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Blonde78™ — Which Lightener Should I Use?

Blonde78™ — Which Lightener Should I Use?

When designing a new hair colour, it isn’t just the tone, level, and placement that should be considered. Colourists need to address the individual texture, hair type, and structure as well. The secret is finding formulas and techniques that allow you to adjust quickly for these factors. Case in point: Aloxxi Blonde78™ Lighteners – the ideal choice for blonding and bonding!

Aloxxi Blonde78™ Lighteners were specifically designed with all hair types, structures, and textures in mind; this is exactly what makes them so unique. While achieving lift is paramount in blonding services, built-in bond builders help this range stand out. With the ability to ensure the integrity of the hair stays intact, colourists have more freedom to create without worrying about damage. Not sure which to use? Read on to learn more about this dynamic range of lighteners and see the steps for creating the ultimate Iced Blonde from our Aloxxi Trend Collection. 

Blonde78™ Lighteners – The Details:

All four Blonde78™ Lighteners contain Blonde78™ Complex, which consists of built-in bond protection that adds hydration and strength to look after the integrity of the hair. 

The range:

Which lightener to choose?

Once you and your client have decided on level, tone and placement take into consideration their hair type, structure, and texture when choosing a lightener.

This white powder lightener is ideal for colour corrections or when creating warm or natural tones. *Up to 7 levels of lift. 


White Lightener


Ideal for counteracting warmth and creating cool, platinum, or icy results. Use Blue Lightener on clients who naturally pull warm and are looking to achieve a neutral brunette or platinum blonde finish. *Up to 7 levels of lift. 


Blue Lightener


Ultra Lightener is formulated with a white powder lightener ideal for resistant bases, coarse hair, or when extra lift is needed. *Up to 9 levels of lift. 


Ultra Lightener


Save time with the ability to lift and tone simultaneously. Charcoal Cream Lightener purifies the hair to ensure the lightened result is free of unwanted warm tones. When applied to levels 1-5, hair will be pre-toned to a natural color result. When applied to levels 6 or lighter, it will create an ash tone result. *Up to 9 levels of lift. 

Charcoal Cream Lightener


The ingredients:

Thanks to a blend of hydrating and strengthening ingredients, Blonde78™ promises the perfect level of lift while also looking after the integrity of the hair thanks to these key ingredients.

  • Polygutamic Acid is an innovative ingredient 4-5 times more hydrating than Hyaluronic acid and helps hydrate the hair to prevent dryness and damage. 
  • Acacia Collagen Powder restores depleted proteins and protects the hair by enhancing strength and elasticity during lightening. 
  • Blonde78™ Lighteners are Sodium chloride-free making them ideal to use on clients with Keratin treatments and can be utilized for both on and off-scalp applications.
  • Pea peptides add strength and hydration, Olive oil enhances moisture and conditioning and Tara Fruit Extract + Sunflower Sprout Extract are the ideal duo for antioxidant protection.

Why you’ll love Blonde78™

With a complete range of lighteners, Blonde78™ gives you the freedom to create various blonding services on all hair types, structures, and textures. In addition to this flexibility, hairdressers love the built-in bond protection that saves time and money behind the chair while repairing, strengthening, and hydrating hair during processing. 

Our favorite way to use Blonde78™ Charcoal Lightener: The Aloxxi Iced Blonde Trend Collection

As blonde hair trends make a resurgence this season, we’ll see iced blonde tones at the top of everyone’s lists! To achieve the perfect cool blonde tone, the Aloxxi Iced Blonde Trend Collection is a must! It comprises all of our expert-approved products to achieve violet, pearl, or ashy blonde tones and keeps them looking their best. 

What’s in the collection:

When creating cool blonde tones, Blonde78™ Charcoal Lightener is a must! The unique formulation purifies the hair to keep strands free of unwanted warmth when lifting. After pre-lightening, follow with the desired Aloxxi TONES® Demi-Permanent Colour in 9P, 9V, or 10AA to perfect your shade. Then finish with Violet Shampoo and Aloxxi INSTABOOST® Conditioning Color Masque in Ultimate Platinum for effortless results. 

Keep your blondes cool by sending clients home with Violet Shampoo and Aloxxi INSTABOOST® Conditioning Color Masque in Ultimate Platinum to use as needed to refresh their blonde between appointments. 

Get the look: Aloxxi Trend Collection Iced Blonde

The Formulas:

The Steps:

STEP 1: Apply COLOURPRIME® Pre-Color Treatment.

STEP 2: Start ½ inch away from the scalp and use paper thin slices to apply Formula A.  Start at the darkest area first. Fold foil into packets working from the bottom up for efficiency.

STEP 3: Apply Formula B to the base. Develop for a maximum of 50 minutes. Then rinse thoroughly and apply COLOURLOCK® Post-Color Finisher or Violet Shampoo as a flash toner.  If using Violet Shampoo, make sure to saturate the hair for an even result.

STEP 4: Apply Formula C from the base through the mid-lengths and ends. Develop for a maximum of 20 minutes (this result was created in 10). Then rinse thoroughly and apply COLOURLOCK® Post-Color Finisher.

STEP 5: Apply INSTABOOST® Conditioning Colour Masque in Ultimate Platinum for a more intense cool result or retail to your client to maintain results at home.