The Colorist's Guide: How to Achieve the Perfect Blonde

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How many times has a client asked you to create the perfect blonde? Countless, no doubt. It’s Google’s most searched for hair color, covering a raft of shades, from bronde to platinum. And yet, blonde is also one of the most complex results you’ll ever be asked to create, it requires planning, precision and on-point judgement to reach the desired finish. So, how exactly do you get blonde hair looking flawless? Here all the tips you need to brush up on your coloring technique…

Back of woman’s head with long, icy blonde hair, created using Wella Professionals.

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Side profile of model with wavy, blonde, mid-length hair, created using Wella Professionals.

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Wella Professionals lightening curve.
Wella Professionals hair color wheel.
Wella Professionals shade numbering system.
Back of woman’s head with long, golden blonde hair, created using Wella Professionals.

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Side profile of model with long, curly, blonde hair, created using Wella Professionals.

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