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December 21, 2017

The Top 10 Formulas Of 2017

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  • Formula A (roots)

    Guy Tang #mydentity 55g 6RR Permanent + 15g Dark Shadows + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula B (midlengths and ends)

    #mydentity 6RR Permanent + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula C

    #mydentity 6RR Demi + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

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  • Formula A (roots)

    Guy Tang #mydentity 55g 6RR Permanent + 15g Dark Shadows + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula B (midlengths and ends)

    #mydentity 6RR Permanent + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula C

    #mydentity 6RR Demi + 6-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • 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 (base):

    Redken Shades EQ 4N + Processing Solution

  • Formula B (balayage):

    Wella Professionals BLONDOR FREELIGHTS + 30-volume developer

  • Formula C:

    Wella Color Touch 2 oz. 9/73 + ½ oz. 8/73

  • Formula A (highlights)

    Redken Up To 7 De-Dusted Lightener + 20-volume developer + Olaplex No.1

  • Formula B (root toner)

    L’Oréal Professionnel Dia Richesse 7.01 + 9-volume developer

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  • Natural/Starting Level

    Level 4, color-treated hair

  • Formula A

    Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA VARIO BLOND Extra Power Bleach + 30-volume developer

  • Formula B

    Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA ROYAL 4-00 + 20-volume developer

  • Formula C

    Schwarzkopf Professional IGORA ROYAL 6-77 + 7-77 + 6-88 + 6-68 + 0-77 + PRAVANA Zero Lift Creme Developer

  • Formula D

    Formula18 Plant Based Reinforcement Additive + Formula18 Mask

  • Formula A

    Oligo Professionnel Cool Toned Blonde Lightener + 10-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula B

    Oligo Professionnel Blacklight Balayage Clay Lightener + 20-volume developer

  • Formula A

    Joico LumiShine 6BA + 10-volume developer

  • Formula B

    Redken Shades EQ 7NB + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • Formula C

    Scruples Power Blonde Balayage Clay Lightener + Scruples 40-volume developer + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula D

    Shades EQ 9V + Shades EQ Processing Solution

  • 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)  

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  • Formula A:

    Goldwell Colorance Lowlights 6N + Goldwell Colorance Cover Plus Developer Lotion + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula B:

    Goldwell Colorance Lowlights 8N + Goldwell Colorance Cover Plus Developer Lotion + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • Formula C:

    Goldwell Colorance 10V + Goldwell Colorance Demi Color Developer Lotion + b3 Brazilian Bond Builder

  • 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

The Top 10 Formulas Of 2017

From dramatic dimension and natural-looking balayages to powerful reds and secret celeb formulas, we posted it all this year. Click through the slideshow to see the top 10 formulas we posted in 2017, then get the deets for each below!

 

Power Red

Say hello to fall 2017’s go-to color—a luscious, ruby red. Guy Tang used the #mydentity shades over his client’s pre-existing Level 7-8 highlighted hair to achieve this deep, powerful crimson. Here’s the rest of the formula.  

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

Dramatic Dimension

That rich brunette hue. That subtle touch of honey blonde. That beautifully blended dimension. We love everything about this look from Mika Rogerson (@mikaatbhc), the 2017 Hair Paint of the Year winner at the #ONESHOT Hair Awards.

Read more

Jen Aniston’s Golden, Dimensional Blonde

What's the most-requested color formula of all time? Hint: This celeb was our favorite “Friend” and she only gets hotter with age. That’s right—Jennifer Aniston’s dimensional, golden blonde never goes out of style, and we snagged the famous color formula from her longtime colorist Justin Anderson (@justinandersoncolor)....

Read more

Red Hot Balayage

When LA-based stylist Christine Ha’s (@christinesbeautybar) client wanted to step out of her comfort zone and give her hair some life, she created this rich, auburn balayage that is sizzlin’ for summer!

 

Dimensional, Face-Framing Balayage

We love when a balayage is paired with face-framing babylights that contour your client’s face. So, when Carolynn Judd (@styled_by_carolynn) posted this dimensional, sun-kissed look on Insta, we had to share all the deets with the BTC fam!...

Read more

Beautiful Brunette Balayage

This brunette balayage is giving us major hair envy...as most of @prettylittleombre's work does! So, if you're crushing on this color as much as us, check out the formula deets below.

 

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

COLOR CORRECTION: Icy Blonde Shadow Root

Your client is dying to go platinum, but she's currently rocking some serious new growth and an interesting blend of pink/purple/blonde. Challenge accepted! Parlour e.lev.en Salon stylist Tamira Mae Granneman (@tamiramae) was faced with this exact situation and she crushed this color correction!...

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!

Power Red

Say hello to fall 2017’s go-to color—a luscious, ruby red. Guy Tang used the #mydentity shades over his client’s pre-existing Level 7-8 highlighted hair to achieve this deep, powerful crimson. Here’s the rest of the formula.  

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

Dramatic Dimension

That rich brunette hue. That subtle touch of honey blonde. That beautifully blended dimension. We love everything about this look from Mika Rogerson (@mikaatbhc), the 2017 Hair Paint of the Year winner at the #ONESHOT Hair Awards.

Read more

Jen Aniston’s Golden, Dimensional Blonde

What's the most-requested color formula of all time? Hint: This celeb was our favorite “Friend” and she only gets hotter with age. That’s right—Jennifer Aniston’s dimensional, golden blonde never goes out of style, and we snagged the famous color formula from her longtime colorist Justin Anderson (@justinandersoncolor)....

Read more

Red Hot Balayage

When LA-based stylist Christine Ha’s (@christinesbeautybar) client wanted to step out of her comfort zone and give her hair some life, she created this rich, auburn balayage that is sizzlin’ for summer!

 

Read more

Dimensional, Face-Framing Balayage

We love when a balayage is paired with face-framing babylights that contour your client’s face. So, when Carolynn Judd (@styled_by_carolynn) posted this dimensional, sun-kissed look on Insta, we had to share all the deets with the BTC fam!...

Read more

Beautiful Brunette Balayage

This brunette balayage is giving us major hair envy...as most of @prettylittleombre's work does! So, if you're crushing on this color as much as us, check out the formula deets below.

 

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

COLOR CORRECTION: Icy Blonde Shadow Root

Your client is dying to go platinum, but she's currently rocking some serious new growth and an interesting blend of pink/purple/blonde. Challenge accepted! Parlour e.lev.en Salon stylist Tamira Mae Granneman (@tamiramae) was faced with this exact situation and she crushed this color correction!...

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