Anastasia Petrova (@nesteapetrova) has a magical Instagram page chock full of beautiful finishes, mostly color and mostly from perfect and clever toning. 

This one conversion stopped us in our tracks. Although the client had a beautiful blonde to begin with, it’s Petrova’s lovely toner formula that makes this blonde exceptional. 

Hair color makeover by Anastasia Petrova.

Hair color makeover by Anastasia Petrova.

Here Petrova shares the details for this gentle alteration:

STEP 1: Highlight throughout in foils using Wella Blondor Multi Blonde Powder Lightener blended with 4% developer. Process to desired lift and then shampoo.

STEP 2: While wet, tone with Wella Illumina. At root, apply 7/81 + 8/1 + 1.9% (equal parts) and along mids/lengths apply 10/93 + 10/69 + 8/05 + 1.9% (ratio 1:2). Process for 20 minutes and then rinse.

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