What is the process of color correction?

What is the process of color correction? 

Color correction, therefore, is more of a technical process than a creative one.


  1. Step 1: Color Profile/LUT.
  2. Step 2: Exposure.
  3. Step 3: White Balance.
  4. Step 4: Contrast.
  5. Step 5: Secondary Color Correction.

How long does a color correction last? Some color correction appointments can take up to 6 hours or more, and the stylist has to use mass amounts of color to achieve the desired tone.

How do I know if I need a color correction? If you’re dealing with ashy-turned-brassy strands, uneven color regrowth, or want to make a drastic change from dark to light hair, you will probably need to book a color correction appointment. Color correction may also be necessary after a DIY color job gone wrong—particularly if you used a box dye formula.

Is color correction more expensive? The cost of correcting color

It’s much higher than clients expect.

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