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Best brown hair dye?

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MarbleFox Mon 28-Mar-16 12:22:01

I'm naturally brunette but I've been experimenting with different colours for years now. I've been varying shades of violet, blue, green and purple. At the moment, my hair is a silver/grey/white shade and while I'm reluctant to give up my whacky hair I think it's time to return to being a brunette. The cost and time/energy of maintaining my hair has become too much.
What brown hair dye would you recommend? I'm looking for a medium to medium/dark brown shade, light enough that it could never be confused as black. Any suggestions?

70isaLimitNotaTarget Mon 28-Mar-16 13:13:19

Nice'n'Easy always seems to be popular.
I used Superdrug for a few years (often on special offer).

My biggest piece of advice (and I never did it either) is Strand Test.
For some reason, brown always comes out much much darker.Not a huge problem (my hair is mid/dark brown IRL) but I'd buy mid brown and end up a bit Shakin' Stevens, (not the look I was aiming for grin )

At the moment, I've gone from coppery blonde with highlights to henna coper brown .
I wouldn't advice henna unless you want to stick with it, it can react unpredictably with box dyes (especially if there's alot of indigo in henna)

everythingsgoingsouth Mon 28-Mar-16 21:20:30

I've just used castings iced truffle and I'm really pleased with it. Covers the greys without looking too "block" coloured .

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