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How To: Ash Blonde

Color Me French TechniqueParisian Cool Palette

Make a statement with effortless Parisian Cool Color using the Color Me French Technique. Clients are searching more and more for ash color results! Ash Blonde looks are being directly compared to Honey Blondes on Google 2 times more often than last year.

Regardless of her color and how ashy your client is willing to take her look, L’Oreal Professionnel’s Color Me French Cool Color Palette will help you to create her desired look. Discover our Ash Blonde looks below and then go over to our Ash Brunette page for your darker clients.

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    ASH BLONDE HIGHLIGHTS

    BY JACKIE EPPERSON


    Can you believe this look is completely ammonia free? L’Oréal Professionnel Artist Jackie Epperson created this gorgeous cool color using INOA, DIA Light and Blond Studio Platinium Ammonia-Free. Scroll for her technique and formulas!

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    FORMULA

    NEW GROWTH APPLICATION


    Keeping the front ½ inch around the hairline out, apply the base color as a global retouch, equal parts INOA 5.1/5B + INOA 6.1/6B with 10-vol. INOA Rich Developer, onto the new growth and pull down 2 inches.

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    FORMULA & SECTIONING

    HIGHLIGHTS


    Section the hair into four quadrants. Beginning at the nape, take diagonal back sections 1 inch thick and alternate hair painting starting 2 inches from the scalp using Blond Studio Platinium Ammonia-Free + 30-vol. Nutri- Developer. Separate your sections with perforated plastic. Paint the face frame pieces. “Process to desired level of lift.

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    FORMULA & COLORMELT

    LOWLIGHTS


    Beginning at the nape, take 1 inch sections and saturate beginning with the base color and melting into the lowlight formula DIA Light 7.12/7BV with 6-vol. DIActivateur Developer. Process for 20 minutes.

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    FORMULA

    GLOSS


    Rinse, shampoo and towel dry the hair thoroughly. Apply the gloss formula globally: equal parts DIA Light Clear + DIA Light 10.12/10BV with 6-vol. DIActivateur Developer. Process up to 10 minutes. Rinse, shampoo and condition with Serie Expert Vitamino Color A-OX.

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    ASH DIRTY BLONDE

    BY TARA FAYE BRYZCKI


    L’Oréal Professionnel Artist Tara Faye Brzycki created this dirty blonde color for her client whose hair is impacted by hard water. Tara preps the hair before she begins to ensure a great color service.

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    FORMULA

    Prep


    Apply gloss formula DIA Light 9.11/9BB with 6-vol. DIActivateur Developer globally. Process for 4 minutes. Rinse the hair well and dry.

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    FORMULA

    NEW GROWTH


    Apply new growth formula globally: Majirel 6.11/6BB with 20-vol. Majicrème Developer.

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    SECTIONING & FORMULA

    MIDLENGTHS & ENDS


    Create 5 diamond sections. Alternate pulling through Majirel 7.11/7BB with 20-vol. Majicrème Developer and equal parts 8.11/8BB + 9.11/9BB with 20-vol. Majicrème Developer. Process for 35 minutes. Rinse, shampoo with LUO Post-Color Shampoo and treat with Serie Expert Powermix Repair.

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    FINISHING

    STYLE


    Apply Tecni.ART Volume Envy Extra at the new growth and Dual Stylers Liss & Pump-Up from midlengths to ends and blowdry. Finish by adding Mythic Oil Huile Radiance to the hair for extra moisture and shine.

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