Color banding appears when the new color you are applying to the regrowth overlaps the previously colored hair, or old color. When you apply color on top of old color, it will become darker because it has twice the amount of color on it, creating a horizontal band.
To combat banding during a color service, The Blonde Wand can help.
Watch how celebrity stylist, blonding expert and co-owner of Nine Zero One Salon, Nikki Lee (@nikkilee901) removes a bit of banding from a client’s hair in just a few seconds using The Blonde Wand and Pure Light Crème Lightener:
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