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Color Gels Lacquers

Color Gels Lacquers

High Saturation Permanent Lacquers


Lacquer your hair with liquid color when you use the NEW Color Gels Lacquers.

The shine of Shades EQ with the coverage of a permanent.

Low Ammonia. Locked-in Saturation. Liquid Shine.

Not sure which shade to reach for? All haircolor shade charts are available for download on the Redken Asset Library!

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Color Gels Lacquers Color Gels Lacquers

Description
Permanent liquid color reinvented with a low ammonia, 100% gray coverage formula. Get rich, saturated results with high impact shine and a cooler taste of color to cancel out warmth.

Now with Color Gels Lacquers and Shades EQ, you have the perfect liquid color pair for up to 100% coverage and an easy refresh on Zones 2-3. There are also new advanced red dyes for brighter, longer-lasting reds.



Learn more about the NEW Color Gels Lacquers here.

FAQs:

WHAT IS COLOR GELS LACQUERS

Color Gels Lacquers is a low ammonia, liquid permanent color with vibrant saturation and lacquer shine. Color Gels Lacquers provide high coverage, high impact fashion shades and are ideal for easy technique work. Always use acidic Shades EQ on Zones 2 and 3 to care for previously colored strands.

WHY LIQUID PERMANENT COLOR?

  1. Faster to apply & process!
    • Can use bottle application or brush & bowl
    • Processing time is 30 minutes with 20vol developer for 100% gray coverage (cream color processes for 40/45minutes) 
  2. Perfect for technique work like color melting with the easy blend/transition of colors from dark to light (or light to dark)
  3. Easy to use with Shades EQ; retouch & refresh at the same time

HOW IS COLOR GELS LACQUERS MIXED?

Color Gels Lacquers is mixed in a 1:1 ratio using existing Pro-oxide Cream Developers (10–40). This new Lacquers formula is not intermixable with the previous Color Gels Emulsified Developer.

WHAT IS THE PROCESSING TIME FOR COLOR GELS LACQUERS?

Processing time varies depending on developer used.
• 10 vol. = 20 minutes
• 20 vol. = 30–35 minutes (optimal for gray coverage)
• 30 vol. = 40 minutes
• 40 vol. = 45 minutes

WHAT ARE THE SUPERIOR GRAY COVERAGE FAMILIES?

These are the Color Gels Lacquers shade families that can be used alone for superior gray coverage:
• Natural
• Natural Warm
• Warm Gold
• Copper Brown
• Ruby Brown

Read all Color Gels Lacquers FAQs here.


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How To Use

MIXING & PROCESSING

   MIXING RATIO
(COLOR : DEVELOPER)
 PRO-OXIDE CREAM
DEVELOPER
 LEVELS
OF LIFT
 USAGE  MINUTES  OFF SCALP/HEAT OPTION
COLOR GELS LACQUERS Mix 1:1  10 volume  Up to 1 Minimal Lift 20  Do not use heat.
20 volume Up to 2 Standard Lift/
Gray Coverage
30
30 volume  Up to 3 Additional Lift 40
40 volume  3+ Maximum Lift 45


Note: NEW Color Gels Lacquers are now used with Pro-oxide cream developer.

View more details on Color Gels Lacquers formulation here

EASY 1:1 SHADE MATCH WITH SEQ GLOSS

  • 37 Color Gels shades with a 1:1 SEQ Gloss refresh
  • Names will match for easy formulation
  • For the healthiest haircolor result RETOUCH & REFRESH with Color Gels Lacquers & Shades EQ:
    • RETOUCH Zone 1= permanent color with Lacquers
    • REFRESH Zones 2 & 3 = demi-permanent color with SEQ 
View the Color Gels Lacquers shade charts here.

How to Mix Color Gels Lacquers
How To Recommend
Talk to your clients about the benefits of 100% gray coverage, intense saturation and shine, and the express application and processing time!
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