Everything you need to know about hair toner

hair swatches of different blonde color tones

The many different types of hair toner 

Hair toner is a product that works by depositing color onto the natural or color-treated hair to neutralize or enhance certain tones. Toner is used after the client has lightened their hair, whether through highlights or full colored hair, as it helps to correct any unwanted brassy or yellow tones that can occur during the lightening process.  ALL lightening processes work by lifting natural human hair through a predictable pattern - black, brown, red-brown, red-orange, orange, gold, yellow, and finally pale yellow.  If you have added color to your hair, this can add strange colors into this mix, but generally