How To Apply A Backwash Grey Toner To Men's Hair

With Christiano Lanza
Duration17 minutes
Skill levelIntermediate


Christiano Lanza’s tutorial demonstrates a men’s grey tone at the backwash using a quick application technique and a clear explanation of colour choice and suitability. The resulting topical metallic grey tones perfectly enhance the classic lines and curves of the haircut by Tim Hartley.

Watch the accompanying haircut video tutorial here.

Technical skills

  • Block colour
  • Elasticity test
  • Full head virgin application
  • Incompatibility test
  • Neutralising colour tone
  • Permanent colour
  • Porosity test
  • Skin test


Contributor: Christiano Lanza
Model: Dave
Make-Up Artist: Melissa Bourne
Photographer: Andrew Gilbert

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