Gray Coverage Formulation Guide
GRAY COVERAGE FORMULATION GUIDE LOOK & LEARN What you need to know to color and style like a pro.
Shown below is a gray coverage formulation guide, based on the percentage of resistant gray hair. Formulas for Resistant Gray For Natural Brunettes up with 50% resistant gray desiring a medium golden brown result:
- 1 oz 5NN + 1 oz 5GN plus 2 oz 20-volume Clairol Professional developer
For Natural Blondes with up to 25% resistant gray hair desiring a warm golden blonde:
- 1 1/2 oz 7A + 2 oz 7NN + 2 oz 20-volume Clairol Professional developer
For those desiring a funky rich red on 50% gray hair:
- 1 oz 6NN plus 1 oz 4RR + 2 oz 20-volume Clairol Professional developer

Tips for Resistant Gray Coverage Success

Mix equal parts liquicolor permanente with 20-volume Clairol Professional developer. 20-volume is the standard for gray coverage.

Time for 45 minutes for maximum gray coverage.