|Sofia asks: |
Iím blonde (darker on the roots but very light in the ends) and Iíd like to go silver/platinum with a semi-permanent colour I found, which doesnít contain any chemicals (so I would even bleach my hair before colouring it). Do you think the colour would stick without the bleach or it would be a complete disaster ? Thank you!
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Hi Sofia I would apply to clean dry hair and add 10 minutes to the processing time and Iím sure it would work well. Good luck
|Ellie asks: |
I previously had my hair dyed coper, so when this faded to an auburn and my natural dark roots came through I thought it would be a chance to try something new. I asked my hair dresser for a subtle balayage which complemented the auburn undertones, but what I got was very blonde highlights, which donít blend together well at all!
I asked my friends for advice and one suggested a purple shampoo to get rid of the brassiness and one suggests a brunette shampoo to try and tone them down! Iím very confused about what to do and the more I look at my hair the more it upsets me! Any help would be much appreciated! Thanks.
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Hi Ellie, Iím sorry you are upset, your friends are both correct, if you use purple shampoo/ purple conditioner which is better you will be able to neutralise the brassiness of the highlights. If you use brunette shampoo, again brunette conditioner is better, you will blend them more with the other colours in your hair. You could always go back to the salon and say you are disappointed and request a toner (to tone down the highlights) or a semi colour to help them blend, they hopefully will do this free if charge or for a heavy discount. Good luck and come back to me if you need more help
|Lisa asks: |
14 years ago I thought Iíd strip my entire base colour myself. Having no experience of course I ruined not only my hair but leaving my base colour darker only on one side of my head.. (yes it was a nightmare). I ran to a salon hysterical and desperate; their solution was to hi-light and low-light both sides and everything will come out nice and even. WRONG! Because one side of my base colour was darker, my highlights on that side came out different colours as well. My cut on either side of my head is wrong as well, I have blonder more bouncier hair on my left and my right side is a darker ash. Itís been 14 years since Iíve seen both sides of my hair the same colour.
The hair salons donít want to strip my hair and start fresh they want to work around it which has only damaged my hair and made my look even more ridiculous and more broke. My natural roots grow in dark on one side and lighter on the other because of the way my hair has been cut - theyíve also cut one side directing my hair going towards my face without any layers like a bob cut and the other side with lots of layers going the other direction thus making my hair lay on my head in different directions on either side. Anyone who knows anything about hair cutting and upside down - inside out hair - thatís what happened to me- so Iíve been dealing with two major issues here which has ruined my life. My hair was big and blonde & beautiful.
Thanks for reading, donít know if anyone could help.
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All I can suggest is that two separate highlight formula are mixed. One with the ability to lift more than the other and applied to the separate currently uneven sides. This should then at least create highlights that are more even and help digitise the base colours. I think you should perhaps have no layers and just trim slightly around the bottom until the hair is an even length, perhaps try a different hairdresser and start again? Good luck
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