FORMULA HOW-TO: Honey Wheat Blonde

By Lauren Quick | 04/08/2014 10:00:00 AM

 

J. Gordon Designs stylist Chelsea Vowell crafted a warm, rich honey blonde to take her client lighter. She shares her formula secrets with MODERN so that you can recreate the color!

click image to zoomHighlights higher in the front to give a more natural, sun-kissed effect. click image to zoomThe blonde is softer and blended for depth and dimension.

GET THE COLOR:

Here's what you'll need:
(A) Redken Color Fusion Extra Life-Violet with double 40 volume
(B) Wella Blondor with 20 volume
(C) Redken Shades EQ 9GB

STEP 1: Use Redken Color Fusion (A) in foils around the face; do fine weaves.

STEP 2: Do back-to-back weaves all over the head with Wella Blondor (B).

STEP 3: Back-comb the bleach foils and vary how high you paint.

STEP 4: Process.

STEP 5: Tone everything with Redken Shades EQ (C).

Vowell used Kerastase Elixir Ultime The Imperial and Nectar Thermique as products for styling.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lauren Quick

Lauren Quick, Assistant Editor for Modern Salon | Salon Today | First Chair

Lauren has been Assistant Editor since January 2014. Lauren attended the University of Missouri School of Journalism and is an avid Tigers fan. Her emphasis area was magazine journalism, specifically editing, and she obtained minors in sociology and Spanish. Lauren was a department and web editor for Vox magazine and a reporter for the Columbia Missourian newspaper before she worked at Modern Salon.

She grew up in Springfield, Mo., and now lives in the Chicago area with her wheaten terrier, Lucy. You can e-mail Lauren at lquick@vancepublishing.com or connect on Google+.

 


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