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Color Brilliance by ion

Sensitive Scalp 40 Volume Creme Developer

OZ |  Item ION103
$2.89  -  $7.49
What is it?
The European formula of ion Sensitive Scalp 40 Volume Creme Developer contains ionic buffers and conditioning wheat germ protein to help guard against scalp sensitivity.


*Limit 6 per order for non-professional customers. Limit 24 per order for professional customers.


What makes it special?
  • Formulated with wheat germ protein
  • Greater client comfort
  • Refreshing fragrance
For professional use.
ion Sensitive Scalp 40 Volume Creme Developer can be mixed with any permanent hair color or lightener when the directions call for 40 Volume hydrogen peroxide.


The creamy viscosity will allow for either bottle or bowl and brush application. Superior color results when used with ion Color Brilliance Creme or Liquid Permanent Hair Color. Keep cap tightly closed and store in a cool location.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Developer Worked perfectly i still have alot left out of the bottle
Date published: 2021-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Works as expected, did not burn, will use again and again
Date published: 2020-12-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding Great for bleach darker color hair love my new blonde look.
Date published: 2020-10-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Would Recommend Great, smells good. I like the bigger bottles cause they don’t run out as quickly.
Date published: 2020-10-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product I only use ion hair dye products. They dont dry my hair out
Date published: 2020-10-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Crossing my fingers I was told by a friend to try this out. I've been using sally's brand 40 developer, and it's been working wonders for me, but my scalp has changed now and I'm hoping this keeps working for me!
Date published: 2020-10-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sensitive Scalp 40 volume creme developer This was very gentle and didn’t smell bad at all. I would definitely order it again.
Date published: 2020-09-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sensitive Scalp 40 volume Excellent product, works exactly like it should. I had no problems!
Date published: 2020-08-17
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I am trying to bring my hair up from dark chocolate to medium brown. Do I only need the developer or do I need to add something else to lighten it? 

Asked by: Mel in TX
You can’t lighten color with color.  I would suggest a bleach wash, and then tone it with a Demi permanent hair color.  Look up bleach wash online and you’ll see directions.  It’s can lighten fast, so pay attention.  The toning step will add the, well, tone you want (as in ash, gold, red, violet), and will add shine.  
Answered by: JoannaJC
Date published: 2021-01-07

I am going to try dying my hair myself. My hair is a dark brown with gray. I want to use Permanent Creme Intense Neutrals 4NN Medium Intense Brown. What developer should I use and what ratio? How long should I leave color/developer in my hair?

Asked by: Laura1017
You should be following the instructions for the specific color line you are using, which can be found online.  For developer it’s 20 volume, and you will probably need to leave it on for the longest time specified to cover gray hair.  Keep in mind that color can come out far darker than what the name of the color suggests.  For example, a level 7 comes out brown, often a darker brown than expected, when it’s often labeled as dark blonde.
Answered by: jorajaco
Date published: 2021-01-07

I have blonde hair and I want it to be more of an ash blonde. What is the right stuff i need for my hair?

Asked by: mktori14
If you are going lighter or darker than your current hair color you will need hair colro and the corresponding developer. If you are looking only for a different tone, and not to necessarily go lighter or darker you will need a toner and developer. For professional advice on this product please contact the ion Help Line at 1-800-859-3112. Our hotline is open from 8:00am to 5:00pm CST Monday – Friday.
Answered by: Sally Staffer1
Date published: 2020-10-12

Does this work with L’Oréal hicolor in order to get vibrant color to show?

Asked by: TamyTanner
It seemed to work well enough that I got compliments on my color; one of which was from a hairdresser. :-)
Answered by: Jazzylady45
Date published: 2020-10-13

Does this lift fast since it is sensitive? Or should i get a different 40 developer. If i have black hair and i want to go white should i use this to get it there fast in 1-2 applications kr stick to another one. I use other ones but it’s too harsh. So

Asked by: antwonette2
Sensitive just means it is less harsh to scalp, nothing to do with processing time. You cannot lighten color with color, only darken. Going from black to super light.....I wouldn't recommend.....would have to remove black color first. See a professional.
Answered by: Jules1959
Date published: 2020-09-12

How much developer do I use with. permanent hair color?

Asked by: Maria Kin
1:1 ratio. So if you have two ounces of color, mix with two ounces of developer. Don't worry if it isn't super exact, it'll be fine. Hope you love your result!
Answered by: HelenBackAgain
Date published: 2020-11-18

with the ion bleach, how long should i leave this in my hair? 

Asked by: libertyA
no longer than 20 minutes
Answered by: baby boo
Date published: 2020-10-07

is the number 40 mean it's strong

Asked by: ambercato
Yes. The strongest.
Answered by: Jazzylady45
Date published: 2020-11-18
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