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Tools for the Trends: New Wella Blondor Freelights for Balayage, Highlights and Ombre

Anne Moratto | March 18, 2015 | 9:41 AM

Whether clients are opting for ombre, balayage, highlights or a creative blend of all three, new Wella Blondor Freelights allows stylists to tap into the trend and enjoy the artistry of hairpainting without the fuss of foils, saran wrap or cotton. 

Follow Freelights with near instant—but not permanent—glossy gratification using one of six new shades of Instamatic by Color Touch. These pastel, matte colors fade gradually and offer new seasonal and special-occasion service options.  

Freelights Developer Details
• Developers for precision and ease of application with less swelling 

• Contains hydrogen peroxide and flexible acrylic polymers 

• Available in vol. 20 - 6% (for gentle lift), vol. 30 - 9% (extra lift), vol. 40 - 12% (maximum lift) 

Formula and How-To:
Mix the three system components in a non-metallic bowl.

1.30 ml (= 1/2 tube) cream hair color base

2.30 g (= 1 sachet) Booster Powderbase

3.30–60 ml Koleston Perfect Creme Developer
Depending on the degree of lightening required, use mix with Koleston Perfect Creme Developer 6%, 9% or 12%.

STEP 1: Apply the bleaching mass evenly to the sections to be highlighted (on unwashed hair).

STEP 2: After a development time of 15 minutes using additional heat (or 30–40 minutes without heat), a lightening of up to 5 levels will be achieved.

STEP 3: After 15 minutes, the lightening performance is significantly reduced by means of the auto-control mechanism.

First Time Application
Mid-lengths and ends in first step and root area as second step.

Learn more about both Blondor Freelights and Instamatic by Color Touch at


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