Gray Coverage Solutions
If you’re having problems with gray coverage, try these expert solutions.
POSSIBLE CAUSE: Color was not on the hair long enough to completely process.
IMMEDIATE SOLUTION: Reapply fresh formula to complete processing.
PREVENTION: Processing time of 45 minutes is recommended for full color development of permanent color on gray hair.
POSSIBLE CAUSE: Incorrect volume of developer was used.
IMMEDIATE SOLUTION: Mix fresh formula with correct volume of developer and reapply.
PREVENTION: Use the recommended volume of developer. Generally, 20-volume developer is required for complete gray coverage.
POSSIBLE CAUSE: Incorrect selection of hair color. Color selected was too light.
IMMEDIATE SOLUTION: Select a hair color slightly deeper in color and reapply. Check frequently; less processing may be required for this second application.
PREVENTION: Add a deeper color to the original formula or select a different color.
POSSIBLE CAUSE: Color selected was too ash/cool for the percent of white in the hair.
IMMEDIATE SOLUTION: Remix formula, adding up to 1 oz. of a gold-based color I the same Level . Reapply. Less processing time may be required. Strand test until desired results are achieved.
PREVENTION: Add a warm tone to original formula or select a different, warmer color.