Ashley Nocera (@makeoversbyashleybrooke) of Aella Salon and Day Spa (@aellasalonandspa) of Meadville, Penn., had a fun challenge, bringing her faded fashion client back to life. Here she shares the how-to:

STEP 1: Pre-lighten to a level 10 using Redken Flash Lift lightening powder and 20 volume Pro Oxide Cream Developer.

STEP 2. At the bowl tone with Redken ShadesEQ Gloss 9T+Crystal Clear and Processing Solution. Shampoo and dry completely.

STEP 3: Create a "captivating blue" shade using Redken City Beats. At base apply Broadway Blue with a pinch of Indigo Skyline for a smoky royal blue. Using a freehand balayage technique, hand paint dimension throughout the rest of the hair using Broadway Blue, Brooklyn Blue, Indigo Skyline and Clear.

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