Strand test’s are an important element of Colour and Colour Removing. They are like doing a mini Colour or Colour Remover on a small amount of Hair, to ensure you get the results you want. You can also do the test to check if you have any Colour Build Up or if you need to Colour Remove again.
A strand test is a key step when making a drastic Colour change or Colouring after Colour Remover. It is a simpler way to know if your Colour is right for you or if you need to make some adjustments.
How To Do A Strand Test
Wearing gloves, mix a small amount of your desired Colour and Developer or Colour Remover. Take a small amount of Hair from the back of the head, or in an area that can be easily hidden. Separate your Hair strand and clip away the rest of your Hair using Sectioning Clips, to stop any Hair touching the mixture.
Apply your mixture to your Hair strand. Leave on for the appropriate development time.
Once development time is reached, rinse the mixture out.
Dry Hair to observe results. If you are happy, proceed with your process.