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Charlotte asks:
Hi! I have naturally very light blonde hair which is mid back length. I recently decided it would be a good idea to dye it mahogony and regret it dreadfully. I went to a very well established salon and they did a lovely job but it just doesnít suit my pale skin tone at all. They did not use any bleach or lightening product as it was very light to begin with and it is still in good condition. Is there any way of lifting the dark dye from my hair at home quickly without it going orange? I donít think I can afford multiple trips to a salon. Thank you for your help! Charlotte

Kala KilshawAnswered By:
Kala Kilshaw
Hi Charlotte, What a shame you donít love the new colour. You could try a de colourant which would lift out the artificial colour and leave you with a much lighter base or you could try having a full head of very fine highlights. The highlights would have to be bleach but as your hair is in could condition it will be a safe option condition wise. If you also if you use a clarifying shampoo it will help remove the old colour. Just make sure you look after your hair best you can by using treatments weekly. Good luck

Emma asks:
Hi, so the question I have is I have stripped one of my clients hair as she had a lot of warmth in it that she didnít want... Iíve managed to get it to a base 7.3. However, her end goal is to be a medium brown ash for e.g a base 6.1. Iím thinking of pre pigging it first as it may go green putting a flat 6.1 base over gold....any second opinions would help? I normally use ION colours

Kala KilshawAnswered By:
Kala Kilshaw
Hi Emma, I suggest using a protein porosity equaliser to ensure a uniform result, then add a small amount of blue concentrate (about an inch per half tube) to a 6.1 formula mixed with 10 vol (3%). The blue concentrate will neutralise the excess warmth of the 7.3 and help you achieve a true 6 base and prevent it going green. Thanks and good luck.

Kiera asks:
Iím a 16-year old girl and I recently sat my GCSEís. Due to the stress of exams my hair fell out in clumps. My hair has started to regrow but the hairline is really crooked and I was wondering if itíll ever fix itself or if there was a way I could fix it? Also I have naturally curly hair, and as Iím the only person in my family to have curly hair Iíve always just used a normal shampoo and conditioner. The underneath of my hair goes curly whereas the top stays wavy- are there any products you recommend for curly hair?

Steve RowbottomAnswered By:
Steve Rowbottom
It sounds like youíve experienced Telogen effluvium Ė hair loss that occurs temporarily as a result of some kind of shock to the body, such as stress. Telogen effluvium is essentially a disruption in the natural growth and rest cycle of hair and it will usually resolve on its own once the stress is over, which is why youíre now seeing some regrowth. Unfortunately the time it takes to return to a completely normal growth cycle can be different for each follicle, resulting in hair that returns in some areas quicker than in others, which is why youíre seeing a Ďcrookedí hairline. A healthy balanced diet and growth-encouraging supplements can really help to speed up healthy hair growth, but as youíre still young I would advise speaking to a doctor, or trichologist, to discuss this in depth, before changing or supplementing your diet. I refer my clients to speak to the professionals at the Northern Hair Loss Clinic for advice on hair loss. Their in-house Trichologist is firstly able to discuss loss and thinning, as well as re-growth after hair loss, and following this, they are then able to offer some fantastic non-surgical hair restoration treatments. ...More >

With regards to boosting your natural curls, you may need to re-consider your cut, as well as the products youíre using. Curls tend to drop in hair that is heavier, which is probably why youíre seeing less of a curl in the hair on top. I would suggest keeping the length in your hair Ė curls tend to sit better in hair that is shoulder length or longer Ė but ask your hairstylist to add a few layers cut to keep it from looking bottom-heavy and to take away some of the weight that is dragging your curls down. Ask for layers that start at your chin and angle down, all around your head, which will help to give support to your curls, allowing them to coil better.

Itís worth investing in your own products, as curly hair does require a little extra help in order to keep frizz at bay and to add definition, body and hold to curls. With curls, you want to add hydration, shine and definition, so use a keratin-based curl-enhancing shampoo and conditioner, as well as a curl-defining creme, to seal the cuticle, define curls and eliminate frizz and to help the hair resist damage, which can prevent curls from forming. Shampoo as infrequently as possible Ė every other day if your hair is very fine, once a week if itís thick Ė or consider co-washing, which is washing your hair with conditioner, rather than shampoo. Try to avoid using products that contain silicone as these coat your hair and create an illusion of shine, but in reality, theyíre a moisture barrier that wonít allow your curls to absorb moisture. They can also build up on the hair causing it to look limp and causing curls to drop. Also, avoid styling products that contain alcohol, which draws moisture away from the hair and doesnít allow curls to form properly.

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