|Danielle asks: |
Hi, I have dark blonde/brown natural hair colour (very thin and fine) which I recently went from my natural roots with blonde balayage to an attempt at ash blonde all over. I went for a scalp bleach and the hairdresser left me with horrible hair which was white orange and ash. I had foils done the next day as an attempt to fix it. How long would you recommend I wait until I get it re-coloured to a medium blonde to fix it?
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You can colour over immediately with semi colour which will tone and deposit and give you a nice, soft more natural blonde. Use treatments on a regular basis and then you can use permanent colour on the roots as they grow through but stick to semi on the mid lengths and ends. Colour conditioner will also help control the desired results longevity. ...More >
|Daisy asks: |
I have waist length, naturally very dark brown Indian hair and last week I went to a salon to get it coloured for the first time. I wanted balayage with a slightly lighter brown and natural looking without much damage. They said they didnít use bleach, but just put an ash blonde colour on and said it could lighten a couple shades. I couldnít see any difference in the salon but now Iím home I see a very rusty/brassy uneven colour on my hair. Itís stripy in places with red tones and my hair feels very damaged and dry, I had no split ends before this (and she cut it....badly!) but now I have a lot of split ends and in general my hair is dried out and frizzy, even after conditioning treatments. I tried a blue conditioner but it didnít take away the red tones.
Anyways sorry for the long text! But Iím not sure what to do now. I donít want to use a colour stripper, because its often damaging. I canít afford to go back to a salon (they charged me about 200 pounds for this awful cut and colour). Iím wondering if I could put a medium brown colour on it, would this take away the brassiness? Any advice would be very much appreciated!
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Iím so sorry that you are disappointed with the results. You have a couple of options, go back, explain how upset you are and see if they can lighten a little more which would lose the red brassiness (as long as they use an ash toner after lifting). Alternatively use a medium cool brown semi colour which will neutralize the red tones but not take the ends as dark as the roots. Keep using treatments and comb them through to get your hair feeling great again. ...More >
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|Cynthia asks: |
The hair on the lower side of my head has turned black. I have never dyed my hair before. What do you think is the cause of this?
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Your hair is coloured because you have cells that pump pigment into the hair as itís growing.†Usually, as you get older, these pigment cells can get tired and stop pumping colour into your hair, which is why hair often goes grey.
Sometimes, pigment cells take little breaks, so itís perfectly possible for hairs to be different colours along the lengths.†Various medications can cause sudden hair changes, as can prolonged stress, so this could also be a factor.
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