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Lightening Hair After Dyeing

Recently I wanted to dye my hair darker so I used a store bought box and the color turned out way too dark. Because of this I wanted to start over and go back to my normal color so I used a Color Oops and then used a box that was the color my normal hair was. It turned out being way too dark again.


I want to go to a salon to get my hair lightened a little bit, but I don't want to really damage my hair. I was told that my hair would lighten considerably since I'd darkened my hair from a much lighter color. I'm very impatient and want to go to a salon within the next week, but if there is another way to lighten my hair that would be great.

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May 23, 20170 found this helpful

You're going to end up frying your hair, spoken from experience. Your hair will lighten considerably with each shampoo. I would hold off going to the salon because not only is it very very expensive, but you're risking the health of your hair. I would first try washing your hair every day, I promise it will lighten. I've been dying my hair for about 22 years now and have faced every horrible scenario you can imagine.

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May 23, 20170 found this helpful

wash, wash, and then wash your hair again... "Fairy liquid and Head & Shoulders shampoo are your best friends when it comes to striping colour out fast." Yes your hair is going to feel hella dry, so after you've washed it grab a rich, nourishing hair mask and leave it on your locks overnight.

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