Should I use 10 volume or 20 vol developer?
The rules for developer choice with Ugly Duckling colors Use 10 Vol for level on level-on-level coloring and going darker. Use 20 Vol for 1-2 levels lift, for toning blonde hair and for grey hair coverage. Use 40 Vol for 3 levels lift and more.
How many levels will 10 volume lift?
Ten volume is also the default developer for many toners and glazes, however, keep in mind that this higher volume developer means a possible shift to the natural base color. When 10 volume is used with bleach it can give 1-4 levels of lift depending on the bleach, the method of application, and the hair.
Is 20 volume developer less damaging?
This 20 volume mixture is a less potent lightener, but it can lift a few tones (or shades) of hair color, but it usually damages the hair less than 30 or 40 volume bleach. If you have dark hair, such as black hair or brown hair, it’s good to consult a professional colorist to create a plan for your specific needs.
What volume developer should I use for grey hair?
20 Volume Developer
Always Use a 20 Volume Developer Grey hair tends to be resistant and typically takes longer to grab hold of the hair. Since there is no pigment, there is no need to lift. You just need to open the cuticle enough to deposit the color.
Can you use 10 Developer darker?
What volume developer should I use to darken hair? If you’re going darker, you should use 10 developer. 20 – 40 developer can be used to lift 1-4 levels. 20 developer is best for grey coverage.
What is the difference between 20 Developer and 10?
The 20 volume developer opens the hair cuticle but unlike 10 volume, it provides lifting of the hair by one to two levels. For instance, if you have more than 50% gray hair, 20 volume developer is the only developer to use for 100% gray coverage and a long-lasting color.
Will 10 vol cover GREY hair?
Grey hair tends to be resistant and typically takes longer to grab hold of the hair. Since there is no pigment, there is no need to lift. You just need to open the cuticle enough to deposit the color. If you feel you can get full coverage using a 10 or 15 volume then by all means use a lower volume.
Can I tone with 10 developer?
If you are using toner that mixes with a 10 or less volume developer, it’s going to do little to no damage to your hair. That’s because the higher the volume of developer, the more damage.