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    Orange/brassy brown to ash brown

    My mother has bleached her hair from a 2 to a brassy 7/8 and then dyed it brown with wkp 6/71. It’s come out brassy as she used a 20 vol developer. She then went on to ‘embrace’ the brass by dying it all 6/7 when she bleached her roots a month later. Brassier now, and with red tints to add...
  2. yellowmess

    Fixing bright bleached roots, gold, darker or peach (Wella Illumina)

    First: I am not a pro,... and I am only hurting myself with experimentation, and I know very basic colourist language. I am reading this forum for 3 years already, just today created an account because I need some help. I am natural 4-5 (brown to dark brown, with 1/5 gray). I am expat in very...
  3. Jencam

    Wella help please?

    Hi ...I'm hoping someone can help with my rollercoaster of a mess hair colour. I qualified as a hairdresser in 1990 but only worked a couple of years, therefore little experience. Three yrs ago I went through breast cancer ( mastectomy, chemo, radio, hormone treatment & forced menopause) &...
  4. hjabg123

    Beige blonde advice please!

    Hello all, Was hoping someone could provide me with some advice with regards to warmer tones as I usually work with cool tones. My partner's hair (I am a qualified stylist) is currently pre-lightened to a 10 pale yellow and is looking to be a dimensional blonde level 8/9 - something close to...
  5. E

    Blonde balayage

    Hey everyone I’ve attached me some images a below. Just wondering what technique you would use to achieve this xx
  6. S

    Wella purple

    Hi got a new client coming in for colour...it’s short and atm quite bright purple. She is naturally about base 6 with about 20% grey. She says previous salon used revlon colour and then colour ball after. I use Wella and would normally bleach or highlight it first to get it bright but she says...
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    Wella Colour Touch or Colour Touch Plus?

    I have a client who is a natural level 7, she just has a full head colour I do 6/0 colour touch with 1.9%, I put it on wet. She loves the colour but finds it washes up really warm/orange and I don’t understand why? She did have some highlights a few years ago so don’t know if that’s what keeps...
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    Adding depth to blonde hair

    Hey, so I never colour my own hair but am going to this week. I was very blonde but over lockdown I toned the blonde down and my hair has grown out quite a bit. I want to add quite a lot of depth to it but keep some blonde, especially framing my face. I’ve gone a little brass and ideally want...
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    Hi all! Hope you’re all well? I have a client coming in December, she has around 3 inches of root growth. She’s a natural level 5 but she usually lifts to a clean 9 (she’s always had a full head of back to back highlights) She’s sent me this photo of what she wants. I’m thinking full head of...
  10. hjabg123

    Blonde advice please!

    Hello all :) My client is a natural blonde who previously had a koleston 9/0 + 30vol all over application on his roots and lightened ends. He isn't happy with the result and is hoping to achieve as close to the reference image below as possible, a light natural dimensional sandy blonde. My...
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    Wella formula help

    Hi all! *see pic below* Can someone advise wella formula to go over a level 10 blonde to get this lovely root smudge shade? Thanks!
  12. Zinatrix

    Wella autumn/winter colour

    Hey geeks, this is one of my clients, who wants to go darker for Winter. Just wanted to know everyone’s opinion on how they would achieve this. I use mostly Wella colour. Thanks in advance. :)
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    Need help correcting hair that has gone too ashy and dark

    So i let my friend practice using wella colour i wanted a natural dirty blonde thats close to my hair colour but is lighter. We chose wella illumina 7.81 and she mixed it with 9.0 to lighten the tone with 1.9% developer (i had ligjt golden blonde colour treated hair) The colour seemed to turn...
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    Wella blondes toned down

    My client is wanting to tone her blonde down and go to more of a base 7, I have attached pictures of her hair now and what she’s wanting, I use wella. What would you guys reccomend I do? I don’t want it to fade too quickly but I don’t want to pre pig
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    Wella colour change up

    Hello, My client wants a change up.. last time we added foils throughout as well as a root colour in between (6/71 + 12g 5/0) and toned with 12g 7/97 + 6g 7/86 + 6g 6/71 (roots) and 7g 9/03 + 7g 7/03 (ends) this time she wants to go more chestnutty, like the image attached, the colour on the...
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    Colour help

    Hello! My client is wanting this colour. She has had it done elsewhere and it is very bleached/pourus and damaged! She is a level 10 I’m thinking a 7/97 colour touch to get this colour with 1.9%, will this grab on her pourus hair? Thanks in advance!
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    Koleston Me+

    I haven’t used Wella but years ago I took a class and always kept koleston in the back of my mind. Has anyone seen any differences between the old KP and the Me+? I saw in an older thread that Me+ might oxidizing quicker but, now that it’s been out for a couple years, has anyone had any issues...
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    Platinum blonde to brunette: hair filling done wrong in my head

    Hi I’m new here! And I’m having a terrible issue: I have been doing my platinum blonde bleached for 3 years now and I decided I wanted to grow my hair. I had about 4 inches of regrowth. My bleach work I always did it with Olaplex tone it with Koleston illumina. As soon as I decided to go dark...
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    Highlights and grey hair Wella

    I have a new client- she has a lot of grey hair and doesn’t want to embrace it yet! I’ll add pics of her hair and the sort of thing she’s aiming for. She hates the grey and wants that covered! I’m thinking of doing a full head of highlights, and a colour inbetween and then a root smudge toner...