"Going For It" Blonde
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Alisha Jared (@AlishaJaredHairArtistry), a stylist/MUA at Siren Salon, Vancouver, Washington, had a situation. "My client came in with somewhat of a 'hair crisis'. Her natural level is a very ashy level 5-6. She had a lot of banding from previous lightener not being processed long enough. Her bands ranged in tone from platinum to quite yellow and she even had lilac and lavender pieces from a previous attempt with pastel vivids."
SOOOOO, Jared got busy, correcting to a very pale and cool blonde. Here she shares the how to:
Step 1: Apply to the banding Joico Cream Lightener and 10 volume cream developer. (1:1 ratio) Take 1/8" subsections, beginning in the front, working to the back, taking special care not to overly on any of the level 10+ hair.
Step 2: Once applied to the banded area, immediately return and apply Joico Cream Lightener and 25 volume to the roots (1:1 ratio). Cap and process at room temperature for a full 45 minutes.
Step 3: Shampoo with Joico Color Endure Violet. Then tone root and mid shaft with Joico Chrome V9 and Chrome Activator. (1:2 ratio) on damp hair. Watch very closely for 5-7 minutes.
Step 4: While root and mid shaft are processing, re-apply Joico Color Endure Violet to her ends.
Step 5: Shampoo with Davines Nou Nou Shampoo and condition with Joico Kpak Intense Hydrator. Process for 5-7 minutes.
"Our appointment was a 4.5 hour appointment and we were both incredibly in love with the outcome!"