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onebusymum Fri 01-Jan-16 20:08:46

I have my hair dyed at the hairdresser, usually a couple of different foil colours. Last time I went darker, not sure what my natural hair colour is these days, prob light brown with grey!! I want to go back to my natural colour. I was thinking of a home dye as the hairdressers every 8 weeks is getting expensive.
Any ideas what make or colour I should go for?

FlatOnTheHill Fri 01-Jan-16 21:40:14

What is your skin tone? Hair colour has to work with that

dementedpixie Fri 01-Jan-16 21:42:05

A home dye won't lighten coloured hair so you would have to strip the darker colour out first

onebusymum Fri 01-Jan-16 21:52:39

Ive probably got a medium skin tone, (tans eventually)

I dont want to lighten it, I want it darker more to my natural colour, which I would say is probably brown

FlatOnTheHill Sat 02-Jan-16 10:19:44

You need to go to a salon to discuss this with colourist.
I would say dont do home dye. You will end up spending more getting it corrected professionally

neonshine Sat 02-Jan-16 10:37:18

I've been having my hair highlighted for ages and it got the stage where it was more of a block colour, too blonde and quite damaged.

Yesterday I used a Loreal Excellence Creme in Blonde No. 7 and my hair is now quite dark brown. There is a very, very slight touch of red/auburn to it in the sun but I prefer that to an ash brown.

When I'm unsure of which colour to choose between two, I always choose the lighter, neutral shade.

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