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Highlights and visible roots

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dementedpixie Wed 13-Dec-17 15:03:08

Had a full head highlights done today. Used a different salon/stylist as my old one seems to have shut down/disappeared. In the past Ive had t-bar and half head. Not sure my highlights have been done right as there's a lot of visible root. What can I do to minimise it?

GreyFluffball Wed 13-Dec-17 15:05:57

Honestly - go back and complain! That's a terrible job. (Ex-hairdresser)

wildbuttercup Wed 13-Dec-17 15:10:53

Wow that is awful!!!! I get my highlights done when my roots get about that long!! Go back and complain, it's awkward I know but it really isn't ok. And never go back there again after that

dementedpixie Wed 13-Dec-17 15:10:57

Do you think? She took ages and did loads of them but just didn't seem to go far up the roots. Didnt really notice until I got home

DameXanaduBramble Wed 13-Dec-17 15:12:23

That’s what I look like before I go!

dementedpixie Wed 13-Dec-17 17:06:13

Would they have to do the whole thing again? Spent 3 hours there today!

Annabelle4 Wed 13-Dec-17 17:09:22

They look like mine do after about 10 weeks.

I'd ask for a senior stylist to correct it

GreyFluffball Wed 13-Dec-17 20:37:11

Yes, the whole lot needs redoing. It's a really poor lazily done job. Awful that they've sent you out like that when the roots are so visible, there's no way the stylist can't have noticed!

dementedpixie Wed 13-Dec-17 20:40:09

Thanks for your input. Scared to go back. Better put my big girl pants on!

userofthiswebsite Wed 13-Dec-17 20:41:17

How often do you all have your highlights done?

dementedpixie Wed 13-Dec-17 20:49:02

mine was last done October 11th. Still looks like that!

wildbuttercup Fri 15-Dec-17 15:02:15

How did it go OP?

dementedpixie Fri 15-Dec-17 15:06:03

I feel a bit better now. Had some more foils done which covered more of the roots and this time the stylist used a toner too (first stylist didn't and my hair length was left multi coloured). It's not as bright and brassy now but haven't had a chance to look properly as I'm now on the school run and haven't been home yet (appointment was 12.15 and went to shops after)

dementedpixie Fri 15-Dec-17 15:12:18

Taken in the car!

wildbuttercup Fri 15-Dec-17 15:13:52

Much better! The colour looks lovely. Were they apologetic? I still probably wouldn't return there next time

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