24 June 2021

How To: Blonde Bombshell Transformation & Formula by Matrix Celebrity Stylist George Papanikolas

Matrix Celebrity Stylist George Papanikolas transformed blogger Elaine Daneshrad from a sunrise color melt to a blonde bombshell! Read all about the transformation below and learn more about which shade of blonde is a match for you and your clients by taking our ‘Blonde Match’ Quiz!

Pre-lightening Formulas:

Scalp Formula:
1 scoop Light Master & ½ oz. Light Master Oil Additive & 1 oz. 20 Volume MATRIX Cream Developer & Bond Ultim8 Step 1 Amplifier
Mid-lengths & Ends Formula:
2 scoops Light Master & 1 oz. 40 Volume MATRIX Cream Developer & Bond Ultim8 Step 1 Amplifier
FORMULA A:
3 oz. Color Sync 6M & 2 oz. 8M & 4 oz. 10 Volume MATRIX Cream Developer & Bond Ultim8 Step 1 Amplifier
FORMULA B:
1 oz. Color Sync Clear & 1 oz. Watercolors Quartz Pink & 2 oz. 10 Volume MATRIX Cream Developer & Bond Ultim8 Step 1 Amplifier
FORMULA C:
1 ½ oz. Color Sync Clear & ½ oz. Watercolors Quartz Pink & 2 oz. 10 Volume Matrix Cream Developer & Bond Ultim8 Step 1 Amplifier

– Apply pre-lightening formula to the darkest areas first- then to the lightest areas. Process until desired lightness is achieved or up to 50 minutes. Rinse thoroughly, lightly cleanse using Total Results Color Obsessed Shampoo and towel dry.
– Next, apply the color melting formulas as follows; apply FORMULA A to the scalp area, FORMULA B to the mid-lengths and FORMULA C to the ends. – Process up to 20 minutes, rinse thoroughly.
– Apply BOND Ultim8 Step 2 Sealer for 10 minutes. Rinse thoroughly, cleanse and condition using Total Results Color Obsessed Shampoo and Conditioner.

Styling:
Spray Style Link Rough Me Up Salt Infused Spray on damp hair.  Blow-dry fringe with a large round brush until the roots are dry then release from brush and blow-dry directing downward. Dry the rest of the hair with your hands twisting sections around fingers to create texture. Next, wrap sections of hair around a curling iron, curling away from the face. For additional texture, spray Style Link Mineral Playback Dry Shampoo from the roots to the ends.  To finish spray Biolage R.A.W. Replenish Oil-Mist to add shine and smooth out the ends.

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