Tracey Cunningham Shares How To Get the Perfect Ombré

Redken Celebrity Colorist Tracey Cunningham continues to receive requests from her clients for the ombré look she created for Victoria’s Secret model Lily Aldridge. “Not one of my clients leaves my chair without a Shades EQ gloss,” she says. “It’s what makes me successful.” Here, Cunningham shares her formula for Alridge’s signature look.



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Highlight Formula
1 scoop Redken Flash Lift Maximum Powder Lightening Powder
1 oz. 30 vol. Pro-oxide Cream Developer 

Balayage Formula 
1 oz. Redken Blonde Idol Oil Booster
2 packettes Blonde Idol Customizable Blue Powder Activator 
2 oz. 40-volume Pro-oxide Cream Developer

Glaze Formula Zone 1 
3/4 oz. 07NW Chai Tea Redken Shades EQ Cream
3/4 oz. 09NW Summer Wheat Shades EQ Cream
2 oz. 10-volume Pro-oxide Cream Developer

Glaze Developer 
1/4 oz. 09G Vanilla Créme Shades EQ Gloss
1/4 oz. 09AA Papaya Shades EQ Gloss
1/4 oz. 08C Cayenne Shades EQ Gloss
1/4 oz. 000 Shades EQ Gloss 
2 oz. Shades EQ Processing Solution