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Hiya, used to wear blonde highlights but to save money and cover greys I started to dye my hair at home. It is too dark and don't like it. I know I have to wait until I dye it again to lighten it. Do you know something I can do in the meantime?

GSM
19 days ago
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hspexy
hspexy19 days ago

You can use hair mascara to cover up. Theyโ€™re not expensive although obviously they donโ€™t last long, as itโ€™s more for touch ups than anything else

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tracisinclair01
tracisinclair0118 days ago

sunny101 when you use a colour remover it can make your hair brassy orangy colour. Not even a nice colour. You can't re dye your straight away after using a remover. You have to wait 4 to 6 weeks before you can apply a dye. So just be aware of this. It may be patchy.

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sunny101
sunny10118 days ago

tracisinclair01 Thank you - my friend has used this a few times because her shade has been too dark. Me - I'm a natural blonde so life is much easier. ๐Ÿ˜„

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AgnesFaludi
AgnesFaludi19 days ago

Once I died my hair to brown, but it turned to be dark brown, nearly black.

Went to the hairdresser and he told me it needs to be bleached 2x time, if I would like a lighter hair color. It would cost me a fortune, that time he said 130 pounds, so I went with hair cut and had very short hair instead. Since I did not dye my hair.

I am not sure it is something I would do myself at home, because it can go wrong. I think you need professional help.

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Imnotcheap
Imnotcheap18 days ago

I did the same my brown dye ended up black even with permanent dye it faded back

Give it a chance you might grow to like it

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Glitterandgold
Glitterandgold18 days ago

Been there. Done that ๐Ÿ˜ฌ. Use the Colour remover Sunny101 has posted. Iv used colour B4 on several occasions & it has usually lifted my colour by 2-3 shades. Home Bargains do a remover for around ยฃ3 but it's no where near as good as Colour B4. It does stink tho!!!

Only other option is to get it bleached.

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GSM
GSM
Original Poster
18 days ago

Glitterandgold thanks for this but let me see if I understand. My natural colour is dark brown I used to wear blonde highlights and now I dyed dark brown to cover greys. Will this product lighten my hair or it will sh

ow my natural base which I don't want. Once applied can I dye again or do I need to wait?

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Glitterandgold
Glitterandgold18 days ago

GSM No, it won't take you back to your natural hair colour. It will only lighten your current dyed colour by a shade or two. How many shades depends on any colour build up you have. I think they do suggest a week period between using the remover & dyeing your hair again but being impatient Iv always just dyed my hair the same day with no problems. I would get a good mask for afterwards tho, hair can feel a bit dry after using the remover.

I would advise you to watch a couple of youtube clips on peoples results. It might give you a better idea of what to expect.๐Ÿ™‚

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GSM
GSM
Original Poster
18 days ago

Glitterandgold thanks so much, I will have a look. So if it lightens the hair a few shades that means if you are happy with that colour you won't need to dye it again?

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tracisinclair01
tracisinclair0118 days ago

Be very careful with remover, because you had highlights it could, become brassy.

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tracisinclair01
tracisinclair0118 days ago

You could use L'Orรฉal Paris glam bronde. It's a bit like highlights, but they are darker. It would soften the dark brown until you grow it out a bit. You have to be careful how often you dye your hair in a short time as it can damage to the point of breakage.

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GSM
GSM
Original Poster
18 days ago

tracisinclair01 that is a good idea, I will have a look

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tracisinclair01
tracisinclair0118 days ago

No 5 is for dark brown hair

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pato
pato18 days ago

If it's really that bad you could buy a hat, especially as the weather is changing.๐Ÿ˜€

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GSM
GSM
Original Poster
18 days ago

pato haha yea I could do that but it is not that bad I think I can live with it ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Moonstone22
Moonstone2218 days ago

You can use eyeshadow the same colour as your hair. I have been using hair chalks recently as well which are a cheaper alternative to hair colour sprays

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