Getting & Maintaining Blonde Hair–Adam Levine recently caused an internet meltdown when he went blond. Whether you love or hate the look for Levine, some guys will undoubtedly rock a platinum do with great ease. If you think you’re the right candidate, we have all the information you need to achieve perfect blonde hair. Inspired by Levine’s trip to the hair salon, Redken expert David Stanko has tips on how to get the look and maintain it.
How to Get Blonde Hair
With summer coming, Stanko shares, “Every cool dude does it at least once: either a buzz or goes blonde. In this case, I would use Redken Flash Lift Maximum Power Lightening Powder and a 30 volume developer to lift Adam’s medium-brown hair to pale yellow. Then, I would use Shades EQ to tone and keep it cool for a cool guy like Adam. Of course, guy or gal, Redken’s Blonde Idol is a must to maintain.”
How to Maintain Blonde Hair
Care and maintenance is important for the right platinum look. It’s crucial to use products that maintain your tone and protect against the sun’s harmful UV rays. Redken’s Blonde Idol range has all the products necessary for a great healthy blonde do:
- Sulfate-Free Shampoo: This pH balancing, extra-gentle shampoo gently cleanses and strengthens to maintain the hair’s integrity.
- Custom-Tone Violet Conditioner: Light enough for even the finest blonde hair, this custom-tone conditioner releases a custom calibrated blend of color-depositing and conditioning dual-chamber formulas to help maintain tonality. The violet contains kerabond, violet leaf extract and lactic acid to strengthen and neutralize brassiness for cool blondes.
- BBB Blonde Multi-Benefit conditioning spray: To balance, beautify and brighten your blonde, spritz in this lightweight leave-in or rinse-out multi-benefit conditioner.
- Mask nourishing rinse-out treatment: This lightweight, nourishing formula targets porous, damaged areas with intense hydration and smoothness to renew softness and amplify shine.