Directions – Shampoo the hair with a pH-neutral shampoo and towel dry. Apply Directions evenly using a tinting brush. Approx. Leave on for 15 minutes. Rinse thoroughly and dry.
T18 is probably the #1 toner for getting white hair at home. You can consider light bleaching using 10 vol developer to pull out some more of that yellow. T18 turns purple in your hair so it’s weird that it turns your hair green but every hair reacts to products differently.
Leave toner up to 45 minutes, then rinse, wash with a moisturizing shampoo and condition deeply.
They are just a release tint which means they don’t harm your natural hair and last around 4 to 5 weeks depending on how often you wash your hair. If you wash your hair every day, you expect your toner to fade FAST.
Any hair can be made white blonde. It’s easy to lighten up to level 10 with bleach while removing all the yellow pigment. Then color and tone to achieve that exact white blonde tone . The hair above was brown level 5 prior to this bleaching and coloring process.
Your hair needs to be slightly damp or towel dry when applying a toner. In fact, you should use a hair tonic whenever your hair is 70% dry. For better results, apply toner to damp hair rather than dripping wet or completely dry hair.
If you’ve ever left toner in your hair for too long, you know it’s not a pretty sight. Your once lively curls can become dull, flat and lifeless. In extreme cases, the toner can even remove the natural pigments in your hair, leaving you with an unwanted green or blue hue.
“Toners work by applying color so they just increase the current level or get darker,” says Papanikolas. “Toners won’t lighten hair, so if you want to lighten your highlights then toner is the wrong approach.”
White Toner deposits semi-permanent blue-based color into bleached strands to neutralize brassy yellows and create a flawless, icy blonde finish or a first layer for cool, sharp color over top. Our gentle, ammonia-free white toner works best on bleached yellow blonde hair (any type!)
The chemicals in ammonia-based toners penetrate your hair shaft and change your hair structure to allow the new color to lock into the hair shaft. This makes them great for transforming super brassy hair. But these toners can still cause dry, brittle and limp hair, just like hair color or bleach.
Processing takes between 5 and 15 minutes. Typically toners can last around 2-6 weeks but that all depends on the porosity and integrity of your hair. This is another reason to keep your hair’s health at the highest possible level because the healthier the hair, the longer the toner lasts.
White toner acts as a primer for t-shirt transfers. For this reason, sublimation transfers can only be applied to light-colored (mostly white) t-shirts made from 100% synthetic material such as polyester – no white toner.
“To get ashy and icy blonde tones, it’s best to choose toners from the purple or violet family. To maintain vibrancy in warmer blonde tones, it’s best to choose a toner from the yellow or gold family.”
Purple formulas help cancel out unwanted yellow or brassy tones since purple and yellow are opposites on the color wheel and neutralize each other. Blue formulas work best on orange undertones and copper tones and perform the same function.