Formula Friday: Summer 2020 Hair Color Trends
Summer hair color trends consist of–you guessed it–all blonde tones! These bright, light and shimmering colors were all created with Oway and Original & Mineral, the cleanest professional hair color on the market.
Looking to lighten locks 6 levels with little to no damage? Want to know formulas for every tone of blonde, from honey to platinum?
Check out our 6 favorite hair colors of summer!
Keep things ultra-light and bright this summer with a classic butter hue. To recreate this look:
My process was a very precise microfoil high/lowlight to correct a balayage mishap she had elsewhere. I also painted Oway Hbleach Butter Cream Lightener between her foils on the ends of her hair.
For a bronde blend that perfectly mixes with a client’s natural brown locks, try the formula below:
I painted on highlights curlayage style.
This perfectly honey-toned balayage makes us wish summer never ended. To create the shade that will make summer last all year long:
First I used the O&M Ammonia-Free Keratin Blue Powder Lightener to lift the hair to a level 9 and then used O&M CØR.color Apricot Toner to tone and finally O&M CØR.color 10.16 Lightest Ash Violet Blonde.
Golden Hour Blonde
We love this color that seems to mimic the tones of the sunset on a summer night. To get this lovely golden shade:
I used Oway Hbleach Butter Cream Lightener and Oway Hcatalyst 30 Volume Cream Developer to balayage her and then I went in and toned her with O&M CØR.color 9.13 Cool Beige Very Light Blonde with double O&M CØR.color 5 vol Activator and about .5 of O&M CØR.color Platinum Toner.
Is that her natural color? Are her highlights kissed from the sun? For clients who want that ‘no color’ color, try the formula below:
I foiled babylights with O&M Ammonia-Free Keratin Blue Powder Lightener around the hairline to achieve that beautiful pop of blonde in the front then did a Mohawk section of babylights, broken up into two side-by-side bricklay sections to cover a wider section since she flips her hair to both sides. Processed, rinsed and toned with O&M CØR.color 9.3 Very Light Golden Blonde + O&M CØR.color 9.0 Very Light Blonde with O&M CØR.color 3.5 vol Activator for 18 minutes.
All Out Platinum
We all know the client who wants to go big or go home. Recreate this platinum that is sure to stand out using the formula below.
This babe came to get her hair done for her 18th birthday with a natural level 7/8 and wanted a very seamless blonde that will look natural and blended. So I started our process by separating her hair into five sections to do a mixture of foiled highlights and achieve the blended look she wanted. I used Oway Hbleach Butter Cream Lightener and Oway Hcatalyst 20 Volume Cream Developer (making sure each section processed for 20 min). After, I began the root shadow by mixing O&M CØR.color 7.0 Blonde and O&M CØR.color 8.16 Light Ash Violet Blonde and O&M CØR.color 10 vol Activator. For the mid section I applied O&M CØR.color 9.8 Very Light Pearl Blonde and O&M CØR.color 10.16 Lightest Ash Violet Blonde with O&M CØR.color 10 vol Activator with a bit O&M CØR.color 5 vol Activator (making sure I marry the melted roots with the mid section).