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Hair Dying Accident! Help!

I dyed my hair blonde & it wasn't blonde enough so I waited 2 weeks & dyed it again & some of it turned a grayish color. Anyone know why this happened & what I can do to fix it?

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Logan17000

Asked by Logan17000 at 2:09 AM on Jul. 9, 2011 in Beauty & Style

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Answers (10)
  • have it stripped
    Chloesmom1126

    Answer by Chloesmom1126 at 2:18 AM on Jul. 9, 2011

  • Yes stripping is the best option i think.
    Sarah961

    Answer by Sarah961 at 2:31 AM on Jul. 9, 2011

  • I would go to a salon and have it corrected there.
    bcauseimthemom

    Answer by bcauseimthemom at 2:49 AM on Jul. 9, 2011

  • What is your natural hair color? When u say a grayish color, ios it look like the color of ash?
    Michigan-Mom74

    Answer by Michigan-Mom74 at 2:54 AM on Jul. 9, 2011

  • Some blonde dyes to make it a kind of ash blonde. If that's the case, you might be able to redeem it with a new honey-blonde treatment, but it would be pretty harsh to dye your hair over again. Stripping it (or pre-treating) is also very harsh. How long is your hair? If it's short, you might be able to strip or re-dye it, but if it's below your shoulders, it might be too much damage. Maybe consider a salon trip...
    judimary

    Answer by judimary at 3:03 AM on Jul. 9, 2011

  • sorry, some blonde dyes *do* make it ...
    judimary

    Answer by judimary at 3:03 AM on Jul. 9, 2011

  • If u do decide to strip your hair remember the action of stripping often leads to weakening of the hair structure however ideal the condition prevailing, no matter what chemicals are used. Furthermore, hair stripping rarely proceeds evenly; resistant red pigments may be left' behing to give unsightly streaks in the hair shaft. Even if u do get done by a professional. Here is a few options u can do to remove the hair dye from your hair. And yes u have to remove it, wait awhile then dye it again with the color u liked. 1st-u can use laundry soap, don't use the stuff that hjas color safe bleach or anything else, just plain laundry soap. Use it in place of your regular shampoo. Do this a few times over, then get some leave in conditioner apply liberally. >>>>cont

    Michigan-Mom74

    Answer by Michigan-Mom74 at 3:12 AM on Jul. 9, 2011

  • Other natural hair color removers are clarifying shampoo, wash your hair like you normally do, using the clarifying shampoo. Use it as often as your hair can tolerate. Follow up clarifying shampoo with extra conditioning because they can leave your hair dry and frizzy. 2nd- If u know anyone who had their hair turn green, ue tomato juice and leave it for about 30 min, then put on some conditioner. 4th--
    Treat your hair with oil. Use the olive oil. Put a cap on your head and use the your hairdryer for heat cause this creates heat, and heat will fade your color. Leave on for approx 20 or so mintues. Hope this helps u!
    Michigan-Mom74

    Answer by Michigan-Mom74 at 3:21 AM on Jul. 9, 2011

  • Just use a blonding shampoo the gray will fade at least mine did. Give it a week before you go doing more damage.
    CarrienKansas

    Answer by CarrienKansas at 10:32 AM on Jul. 9, 2011

  • I'm 'dying' to know how this turned out. Tell me you didn't go have it 'stripped' but instead just went to a pro and had it toned, since that's really all it needed.
    6GsMommy

    Answer by 6GsMommy at 1:50 PM on Sep. 6, 2011

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