Keeping blondes at their best

Low-maintenance, lived-in blondes are here to stay, however a summer glow up is what they’ll be needing.lived in blondes

According to Matrix Artist Ambassador Niall McNulty, summer blondes are brighter and bolder. “Make that face frame pop! Use a toner one shade lighter to make your money piece pop. Summertime and early autumn are THE months for blondes and keeping them looking fresh and modern is key.”

Niall’s top tips for summer blondes

  1. Balayage and baby lights are here to stay so use one level darker than your global toner to shadow the roots to give a subtle, soft grown out without going too dark.
  2. This year’s Pantone Colour of the Year Very Peri is the perfect go-to shade for ‘pastelising’ and adding into blonde toners, along with pretty candy floss pink and mink tones. Pastel are still popular with clients so mix them up and have a play.
  3. Stay away from deep root shadowing and stretching, but keep this in store for the autumn, when they will see a resurgence.
  4. Keep blondes hydrated in the hot weather to ensure they look good into the autumn – ensure clients are using a heat protector such as Matrix Total Results Miracle Creator and a weekly mask to replenish moisture.

Matrix make it easier

Makin life easier for colourists, Matix is welcomes three limited edition shades of its SoColor Sync Pre-Bonded Acidic Tones range.

To boost the SoColor Sync Pre-Bonded Acidic Toners range are three Neutral Gold Ash tones (6NGA, 7NGG and 9NGA), each designed to create beautiful shades at the darker end of the blonde spectrum, perfect for the autumn months.

These three limited edition shades offer colourists the perfect colour palette for creating natural, lived-in bronde hues with the ideal balance of warm and cool tones.

These gorgeous soft beige tones come with the same built-in protection as the existing SoColor Pre-Bonded Acidic Toners, offering both colourist and client the opportunity to colour with confidence, with no compromise on hair health.

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