3 ways to transition from Summer to Fall Blonde

Aveda Colorist, Kelsey of Level Salon Spa, shares her transitional methods of taking her favorite blondes into the fall.

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Lowlight

A lowlight is a simple, subtle way to break up any solidness you may be feeling from excessive highlights to maintain that beachy summer blonde. Lowlights are an easy way to transition to a darker blonde, without losing all your brightness. It’s also an easier way to bounce back to your bright summer look.

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Root Shade

Root shading is taking your root color and pulling it down throughout your blonde. This will seamlessly blend your bright blonde pieces, and your darker root for a more natural looking grow out. The longevity of a root shade is what makes it worth it. This purposely grown out look will last you from Thanksgiving to New Years!

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Toner

Trying a tonal change can revamp your summer blonde without any commitment. If you’re not ready to commit to a darker look, this quick process will change you from bright icy, to a warm golden. Toning generally lasts six to eight weeks. This makes it a lot easier for you to jump back into your icy look when summer rolls back around.