Constance Robbins (@constancerobbins) of Constance Robbins Studio Salon in Upland, CA,  has been an artistic educator at Matrix for 11 years and is a certified Matrix CRAFT Color Master. Her passion is hair painting and color correction and has an affinity for doing blonde hair that has dimension, believability and most importantly, is healthy and strong.

"This guest has been a client of mine for the past year," says Robbins, "but after spending three months in Europe, her hair was in need of some love and a mini makeover!" Here she shares the HOW TO:

Prepare the color:

Formula 1- Matrix Lightmaster with 30 volume developer.

Formula 2- Logics Colorcremes 10 grams 6B + 10 grams 10N + 20 grams 8V + 40 grams Matrix 20 volume developer.

Formula 3- Matrix Gloss Sync SSH-V + 10 volume developer.

STEP 1: Alternating balayage and babylight techniques, highlight the hair with Formula 1, process for 15 minutes.

STEP 2: Shampoo with Biolage Advanced Repairinside. Towel dry hair throughly.

STEP 3: Apply Formula 2 as a base adjust at the bowl with bottle application to scalp area only. Process 3 minutes.

STEP 4: Shampoo with Biolage Advanced Repairinside. Towel dry hair throughly.

STEP 5: Apply Formula 3 from scalp to ends at the bowl and watch for slight tonal shift (about 10 minutes)

STEP 6: Shampoo and condition with Biolage Advanced Repairinside, cut into long textured bob. Apply Biolage ExquisiteOil Strengthening Treatment and blow-dry. Curl hair in opposing directions with a 31mm wand. Finish off with Matrix Rock It Texture Sea Salt Spray.


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