Salons and clients alike have been loving Goldwell Professional hair colour for years. Their colour systems include the iconic Goldwell Colorance, Goldwell Topchic and @Pure Pigments – which are all now joined by the fantastic Goldwell Elumen colour range online now at Salons Direct!
Offering full flexibility to create anything from semi-permanent shades to long lasting colour, Elumen is a direct dye designed with creative colourists and highly personalised tones in mind.
So, to make sure you have all the information you need for your salon, we caught up with Goldwell to fill us in more on the brilliance of the Elumen hair colour system…
What makes Goldwell Elumen hair colour different from other hair colour on the market?
Elumen is a permanent direct dye, which is non-oxidative and ammonia-free.
Its remarkable technology means Elumen is a physical colour. So, it works entirely without peroxide, ammonia and ammonia-odor, but still achieves intense and brilliant colour results, exceptional shine and durability, while actively repairing the condition of your hair.
It achieves up to 76% more colour intensity, 20% longer durability,* and up to 37% more shine**.
*Based on a Chroma measurement compared to representative shades of competitor’s oxidative colours.
**Based on a Shine-measurement compared to representative shades of competitor’s demi-permanent hair colours.
What is the difference between Goldwell Elumen and Goldwell Elumen Play?
Elumen Play offers all of the benefits of shine and silkiness of Elumen, but it is designed for your clients who like to experiment and change their hair colour often.
Elumen is long lasting colour with exceptional durability, with a total of 34 shades.
Elumen Play is made to fade, designed for a new generation of creatives. Lasting up to 10-15 washes, the semi-permanent technology allows it to fade up to 100% on tone. It’s designed for colourists to be creative, mixing and matching 17 colourful shades including pures, pastels and metallics.
What are the best-selling shades that every salon should stock?
The 34 shades in Elumen gives plenty of choice. They range from vibrant and bright colour, to shades for clients wanting something more natural looking from the range of warm and cool fashion shades, all with amazing shine.
Take a look at the Elumen shade chart here…
Does Goldwell Elumen cover grey hairs?
How long can clients expect their Goldwell Elumen colour to last?
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Do you have any expert advice for how to use Goldwell Elumen for the best results?
The key with Elumen is simply to follow the recommended steps accurately.
First, prepare the hair with Elumen Prepare by spraying on towel dried hair or on dry hair until moist. This puts the hair in to the receptive state for Elumen.
Apply plenty of Elumen colour, do not be shy! Saturate the hair completely. It needs to stay glossy and shiny during the development, if it dries out it will not be able to do its job as successfully.
You can use Elumen Thickener to customise the gel consistency to your liking. Leave the dye on the hair for 30 minutes or 20 minutes with heat.
When rinsing, ensure you lift the hair away from the head and ensuring you do this in hard to reach places until the water runs clear. You don’t need to emulsify it. Remove any stains using Elumen Clean.
At the locking stage, towel dry thoroughly to fluffy dry before applying Elumen Lock and set the timer for 5 minutes. Follow with Elumen conditioner.
Recommend Elumen Care shampoos, conditioners and treatments to your clients, so they can maintain the exceptional colour brilliance & vibrancy.
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How do you make sure your range keeps up with the latest hair trends?
Goldwell is globally renowned for creating innovative new products and services each year, with a strong legacy of research and development.
Goldwell partners with some of the world’s foremost fashion and trend experts to bring a comprehensive style statement for the upcoming year. This includes inspirational editorial and couture collections, ground-breaking new product developments, and innovative commercial colour services.
Learn more about Goldwell’s trend statements here.
Why do you think Goldwell Elumen is perfect for today’s salon client?
For many years, colourists and clients have been choosing Elumen for long lasting, intense and brilliant colour results with exceptional shine and durability, while actively repairing the condition of your hair. There’s simply nothing else like it!
Still not convinced? Search #elumenator to see the results from our global community of Goldwell Elumen colourists!
Discover the full Goldwell Elumen range online today at Salons Direct!
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