How to Color Hair with High-Lift Blonde

How to Perform a Patch Test

Tools Needed

  • AGEbeautiful High-Lift Shade
    TIP: High Lift shades are not recommended for gray hair.
  • 40 Volume Developer – the mixing ratio is 1:2 developer
  • Gloves & Timer
  • Bowl (non-metallic) & Brush or Bottle
  • Comb & Clips
  • Barrier Cream
    TIP: Conditioner or lotion works well
  • 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.

How to color hair with High-Lift Blonde

Mixing, Application & Processing

  1. Protect clothing with a towel or cape. Put on gloves.
  2. Pour 4oz. of developer into bowl or bottle.
  3. Add 2oz. of high-lift shade and mix well.
  4. Divide hair into 4 sections.
  5. Apply generously to dry hair, starting with roots. Continue until roots are saturated.
  6. Set timer for 45 minutes. Check root area for desired lightness.
  7. If you want to refresh ends: work color through ends and set timer for additional 5 minutes.
  8. Rinse hair until water runs clear. Shampoo, condition & style.