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Re-dyeing Hair?

I have dyed my hair a dark purple, but it is lighter at the roots. I don't like it. What colour can I put on it to get rid of the purple? Thanks.

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July 7, 20150 found this helpful
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You could either go black/blue-black, which would cover it well and in a very natural-looking way, or lean towards a berry tone, dyeing it red. If you like the berry option, you could always try and, in case you weren't happy with the result, dye it black later.

If you don't want to go through too many chemical processes (and I agree) you could substitute the black dye with indigo (the so-called "black henna"). It's a very long process, but healthy for your hair, and makes it look great.

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Also, applying pure indigo (with no other herbs mixed in), the color would look absolutely great with a purple undertone (I tried it myself, it was accidental - indigo on an old purple dye and the result was gorgeous). That's not to say that you would die or loose your hair with a mixture of indigo and other herbs, I just can't predict the results precisely, color-wise.

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December 22, 20170 found this helpful

I would love to hear more. I started going darker in the spring but always wanted a hint of blue

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March 24, 20150 found this helpful

Can you not touch it up with more purple? Since I am a person who prefers traditional hair coloring I would dye it all as close to the natural color as possible and leave it alone till it all grows out.

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