If you’re a colorist creating stunning blonde transformations, you understand the dedication of both time and money required to achieve that coveted look. Enter “luxury blonde” – a hair color trend that truly embodies its luxurious title.

Similar to its brunette counterpart, luxury blonde is more than just a hair color – it’s an experience. Known for its soft, multidimensional tones, luxury blonde exudes elegance and allure like no other. But don’t just take our word for it. We’ve consulted with expert colorist Mego Ayvazian, Farouk Systems, Inc. Vice President of Education and Shows, to give you the inside scoop on this viral shade and help you decide if it’s the right choice for your clients.

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a budding colorist, prepare to be inspired by this viral shade and elevate your salon game to new heights of excellence with must-have products, including CHI Bleach & Shine, CHI Royal Treatment, and the LG CHI Color Master Factory. Read on and take notes on this step-by-steps to recreate this glamorous hue.

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Formula 1:  1: 1 1/5 mixing ratio mix CHI Bleach & Shine 20 volume CHI Color Generator + 3 pumps of CHI Bond Rebuilder

Formula 2: 1: 1 1/5 mixing ratio mix CHI Bleach & Shine 30 volume CHI Color Generator + 3 pumps of CHI Bond Rebuilder

Formula 3 Toned with the LG CHI Color Master Factory using Trending Color Ice (1oz) + 11N (1oz) + 2 shots of Violet Additive + 10 volume CHI Color Generator

Artist Tip: Mist each section with bond & seal before applying lightener

Section crown area leaving out fringe and rear perimeter.

Create a chunky weave in the crown and create long backcomb ends to root and apply lighter feathering in with a vertical brush.

Front quadrants take thin slices parallel to the hairline and apply with vertical brush to create the money piece using 2 foils back to back using Formula 3

Process up to 50 min or until hair reaches pale yellow.

Apply Formula 3 to pre-lightened area and process 20 minutes.  

Rinse with warm water, shampoo and condition the hair with Royal Treatment Bond & Repair Shampoo and Conditioner.

Towel dry the hair and apply Royal Treatment Pearl Complex and blow dry using the CHI Lava Pro Blowdryer.

Finish with CHI Royal Treatment Rapid Shine and CHI Royal Treatment Ultimate Control Hairspray.

About Farouk Systems, Inc.:

Farouk Systems, Inc. is a Houston-based company of hairdressers for hairdressers, known for manufacturing high-quality professional hair care products under the industry-leading brands CHI®, BioSilk®, and SunGlitz®. Founded in 1986 by Farouk Shami, the company’s mission is to provide the professional beauty industry with the most advanced American technology based upon “Environment, Education, and Innovation.” The CHI Royal Treatment collection is the latest in Farouk Systems’ commitment to providing hairstylists with the tools and products they need to grow their businesses and excel in the art of hair styling and coloring. For salon-exclusive products, visit pro.chi.com.