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Boxed hair dyes

I have a cool skin tone and I would like to do a brown over my orangish red hair and want to know since I do have cool skin tone what should I look for on the box?

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Asked by Anonymous at 3:54 PM on Mar. 19, 2011 in Beauty & Style

Answers (5)
  • I have green eyes so I was told to go with brown cause it would help my green eyes pop

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 3:55 PM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • It would really be hard with out a picture of yourself. Maybe try a perfect 10 box that says cool ________ (<< color). You will see they have warm or golden also.

    Answer by Hatsumomo at 4:02 PM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • Ash,neutral,or champagne shades
    golden will make your hair even oranger

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 4:16 PM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • I would look for one that says N (neutral).

    Answer by Hazelnutkin at 4:33 PM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • one: green eyes go with warm or cool so it doesn't matter.

    two: you really only need a 10 volume to color hair, boxes have 20.. so you'll end up doing way more damage than necessary by lifting your cuticle more than needs be.

    three: seek a stylist.. you say red/orange so lets assume level 7 natural. r/o hair. you want a cooler brown tone.. so you'd need an ash based brown, but what level? and will it really kill all they red or just neutralize some of it with a box? or are you coloring over some color? you know color doesn't lift color right?

    four: you can also get shampoo and conditioner toners to kill off the red/orange.. much cheaper, less damaging.. talk to your stylist about this option as well.


    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 4:59 PM on Mar. 19, 2011

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