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Get the Look: Blonde Bombshell with Matrix

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 Matrix's  ‘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

Instructions:

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.

[Images courtesy of Matrix]