Can I mix 20 and 30 developer together?

Yes, you can mix a 20 and a 30-volume developer if your hair is dry or damaged to lighten it or apply a lighter color. By mixing a 20 and a 30-volume developer, you’ll get a 25-volume developer. It’ll be less aggressive than the 30-volume, but more powerful than the 20-volume.

What happens if you put 40 volume developer in your hair?

40 volume is not recommended for on-the-scalp use. Using 40 volume developer can cause hair damage and chemical burns if not used correctly. Instead, using multiple applications using lower volume peroxide will allow more controlled lightening.

WHAT DO YOU MIX 40 developer with?

You would naturally mix 1 ounce of 40 volume and 1 ounce of cream conditioner (or some other neutral mixture) to get a solution that averages out to 20 volume. This is pretty straight forward and something you’re probably used to doing in the salon anyways.

What is the difference between 20 volume and 40 volume developer?

20 volume developer is intended to lift the hair 1-2 levels. 30 volume developer lifts the hair three levels, and 40 volume developer lifts four levels.

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.

Should I use 40 volume developer on already dyed hair?

40 volume developer can be used with permanent hair color and high lift color to give 3-4 levels of lift depending on the power of the color and the texture of the hair. Open-air processing such as balayage is ideal for 40 volume developer as it allows for maximum lift but the control of less heat.

When to use a 30 volume hair developer?

The 30 volume developer also works like 20 volume, but it will lighten the hair’s original color by two to three and is more efficient when the desired color is no more than two levels lighter than the original color. Choose a 30 volume developer when you want a developer that is stronger for a lighter and deeper color.

How to dilute 30 vol.developer to 10?

The values to dilute 30 vol. developer to 10 goes like 2:1 (the first number is the developer and the second being water). When you are using stronger volume developers like 30 or 40, remember that these may cause unwanted damages to your hair. Use vol.30 only if you have a dark hair tone.

Can you use Volume 40 on blonde hair?

A Volume 40 developer serves only for lightening and provides up to 8 levels of lift. It is ideal for those who want to achieve blonde results and is recommended for use with lightening cream or powder. However, it is critical to note that this strength of developer is harsh on the hair and may cause hair burns if not used correctly.

When do you use the 10 volume developer?

The 10 volume developer is a standard oxidizing level for permanent, no-lift hair color. It’s designed for use when you want to add a color tone or tint to the hair of the same lightness level.