CSL, Color Shade Lifter
Color Shade Lifter (CSL), ammonia and bleach free unique formula, removes and lifts 1-3 shades (not levels) of artificial color from hair. Hair is left feeling soft, in great condition and ready to recolor if desired. For best results always do a strand test.
To remove levels of artificial color, use Color Out System (COS).
Lightens on Tone - Removes and lifts 1-3 shades (not levels) of artificial color from hair.
Use For Muddy Ends - Excellent for brightening muddy ends on redheads.
Unique Formula - Made with an ammonia and bleach free formula. Takes out off tone deposit spots occurring due to porosity.
Shampoo hair lightly/towel dry well. Mix equal parts Color Shade Lifter and 30 volume cream developer (with or without heat). CSL can be used with 40 volume cream developer without heat. If needed add more cream developer to achieve a pasty texture that works best for you. Apply using tint bottle or brush for better control. Work into trouble spots in hair or whole heads, darkest areas first. Process as needed up to 30 minutes and test for lift desired. Use low heat dryer and plastic cap for maximum lift in minimal time. DO NOT use heat with 40 volume peroxide. If desired lift is not achieved, you can reapply. Shampoo, rinse, and condition.
Lifter - CSL can remove up to 3 shades of artifical color from hair while also removing excess pigment within shades.
Conditioner - Using CSL will leave the hair feeling soft and in great condition.
Off Tone - Takes out off tone deposits spots occuring due to porosity.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What is CSL - Color Shade Lifter and what is it used for?
CSL is a hair product used to remove or lighten artificial hair
color. It is designed to work with oxidative hair color systems, including
permanent and semi-permanent hair color.
Can I use heat with 40 volume peroxide?
No, do not use heat with 40 volume peroxide. If desired lift is not achieved, you can just reapply. You may only use heat with 30 volume peroxide.
I'm a redhead with muddy ends, will CSL help me?
Yes, CSL is excellent for brightening muddy ends for red hair.
Will CSL be safe to use with other POWERTOOLS additives?
Yes absolutely, CSL is another additive friendly product from the POWERTOOLS line. You may safely use this with others.
How can CSL benefit me and my clients?
CSL can benefit both you and your clients by providing a way to correct or adjust hair color that may not have turned out as desired. It can also be used to lift hair color that has become too dark or to prepare hair for a new color application.
How do I use CSL on my clients' hair?
To use CSL, mix the product with a developer and apply it to the hair. The amount of CSL and developer used will depend on the amount of color to be lifted and the hair type and texture. Follow the manufacturer's instructions and guidelines for usage.
Is CSL safe to use on all hair types?
CSL is generally safe to use on all hair types, but it is important to perform a patch test before using the product to identify any potential allergic reactions or skin sensitivities
How long should CSL be left on the hair?
The length of time CSL should be left on the hair can vary depending on the desired results and the hair type and texture. It is important to follow the manufacturer's instructions and guidelines for usage to achieve the desired results.
Can CSL be used to lift all types of hair color?
CSL can be used to lift most types of oxidative hair color, including permanent and semi-permanent hair color. However, it may not be effective in lifting some types of direct dyes or vegetable-based hair color.
Are there any precautions I should take when using CSL?
When using CSL, it is important to follow the manufacturer's instructions and guidelines for usage. It is also important to 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. Additionally, it is recommended to use a hair mask or conditioner after using CSL to help restore moisture and prevent damage to the hair.
Removes & Lifts
CSL's formula can remove & brighten muddy ends from the most stubborn of red heads. Watch as our Color Shade Lifter, lifts up to 3 shades of artificial color from the hair.
Ammonia & Bleach Free
Color Shade Lifter is made with a unique, ammonia and bleach free formula. Using CSL, be able to take out off tone deposit spots occurring due to porosity.