1. Create Freehand Highlights with a Hair Lightener
Unless your client already has light blonde locks (in which case you can jump to step two), you’ll need to pre-lighten the mid-lengths and ends of their hair to help their pink balayage stand out. Our go-to for balayage creations is , which harnesses an adhesive mass to ensure it stays exactly where you place it with no smudging or bleeding; perfect for open-air development.
However, if you’re applying foilyage (balayage in foils to increase the lift), you could also use which is infused with our to strengthen the internal hair bonds. Just make sure, once your client’s hair has lifted to the correct level, you complete the service with the at the sink.
2. Choose the Perfect Pink Hair Color
There are so many ways to go pink with the Wella color portfolio, so take your pick and prepare to get mixing in order to achieve your client’s dream shade. The pinks on offer include…
- in Special Mix 0/65, for a hot pink that can be applied as is, or mixed with shades of blonde or brown to create a more muted tone.
- in Titanium Rose for a metallic pastel pink that works well with Copper Peach for a soft rose gold.
- in Nu-Dist Pink for a delicate blush, Hyper Coral for a punchy orange-pink, and High Magenta for a vibrant hue.
Apply to clean, dry hair, focusing through the mid-lengths and ends for a pink balayage, then allow it to develop until you reach your client’s dream hue.
3. Rinse the Hair and Neutralize
When that pink balayage is ready, take your client over to the sink and wash out the formula with INVIGO Color Brilliance Color Protection Shampoo. Follow up with a conditioner if the hair needs it, then neutralize using the INVIGO Color Service Post Color Treatment. Now their pink locks are ready for styling.