5 Time-Saving Express Gray Coverage Hair Color Techniques
Published by: Redken Team
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As you prepare to get back to your salon, time-saving gray coverage techniques that produce beautiful results are more important than ever. With Redken Color Gels Lacquers, a liquid permanent hair color, you can transform your guests in just 20 minutes. With Redken Color Gels Lacquers, you can blend away grays and lift the base of your client up to one level, all while creating rich, high-shine results
See below to learn five must-have express gray coverage techniques you can use in-salon to create amazing results and save time behind the chair.
- CONSIDER AN EXPRESS BUMP & BLEND SERVICE
With this quick technique, refresh and retouch your guest’s hair color in just 20 minutes using Color Gels Lacquers and Shades EQ gloss. Get inspired with the formula below.
Previously colored level 6 with existing highlights and natural level 5 re-growth
2 oz. (60 ml) Color Gels Lacquers 6N Brandy
2 oz. (60 ml) 10-Volume Pro-oxide Cream Developer
1 oz. (30 ml) Shades EQ Gloss 07N Mirage
1 oz. (30 ml) Shades EQ Gloss 07NA Pewter
2 oz. (60 ml) Shades EQ Processing Solution for Precision Application
- LOWS AND LIGHTS
Alternate Color Gels Lacquers and Shades EQ in foils, around the hairline where the client is gray. Process for 20 minutes.
- EXPRESS FACE FRAME FOILS
Apply lightener in foils around the face. Apply Color Gels Lacquers at Zone 1 between foils. Process for 20 minutes.
- T-ZONE TOUCH UP
For clients with less than 50% gray, apply Color Gels Lacquers formula just at the hairline and at the part. Process for 20 minutes. Offer this strategic coverage service as a touch up between regular retouch appointments.
- DEEPEN & DEPOSIT
Choose a Color Gels Lacquers formula 1–2 levels darker than the base. Apply with 10-Volume Pro-oxide Cream Developer to blend grays and deepen the base. Process for 20 minutes.