Goldwell Topchic 8CA

  • Formula C:

    20ml Topchic 10A + 5ml Topchic 6A + 5ml Topchic 8CA + 15ml of water + 15ml 10-volume developer

  • Formula A (lightener):

    Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME + 20-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula B (base):

    Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA ROYAL 8-29 + E-1 + 9-98 + 0-99 + 7-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula C (ends):

    Schwarzkopf Professional IGORAL ROYAL HIGHLIFTS 10-0 + 9.5-49 + 7-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Starting Level

    Level 7/8 brassy tones with some Level 9 toward the ends. She had previous extracted color.

  • Formula A

    Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 10-volume developer

  • Formula B

    Schwarzkopf BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 20-volume developer

  • Formula C

    Schwarzkopf BLONDME Premium Lift 9+ + 30-volume developer

  • Formula D

    Redken Shades EQ 6T + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula E

    Redken Shades EQ 7V + Shades EQ Processing Solution

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  • Formula A (highlights)

    Schwarzkopf Professional Professional BlondMe Lightener + 30-volume developer

  • Formula B (base)

    Schwarzkopf Professional 6.1

  • Formula C (ends)

    Schwarzkopf Professional 10.1 + 9.5-1 + 10.21

  • Formula A

    Redken Flash Lift Lightening Powder + 30-volume developer + 1/4 oz. Olaplex No.1

  • Formula B (balayage)

    Redken Free Hand Blonde Idol Creamy Lightener + 40-volume developer + 1/16 oz. Olaplex No.1

  • Formula C (root and hairline)

    Redken Shades EQ 9N + 9NB

  • Formula D (base)

    Redken Shades EQ 7N + 7NB

  • Formula A

    Goldwell Oxycur Platin Lightening Powder + 20-volume developer

  • Formula B

    Oxycur + 30-volume developer

  • Formula C

     Joico Color Intensity Orchid + Joico Color Intensity Metallic Mauve (1:1)

FORMULAS: 7 Seamless Shadow Roots We’re Currently Obsessing Over

There’s just something about a classic shadow root. From natural shades like blondes and brunettes to fashion hues like metallics, a shadow root is a guaranteed way to add some much-needed dimension. Click through the slideshow above to see seven seamless shadow roots (plus the formulas!) we can’t get enough of!

 

 

Journey To Rooty Blonde Balayage

We love a good transformation and this one from Ivan Hernandez (@justhairobsession), a Stamford, Conn.-based colorist, is nothing short of stunning. Check out how Ivan took his client from a lackluster brunette to a temporary rose blush to an on-trend rooty blonde balayage....

Read more

Smoky Shadow Root

You guys are seriously loving this smoky shadow root, and we don’t blame you! With more than 15,000 likes on this Instagram post, Sara Yousif (@mrsmichaeil918), a stylist at Public Image Salon in Wayne,

Read more

Metallic Nude by @bescene

Linh Phan—aka @bescene to his 341k Instagram followers—has mastered the art of creating bold metallic looks on typically resistant Asian hair. So, it’s no surprise that he broke the internet (more than 18,000 likes!) with this Insta-worthy shadow root + metallic nude color that’s beyond cool....

Read more

Cool, Rooty Babylights

OBSESSED with this cool, icy gray emerging from that natural-colored base. It took some time, but Nubia Morales (@madeofegyptiangold) of Gold Glam Bar in Irving, Texas, totally transformed this client.

Shadow Root + Blonde Balayage

We can't get enough of this rooty blonde balayage from Michael Klomsue (@colorbymichael), a colorist based in Orange Country. He is a master at the on-trend shadow root and beautiful balayage combo and his Insta is a minefield of stunning hair....

Read more

Khloe Kardashian’s Rooty Blonde

Next time your client comes in requesting Kardashian hair, try this textured lob + rooty blonde. Khloe’s bombshell color was created by celebrity go-to colorist Tracey Cunningham (@traceycunningham1) and we have the formula!

Rooty Purple Swirl

There’s something about a classic, elegant upstyle paired with a vivid color that truly embodies modern beauty. And we are loving this combo by Samantha Pollard (@spollardartistry), a stylist at the Cherry Blossom Salon in Atlanta,

Read more

Journey To Rooty Blonde Balayage

We love a good transformation and this one from Ivan Hernandez (@justhairobsession), a Stamford, Conn.-based colorist, is nothing short of stunning. Check out how Ivan took his client from a lackluster brunette to a temporary rose blush to an on-trend rooty blonde balayage....

Read more

Smoky Shadow Root

You guys are seriously loving this smoky shadow root, and we don’t blame you! With more than 15,000 likes on this Instagram post, Sara Yousif (@mrsmichaeil918), a stylist at Public Image Salon in Wayne,

Read more

Metallic Nude by @bescene

Linh Phan—aka @bescene to his 341k Instagram followers—has mastered the art of creating bold metallic looks on typically resistant Asian hair. So, it’s no surprise that he broke the internet (more than 18,000 likes!) with this Insta-worthy shadow root + metallic nude color that’s beyond cool....

Read more

Cool, Rooty Babylights

OBSESSED with this cool, icy gray emerging from that natural-colored base. It took some time, but Nubia Morales (@madeofegyptiangold) of Gold Glam Bar in Irving, Texas, totally transformed this client.

Read more

Shadow Root + Blonde Balayage

We can't get enough of this rooty blonde balayage from Michael Klomsue (@colorbymichael), a colorist based in Orange Country. He is a master at the on-trend shadow root and beautiful balayage combo and his Insta is a minefield of stunning hair....

Read more

Khloe Kardashian’s Rooty Blonde

Next time your client comes in requesting Kardashian hair, try this textured lob + rooty blonde. Khloe’s bombshell color was created by celebrity go-to colorist Tracey Cunningham (@traceycunningham1) and we have the formula!

Read more

Rooty Purple Swirl

There’s something about a classic, elegant upstyle paired with a vivid color that truly embodies modern beauty. And we are loving this combo by Samantha Pollard (@spollardartistry), a stylist at the Cherry Blossom Salon in Atlanta,

Read more