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December 19, 2018

The Top 10 Formulas We Shared In 2018

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  • Formula A:

    Wella Professionals BLONDOR Soft Blonde Cream + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula B:

    Wella Professionals BLONDOR + 10-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula C:

    Redken Shades EQ 40g 9P + 40g 9V + 40g Clear + a capful of 9RB + Shades EQ Processing Solution

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  • Formula A:

    Wella Professionals BLONDOR Soft Blonde Cream + 30-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula B:

    Wella Professionals BLONDOR + 10-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula C:

    Redken Shades EQ 40g 9P + 40g 9V + 40g Clear + a capful of 9RB + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula A:

    Goldwell Silklift Control Ash + 30-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula B:

    Redken Shades EQ 5N + a drop of 1B + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula C:

    Equal parts Redken Shades EQ 7N + 7P + 7V + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula D:

    Redken Shades EQ 9T + Clear + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula A:

    Oligo Professionnel Blacklight Extra Blonde Lightener + 40-volume developer + Uberliss Bond Regenerator

  • Formula B:

    Paul Mitchell The Demi 5N + 6A + Processing Liquid + Uberliss Bond Regenerator

  • Formula C:

    Oligo Professionnel Blacklight Extra Blonde Lightener + 30-volume developer + Uberliss Bond Regenerator

  • Formula D:

    Paul Mitchell The Demi 5N + 6G + 6A + Processing Liquid + Uberliss Bond Regenerator

  • Formula E:

    Paul Mitchell The Demi 9BV + 8N + Processing Liquid + Uberliss Bond Regenerator

  • Formula F:

    Paul Mitchell The Demi 9BV + 7N + 9G + Processing Liquid + Uberliss Bond Regenerator

  • Formula A:

    Wella Professionals BLONDOR + 30-volume Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect Crème Developer

  • Formula B:

    Wella Professionals Color Touch 15g 3/0 + 15g 6/0 + a 2-inch ribbon of 2/0 + 60g 6-volume Wella Professionals Color Touch Intensive Emulsion Developer

  • Formula C:

    Redken Shades EQ 7g 07N + 3.5g 06N + 15g 09P + 7g 09V + 3.5g 09T + 36g Shades EQ Processing Solution

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  • Formula A:

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

  • Formula B:

    Schwarzkopf BLONDME + 7-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula C:

    Redken Shades EQ ½ oz. 5N + ½ oz. 7NB  + 1 oz. Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula D:

    Redken Shades EQ ½ oz. 6GI + ½ oz. 7NB + 1 oz. Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula E:

    Schwarzkopf BLONDME + 30-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula F:

    L’Oréal Professionnel DIA Light ½ oz. 10.12 + ¼ oz. 10.21 + 1/8 oz. 10.13 + 15-volume developer

  • Formula A:

    Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME® Bond Enforcing Premium Lightener 9+ + 20-volume developer (ratio 1:1½)

  • Formula B:

    BLONDME® Bond Enforcing Premium Lightener 9+ + 7-volume developer + desired shampoo

  • Formula C:

    Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA ROYAL 9,5-1 + 0-11 + 7-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula A:

    Equal parts Matrix Color Sync 3N + 3V + 10-volume developer

  • Formula B:

    Matrix Light Master + 20-volume developer

  • Formula C:

    Equal parts Color Sync 5M + 5R + 10-volume developer

  • Formula D:

    Color Sync 10M + 10CG + 10-volume developer

  • Formula A:

    #mydentity @guy_tang #Magnum8 Powder Lightener + 40-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula B:

    #mydentity @guy_tang #Big9 Crème Lightener + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1 

  • Formula C:

    Redken Blonde Idol 7-10P + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula D:

    Redken Shades EQ 9P + Shades EQ Processing Solution

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  • Natural Level:

    3/4

  • Formula A:

    Schwarzkopf Professional 25g IGORA ROYAL PEARLESCENCE P6-89 + 25g Schwarzkopf IGORA ROYAL 4-68 + 50g 15-volume Schwarzkopf IGORA ROYAL Oil Developer

  • Formula B:

    Equal parts Schwarzkopf IGORA ROYAL FASHION LIGHTS L-89 + 40-volume IGORA ROYAL Oil Developer

  • Formula C:

    40g Schwarzkopf IGORA VIBRANCE Gloss & Tone 0-00 + 40g Schwarzkopf IGORA VIBRANCE 6-89 + 20g IGORA ROYAL 0-89 + 200g 13-volume Schwarzkopf IGORA VIBRANCE Cream Developer

  • Formula D:

    Equal parts IGORA ROYAL VIBRANCE Gloss & Tone 6-88 + 6-99 + 13-volume Schwarzkopf IGORA VIBRANCE Gloss & Tone Developer Lotion

  • Formula A (1st filler):

    2 oz. Joico LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 8NC + 1 oz. 10NC + equal parts 5-volume LumiShine Developer

  • Formula B (2nd filler):

    2 oz. LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 8NC + 1 oz. 7NC + equal parts 5-volume LumiShine Developer

  • Formula C (base color):

    1.5 oz. LumiShine Permanent Crème 8NRG + 1.5 oz. 8N + equal parts 20-volume LumiShine Developer

  • Formula D (ends):

    1.5 oz. LumiShine Demi-Permanent Liquid 8NC + .5 oz. 7NC + .25 oz. 6RR + equal parts 5-volume LumiShine Developer

The Top 10 Formulas We Shared In 2018

We posted so many stunning formulas throughout the year, but it looks like subtle dimension, all-over platinum and a luscious shade of plum took the top spots for this year’s most popular haircolor trends. Oh, and remember when Julianne Hough went drop dead red? That made the list, too! So click through the slideshow to see the top 10 formulas we shared in 2018, then get the deets for each below.

 

From Grown Out Highlights To Platinum Pearl

Did you think the platinum hair trend was going away any time soon? Think again because all-over icy tones are hotter than ever! Want to know how BTC Team Member and 2018 #ONESHOT Hair Award winner Eric Vaughn (@realericvaughn) took his client from grown out highlights to platinum pearl?...

Read more

Ash-Toned Platinum Blonde

Ashy blondes and brunettes are totally having a moment and it's easy to see why. It's a low-maintenance tone that fades beautifully and doubles as a transition shade for clients who may want to take their locks lighter or darker.

Read more

Color Correction: Golden Brunette Dimension

We can't get over this amazing transformation from BTC Team Member Gina Bianca (@the_hair_doctor)! But taking her client from random spots of brass to golden brunette dimension wasn't easy since her client's hair was super porous and visibly damaged....

Read more

Rooty Blonde Blend

Want to give the blondies in your chair a little more depth and dimension? Then check out this rooty blonde from Jamie Park (@hairbyjpark) that got more than 19k likes on our Insta! She paired an on-trend shadow root with a bright,...

Read more

Bright, Lived-In Blonde

Lived-in blonde is having a moment and we are here for it! And so are all of you. While both styles are equally stunning, the wavy pic received a record of more than 48k(!!!) likes when we posted it on Insta,...

Read more

The Process To Platinum

Going platinum is never simple, and it's important both colorists and clients know that the process to getting—and staying—the perfect shade of platinum will require time, money and a lot of patience. “I can't stress enough how crucial it is for clients to understand that this look is very high maintenance....

Read more

Bright Balayage On A Brunette Base

Nothing pops off a brunette base quite like a bright blonde balayage, so it's no surprise that this formula from Sai Phet (@hairbysaiphetkhosa), a balayage specialist based in Milwaukee, Wis., received nearly 30k likes when we reposted it to our Insta....

Read more

COLOR CORRECTION: Platinum Touch-Up

Six weeks comes and goes and your platinum client has yet to schedule her follow-up appointment. Fast forward a few more weeks and she finally comes back...with MONTHS of regrowth in tow. What was supposed to be a quick root touch-up just became a 6-hour color correction,...

Read more

Lush Merlot

Still in love with shades of plum? Good, because this top trend isn't going anywhere. The latest inspo is courtesy of California-based colorist Elena Rosas (@hair.by.elenarosas) and it got more than 22k likes when we posted it to our Instagram!...

Read more

Julianne Hough’s Drop Dead Red

THIS JUST IN! One of our fave Hollywood blondes just went red! That’s right, Julianne Hough said goodbye to her classic California blonde and upgraded to a cool copper color for Valentine’s Day. Here are the formulas Amber Maynard (@alchemistamber),...

Read more

From Grown Out Highlights To Platinum Pearl

Did you think the platinum hair trend was going away any time soon? Think again because all-over icy tones are hotter than ever! Want to know how BTC Team Member and 2018 #ONESHOT Hair Award winner Eric Vaughn (@realericvaughn) took his client from grown out highlights to platinum pearl?...

Read more

Ash-Toned Platinum Blonde

Ashy blondes and brunettes are totally having a moment and it's easy to see why. It's a low-maintenance tone that fades beautifully and doubles as a transition shade for clients who may want to take their locks lighter or darker.

Read more

Color Correction: Golden Brunette Dimension

We can't get over this amazing transformation from BTC Team Member Gina Bianca (@the_hair_doctor)! But taking her client from random spots of brass to golden brunette dimension wasn't easy since her client's hair was super porous and visibly damaged....

Read more

Rooty Blonde Blend

Want to give the blondies in your chair a little more depth and dimension? Then check out this rooty blonde from Jamie Park (@hairbyjpark) that got more than 19k likes on our Insta! She paired an on-trend shadow root with a bright,...

Read more

Bright, Lived-In Blonde

Lived-in blonde is having a moment and we are here for it! And so are all of you. While both styles are equally stunning, the wavy pic received a record of more than 48k(!!!) likes when we posted it on Insta,...

Read more

The Process To Platinum

Going platinum is never simple, and it's important both colorists and clients know that the process to getting—and staying—the perfect shade of platinum will require time, money and a lot of patience. “I can't stress enough how crucial it is for clients to understand that this look is very high maintenance....

Read more

Bright Balayage On A Brunette Base

Nothing pops off a brunette base quite like a bright blonde balayage, so it's no surprise that this formula from Sai Phet (@hairbysaiphetkhosa), a balayage specialist based in Milwaukee, Wis., received nearly 30k likes when we reposted it to our Insta....

Read more

COLOR CORRECTION: Platinum Touch-Up

Six weeks comes and goes and your platinum client has yet to schedule her follow-up appointment. Fast forward a few more weeks and she finally comes back...with MONTHS of regrowth in tow. What was supposed to be a quick root touch-up just became a 6-hour color correction,...

Read more

Lush Merlot

Still in love with shades of plum? Good, because this top trend isn't going anywhere. The latest inspo is courtesy of California-based colorist Elena Rosas (@hair.by.elenarosas) and it got more than 22k likes when we posted it to our Instagram!...

Read more

Julianne Hough’s Drop Dead Red

THIS JUST IN! One of our fave Hollywood blondes just went red! That’s right, Julianne Hough said goodbye to her classic California blonde and upgraded to a cool copper color for Valentine’s Day. Here are the formulas Amber Maynard (@alchemistamber),...

Read more