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Roundups > Pantone’s Color Of 2020 Is Classic Blue—Here Are 5 Formulas!
December 6, 2019

Pantone’s Color Of 2020 Is Classic Blue—Here Are 5 Formulas!

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    2 oz. Redken Shades EQ 06T + 5 drops of Redken Shades EQ 01B + 2 oz. Shades EQ Processing Solution

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Pantone’s Color Of 2020 Is Classic Blue—Here Are 5 Formulas!

THIS JUST IN. Pantone just dropped its color of the year (get your Pinterest boards ready!) and it’s Pantone 19-4052 Classic Blue. This timeless blue shade gives off the peaceful, chill and tranquil vibes we need going into 2020 ✌️ For those trendy clients who like to keep it cool, we’re rounding up five Pantone-approved color formulas belowfrom face-framing blue balayage to vibrant color melts AND MORE.

 

Pantone Color Of The Year 2020 Classic Blue Hair Color Formulas
Image via @pantone

 

Cool-Toned Icy Blue & Brunette Foilayage

Yes, we love face-framing ribbons of brightness (aka the money piece!) but what's even cooler? Pops of pastel falling off a dark, natural-looking base like this rich brunette and icy blue foilayage by BTC Team Member and #ONESHOTHAIRAWARDS Hair Paint Shot of the Year Winner Mika Rogerson (@mikaatbhc)....

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Rooty Denim Blue

The ’90s called and denim is back in style! Unleash the inner ’90s kid in your client with this rooty denim blue formula from Cara Sripattra (@caraisacat), a junior stylist at Jenn Shin Studios in Rockville

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Icy Metallic Blue

This Valentine’s Day, give your client a shade that’s as cold as their ex’s heart—icy metallic blue! The subtle hints of silver give this haircolor a cool-girl vibe that your fashion color-loving clients will love. So, we’re breaking down exactly how you can achieve this look by Minneapolis-based colorist Kayla Boyer (@kayla_boyer). ...

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Smudged Blue Veil

Please hold our calls, we need a moment to process this fantastic tonal blue bob by Aveda Global Artistic Director, Hair Color Ian Michael Black (@ianmichaelblack). The sectioning pattern he uses creates a veil of light blue over a deeper hue,...

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Vibrant Blue Color Melt

If you follow Presley Poe (@presleypoe) on Instagram, then you already know the amazing looks she can create with haircolor and a brush. So it comes as no surprise that one of her color melt submissions won at the 2017 #ONESHOT Hair Awards for Color Melt Shot of the Year....

Read more

Cool-Toned Icy Blue & Brunette Foilayage

Yes, we love face-framing ribbons of brightness (aka the money piece!) but what's even cooler? Pops of pastel falling off a dark, natural-looking base like this rich brunette and icy blue foilayage by BTC Team Member and #ONESHOTHAIRAWARDS Hair Paint Shot of the Year Winner Mika Rogerson (@mikaatbhc)....

Read more

Rooty Denim Blue

The ’90s called and denim is back in style! Unleash the inner ’90s kid in your client with this rooty denim blue formula from Cara Sripattra (@caraisacat), a junior stylist at Jenn Shin Studios in Rockville

Read more

Icy Metallic Blue

This Valentine’s Day, give your client a shade that’s as cold as their ex’s heart—icy metallic blue! The subtle hints of silver give this haircolor a cool-girl vibe that your fashion color-loving clients will love. So, we’re breaking down exactly how you can achieve this look by Minneapolis-based colorist Kayla Boyer (@kayla_boyer). ...

Read more

Smudged Blue Veil

Please hold our calls, we need a moment to process this fantastic tonal blue bob by Aveda Global Artistic Director, Hair Color Ian Michael Black (@ianmichaelblack). The sectioning pattern he uses creates a veil of light blue over a deeper hue,...

Read more

Vibrant Blue Color Melt

If you follow Presley Poe (@presleypoe) on Instagram, then you already know the amazing looks she can create with haircolor and a brush. So it comes as no surprise that one of her color melt submissions won at the 2017 #ONESHOT Hair Awards for Color Melt Shot of the Year....

Read more