Hair How-To: BEAT ICON – Celestine

Follow the steps below to create one of this season’s iconic looks – smudged roots – as seen in this season’s BEAT ICON trend:

Before & After


Before & After


Colors Used:

  • COLOR 1 – BLONDME Bond Enforcing Premium Lightener 9+ & BLONDME Premium Developer 2%
  • COLOR 2 – IGORA ROYAL 6-1 & IGORA ROYAL 5-1 (3:1) & IGORA ROYAL Oil Developer 3%
  • COLOR 3 – BLONDME Blonde Toning Sand, Ice & Strawberry (3:1:1) & BLONDME Premium Developer 2%
  • FIBREPLEX N°1 Bond Booster should be added to colors 1 & 2 (follow FIBREPLEX mixing instructions)

Step 1 – Section the Hair


Step 1
  • Create one diamond section at the crown, and one chevron section across the front, as shown
  • Leave the back area loose

Step 2 – Apply Color 1


Step 2
  • Concentrating on the front section, apply color 1 from the mid-lengths to the ends
  • Continue with back to back slices until this section is complete

In-Between Color Results


In-Between Colour Results


Step 3 – Apply Color 2


Step 3
  • Re-section the fringe area, as shown, and twist out of the way for now
  • Focusing on the loose hair, apply color 2 from roots to ends (including the diamond section) to completely cover

Step 4 – Apply Color 2


Step 4
  • Moving back to the fringe area, apply color 2 in a horizontal direction
  • Tip: Turn the tint brush (vertically) to create a softer, natural look

Step 5 – Apply Color 3


Step 5
  • Still working in the fringe area, apply color 3 from the mid-lengths to the ends
  • Develop colorants according to appropriate timings
  • Rinse, then wash hair with BLONDME Tone Enhancing Bonding Shampoo for Cool Blondes
  • Apply BLONDME Tone Enhancing Spray Conditioner for Cool Blondes to complete the color transformation

Don’t forget to explore the Essential Looks collection for even more hairdressing inspiration! And remember, you can learn the latest trend-led techniques at a Schwarzkopf Professional seminar near you!