Color How-To: Midnight Rose with Guy Tang

Looking for a way to update your client’s old balayage? Because the dimension is already laid out, you can achieve brilliant results by using a one-color process to give strands new life. Guy Tang (@guy_tang) demonstrates by creating a midnight rose color that’s perfect for the fall, and flattering for your brunette and black-haired clients. Watch as he transforms a brown and black balayage to a silky black-cherry hue.

Get The Look: 


Roots: Use a 1:1 ratio of 50 grams #mydentity 6MPR Midnight Rose permanent color + 50 grams #mydentity 10 Volume permanent developer.

Mid-lengths to ends: 2 tubes of #mydentity 6MPR Midnight Rose permanent color #mydentity 30 Volume permanent developer + #mydentity 20 Volume permanent developer to create a 25 Volume developer. Make sure to add the 30 Volume before the 20, and finish by adding a drop of Olaplex No.1


  1. Starting on dry hair, apply the root formula 1½ inches from the scalp. 
  2. Smudge in and blend your mid-length formula from the roots to ends. Don’t be afraid to bring some of the root formula down when melting the two together. Process for 30 minutes. 
  3.  Rinse and follow with Olaplex No.2. Then wash and style. 

About: Cult LA Colorist & Hair Activist, Guy Tang, created a social media dynasty by inspiring other stylists, just like him, to make a difference and change the world doing hair. Guy introduced his own unique style into the industry by providing education through hair art on his YouTube channel, Instagram and Facebook platforms. Through these platforms, Guy empowered his #hairbestie family to bring fun and excitement back into the industry. He is the creator of #Mydentity Color Line.

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