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Right I'm going to go for a 9.0 as I think that will look good with her skin tone. (she's a pale olive - tans quickly in the summer but pale for the rest of the year round). My other choice was a 9.3 but I think that might be too golden for her especially in the spring time.
The difference is, majicontrast is a colorant specifically for dark bases for high impact intense results. It is formulated differently to a regular L'Oréal shade. So 30vol with a level 9 could never look bright exactly but obviously it's best not to use a higher peroxide than required.
If she was my client I'd be using 30 vol to guarantee lift. If you use 20vol and it's barely noticeable, you will need bleach to re-lift. I'd stay away from the 9.3 as it will deposit a lot of warmth and can sometimes look brassy.