How much do you love your “extra” clients? The ones who challenge your creativity, your skills, maybe even your patience? These are the clients ready and willing to go beyond “a trim and a few highlights”—the ones that make you light up with anticipation when you see them on your schedule.
To celebrate the release of Schwarzkopf Professional®’s IGORA VIBRANCE® Level 10 Toners, top Insta stars recently gathered for a “play date” to work with the new formulas and come up with some creative looks for those “let’s do something new” clients. Ideal for light blonde hair, there are five, ready-to-use shades that produce the tones you need, without the need to mix with clear. The soft toner lineup includes: 10-1 Cendré, 10-4 Beige, 10-5 Gold, 10-12 Cendré Ash and 10-19 Cendré Violet—a comprehensive collection that meets most modern toning needs
Here are three transformations that emerged from that photo session, each toned to perfection with IGORA VIBRANCE® Level 10 Toners, and each designed to spark inspiration for your most adventurous clients.
Everyone knows achieving high contrast color like this and keeping it clean and crisp is one of the ultimate color challenges. Award-winning stylist Josie Vilay, @josievilay, nailed it!
Josie’s model was a natural level 5 with pre-lightened ends.
Lightener and Base
Josie pre-lightened the blonde panels with Schwarzkopf Professional® BLONDME® BOND ENFORCING Premium Lightener 9+ + BLONDME® Premium Developer 2% (7 Vol.) on the lengths and IGORA VIBRANCE 4% (13 Vol.) Activator Lotion on the regrowth (1:2). She then mixed 1 part Schwarzkopf Professional® IGORA VIBRANCE® 3-0 + 1 part 4-0 + IGORA VIBRANCE® 1.9% (6 Vol.) Activator Lotion and applied it to the remaining hair.
An all over toner with new IGORA VIBRANCE® 10-5 Gold strikes the right balance of neutral warmth and prevents the contrasting sections from appearing too extreme.
Mullets and shags are resurfacing this season, showing up in all shapes and lengths. Here, Jack Martin, @jackmartincolorist, reimagines this rocked out shape in a cool, rose-kissed silver hue.
Jack’s model began the day as a level 8/9 with existing highlights.
All strands were pre-lightened to level 10 with Schwarzkopf Professional® BLONDME® BOND ENFORCING Premium Lightener 9+ + BLONDME® Premium Developer 6% (20 Vol.).
To achieve a cool rose tone, Jack applied Schwarzkopf Professional® IGORA VIBRANCE® 10-1 Cendré with a capful of 0-11 Violet Booster + IGORA VIBRANCE® 1.9% (6 Vol.) Activator to all of the pre-lightened hair. “These new Level 10 toners are alcohol free and contain Schwarzkopf’s Fibre Bond technology,” he says, “so they leave the hair incredibly shiny and soft. And working with these true level toners is so easy because there’s no need for diluting.”
Creative color elevates any short haircut. Here, Maggie, @maggiemh, cleverly melts platinum tipped lengths into a darker root shadow, nape and sides.
Zack is a natural level 2/3 looking for a livelier way to wear a cropped cut.
Lifting dark hair evenly and cleanly requires time and patience. Maggie started by applying Schwarzkopf Professional® BLONDME® BOND ENFORCING Lightener 9+ + BLONDME® Premium Developer 6% (20 Vol.) (1:1.25) to mids and ends and Schwarzkopf Professional® BLONDME® BOND ENFORCING Lightener 9+ + BLONDME® Premium Developer 2% (7 Vol.) (1:1.15) to the root area. A second application of Schwarzkopf Professional® BLONDME® BOND ENFORCING Lightener 9+ + BLONDME® Premium Developer 2% (7 Vol.) was applied to mids and ends and a final bleach wash of Schwarzkopf Professional® BLONDME® BOND ENFORCING Lightener 9+ + IGORA VIBRANCE 4% (13 Vol.) Activator Lotion (1:1) mixed with shampoo was performed at the shampoo bowl.
To complete the two-toned look, Maggie applied IGORA VIBRANCE® 10-5 Gold Soft Toner + IGORA VIBRANCE 1.9% (6 Vol.) Activator Lotion (1:1) to the top section. “I’m obsessed with the subtle gold tone of the 10-5,” says Maggie.
Check out the new IGORA VIBRANCE® Level 10 Toners and discover how they can raise your hair color game for all of your clients at: https://salonory.com/en_US/skp/igora-vibrance-level-10-toners.
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