Can you mix 20 vol and 10 volume developer?

Can you mix 20 vol and 10 volume developer?

Really, you can mix in whatever ratio you want to get the peroxide level you’re looking for. However, I wouldn’t recommend mixing different brands, because you never know how well the ingredients will play with each other.

What does mixing 10 and 20 volume developer do?

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.

Can you dilute 40 vol developer?

You can dilute 40 volume developer to any lower volume developer. You can use distilled water to dilute any volume developer. However, the proportion has to be balanced and proper.

Does toner work with 10 developer?

10 Vol Developer is also recommended for going darker with your toner. This is great for light blonde hair, hair that has been just lightened, or for using the toners to fix brassiness (yellow and orange tones). If you have natural roots, do not apply the toner mixed with 20 Vol Developer to the root area.

How long should I leave 20 developer in my hair?

You shouldn’t leave 20 volume developer bleach in your hair for more than 30 minutes. However, 30 minutes is a long time. Ideally, you can remove the bleach before reaching the 30-minute maximum, but the actual timeframe will depend on your natural hair color, preferred shade, and hair type.

Can you mix toner with 40 developer?

Purchase 40 percent developer and the color of toner you want to use to dye your hair. Put latex gloves on to protect your hands from color staining. Pour equal parts of developer and toner into a plastic hair-dye mixing bottle. Apply the mixture all over your hair, being sure not to miss any sections or spots.

Can you tone with 10 vol?

Use 10 volume developer with a darker toner. Hair developer helps to open up the hair cuticle so that it can pick up the color more effectively. A 10 volume developer is the least powerful, and works best if your toner is dark blonde or even ash brown, or if you’re trying to get rid of only mild brassy tones.

Can you mix toner with 20 volume developer?

We generally recommend 20 Vol developer, mixed in a ratio of 1 part toner to 2 parts developer. This will allow you to open the hair cuticle more, kick out more of the unwanted yellow, and achieve color vibrancy and long lasting ashy results.

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