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Had my hair done today, I asked for a really subtle Ombre a la kate beckinsale (I even took a picture), I have long naturally brown hair so wasn't looking for miracles... £90 later I have what looks like a bad dip dye It looked ok when the colour washed out as there was no blonde in the top layer but cutting in a long layer has left me with a band of blonde round the bottom which is far too light, it didn't look so bad as she curled it with ghds before I left but now it's straight I really dislike it... what can I do? Any way to tone the blonde down? It was the first time I'd been to the salon so don't want to go back and complain, but the thought of spending lots more £ makes my
I'm sure if you went back and explained its not really what you wanted they would sort it out after all they don't want you walking round with hair that looks a mess. Not a very good advert for their salon I defiantly wouldn't pay out any more cash to put it right I think £90 was expensive to be honest.
Oh I see yes that does make it a bit awkward then, could you just pop a colour on for now to even out the colour a bit so it's not so much of a contrast,and put it down to experience and don't go there again!!
I know how you feel I honestly don't think I would go back either you wouldn't just be popping in and out either would you, you'd have to sit there probably for another couple of hours feeling uncomfortable that they were thinking oh she's the one who complained she wasn't happy so she mustn't be trendy enough. I honestly would either stick a dye on it to tone it down if its just the ends it will be fine or if you feel brave enough go back to the usual one, how come you tried somewhere new?
I had too bright bits put in mine and hated it. I popped back, didn't get cross or anything, just asked for advice because it was too light and I couldn't get used to it. They put a toner on and didn't charge me....but I gave the stylist a good tip and everyone was happy! I think it happens regularly
Oh god I hate the hairdressers for this reason. You should go back but I can see why you don't want to.
A salon owner made an awful mess of my hair once. The thought of her having another go at it made me run for the hills. It cost a fortune too.
There's something just so difficult about complaining at a hairdressers, esp those trendy places. If they've messed up your hair, I don't know about anyone else, but it makes me want to cry so going in being all assertive and complaining is very hard to do.
I would try and find another one to correct it. Maybe ask your friends ( the ones with nice hair) who does theirs. A recommendation at least allows you to judge their abilities.
So, I called the offending hairdressers and very nicely said to the receptionist that i was in yesterday and the contrast between the dark and blond was too obvious for me- blonde looks too bright, would they recommend anything i could use at home to tone it down. I've to go in later today so they can put a toner on it- I'm hopeful that will help!
I've also booked in at my normal hairdressers for Wednesday incase today doesn't fix it.