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Grey roots and a softer look

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Grey roots and a softer look


I wanted to share this colour process dealing with Grey roots natural level 7 wanting to go lighter apricot shade, getting away from all over hot copper, a colour with more contrast whilst creating dimension and tone.

Techno fruit Professional colour, Pure Hi-lite cream, Be Blonde de-colouriser/ Bleach and new pastel toner dusty copper, I also wanted lighter ends with a gradual blend into the 8.43 and little 8N added to the root formulation just to cool down any unwanted warmth cool apricot was the goal.


I used 20 volume formulation for the root application also 20 vol cream bleach/Be Blonde de-colouriser  for the pre lighted panels lifted form mid lengths into ends, blended this with Pure Hi-lift Cream and 40 vol weave in random widths and placement some into root application some to partially blend.  Finally after desired levels of lift had been attained it was all toned using Alterego Italy new Dust copper tone.


Address this type of root issue faded old colour and a wish to be light and softer can be quite challenging its a process that if not rushed can turn out really nice and soft with healthy looking hair maintained. I also dry cut this with a razor pre colouring. 

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