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blonde highlights are yellow!!!!

(20 Posts)
newbiebaby Fri 02-Jul-10 19:01:56

Hi all

have had full head of highlights done - have had this before but this time I don't think my hairdresser used a toner and it is really yellow (and in places, gingery) looking - I am so embarrassed by it. I'm off to another salon tomorrow to see if they can make it more of an ash blonde - do you reckon it can be fixed???? am panicking slightly

southeastastra Fri 02-Jul-10 19:02:41

yes they will probably just put some toner on it. will be fine

secunda Fri 02-Jul-10 19:07:54

you should go back to the original hairdresser and say you're not happy, then they'll have to do it for free

teta Fri 02-Jul-10 19:34:02

Definately go back to the original hairdresser.If they value their reputation they will sort it.Otherwise use a purple wash in toner to calm down brassiness and purple shampoo by John Freida [for blondes] to do the same.

IamBatman Fri 02-Jul-10 21:41:53

it can be fixed don't worry, my hairs dark brown and I've had it all dyed blonde. Looked yellow foir a couple of weeks, then I had it bleached a bit more, and some nice ash toner and it looks soooo much better.

indigobarbie Fri 02-Jul-10 21:43:58

I would say get back to the original hairdresser and complain! Also for future ref if you use touch of silver (it looks purple in the bottle) shampoo by swarkzporf (sorry spelling not right) it takes the yellow and brassiness out of blond hair wink

newbiebaby Fri 02-Jul-10 21:54:02

thanks for being so encouraging everyone - I may well sleep tonight now not worrying about it (although my 6 mth old might have other ideas wink)

JennyPiccolo Sat 03-Jul-10 12:23:44

wella do wash in toners as well, if you get an ash one the yellowness should die down. they're about 99p for a sachet from morrisons or the like.

cocolepew Sat 03-Jul-10 12:25:42

John Frieda does and shampoo and conditioner that tones down brassy yellow tones

dirtgirlworld Sat 03-Jul-10 16:49:42

definetly use the touch of silver!will correct it after one use!its amazing!

newbiebaby Sat 03-Jul-10 20:01:29

didnt go to hairdressers in the end, thought I would see if the shampoo works - anyone know where I can get hold of touch of silver asap?

cocolepew Sat 03-Jul-10 20:19:52

Boots or any bigger chemist should stock it.

swissrole Sun 04-Jul-10 18:02:00

Boots don't do it any more. I recently sourced it in a local hairdressers. Just pop in and ask for silver shampoo. They should be able to help or tell you somewhere that stocks it. I paid £8.50 for mine but it lasts for ages and the results are very good and instant. I left it on for 5 mins the first time i used it and now use it like a regular shampoo. I highly recommend it.

newbiebaby Sun 04-Jul-10 18:38:22

thanks, I have ordered on amazon as couldn't find in the shops- in the mean time am using john frieda and it seems to have calmed it down abit

newbiebaby Fri 09-Jul-10 17:35:51

just wanted to say a big thanks to everyone on here for their advice - the John Frieda purple shampoo toned it down wonderfully but the touch of silver was amazing!!! a miracle worker which has saved me ££££s as I don't have to go to the haidressers again grin

Nointhemood Sat 10-Jul-10 22:58:10

which John frieda shamppo is it exactly as the same thing has happened to me arrraggghh

Newflady Tue 14-May-13 09:47:10

I had my hair bleached platinum blonde and it was yellow in a few places, my hairdresser redone it for free which was better, but I've brought touch of silver 2times a week to get rid of any more yellow tones, it's realy cheap and can be brought at boots

Satnightdropout Tue 14-May-13 10:02:19

Was just going to suggest the same as everyone else, touch of silver twice a week shampoo is brilliant. It's purple so counteracts the yellowy /orange tones. I do a home job all over hair dye so I always end up with a bug of brassiness. After about 2 applications I get my ashy tone I'm after smile

Raptorrethy Tue 14-May-13 10:28:34

Hello, what brand is 'A touch of silver', please? Is it 'provoke'? Thanks!

kaumana Tue 14-May-13 10:41:20

Provoke - zombie thread alert.

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