This will make so many blondies happy. It is probably the most innovative thing that has happened in years when it comes to blond hair. And, it is ready to hit the market in select salons this October. The Pravana Blonde Wand lightens hair in minutes.
As reported on the Pravana’s product page:
“This unique thermal lightening tool, in combination with the Pure Light Crème Lightener, allows colorists to lighten in seconds with less damage to the hair than the traditional lightening processes.”
Once the Pravana lightener is in your hair, the stylist then runs the “thermal lightening tool” along the foil-enclosed hair like this:
The before and after images are stunning.
According to Pravana, as well as professional fans of the tool, it’s better for your hair than traditional processing. “Not only does it speed up the time, but there is a lot less damage to the hair because the lightener doesn’t have to sit on the hair for so long,” celebrity colorist Justin Anderson told WWD. Pravana says that its research proves the Blonde Wand leaves hair in better condition.
On the other hand the M.D., Director of the Beauty Lab at the Good Housekeeping Research Institute, Birnur Aral is not so amazed. “It is not novel that heat accelerates the lifting of hair color via bleaching, as some colorists put clients with foils under a hot salon air dryer,” he said.
“In the end, it’s still the same chemical reaction happening with what seems to be the same amount of bleach in the hair — whether it’s faster won’t change the damage once you reach the desired degree of lightening.” Birnur Aral even said that the damage could be bigger because of how hot the iron gets
If you like to try this new hair tool speak with your hair stylist first.