CBC, The Original Color Balance Corrector
Color Balance Corrector, CBC, eliminates brassy, red or gold tones from yellow, white and gray hair. It tones down warm, red & gold tones on dark hair for a true ash effect. CBC can be used in shampoo, bleach or color mixture.
Sizes Available: 1 oz. & 4 oz.
Pro-Tip: Customize your client's at-home shampoo keeping warm & brass tones out between salon visits.
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Brett Sedgwick, Stafford Virginia - "Always loved CBC! I added a few drops to her lightener and toner to help eliminate any chance of brass."
Eliminates Tones - Will eliminate brassy, red, or gold tones from yellow, white, and gray hair.
Tones Down - Will tone down warm, red & gold tones on dark hair for a true ash effect.
Works With Most Color Services - Can be used in bleach or other color mixtures.
Tinting,Toning, and Bleaching: Add 1/4 of an ounce of CBC to your color or bleach mixture. Mix well and apply as usual. Please be aware that you are working with a direct dye blue pigment. When working with lightener single process colors, start off with 3-5 drops.
Shampooing: Use 3-5 drops of CBC in one pump of shampoo depending on porosity of hair.
Use in At-home Shampoo - After the process, you may customize the clients at-home shampoo by adding CBC to it. This will keep the color in check.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What is CBC - The Color Balance Corrector and how does it work?
CBC - The Color Balance Corrector is a product designed to correct unwanted color tones in the hair. It works by neutralizing unwanted warm or cool tones to achieve a more balanced and natural-looking color result.
My hair color is very brassy after a color process. Will CBC help?
Yes, CBC will help eliminate brassy tones, along with red or gold tones from yellow, white and gray hair.
How can I be sure my hair won't become brassy?
You may add CBC into your color mixture or bleach to be sure no brass appears on your hair.
How should I take care of my hair after color correction?
Add a few drops of CBC into your shampoo for at-home correction if you have worries.
How can CBC benefit me and my clients?
CBC can benefit both you and your clients by providing a quick and effective solution to correct unwanted color tones in the hair. It can help you achieve more precise and accurate color results, and leave your clients feeling more satisfied with their hair color.
How do I use CBC on my clients' hair?
To use CBC, mix it with the hair color or lightening product before applying it to the hair. The amount of CBC used will depend on the level of unwanted color tones and the desired end result. It is important to follow the manufacturer's instructions and guidelines for mixing and applying the product.
Is CBC safe to use on all hair types?
CBC is generally safe to use on all hair types, but it is important to perform a strand test before applying it to the entire head. This can help identify any potential allergic reactions or unexpected color results.
Can CBC be used to correct all types of unwanted color tones?
CBC is most effective at correcting unwanted warm or cool tones in the hair. It may not be as effective at correcting other types of color issues, such as brassy or faded color.
How long does it take for CBC to correct unwanted color tones?
The time it takes for CBC to correct unwanted color tones can vary depending on the intensity of the unwanted tone and the level of correction needed. In general, the product should be left on the hair for the recommended processing time indicated by the manufacturer.
Are there any precautions I should take when using CBC?
When using CBC, it is important to follow the manufacturer's instructions and guidelines for mixing and applying the product. It is also important to wear gloves and avoid getting the product in the eyes or mouth. If this happens, rinse thoroughly with water. It is also important to conduct a patch test before using the product to identify any potential allergic reactions or skin sensitivities.
Will CBC wash out of hair easily?
No, not if added to the lightener. This is not meant to be added directly to hair. There is more detailed info in the catalog and insert.
Does CBC last any longer when mixed with a color?
Its meant to eliminate red/ brassy tones in darker based colors as well as eliminate gold and brassiness when used in lightener/bleach. Think of a blue based bleach and what that does. It eliminates unwanted gold/brass. This enhances blue lighteners and makes regular bleach blue based.
What is a single process color?
A single process refers to any color service that is done in one step. It can also be referred to as a base color or a "root touch up". However, it is not restricted to coloring just on the "roots". This is generally a permanent color that is applied either just to the roots or all over from roots to ends.
When using CBC on blonde hair, should you always use it with shampoo and end with conditioner?
Adding 4-5 drops in the shampoo is all you need to freshen up the blonde and tone down the gold or brassiness. There is no need to use in the conditioner, but it will not hurt.
What does the tip mean to "customize the clients at home shampoo", how is this done?
Essentially the salon can use their current shampoo and “create” a customizable shampoo for the client by adding the CBC into the shampoo or making a bottle using a travel size bottle.
Example.) 4oz(118.29) empty bottle – 3.5oz(103.5ml) shampoo to .5oz(14.79)CBC
Love the product ! Just a couple of drops in my shampoo gets the brassy tones out of my hair
I use this product in hair color to keep the red out
Eliminates Unwanted Tone
Our Color Balance Corrector was manufactured so your client can get the desired color they want without any unwanted tone. CBC is made to eliminate brassy, red, or gold tones from yellow, white, and gray hair. CBC will also tone down warm, red, & golden tones on dark hair for a true ash affect.
Safe To Use
This Powertool is safe to use with any bleach or color mixtures and can work with most color services.