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Anne asks:
Since 1992 I have had my hair coloured, both in salons and more recently (because I live in a remote area) using home colourant. I have been using Wella Koleston 8.0 mixed with Wella Koleston 8/73, but I believe that those colours are not available anymore. My roots are getting very dark and I wondered if you could advise what alternative product/colour I could use to get the same result. The mixture of 8.0 and 8.73 gives me a golden blonde colour. Many thanks in advance.

Kala KilshawAnswered By:
Kala Kilshaw
Hi Anne, Iím sure those numbers are available in other ranges and that Wella would have updated the numbers but the colours would still be available as those are very popular colours. I donít have a Wella chart so canít match for you but the supplier would be able to advise more effectively. Good luck

Lisa asks:
I always dye my hair at home. Recently every time I dye my hair it comes out bright at the roots and the top of my head and the rest although it takes it is more dull, then after a few washes it fades really quickly and the roots stay bright. It is like the colour is not taking to the hair. I have baby fine hair slightly longer than shoulder length. I tend to dye my hair red. At the moment it is copperish. I have used bleach in the past to lighten it and used colour remover could this be the reason the colour is not sticking. Could I colour it with hair dye that is natural with no ammonia or peroxide in would that work or do I need a product with a high content of the above. Please help. Lisa Lewis

Kala KilshawAnswered By:
Kala Kilshaw
Hi Lisa, It sounds to me that your roots are lighter than you mid lengths and ends, hence why the roots are lighter and brighter. I assume there must be a colour build up on the mid lengths and ends too. So I suggest you either add a base colour to the formula you currently use for the root application and apply to the rest of the hair without base colour to prevent it being darker. The colour wonít last very well if your hair is out of condition so perhaps applying treatments to your hair will hair as well as using a colour safe shampoo and conditioner. I do hope this helps!

Kristine asks:
I have quite long hair, with very rough and dry mid-lengths and ends. It is also thinning quite badly. I donít blow-dry my hair or use any heated appliances, and I donít dye it. It really bothers me and I donít know what to do anymore- plus Iím very nervous about my hair falling out!

Steve RowbottomAnswered By:
Steve Rowbottom
It sounds like your hair is naturally very dry, and has suffered some form of damage to the cuticle, which is leaving it with that Ďroughí appearance. Unfortunately, once the cuticle becomes damaged it is more prone to further damage and weakening and so it is likely that not using the right products regularly has exacerbated the problem. ...More >

First of all I would suggest a good trim Ė your hairstylist will be able to see how much of the ends is beyond repair and in need of cutting. If you can afford to, I would also consider trying a professional treatment that is designed to smooth, condition and inject shine into dry damaged locks. Next, I would look at the products you are using and how often you are using them. Invest in a shampoo, conditioner, and hydrating leave-on treatment or serum that are designed for dry and damaged locks. I would also suggest buying a deep conditioning treatment, and using once or twice a week, until you see an improvement in the quality of your hair. Avoid shampooing daily, as the natural oils within your scalp will help to condition your hair.

The thinning you are experiencing is most likely to be the weak damaged hairs breaking away Ė rather than hair loss from the follicle Ė so this should improve once you start to improve the overall condition of your hair. If you donít see an improvement, or are concerned that the hair is falling out at the scalp, then speak to your GP who can refer you to see a trichologist. At Westrow. we refer our clients with thinning hair problems to the Northern Hair Loss Clinic, as they are experts in that arena and able to advise in the areas we canít help with. Finally, itís great that you have been avoiding damaging your hair further with colour or using heated appliances, however once you see an improvement in your hairís condition, there is no reason to avoid these entirely. Just be sure to use heat-protective products before using any heated appliances, and professional pre-colour conditioning treatments, such as Olaplex, prior to any colour treatment.

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