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June 14, 2019

Gray Hair: To Cover, Or Embrace?

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    30g Goldwell Silk Lift High Performance Lightener + 60g Silk Lift 25-volume developer

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    30g Goldwell Colorance Demi-Permanent 8SB + 30g 10V + 3 drops of Goldwell @Pure Pigments Violet + 1 drop of @Pure PigmentsBlue + 60g 10-volume developer 

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    1 ½ oz. Matrix SOCOLOR Extra Coverage 506W + ½ oz. SOCOLOR Extra Coverage 505M + 2 oz. Matrix 20-Volume Cream Developer

Gray Hair: To Cover, Or Embrace?

You know we love a meme at BTC 🤪and this one had us thinking…you probably have BOTH of these clients in your chair all the time! So let us help you out…from covering grays to going sterling silver, the how-tos below can be used on any client!

 

Box Dye Correction: Sterling Silver

Have you ever had a new client travel more than 75 miles just so you could transform her box dye brunette into a silver shade that better matched her natural haircolor? BTC Team Member Jack Martin (@jackmartincolorist) recently did and all it took was three formulas,...

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Blonde Contouring + Gray Coverage

No matter her age, your blondes want to stay blonde—so try this soft, multi-tonal effect that contours her face with feminine lines while also providing 100 percent gray coverage. The seamless highlights add dimension while softening the natural regrowth. Check out the technique from TIGI® Global Creative Technical Director Christel Lundqvist....

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From Black To Smoky Silver Platinum

Your Level 3 client wants to leave the salon with silver platinum hair THE SAME DAY—are you up for it? Cali colorist and BTC Team Member Jeffrey Robert (@jeffreyrobert_), known for his dreamy blondes and pastel melts,

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Skin Tone-Matching Gray Coverage

What’s the one color service that always makes you that coin? Gray 👏  coverage 👏  100 👏 percent 👏 !  Clients that request gray coverage are discerning and certainly will spend if the service is luxurious and the result is natural.

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Gray Coverage: Dimensional Brunette

Your bread-and-butter client? Let us guess—a brunette who us going gray and relies on you to keep her wiry, unruly hair looking shiny and dimensional. And she will NOT accept any peekaboo gray hairs! Learn how to give her all of that (and more!) in less than an hour with Matrix SOCOLOR Extra Coverage....

Read more

Box Dye Correction: Sterling Silver

Have you ever had a new client travel more than 75 miles just so you could transform her box dye brunette into a silver shade that better matched her natural haircolor? BTC Team Member Jack Martin (@jackmartincolorist) recently did and all it took was three formulas,...

Read more

Blonde Contouring + Gray Coverage

No matter her age, your blondes want to stay blonde—so try this soft, multi-tonal effect that contours her face with feminine lines while also providing 100 percent gray coverage. The seamless highlights add dimension while softening the natural regrowth. Check out the technique from TIGI® Global Creative Technical Director Christel Lundqvist....

Read more

From Black To Smoky Silver Platinum

Your Level 3 client wants to leave the salon with silver platinum hair THE SAME DAY—are you up for it? Cali colorist and BTC Team Member Jeffrey Robert (@jeffreyrobert_), known for his dreamy blondes and pastel melts,

Read more

Skin Tone-Matching Gray Coverage

What’s the one color service that always makes you that coin? Gray 👏  coverage 👏  100 👏 percent 👏 !  Clients that request gray coverage are discerning and certainly will spend if the service is luxurious and the result is natural.

Read more

Gray Coverage: Dimensional Brunette

Your bread-and-butter client? Let us guess—a brunette who us going gray and relies on you to keep her wiry, unruly hair looking shiny and dimensional. And she will NOT accept any peekaboo gray hairs! Learn how to give her all of that (and more!) in less than an hour with Matrix SOCOLOR Extra Coverage....

Read more