How to Color Hair with Crème Lightener

How to Perform a Patch Test

Tools Needed

  • AGEbeautiful Crème Lightener
  • Developer
    • Use 10 or 20 Volume for on or off scalp application for initial and retouching applications. Lifts 4 to 6 levels depending on the starting point.
    • Use 30 or 40 Volume for off scalp applications for initial and retouching applications. Lifts up to 8 levels depending on the starting point.
  • Gloves & Timer
  • Bowl & Brush
  • Comb & Clips
  • Cape or Towel

Perform a Patch Test

To determine whether an allergy exists, perform a patch test 48 hours before color application.

  1. Wash a 1-inch area on the inside of the elbow or behind the ear. Pat dry with cotton.
  2. Mix a small amount of equal parts developer and selected shade.
  3. Apply mixture to test area using a cotton-tipped applicator.
  4. Let area dry. Do not cover or disturb for 48 hours.
  5. Examine the test area after 48 hours. If no reaction has occurred, proceed with coloring.

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Mixing, Application & Processing

AGEbeautiful Crème Lightener should be mixed and applied using a bowl and brush. Do not use applicator bottle.

  1. Measure 2oz. developer and 2oz. lightener into non-metallic bowl & mix well.
  2. Apply to dry hair.
  3. Timing: Up to 60 minutes. Check hair every 10 minutes for desired lightening result.
  4. Rinse hair well after application, shampoo and condition.