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can i put a semi perm colour on highlights

(14 Posts)
southeastastra Wed 29-Dec-10 15:56:40

until i can afford to get the roots done again? have awful roots atm

piratecatClaus Wed 29-Dec-10 16:02:43

what colour are you putting on.

beware anything with a red tint on blonde.

southeastastra Wed 29-Dec-10 16:06:29

something more like my normal colour light brown, haven't looked in shops yet.

will the colour fade to show highlights again do you know?

JaxTellersOldLady Wed 29-Dec-10 16:08:50

yes you can and yes it will.

get a v light semi that fades out and you should be fine.

Could you get a colour and just do your roots?

southeastastra Wed 29-Dec-10 16:14:29

the roots would have to be bleached as my hightlights are, they look dead brassy now too so was just thinking of whacking on all over semi just to get throught couple of months

southeastastra Wed 29-Dec-10 17:04:27

got some and am whacking it on now. going to shock me i think! any other tips before i go ahread

PuppyMonkey Wed 29-Dec-10 17:06:54

i wouldn't. Eek, too late am I?

southeastastra Wed 29-Dec-10 17:43:03

ha it looks quite nice! very dark though i suppose it will fade

PuppyMonkey Wed 29-Dec-10 17:51:22

That's cos the dye will completely cover all your highlights - for good! Ah well, if it looks nice... Whatever!!!

JaxTellersOldLady Wed 29-Dec-10 18:23:00

If it is a semi then eventually some of your highlights will show through in a few weeks. If it is too dark wash it with some head and shoulders, that will strip out some colour.

MiasMARY Wed 29-Dec-10 18:26:55

I had highlights which I didn't like and dyed over them
With a semi and it looks fine but doesn't take long for the highlights to come though again.. 2 weeks maybe.

PuppyMonkey Wed 29-Dec-10 18:39:43

IME, the semi will permanently cover highlights.

southeastastra Wed 29-Dec-10 18:55:49

oh well i will find out, i really do like the colour alot atm anyway!

southeastastra Sun 09-Jan-11 11:50:09

the highlights are showing through already was meant to last 24 washed not 4

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