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Clairol Professional Clairol BW2 Powder Lightener

BY CLAIROL

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4.58 / 5 based on 19 Reviews

Product Description

Clairol BW2 Powder Lightener is dedusted to minimize powder fly-away. see more...

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Clairol Professional Clairol BW2 Powder Lightener
Clairol Professional Clairol BW2 Powder Lightener
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Janine C.
Janine C.
Hanover Twp, PA
102 reviews
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Beauty Junkie Expert
Level 3
I actually used this product today. I stay pretty faithful with it because it is very strong bleach and it could lift a few shades. Also its not that expensive and you could use it for many uses. I have really sensitive skin though and it does irrate it. Pretty much every bleach does, but I wish it smelled nicer or something wooo its strong.
Markia H.
Markia H.
Lauderhill, FL
45 reviews
I use this with developer to bleach the knots for my wigs so they can look more realistic and i love this brand the best. It works fast and effectively like it's supposed to. Everything came out nearly perfect and I was overall satisfied. I would definitely recommend to others!
Yadira L.
Yadira L.
Las Vegas, NV
42 reviews
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Level 2
This bleach is really good. i used this to dye my hair extensions when I was blonde a year ago. The good thing is that is durable, and it works pretty fast in the bleaching process. I got it for a good price in a beauty supply. I would definitely recommend it.
Jessica O.
Jessica O.
12 reviews
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Beauty Junkie Expert
Level 1
I think this works well you just have to be careful and know what you're doing. If you do not have much patience I would not recommend doing this at home any way. I've tried the smaller packet ones and they've always worked for me. I haven't had a problem.
Mayasia E.
Mayasia E.
Rochester , NY
21 reviews
This is the only powder bleach I ever use on my hair. I have really dark, thick hair. It still lifts the color right off.
Emily E.
Emily E.
Lodi, CA
53 reviews
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Level 4
This stuff is fantastic and extremely fast working on my blonde hair. I used it to lift my hair about 3-4 shades. I used it two times - the whole bucket worked to cover my hair from roots to about 10 inches down (since last professional lightening). I mixed the lightener both times with Clairol Professional Soy4plex Pure White Creme Hair Color Developer - 30.

I do have ALOT of hair so by the time I applied it all over, some of my hair over-developed (my error - not product). And the individual packet was perfect for root touch up (about 3/4"-1" outgrowth). This is just so easy to use and apply (even on my own).

However it does have a STRONG smell but that's not unusual for a bleaching product. I plan to reuse this for all my own lightening processes. I did leave it on parts of my hair for 90 minutes (definitely not recommended) and had no negative reactions via scalp or hair. My hair is still strong and healthy - although extra hydrating conditioner is always recommended after bleach use!

I will post photos from both times I used (whole and root touch-ups)

Pros: quick acting, easy to mix/apply, personally no irritation to skin, fair cost at Sally Beauty (bucket for $14.99 and packet for $4.69 with beauty card)

Cons: it has a strong smell (don't recommend using in closed space). You may have to use a toner if hair is too brassy or golden.
Leny R.
Leny R.
23 reviews
I have lightened my hair many times since I was 16 and this lightener has been the most effective in the least amount of sessions. My hair is very stubborn and does not lighten easily but this does a pretty good job of lightening my color treated hair. The only down side is the very strong scent.
Crista L.
Crista L.
15 reviews
Review for: Clairol Tub Extra Strength
I don't color my own hair , because I'm natural but when I get weave I dye that . I mix this powder with a developer and it does amazing . This has always been the one that I used so I ant compare it to anything else . I use 1 whole tube for 3 bundles and a frontal
Teagen W.
Teagen W.
Hartsville, SC
27 reviews
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Level 1
this product is a good deal it is up to you it definitely gets the job done it does leave some orange brass but overall it's a good easy convenient product to use im overall pretty satisfied it's a little bit on the pricey side but it's definitely worth it
Joi H.
Joi H.
Jackson, MS
97 reviews
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Level 2
My first time using this brand. I purchased it from Sally's. It was an affordable price. Compared to my other brands I used this one lighten the within 10-15 minutes. I am very satisfied and plan to purchase again.
Becky H.
Becky H.
London, ON
269 reviews
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Level 5
Do I need to be a salon professional to purchase this product? Is this available in Canada?

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