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Need a Lift? The Lightener Behind These Inspiring Blondes

Clients who have waited to see their stylists may be returning with dark roots, stubborn greys and a desire to be lighter and brighter, fast. Save these examples for your blonding inspo board and find out the artist's secret to tailored blondes.

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From Grown-Out and Warm To Hot Blonde

Denise Mahoney (@colourauthority) of Colour Authority Salon and Spa, Portland, Oregon, says first time client Samantha came in with very warm ends and about 6 months of regrowth looking for a color upgrade. Details here.

Broken and Banded To Hot Blonde

This client found her new colorist (one of MODERN's faves) on Pinterest. Learn more about this color correction and how her new colorist fixed the banding while maintaining the integrity of the hair - all while bringing her to a dimensional platinum.

A Little Help For Compromised Hair

This hair has been through A LOT! Daisy Goord added a root shadow and some lowlights to add some dimension and both colorist and client were thrilled.

The Satisfying Blonde

Amy Malarchik has been referred to as the “Transformation Queen." This color conversion is particularly inspiring. Noting that she is the ideal client to get the brightest blonde, Malarchik says she has "a base color that just lifts to the perfect pale yellow where the toner can do everything I want it to." See what happens after some highlights and perfect toning.

COLOR CORRECTION: Babylights, Balayage and Slices For The Win

Abigail Myers says, “My client’s goal was to be an icy yet natural blonde with a soft root shadow and a contrasting money piece." A correction was also needed. After some babylights, slices and balayage, mission accomplished.

MAKEOVER: Babylights and Balayage To the Rescue

“This was my clients first time in my chair,” Andreana Nunez (@Dreeanaloveee), Agence Salon, San Dimas, CA., says. “She was ready for a change and believed I could make her hair dreams come true." Details here.

From Warm To Silver White Blonde In One Session

Christina Luck (@cjluck_hair) of northern Idaho, says her amazing client has been trying to get that silver white blonde for years by bopping around to different salons, and that with the right formulation, she was able to get her there in just one session. Details here.

THE FIX: From Too Warm To Icy Hot

Get the details for this makeover, after the client - in an effort to save money - went to a friend to add some "warmth."

COLOR CORRECTION: Seven Months Of Regrowth Challenge

7 months of regrowth and brassy ends may be a challenge for some, but not for one of MODERN's favorite colorists. Details here.