Color How-To: Emma Roberts' Brunette to Honey Blonde


For her brunette to honey blonde transformation, actress Emma Roberts called on Nikki Lee of Nine Zero One. Roberts, who typically keeps it light when it comes to her hair, had gone brunette for her role in 1984.

Lee mastered the color formula, and teamed up with Seama Eftekhari for her beautiful extensions.

“Emma is proving that not everything is going to be icy this winter," says Lee. "Instead we’re keeping things warm. Since we knew we wanted to go long with her hair we wanted to make sure the blonde wasn’t platinum-looking. Keeping it in this honey tone gives us a more natural and classic vibe for this holiday season."

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"Joico’s Blonde Life Lightener allowed me the lift I needed with the control to keep the integrity of her hair," Lee adds. "Emma has been many colors for various rolls so keeping her hair healthy is always our first priority. After her color correction from brunette to blonde, I treated her hair with In Common’s Crystal Cashmere in-salon treatment. This added nourishment and strength back into her hair and left it feeling soft and looking shiny. I then tag-teamed Great Lengths Extensions with Seama to add the length and fullness we wanted to Emma’s hair. We left her hair long and I added seamless layers and texture, we were thinking renaissance vibes. After shooting AHS with short, dark hair this was the perfect switch to add brightness and sunshine in her life! To make sure her hair stays super healthy this holiday season, Emma will be traveling with her new Magic Myst Mini! ”

Get the formula here.