Color How-To: Platinum to Frosty Blonde

Photo courtesy of @mannie_mak

You would never guess by the photo above, but Marianne Lohr's (@mannie_mak) client had blue mermaid hair less than five months ago. After her vibrant fashion color faded, she was looking to make the platinum blonde underneath a little more frosty. Here's how Lohr achieved the iciness: 

Left: the client's hair with regrowth after fading from a vibrant mermaid blue. Right: the client's new frosty blonde with hints of violet. 

Get the Look: 

  • Double process with Pulp Riot #blondeaf 40 volume and rinse. 
  • Do a second double process at the sink on towel-dried hair.
  • Tone with Pulp Riot Silver + a add a dash of Pulp Riot Violet with 6 volume on the root for three minutes.
  • Comb the root color through the ends and let sit for another three minutes. Rinse and dry. 
  • Apply Pulp Riot Mercury and a few drops of Pulp Riot Lilac on the roots for 15 minutes. 

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