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Bad bad hair dye disaster.

(4 Posts)
CaulkheadUpNorth Wed 24-Dec-14 09:32:39

I've been dying my hair myself for about ten years. For whatever reason yesterday I decided to go a shade lighter and use some highlighter brush thing.

It's hideous. Very brassy blonde in places with spotty patches of very light, and big stripes of brown. I know it's my own fault for not giving it 100% of my attention.

So what can I do to rectify it? I can go out at lunchtime (still in work today) and buy either an anti-coalgation (I think that's what it's called) shampoo, or I can buy some hair striper stuff.
Which would be best, or is there another option?

hellsbellsmelons Wed 24-Dec-14 10:30:16

What colour is your hair.
When my DD ruined her hair by home dying it blonde, I just went and got her natural hair colour and put that on.
It fixed it quite well actually.
Can you dye it brown for now?

LadyB49 Wed 24-Dec-14 19:01:52

I agree with hellsbells.

Cocolepew Wed 24-Dec-14 19:03:57

Put a brown over it. And pay attention in future wink

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