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My hair color is too dark

Posted by evatx (My Page) on
Sun, Nov 26, 06 at 20:28

Is there something I can do to lighten my hair a bit? I wanted it to be med. brown, but it is dark brown. I had it done at a salon last week because the highlights had grown out and I was getting lots of gray. The stylist said that as I wash it, it will lighten - well, I want it lightened right away. Any suggestions on something I can do myself? Thanks!


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RE: My hair color is too dark

It may help to use a clairifing shampoo.


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RE: My hair color is too dark

I would get a couple highlights done. Dont get a lot that are very noticable but a couple highlights will lighten your hair right up.


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RE: My hair color is too dark

It will lighten a lot after a few shampoos, if you can't stand it and don't want to wait a week, try 3 shampoos in a row, wash rinse, repeat, 3 times, to accelerate the lightening effect. It worked for me a few years ago when the stylist went too dark for the base.


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RE: My hair color is too dark

A hot oil treatment will strip off some of the excess pigment.


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RE: My hair color is too dark

I've heard of using Tide, believe it or not...

I'm actually in the same predicament myself... I'm going to pick up some Prell or something harsh like it, and try that.


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