COLOR BY @tarratakesover
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COLOR BY @tarratakesover

Tarra Kruper @tarratakesover is a hairstylist in Los Angeles, and an educator for Wella Professional and ghd.  She shared this brunette to blonde transformation, a process that took 10 hours of time and expertise.  

“Thanks to patience & WellaPlex,” she says on her Instagram feed post.
 

THE PROCESS

  1. Wella  ColorRenew on dry hair for 30 min to remove build up and previous color.
  2.  Foiled the whole head with a slicing technique using diagonal back sections, feathered up to the line of demarcation (about 3/4 inch from the root) with Blondor Soft Blonde Cream & 20vol + Wellaplex. Processed 50min then went back through each foil and re-saturated.
  3.  Rinsed, towel dried, and painted the ends again with Blondor & 20vol+ WellaPlex to lift the remaining pigment from previous hair color.
  4. Rinsed and toned with Illumina 7/81 +8/69 & Pastel Developer (to shift the base and tone the ends).
  5. Rinsed, dried, and foiled babylights in a diagonal back pattern using Blondor Multiblonde Powder & 13vol ( only applying the lightener to the new growth).
  6.  Toned the roots with ColorTouch 8/03 & 6vol and the ends with 9/0 & 6vol - Sealed her hair with Wellaplex #2.

“Kelli went home with a Wellaplex #3 treatment to do once a week,” Kruper concludes. “After care is SO important after a drastic change like this! I was checking the integrity of her hair each step. 2 inches were being cut off her hair so that was a factor in being able to get her hair that light.”

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