Whether you’re creating golden blonde hair for a client or trying the shade yourself, keep these transformation tricks in mind to ensure you achieve the most flawless finish…
1. Golden Blonde for Blondes
It goes without saying that blonde hair is the best base for a golden blonde concoction. Locks may already be light enough to skip the pre-lightener step and go straight into glossing or toning. If you’re working with a blonde, look to the shades in the demi-permanent Color Touch portfolio, adding doses of 9/03, 9/73 or 9/36 to your formula.
2. Golden Blonde for Brunettes
Brown hair will need pre-lightening before golden blonde colour can be applied, and you can do it two ways; all over for a dramatic brown to blonde makeover, or in fine blonde highlights to achieve the most natural-looking finish. Either way, use Blondor Multi Blonde Powder to lift strands to the desired underlying tone, then choose a warm blonde hue from the permanent hair color Illumina Color portfolio for luminosity. If you still want those golden hues but you're not ready to commit to a more dramatic transformation, try golden brown hair instead. You would still get a warm and luxurious feel.
3. Golden Blonde for Redheads
While those with medium or deep red hair will want to lighten all over for a golden blonde hue, copper hair can carry off a few glistening highlights to create a gilded strawberry blonde. Try Blondor Freelights for a scattering of soft, seamless babylights, then tone with permanent hair colour like Koleston Perfect for a shiny finish, using warm tones from the Pure Naturals or Rich Naturals collection.