Blonde Formulations from Anita


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Anita Gutierrez, Clairol Professional Lead Color Master

Professional blonding is an art form that can bring you great artistic satisfaction. There are 2 ways to achieve beautiful blondes, depending on how much lift you need to achieve the blonde you want. Choose the process that will get you there-single- or double-process blonding.

Lift 5 Levels with Single-Process High-Lift Blonde Shades

Use on Natural Level 5 or higher for best results.
On Levels 5 – 7, choose a shade with an Ash base to avoid any brassiness.
Choose Clairol Professional liquicolor permanente for bottle application with liquid color:
  1. 12N/HL-N high lift neutral blonde
  2. 12A/HL-V high lift cool blonde
  3. 12AA-B/HLB high lift ultra cool blonde blue
  4. 12AA-BV high lift ultra cool blonde blue violet
  5. 12G/HL-G high lift golden blonde
Choose Clairol Professional premium créme permanente for bowl-and-brush application with crème color:
  1. 12N high lift neutral blonde
  2. 12A high lift cool blonde
  3. 12GN high lift gold neutral blonde
  4. 12G high lift golden blonde

Lift More Than 5 Levels with Double-Process Blonding

Pre-lighten brown hair to a yellow- to pale-yellow stage using Clairol Professional 7th Stage liquid lightener (which contains blueing agents to avoid brassiness). To control lightening speed, add Activators.Tone the pre-lightened hair to a final blonde shade using Clairol Professional premium crème demi permanente. Contains no ammonia, so it’s gentle on pre-lightened hair.