|Ellie asks: |
I recently dyed my hair and it has turned a strong copper almost ginger colour. I then went to the hair salon and had a semi permanent dark brown but I hated it and it washed out really quickly. It was almost black as it faded it went considerably dark. I had a stylist in and she placed a toner on it and placed blonde highlights in it which I wasnít very happy with. Unfortunately I canít afford to have anything done. What colour would you suggest and what product. If I do manage to afford to get it done would it damage my hair and make it the consistency of straw?
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I would recommend you to use a semi or demi permanent colour to deposit a shade only, these types of products are the least damaging to your hair, and they will fade off and are not permanent. If you are looking to lighten your hair, I would advise you to have a professional do that service because lightening products such as bleaches or high lifting colors can cause more stress to the hair and if you do not know what you are doing can cause damage.
|Laura asks: |
For the past 6-8 months I've noticed my hair get gradually more
and more greasy. Now it is greasy all the time, and especially bad after it's just been washed! I've always had highlighted hair so it always used to be dry if anything. I've always used top products recommended by my hairdresser which has always been ok. But since the problem has started I've tried clarifying shampoos and using a light conditioner. I only wash my hair twice a week so I don't over wash it. I thought maybe it could be
product build up on my hair as it feels sticky and hard when I try to dry it after washing sometimes. If it is this what can I do to make my hair return to normal? Or do you have any other suggestions that could help? I've just had my hair coloured again recently and itís already looking dull. Also, it takes forever to dry.
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Greasy hair can be such a nightmare because many products will just add to the build-up in your hair and may make it even greasier. By washing your hair twice a week you may actually have been making the greasiness worse! I would recommend you wash your hair every other day with a gentle shampoo and conditioner: one like my Colour Love shampoo and conditioner that is not only formulated to protect and enhance your new colour, but it is also specifically designed for over-stressed hair like yours. Make sure you shampoo twice really well, so that you are properly cleansing the scalp, and only apply the conditioner to the ends. Hopefully by following this routine you should take out some of the grease and put some nourishment back into your hair! Thereís no magic wand to get rid of greasy hair, but if you are in desperate need of a quick fix in between washes get your hands on some of my Poker Straight Dry Shampoo. Simply spray from about 16 cm into the root area that needs refreshing and by gently rubbing away the excess powder with your fingers; youíll be left with gorgeous smelling hair thatís full of body and volume
|Jo asks: |
I recently had my hair layered and it looks way too thin now. It
wasn't thick before but it was decent. Will it thicken back up again and how can I help it along?
|Answered By: |
Sorry to hear about your hair it can seem thicker if you brought the length up and cut some of those layers out only it means going shorter with your hair. There are also vitamins that help promote hair growth, these can be found at Holland and Barratt and are for hair, skin and nails. The vitamin sea kelp is also very good. A good stylist can use layers to either thin out the hair, texturise the hair or make hair appear thicker, look around for a good salon it may mean a little more expense however itís worth while because when you look good you feel great.
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