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Two Tone Hair Colouring Tutorial Video

With Sophie Dale
Duration36 minutes
Skill levelIntermediate


Sophie Dale's colouring technique creates a two tone tint which encompasses a pre-lightened panel through the top and a back to back slicing technique. She applies a Golden copper to the underneath with a classic tint application. She then pre lightens a triangular border which she later tones using four shades of dusty lavender, soft copper, pearl blonde and soft pink. Through a top triangular section she creates a flash of red gold blond which lays over her pre-lightened toned area and blends softly into the darker underneath base.

Sophie demonstrates an expert palette choice and colour placement, which enhances the fluidity of the haircut and facilitates a variety of styling possibilities. The final result has a rich copper base supporting flashes of pretty pastel interlocking, dusty shades, lightly veiled with a metallic shimmer. 

Members can also find below our step by step guide to this two tone hair colouring.

Technical skills

  • Back-to-back foil technique
  • Bleaching / lightener
  • Block angled sectioning
  • Block colour
  • Colour placement sectioning
  • Foil placement
  • Permanent colour
  • Pre-lightening
  • Roots / regrowth to mid-length application
  • Slice technique


Contributor: Sophie Dale
Model: Daisy
Make-Up Artist: Melissa Bourne
Photographer: Jamie Harrison

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