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Trending Hair Colors This Week – Vol. 71

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Bring on the Fall hues! This week, it’s all about transitioning clients to Autumn-inspired hair colors.

Check out our favorites below!

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Pretzel Brown Hair Color Formula

Hair by Kayla Evans

From blonde to copper brown. This hue is perfect for clients who are used to O&M’s cool tones but want to go bold this season.

Grown out Natural Level 7

Roots: 30g O&M CØR.color 6.0 Dark Blonde + 10g O&M CØR.color 6.4 Dark Copper Blonde + O&M CØR.color 10 vol Activator

Mids to Ends: O&M CØR.color 7.4 Copper Blonde + O&M CØR.color 10 vol Activator

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Funnel Cake Hair Color Formula

Hair by Tori Ibbitson

Natural-looking blondes are the best blondes. Scattered foiling is a great technique for when you’re trying to achieve that look.

Scattered Foil: O&M Ammonia Free Pearl Blue Powder Lightener with 3vol

Freehand Random Pieces: 10g O&M CØR.color 7.0 Blonde + 2g O&M CØR.color 10.8 Lightest Pearl Blonde with O&M CØR.color 10 vol Activator

Root Shadow Toner: O&M CØR.color 7.0 Blonde with O&M CØR.color 3.5 vol Activator

Ends: O&M CØR.color 10.8 Lightest Pearl Blonde with O&M CØR.color 3.5 vol Activator

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Sangria Cone Hair Color Formula

Hair by Meredith Blake

Bold, rich hues are popular for fall. But this year, it all about adding depth and dimension – and this is something Meredith is good at.

Painted with O&M Paint Powder Clay Lightener + O&M CØR.color 40 vol Activator

Toner (Damp Hair): Oway Hcolor 5.56 Red Mahogany Light Blonde  + Oway Hcolor 4.5 Mahogany Brown  + Oway Htone 9 Volume Cream Developer for 10-15 mins

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Chocolate Carnival Hair Color Formula

Hair by Caitlin Helle

This Chocolate hair color is great for clients who want to dip their toes into going lighter. Or for those who like rich tones with little to no warmth.

Balayage: Oway Hbleach Butter Cream Lightener + Oway Hcatalyst 30 Volume Cream Developer

Roots: O&M CØR.color 4.0 Brown

Toner (Ends): O&M CØR.color 7.75 Chocolate Blonde + O&M CØR.color 8.0 Light Blonde

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Purple Ice Hair Color Formula

Hair by Paul Bellantoni

The cut, the color, the styling: Everything is perfection! This is what happens when you let artists do their thing. 😊

Level 7 Natural; Block Coloring

Root Touch Up: Oway Hbleach Butter Cream Lightener with Oway Hcatalyst 20 Volume Cream Developer

Underneath: Oway Hcolor 1.8 Blue Black with Oway Htone 9 Volume Cream Developer

Toner: 20g Oway Hcolor 11.17 Frosted Platinum + 5g Oway Hcolor 1.8 Blue Black with Oway Htone 9 Volume Cream Developer

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Trending Hair Colors This Week – Vol. 70

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Is your salon ready for the influx of clients requesting for crimson and purple hues? Don’t worry – we got the hair color formulas to help you get your clients ready this Fall!

Check out our favorites below!

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Maple Syrup Hair Color Formula

Hair by Lindsay Kotay

Cool, vibrant reds are hard to achieve when you’re not using the right color line. Re-create this gorgeous redhead with the formula below!

Base: 10g O&M CØR.color 5.0 Light Brown + 10g O&M CØR.color 5.6 Light Violet Brown + 20g O&M CØR.color 6.34 Dark Golden Copper Blonde + 50g 15vol

Mids: 20g O&M CØR.color 8.43 Light Copper Gold Blonde + 10g O&M CØR.color 5.6 Light Violet Brown + 45g O&M CØR.color 10 vol Activator

Ends: 10g O&M CØR.color 8.43 Light Copper Gold Blonde + 15g O&M CØR.color 10 vol Activator

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Cinnamon Toast Hair Color Formula

Hair by Abigail Waldrum

This client previously had a natural 6/7.1 root with a few balayaged blonde highlights. She wanted something new to greet the season, so a redhead she became.

Root: 1 oz O&M CØR.color 7.0 Blonde + 0.5 oz O&M CØR.color 6.43 Dark Copper Gold Blonde + 0.5 oz O&M CØR.color 7.34 Golden Copper Blonde with O&M CØR.color 20 vol Activator

Melted Root Color in Triangular Ribbons

Mids/Ends: 1 oz O&M CØR.color 0.00 Clear + 0.5 oz O&M CØR.color 6.43 Dark Copper Gold Blonde + 0.5 oz O&M CØR.color 7.34 Golden Copper Blonde + 0.25 oz O&M CØR.color 7.0 Blonde with O&M CØR.color 5 vol Activator

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Blueberry Spritzer Hair Color Formula

Hair by Paprika Velour

Fall may be a season known for its rich, warm colors. But if your client is looking to change things up, this beautiful blue color might just be what she needs.

Prelightened with O&M Ammonia Free Pearl White Powder Lightener

Roots Toner (10mins): 45g O&M CØR.color Ice Toner + 5g O&M CØR.color 0.11 Ash Pure Color with 2 parts O&M CØR.color 5 vol Activator

Pulled through for Additional 15mins

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Butterscotch Hair Color Formula

Hair by Erica Walker

With pumpkin spice season about to start, you’ll be seeing many variations of this popular hue. As hairstylists, what better way to embrace the season than through a hair color?

Foils & Balayage with Oway Hbleach Butter Cream Lightener + Oway Hcatalyst 20 Volume Cream Developer to Level 5

Then Highlighted to a Level 8 with Foiled Lowlights Alternating Oway Hcolor 7.44 Deep Coppery Blonde + Oway Hcolor 6.77 Deep Purple Dark Blonde

Tapped Out Roots with Oway Hcolor 5.0 Natural Light Brown

Pulled Through in between the Foils Leaving Some Highlights Blonde

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Berry Brunch Hair Color Formula

Hair by Kai Fujimoto

When it comes to unicorn hair, everyone in the #HolisticHairTribe can count on Kai. However, this ravishing all-over Raspberry color is a refreshing addition to his amazing body of work.

Color: Oway Hcolor 6.66 Deep Red Dark Blonde + Oway Hcolor 6.77 Deep Purple Dark Blonde with Oway Hcatalyst 20 Volume Cream Developer + Oway Hmelt Mysterious Purple

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Purple Tea Hair Color Formula

Hair by Stephenie Montie

Healthy, shiny is the new trend. And this is exactly what you get when you use our ammonia-free hair color line – Oway.

Alternating Sections on Prelightened Balayage:

Oway Hcolor 4.77 Deep Purple Brown + Oway Hcolor 1.8 Blue Black with Oway Hcolor 0.8 Blue Booster

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Trending Hair Colors This Week – Vol. 69

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You guessed it! This week, it’s all about autumn-inspired hair colors. As Fall approaches, many clients will be looking for a bolder, richer look to greet the season.

Check out our favorites below!

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Birch Blonde Hair Color Formula

Hair by Jesse N Lisa Lilley

Blonde hair for Fall? Why not? Many people will be getting red hair and going blonde is the perfect way to stand out.

Roots Blended Down: Oway Hcolor 6.0 Natural Dark Blonde + Oway Hcolor 7.1 Ash Blonde

Toner on Ends: Oway Hcolor 11.17 Frosted Platinum

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Hydrangea Hair Color Formula

Hair by Passang Tsamchoe of Ingenious Salon

The best thing about Fall is you find hair color inspiration from just about anywhere. Hydrangeas? Yes please.

Balayage: Oway Hbleach Butter Cream Lightener + Oway Hcatalyst 30 Volume Cream Developer

Toner: Oway Hcolor 7.66 Deep Red Blonde + Oway Hcolor 0.6 Red Booster/Tone Corrector + Oway Hcolor 0.7 Purple Booster/Tone Corrector with 15vol

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Autumn Sea Hair Color Formula

Hair by Kai Fujimoto

Many clients would come to clients with a pastel hair photo from Pinterest in hand, without realizing the process it takes to achieve the color. Kai breaks down the process below (which took him 5 hours to complete).

New Growth Root Stretch + Shadow Root: Oway Hbleach Butter Cream Lightener with Oway Hcatalyst 30 Volume Cream Developer

Gloss on Shadow Root: 10g Oway Hcolor 0.1 Ash Booster/Tone Corrector + 10g Oway Htone 9 Volume Cream Developer + 40drops Oway Hmelt Blue Charm

Blue Shadow root on Mid Roots (Above Shadow Root): 20g Oway Hmilk No Stress Conditioning Treatment + 20 drops Oway Hmelt Mysterious Purple + 40 drops Oway Hmelt Blue Charm

Mids: 40g Oway Hmilk No Stress Conditioning Treatment + 20 drops Oway Hmelt Green Harmony + 20 drops Oway Hmelt Blue Charm

Color Melt into 2 Formulas for Ends

Ends (1): 40g Oway Hmilk No Stress Conditioning Treatment + 10 drops Oway Hmelt Blue Charm + 10 drops Oway Hmelt Mysterious Purple

Ends (2): 40g Oway Hcolor 90.11 Intense Ash Super Bleaching Blonde + 1g Oway Hcolor 0.8 Blue Booster/Tone Corrector + 40g Oway Htone 9 Volume Cream Developer + 20 drops Oway Hmelt Mysterious Purple + 20 drops Oway Hmelt Blue Charm

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Carmine Hair Color Formula

Hair by Marie-Anne Tsoukalas

If your client wants to have dimension on her red hair, foiliage may be what you need. Marie-Anne did a full head foils, alternating them with one foil taking the root mixture and the second foil with the formula below.

Roots: Half O&M CØR.color 5.4 Light Copper Brown + Half O&M CØR.color 5.75 Light Chocolate Brown with O&M CØR.color 10 vol Activator

Foiliage (Full Head): Alternating Foils with Root Formula

Second Foils: O&M CØR.color 5.6 Light Violet Brown with O&M CØR.color 10 vol Activator Halfway Down

Melted Down Roots to Mids: O&M CØR.color 6.4 Dark Copper Blonde with O&M CØR.color 20 vol Activator

Color 1: O&M CØR.color 55.55 Light Red Intense Brown + O&M CØR.color 8.43 Light Copper Gold Blonde with O&M CØR.color 3.5 vol Activator

Color 2 (Melted): O&M CØR.color 5.6 Light Violet Brow with O&M CØR.color 55.55 Light Red Intense Brown

Root Color to Mids (Melted): O&M CØR.color 8.43 Light Copper Gold Blonde

Combed Color Through

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Redbud Hair Color Formula

Hair by Tu Organics

Make your reds shine brighter when you style using Oway. Tu used our Oway Smoothing fluid, Thermal Stress Protector and Glamshine Cloud to make the hues and highlights stand out even more.

Roots: Oway Hcolor 7.66 Deep Red Blonde + Oway Hcolor 7.6 Red Blonde + Oway Hcolor 0.6 Red Booster/Tone Corrector with 40vol (30mins)

Ends: Oway Hcolor 7.6 Red Blonde + Oway Hcolor 0.6 Red Booster/Tone Corrector with Oway Htone 9 Volume Cream Developer (15mins)

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Purple Ash Hair Color Formula

Hair by Desiree Cerda of The Moon Room

In order to achieve fashion colors such as this, hair should be at least at a Level 9 or 10, which can be quite stressful on the hair. But with our Oway Hbleach’s super gentle formula, hair integrity is preserved.

Prelightened to Level 9 with Oway Hbleach Butter Cream Lightener

Toner (30mins): 20g Oway Hcolor 9.1 Ash Very Light Blonde + 20g Oway Hcolor 11.17 Frosted Platinum + 5g Oway Hcolor 0.7 Purple Booster/Tone Corrector + 20 drops Oway Hmelt Mysterious Purple + 20 drops Oway Hmelt Blue Charm with 65g Oway Htone 9 Volume Cream Developer

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Trending Hair Colors This Week – Vol. 66

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With many schools opening this week and the next, many clients are surely looking to start the year with a bang. These hair colors from our #HolisticHairTribe may help inspire you.

Check them out below!

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Chalkboard Hair Color Formula

Hair by Hannah Joy Yancey

Green hair, don’t care. This hair color is a challenge to achieve. But with Oway Hmelt Pure Pigments, it’s a walk in the park!

Prelightened to Pale Yellow

Color: 40g Oway Hmilk No Stress Conditioning Treatment + 40 drops of Oway Hmelt Green Harmony

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Pink Pearl Hair Color Formula

Hair by Carrie Pike

When a client wants a big change but still wants to look natural, a colormelt or shadowroot is the way to go. It’s a fun way to incorporate color, dimension and create that seamless root-to-end finish.

Color: Oway Hcolor 6.77 Deep Purple Dark Blonde + Oway Hcolor 11.17 Frosted Platinum equal parts + Oway Hcolor 0.7 Purple Booster/Tone Corrector (about a dime size) + Oway Htone 9 Volume Cream Developer

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Watercolor Burst Hair Color Formula

Hair by Kai Fujimoto

Got clients looking for mermaid hair inspiration? Look no further than Kai’s works! He makes stunning hair colors using our Oway Hmelt Pure Pigments.

Roots (Blue): 40g Oway Hmilk No Stress Conditioning Treatment + 120drops Oway Hmelt Blue Charm + 80drops Oway Hmelt Mysterious Purple

Mid-Ends: 100g Oway Hmilk No Stress Conditioning Treatment + 100drops Oway Hmelt Mysterious Purple + 20drops Oway Hmelt Blue Charm

Processing Time: 30mins

Washed with Oway Silver Steel Hair Bath

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Pastel Smudge Hair Color Formula

Hair by Gombos Timea

Unicorns are a popular choice for many kids when choosing their back-to-school supplies. Why not take inspiration from that?

Pre-lightened with Keratin Blue Lightener

Roots: O&M CØR.color 0.66 Violet Pure Color + O&M CØR.color Lilac Toner + O&M CØR.color 0.00 Clear with O&M CØR.color 20 vol Activator

Toner for part two: O&M CØR.color Lilac Toner + O&M CØR.color 0.00 Clear with O&M CØR.color 3.5 vol Activator

Toner for lengths: O&M CØR.color Platinum Toner with O&M CØR.color 3.5 vol Activator

Rinse with O&M Seven Day Miracle Moisture Masque

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Mauving Up Hair Color Formula

Hair by Jessica Mattevi of Hustle + Heart Salon

If your clients want a bold hair color but want to make sure they can rock it at school, this melted mauve is a perfect choice. The melted technique makes the hair color easy to maintain.

Base (Blended Down): 30g O&M CØR.color 4.66 Intense Dark Violet Brown + 1 inch of O&M CØR.color 0.11 Ash Pure Color with O&M CØR.color 10 vol Activator

Melted Through Ends: 20g O&M CØR.color Lilac Toner + 10g O&M CØR.color Silver Toner with O&M CØR.color 5 vol Activator

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Almond Crayon Hair Color Formula

Hair by Kristen Kneeland

Getting rid of brass can be a real struggle. Kristen recommends using the process and formula below for clients trying to get rid of yellow undertones.

Foils: Oway Hbleach Butter Cream Lightener + Oway Hcatalyst 20 Volume Cream Developer

Toner: Equal Parts Oway Hcolor 11.17 Frosted Platinum and Oway Hcolor 9.1 Ash Very Light Blonde with Oway Hmilk No Stress Conditioning Treatment + Oway Htone 9 Volume Cream Developer (1:1.5)

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Trending Hair Colors This Week – Vol. 65

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With Summer being halfway over, many clients will surely be opting for fiery, richer hues to transition their hair color to Fall. So this week, we’re taking inspiration from fashion fabrics abound during this time of transition.

Check out this week’s community favorites!

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Purple Suede Hair Color Formula

 Hair by Angela Owens

Get the best of both worlds when you go for this Purple Suede. It’s vibrant like summer and cool like the purple sunsets in the fall.

Prelightened to Pale Yellow

Root: 20g O&M CØR.color 6.11 Intense Ash Dark Blonde +4g O&M CØR.color 0.66 Violet Pure Color +38g O&M CØR.color 5 vol Activator

Ends: 10g O&M CØR.color Charcoal Toner +10g O&M CØR.color Lilac Toner + 2g O&M CØR.color 0.66 Violet Pure Color +33g O&M CØR.color 5 vol Activator

Processing Time: 20 Minutes

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Cashmere Pink Hair Color Formula

Hair by Kornél Herbert

The summer heat can be unbearable at times, but what’s exciting about it is you get to experiment on colors more. After all, the season isn’t over yet.

Lightener: Keratin Blue Lightener + O&M CØR.color 30 vol Activator

Toner: O&M CØR.color Pale Pink Toner + O&M CØR.color 10 vol Activator

Processing Time: 15mins

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Royal Velvet Hair Color Formula

Hair by Kristina Fetto

You know Fall is coming when you start to get multiple purple hair requests in a week. But we can’t complain though. Why should we when it’s as perfect as this Royal Velvet?

Color: Oway Hcolor 5.66 Deep Red Light Brown with Oway Htone 9 Volume Cream Developer + 30 Drops of Oway Hmelt Playful Rose and a Drop of Oway Hcolor 0.7 Purple Booster/Tone Corrector

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Rayon Red Hair Color Formula

Hair by Lindsay Kotay

Another sign of Fall arriving is the slew of stunning red hair color shades being posted online every day. Case in point: This Rayon Red, which obviously did not escape our attention.

Base: O&M CØR.color 4.1 Ash Brown

Colormelted into: O&M CØR.color 5.6 Light Violet Brown

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Pure Cotton Hair Color Formula

Hair by Maren McKenna

With many people turning to richer hues for Fall, some clients will want to get something different. A rooty platinum in Fall? Why not.

Prelightened to a Very Pale Yellow

Toner: Oway Hcolor 9.1 Ash Very Light Blonde + Oway Hcolor 10.1 Ash Extra Light Blonde + Oway Hcolor 90.2 Irisee Super Bleaching Blonde and Oway Htone 9 Volume Cream Developer for 5mins

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Tuscan Silk Hair Color Formula

Hair by Kristel White of Studio 0087

It’s amazing how adding our new O&M 0.00 can add shine to the hair. This is especially useful when a client wants natural-looking glossy hair.

Prelightened to a Pale Yellow

Toner: 11g O&M CØR.color Pale Pink Toner + 8g O&M CØR.color 0.00 Clear + 2g O&M CØR.color Lilac Toner + 0.6g O&M CØR.color 0.55 Red Pure Color

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Trending Hair Colors This Week – Vol. 64

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Summer just became hotter with this week’s Trending Hair Colors! Inspired by colorful herbs and spices, we proudly share our favorite works by our very own #HolisticHairTribe.

Check them out below!

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Caraway Hair Color Formula

Hair by Katie Karlo

If your brunette client wants dimension, this Caraway hair color formula might just be what you need. The shine from Oway Hcolor also adds another layer of texture to the hair.

Roots: Oway Hcolor 3.17 Dark Frosted Brown with 15vol

Melted into Ends: Oway Hcolor 6.62 Irisee Red Dark Blonde with Oway Hcatalyst 20 Volume Cream Developer

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Saffron Red Hair Color Formula

Hair by Erica Walker

When it comes to creating a beautiful hair color such as this, it all boils down to proper development. It also helps that Oway Hcolor’s Copper series is so rich and vibrant.

Natural Level 8

Color: Oway Hcolor 8.43 Copper Golden Light Blonde + Oway Hcatalyst 20 Volume Cream Developer

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Vanilla Bean Hair Color Formula

Hair by Kima Johnson McSwain

From drab to fab. Kima transformed this client’s ash blonde hair to a stunning Butter Blonde, thanks to her incredible hairpainting skills and the tips and tricks shared by our O&M Brand Director, Wayne Lewis, during our O&M COR Certification Class last week.

Prelightened with O&M Paint Powder Clay Lightener + O&M CØR.color 40 vol Activator

Root Shadow: Half O&M CØR.color 8.81 Light Pearl Ash Blonde + Half O&M CØR.color 8.0 Light Blonde with Double O&M CØR.color 5 vol Activator

Ends: O&M CØR.color Platinum Toner + O&M CØR.color 5 vol Activator for 20mins

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Paprika Hair Color Formula

Hair by Heather Lee Weiler

Who says ammonia-free hair color can’t cover grey? With a proper formula, you can achieve 100% grey coverage with Oway Hcolor. Case in point: This beautiful Paprika Red by Heather.

Grey Coverage: 20g Oway Hcolor 6.0 Natural Dark Blonde + 15g Oway Hcolor 6.34 Golden Copper Dark Blonde + 20g Oway Hcolor 7.44 Deep Coppery Blonde

Balayage Lightened to Level 8

Toner: 20g Oway Hcolor 7.44 Deep Coppery Blonde + 10g Oway Hcolor 8.44 Deep Coppery Light Blonde + Oway Htone 9 Volume Cream Developer

Processing Time: 20mins

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Indian Cloves Hair Color Formula

Hair by Heather Leigh Ford

Rose Brown is one of the most highly requested hair colors this year. Here’s another formula to add to your book!

Lifted to Level 9: Oway Hbleach Butter Cream Lightener + Oway Hcatalyst 20 Volume Cream Developer

Colormelt: Oway Hcolor 5.56 Red Mahogany Light Blonde  (Roots) + Oway Hcolor 6.62 Irisee Red Dark Blonde (Mids) with 30g Oway Hcolor 11.17 Frosted Platinum + 10g Oway Hcolor 6.77 Deep Purple Dark Blonde

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Habanero Blonde Hair Color Formula

Hair by Heather Leigh Ford

Blondes may be all the rage this season, but if your client wants to change it up – how about a Rose melt? That’s something you don’t see everyday!

Color: Oway Hcolor 11.17 Frosted Platinum + Oway Hcolor 6.77 Deep Purple Dark Blonde + Oway Hcolor 6.66 Deep Red Dark Blonde with Oway Hcatalyst 20 Volume Cream Developer

Melted into Mids

Toner: O&M CØR.color 10.0 Lightest Blonde

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Summer is the perfect time to experiment with new hairstyles and colors. Get all the new ideas you need to breathe life into your client’s hair in this week’s trending hair colors!

Check out our favorites here!

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Blood Orange Hair Color Formula

Hair by Melissa Lunde of the The Change Hair Salon

Would you believe this hair color contains green pure pigments? Melissa found that adding a few drops of Oway Hmelt Green Harmony helps neutralize copper tones. A perfect solution for clients who like a true red!

11/2″ Regrowth + Faded Vivid Red

Color: 75g O&M CØR.color 66.46 Dark Red Intense Blonde with O&M CØR.color 20 vol Activator (1:1.5) + 3 full droppers of both Oway Hmelt Red Energy and Oway Hmelt Green Harmony

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Blueberry Crush Hair Color Formula

Hair by Janelle Parsons

This client wanted to change her black ombre hair so she got blue! Janelle started by doing a Full head of diagonal back foils and the rest is history.

Full Head Foils: O&M Pearl Blue Lightener + O&M CØR.color 20 vol Activator

Zone 1 around Foils (1:1): O&M CØR.color 2.11 Blue Black + O&M CØR.color 6.11 Intense Ash Dark Blonde + O&M CØR.color 10 vol Activator

Freehand Paint: O&M Pearl Blue Lightener + O&M CØR.color 20 vol Activator

Processing Time: 35mins

Dried + Applied: O&M CØR.color Charcoal Toner and O&M CØR.color 0.11 Ash Pure Color equal parts with O&M CØR.color 10 vol Activator to zone 1-2

Zone 2-3 Formula 1:  3/4 O&M CØR.color Ice Toner + 1/4 O&M CØR.color 0.00 Clear + a dot of O&M CØR.color 0.11 Ash Pure Color + O&M CØR.color 10 vol Activator

Formula 2: Half O&M CØR.color Ice Toner + Half O&M CØR.color 0.00 Clear + a dot of O&M CØR.color 0.11 Ash Pure Color with O&M CØR.color 10 vol Activator

Processing Time: 40mins

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Apricot Punch Hair Color Formula

Hair by Maren McKenna

A sister of Rose Gold, this vintage apricot shade is a great hair color for clients who want to transition into Fall already. It has both the playful aspects of summer and the warmth of autumn – perfect combination, isn’t it?

Prelightened with Oway Hbleach Butter Cream Lightener + Oway Hcatalyst 30 Volume Cream Developer

Toner: 2 Droppers Oway Hmelt Divine Gold + Oway Hmelt Playful Rose + Oway Hmilk No Stress Conditioning Treatment

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Peach Melba Hair Color Formula

Hair by Meredith Blake

If you’re looking for rose gold formula that’s not too pink, here’s a tip from Meredith: “A nice way to get rose gold without it looking too copper/red is to deposit gold first then pink.” This will allow you to adjust your formulation accordingly.

Balayage to a level 9 Melting to a 10

Deposit on Wet Hair at the Bowl: Oway Hcolor 10.33 Extra Light Deep Golden Blonde

Processing Time: 5-10 mins

Rinse + Deposit: O&M CØR.color Pale Pink Toner

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Sparkling Ice Hair Color Formula

Hair by Kaehler Hope Reitz

These days, more and more people are opting for low-maintenance cuts and hair colors. Many grey clients, for example, want to embrace their natural hair. Kaehler’s grey blending technique is good to keep in mind for such clients.

Balayage: Oway Hbleach Butter Cream Lightener + 25vol

Toned Towel-dried Hair at Bowl: 20g O&M CØR.color Platinum Toner +10g O&M CØR.color Ice Toner + O&M CØR.color 5 vol Activator

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Pink Lemonade Hair Color Formula

Hair by Stacey Blair of The Styling Rooms

Got clients who used to box-dye their hair? A great way to reintroduce them to professional hair color is to play with Oway’s Hmelt Pure Pigments.

Previously Lightened Hair

Color: 30 drops Oway Hmelt Playful Rose + 30mL Oway Hmilk No Stress Conditioning Treatment

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Trending Hair Colors This Week – Vol. 57

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With summer just a few weeks away, you’ll be getting countless “beach hair” requests. We’ve curated the most beautiful beach babe-approved hair colors (yes, not just blondes) this week and shared the formulas in today’s blog.

Check out our top picks below!

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Beachrock Hair Color Formula

Hair by Ashley Creal

How beach-perfect is this? Creature Studio has finally opened and this is just one of the many stunning hair colors we saw from them!

Prelightened: Oway Hbleach Butter Cream Lightener + Oway Hcatalyst 40 Volume Cream Developer

Roots Toner: Oway Hcolor 7.1 Ash Blonde + Oway Hcolor 6.0 Natural Dark Blonde

Mids Toner: Oway Hcolor 8.1 Ash Light Blonde

Ends: Oway Hcolor 10.1 Ash Extra Light Blonde

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Sandcastle Hair Color Formula

Hair by Heather Leigh Ford

Oway Hbleach is so gentle on the hair that you can clearly see how healthy the hair is after a lightening sesh. Case in point: This Sandcastle sombre by Heather.

Lifted Open Air: Oway Hbleach Butter Cream Lightener + Oway Hcatalyst 30 Volume Cream Developer

Toner: O&M CØR.color Platinum Toner + O&M CØR.color 5 vol Activator

Roots: O&M CØR.color 7.0 Blonde

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Pink Sand Hair Color Formula

Hair by Amanda Kupari

With O&M CØR.color, you can easily achieve that cool summer pastels you’ve been dreaming of. Recreate this Pink Sand hair color with Amanda’s formula.

Pre-bleached

Roots: 20g O&M CØR.color Silver Toner + 10g O&M CØR.color Charcoal Toner + 10g O&M CØR.color 9.5 Very Light Red Blonde + 1g O&M CØR.color 0.55 Red Pure Color + O&M CØR.color 3.5 vol Activator (1:2)

Mids/Ends: 20g O&M CØR.color Pale Pink Toner + 20g O&M CØR.color 9.5 Very Light Red Blonde + 10g O&M CØR.color Lilac Toner + O&M CØR.color 3.5 vol Activator (1:2)

Processing Time: 25mins

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Coastal Dusk Hair Color Formula

Hair by Victoria Taylor

Redheads are great for summer, too! Make it more exciting by adding some of our Oway Hmelt Playful Rose for a rosy copper look.

Lifted to Level 9: Oway Hbleach Butter Cream Lightener + Oway Hcatalyst 30 Volume Cream Developer

Roots: 25g Oway Hcolor 6.44 Deep Coppery Dark Blonde + 5g Oway Hcolor 5.5 Mahogany Light Brown

Ends Toner: Oway Hmelt Playful Rose

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Oyster Hair Color Formula

Hair by Ciara Mccloskey

Beach babe detected. This is only Ciara’s second time using Oway and we’re absolutely impressed. The placement of the highlights is just perfect.

Balayage: Oway Hbleach Butter Cream Lightener with Oway Hcatalyst 30 Volume Cream Developer

Toner: 9.31 + Oway Hcolor 90.2 Irisee Super Bleaching Blonde

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Trending Hair Colors This Week – Vol. 54

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As hairdressers, tending to our clients’ needs day in, day out can take a toll on our creativity. This week, we’re sharing some of the best hair colors our #HolisticHairTribe has created to give you some inspiration.

Check out their incredible work below!

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Sandbar Hair Color Formula

Hair by Janelle Chaplin of O&M NYC

Need to give your ash blonde some extra kick? Mix your toner formula with our O&M Silver Toner and watch it work its magic.

Bleach: O&M Ammonia Free Keratin Powder Lightener

Toner: O&M CØR.color 8.81 Light Pearl Ash Blonde and O&M CØR.color Silver Toner Equal Parts + Double O&M CØR.color 5 vol Activator

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Blood Rush Hair Color Formula

Hair by Amy Miller of AMOS Studio

There’s nothing more beautiful than a multi-tonal redhead. Balayaging some pieces helps give the hair beautiful dimension and depth.

Balayage: Oway Hbleach Butter Cream Lightener

Toner: Oway Hcolor 8.66 Deep Red Light Blonde + Oway Hcolor 5.66 Deep Red Light Brown + 5 drops Oway Hmelt Red Energy with Oway Htone 9 Volume Cream Developer

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Café Brulee Hair Color Formula

Hair by Abigail Waldrum of Lucky Cat Salon

Cool-toned blondes are in season once again! Our O&M Platinum Toner is the perfect toner to neutralize any warmth after lightening the hair.

Prelightening: O&M Paint Powder Clay Lightener + O&M CØR.color 20 vol Activator then O&M CØR.color 30 vol Activator

Toner: O&M CØR.color Platinum Toner + O&M CØR.color 5 vol Activator

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Syrup Hair Color Formula

Hair by Maren McKenna

Got a previously highlighted client wanting to try a new look this season? Give her the sunkissed look using Maren’s formula!

Base: Oway Hcolor 6.01 Ash Natural Dark Blonde + Oway Hcatalyst 30 Volume Cream Developer

Toner over Highlighted Hair: Oway Hcolor 7.35 BT Tobacco Blonde + Oway Hcolor 7.03 BM Mocha Blonde with Oway Htone 9 Volume Cream Developer

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Caramel Truffle Hair Color Formula

Hair by Holly Burnham

That shine though! Oway Hnectar’s organic sugars give the hair extra nourishment and hydration, leaving it super shiny and healthy.

Balayage: Oway Hbleach Butter Cream Lightener

Toner: ½ Oway Hnectar 8.34 Cinnamon Light Blonde + ¼ Oway Hnectar 7.9 Marron Glace Blonde + ¼ Oway Hnectar 7.5 Burgundy Blonde + a splash of Oway Hnectar 6.77 Blueberry Dark Blonde + Oway Htone 9 Volume Cream Developer

Which are your picks this week?

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Trending Hair Colors This Week – Vol. 53

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Spring may be a season for vivids and pastels, but this week we’re paying homage to blondes, brunettes and redheads. If your clients are looking for something more I-lowkey-had-my-hair-done this season, then these trends are for you!

Check out our favorite hair colors this week!

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Du Jour Hair Color Formula

Hair by Kaila Ward

Platinum blonde is high maintenance but keeping the roots (if the client has a beautiful base) makes it so much easier to manage.

Regrowth to Ends: Oway Hbleach Butter Cream Lightener + 15vol

Toner: Equal Parts Oway Hcolor 11.17 Frosted Platinum + Oway Hcolor 10.1 Ash Extra Light Blonde with Oway Htone 9 Volume Cream Developer for 10-15mins

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Sly Fox Hair Color Formula

Hair by Tassja Lisle of Sweetwater Hair & Bodyworks

Sunkissed brunettes are in season once again! When doing balayage, lighten strokes when at the blending area to create a seamless transition.

Balayage (1:2): Oway Hbleach Butter Cream Lightener + Oway Hcatalyst 30 Volume Cream Developer

Toner: 15g Oway Hcolor 7.1 Ash Blonde + 15g Oway Hcolor 8.31 Beige Light Blonde with Oway Htone 9 Volume Cream Developer + a pump of Oway Glossy Nectar

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Decadent Red Hair Color Formula

Hair by Hannah Millsy of The Salon California

Many brunettes are predicted to go richer this Spring and Summer. And what’s richer and more vibrant than O&M COR.color’s intense reds?

Base: O&M CØR.color 66.46 Dark Red Intense Blonde with O&M CØR.color 10 vol Activator

Ends: O&M CØR.color 66.46 Dark Red Intense Blonde + O&M CØR.color 77.45 Red Intense Blonde with O&M CØR.color 20 vol Activator

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Cocoa Hair Color Formula

Hair by Jessica Mattevi of Hustle + Heart Salon

Give dimension and brightness to your brunettes by taking some pieces and lightening them up with Oway Hbleach. Tone with 8.16 for a more natural look.

Full Foilage: Oway Hbleach Butter Cream Lightener + O&M CØR.color 40 vol Activator

Glaze: O&M CØR.color 8.16 Light Ash Violet Blonde with O&M CØR.color 5 vol Activator for 15mins

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Tomcat Hair Color Formula

Hair by Meredith Blake

Curly hair is probably one of the most difficult hair types to color due to its delicate composition. Oway Hbleach is the perfect lightener to use for curls as it contains zero ammonia and infused with organic hydrating botanicals.

Painted & Foiled: Oway Hbleach Butter Cream Lightener + Oway Hcatalyst 30 Volume Cream Developer

Lowlight Toner: Oway Hcolor 7.3 Golden Blonde

Lightened Pieces Toner: Oway Hcolor 6.1 Ash Dark Blonde

Which are your picks this week?

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