But as stated initially, if you used a permanent purple, Decolour Remover will take this out without damage. Regards Scott. Then after about 6 weeks to 2 months opt for a permanent shade throughout. In recent years, this has meant a high-lift tint ( shade 1.11 Ultra Light Very Ash Blonde or similar ) lifting 3-4 levels and giving pale beige & gold shades with the grey showing as platinum highlights. The reason being, is hair colour removers use reduction agent technology (known for that egg smell) and bleaches and permanent colourants are … If you have applied a neutral or ash-based colourant and are seeing warmth, it’s because your natural shade was too dark for the colourant applied, and possibly needed pre-lightening or stripping first. But generally, if you apply a semi-permanent in the shade you want to the hair (after stripping with balayage panels) you should get a really nice vibrant copper-red. Therefore, if you apply another permanent colourant (at the moment) it is only going to grab and fade again. Decolour Stripper is not a reduction agent remover, so it does not have the same smell. Our guide will help you decide which method is right for your hair. I used Colour B4 yesterday, it removed all the dyed dark tones in my hair, leaving me with a lighter copper brown, which I'm quite happy with. There are ways you can use an oxidation product immediately after a reduction agent product but I feel this is best left to professionals. Please note that on our website we use cookies that optimise performance and ensure our users have the best experience. Hey Scott, Leave it for about 20 minutes then rinse out. Also it might take a few times to get it the blond you want but you can get there. Do you know? If you are looking to go blonde, obtaining a dark blonde base shade can prove a good canvas for highlights. If you did use Decolour Stripper, only apply it in fine balayage sections and then follow the same above toning principle. I have 2 inches of my natural colour showing. I used remover first as advised, followed instructions and left on 1 hour. You may need to use a peroxide free 'toner' or 'tint' to the hair to take out any brassy-ness that might be left by the stripper. I’ve used 2 x boxes of Colour Remover over 3 weeks, which gave me a very dark red colour with a slightly lighter deep red at the roots. Remember, the more you use purple shampoos, the cooler your hair will become. You will be fine to re-colour your hair if you have waited 7 days and 3 washes since using the remover. Hi Dawn, yes I would expect your hair to have gone very orange based on what you described in relation to the initial colour. Hi Scott Can you remember what brands of colour you had used? However black hair colour can be the most arduous to get out. A stripper colour cleanse treatment can remove direct dye, but always strand test first to make sure the hair is healthy enough to withstand the treatment. Thank you for your question. Hi There. I have the dreaded blue black coloured hair (permanent) and want a lighter canvas to go a light brown all over, potentially getting bronde highlights in the near future. This is a complicated one, because your hair is patchy so (generally) the colour will take differently on different parts of the head, unless you kind of break it up. You need to apply those balayage panels (via stripping) as you want to break up all those uneven areas. But generally, I find the initial pink treatment balances out that mint green and sets you back to a blonde principle, whereby you can maintain with standard blonde toning treatments. Hi Lynnda, sorry for the delay in response. After you have done this, for the next 7 days use a simple shampoo such as Baby Shampoo and do not re-colour your hair. Digging the hook in deeper (with a vertical plunge) and literally pulling hair through tends to bring out larger sections. Thank you. Therefore, when anyone with natural white hair tries to remove an artificial colour, they find the hair looks more of a light brassy blonde than grey/white once removed. Let this colour develop, then remove the cap and rinse and wash the hair thoroughly. The foils which I assume are still underneath and because of the bleach or whatever was used to lighten it and keep it that way over the years is essentially going to turn out a different tone/result from my natural colour in amongst it including my roots. Hi Scott – I am after some advice please? ©2020 Hearst UK is the trading name of the National Magazine Company Ltd, 30 Panton Street, Leicester Square, London, SW1Y 4AJ. It’s been growing back for a bout a year now and those sections are 6-8 inches long now. I always use purple shampoo so I didn’t have warmth. Most home hair colours contain an after-colour conditioner, which is designed to help the colour molecules settle inside the hair. You can also mix this 50/50 with my Colour Restore Black Cherry to obtain a deeper burgundy red. I’ve just used your colour remover (after a strand test which showed a nice Goldy blonde) … but I’m orange! The peroxide is found in the developer of permanent colourants and whilst some brands say they are ‘semi-permanent’ in truth, they are what is known as a quasi or demi colour, that does feature peroxide to evoke a result. From this point you’ll see the hair starting to look grey. In the first instance, remove more of the built up depth. Can I print black and white without using colour toner? This should remove any build-up from the hair. I just really want a blonder colour than i have & what's the best way to achieve it? I want to go lighter again without warmth. Best Scott, Desperately wanting to remove red permanent dye out so I can go blond again, Hi Cassie, if it’s a permanent red you should be fine getting this out with Decolour Remover. I didn't get the same outcome but while I decide what colour to go for next the light reddy blonde is livable with. Generally, recolouring after this time will give good results. If you’re not sure you are happy with the colour, washing it will remove any barriers from the conditioner and unsettle the new permanent colour. So when reColouring, choose a Colour 2 shades Lighter than your desired Colour outcome. If you have a lot of built up dark, you might need two applications a week apart. However, when you colourize it with a tone on tone colourant (using 10 volume developer) it softens the hair. It should be the colour of a McDonalds Strawberry Milkshake. You will need to use such a shampoo once you are grey/white anyway. What you will find is all the time you have lightened areas (as you do from your previous high lift tint) you can apply a blue based semi permanent grey and achieve a very naturalistic grey/silver shade. Therefore, work with what you have. I've heard using baby shampoos may stop this. As I said, the contrast between your toned (grey) previously blonde hair and the dark roots will create a very realstic grey/silver. Once hair becomes damaged, it is then difficult to achieve a good colourant result, as the shade could grab initially and appear too dark or patchy, and then fade fast over subsequent washes. But be mindful that the hade will be (what I call) ‘raw’. If you’d like to join in, please sign in or register. Because this hair has been pre-lightened, it will lift further and then tone to a very good lightest ash shade. I have been dyeing my hair using a permanent dark brown, and then switched to using a non-permanent dark brown a few years ago, but only using on my roots. And after the 2nd treatment should i wait for another 7 days before i can put grey in? What can I do as it looks hideous and I’m back to work … Help!!!!! This would indicate the semi-permanent colour has stained and is going to prove more problematic to take out. However, I may have the opposite problem. Hi Kate. This should counteract the mint green. Hel75ijj. If you notice the hair is fading off, you can jump to using Decolour Stripper to get the lot out. I will definetly use this product again. Do not do a whole head stripping, as because your hair is now patchy it won’t strip evenly. I want to use another Colour Stripper – can you let me know when would be safe to do so? I don't think I'll get my natural colour back using this (a blonde/light brown) & don't think these red tones will go so I'm not gonna try another process. Thank you, Hi, no toning over silver-grey wouldn’t work because that colour is basically over deposited tone. Comb the product through and develop for 10 minutes (rather than the standard 60) and rinse and buffer the hair just as instructed (for regular colour removal). As you have said, using a Metallic colour will help transition you. Live Colour is an oxidizing colour, so in theory Decolour Remover would have got it out. I used colour b4 extra strength on my dark hair and it's now strawberry blond with darker ends. anyway im having my hair dyed at the hairdressers on tues 4/5 days from now. When you print something, the program you're printing from (Notepad, Photoshop, whatever) first sends the data to a driver program that converts the thing you want to print into a type of printer language, like PostScript or PCL, and that set of instructions is then sent to the printer. Hi There, well it might be worth giving your hair another application of Decolour Remover if you think there was a lot of build up. Apply the toner in your bleached hair and let it work according to the instructions that come attached to the product. Generally, very grey hair will tend to look a faded nicotine yellow when you remove, whereas less grey hair will look a rusty or coppery brown. Indeed a lot of people use Decolour Stripper to lighten out their roots to blonde. Even if you have just conditioned the hair, there may be a barrier on the surface which will prevent removal, stripping or correction from working effectively. The smell wasn't even that bad really, not as awful as I thought it would be. However keep hold of Decolour Stripper as it could come in useful later on. From this point you will start seeing the underlying grey hair appear as a nicotine yellow. it has now stained a minty (swimming with blonde hair Green) how can I get this out? The latest attempt was with an ash blonde semi-permenant (mix 2 bottles though- so has some peroxide in it). Then follow up a few weeks later with a second Decolour Remover application. I should add: I have Hypothyroidism which has meant I’ve lost about 30% of my hair in the last 5 years – twice ! Brown dyes have a habit of going black, especially on porous hair (which yours will be after stripping). The pearl tone (which would be a pigment 7) faded off quick, so when you removed you took out all the depth and revealed the lightened base – which would have been quite orange. Pulling maybe 5 weaves through per line, going along the line. 4 years ago. However, at some point (in months to come) you are going to start see a lot more darker hair appearing nearer the top sections. Then, when you get highlights in the future these can be toned a high ash, and the overall hair colour will become that bronde shade you mentioned. So I had quite a bit of root re-growth and tried to lighten the roots with Nice and Easy root touch up (blonde) and it went gingery. What you should find, is the hair turns to a silver or pearl blonde. What this will do, is create lightened vertical threads throughout the hair and break up these patchy areas. Next, the reason why I don’t want you to use a permanent copper-red is your hair has porous areas. FANNY_ANNE Posts: 1,990. My hair was a fading bleach blonde and then I put a silver grey semi permanent color through it. However, always wait 7 days and 3 washes before you put any peroxide based products on the hair after using a hair colour remover. I used the extra strength one. However, redheads tend to suffer the most from re-oxidation (due to the sulphur content in their hair), therefore it is possible she could see some shadowing of the darker colour re-appearing. You can use something like Colour Restore Black Cherry (which on light brown hair would look a violet mid brown) or even a pastel lilac semi permanent colour. If a shade has come out too warm, golden, coppery or gingery, there are two possible causes – and you need to identify the source to fix it. If so, do you have any further advice please? You need to work out whether you have applied a colourant which contains gold, copper or red as one of its tones, or whether your hair has lightened in the colouring process and ‘kicked up’ your natural warmth. Newly applied darker hair colourants that you want to correct will only require a hair colour remover – they shouldn’t need a hair colour stripper. This would be a medium golden blonde violet ash. Hi there, I need advice please. Hi, I just did a strand test with the Decolour hair colour remover super strength remover. 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