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    Hair Color Remover Revisited

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    Hair Color Remove

    “Hair Color Remover”

    After reading your comments and questions regarding hair color remover, I clearly see that you folks want more on this issue. There are a lot of you who have the problem of your hair getting too dark . . . or worse yet, is dyed black and you want to remove the hair color. I really do feel for you, along with the hair color problem, money often becomes an issue. It can be an expensive fix, because it can take hours for a professional hair colorist to correct.

    I took a look at my original article, Hair color too dark — here are your options, and thought, “Is there more I can and should add?” Sure!

    Easiest, safest and cheapest trick to remove hair color is to try:

    • Multiple shampoos with, Dawn dish soap and/or Prell Shampoo.
    • Be sure to condition afterwards.
    • Sally Beauty Supply — They are a local beauty supply store that sells to the public as well as beauty professionals. I’m sure you have a similar store in your area.
    • Salon Care – Color Corrector
    • L’Oreal – Color Zap
    • Clarifying Mixture Granules for $2.99

    All of these will require bleaching out the old hair color evenly and to an acceptable level of hair color shade lightness. That will require you to have that eye to know when to wash the bleach out of the hair. Then tinting the hair back to a hair color shade that you desire. The Sally Beauty Supply representative felt they would be able to talk you through the procedure of how do to this on the phone, but sounds like disaster waiting to happen to me.

    • L’Oreal —
    • L.H.C. Removal Kit– sells at major retailers, such as : Wal-Mart, Target etc.

    They have many restrictions as to what hair types should not use this product. You should not use this hair color remover product if you have permed hair, relaxed hair or high lighted hair, which should tell you something about the company having the need of being protective about liability issues. I wouldn’t be surprised if the other kits mentioned above have similar hair type warnings. (Another hint that you should leave these procedures to a professional hairdresser).

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    1. Your website is so good, I had to refer it and get you some visitors. Keep it up. Check it out:

      Hope u get alot of traffic, I think you should do more with your blog.

      Comment by Mike — March 12, 2009 @ 10:30 pm

    2. Katie,
      Thanks for the question.
      Watch for my answer which will be posted today in an article.

      Comment by Barb — March 11, 2008 @ 12:54 pm

    3. sorry…change the words “warm” to “golden” in the above post…

      Comment by Katie — March 10, 2008 @ 6:59 pm

    4. I used a permanent “Dark Warm Brown” 5 days ago. It is too dark. Can I put a “Light Warm Brown” on now to take it lighter? If yes, how soon can I re-dye it?
      Thank you!

      Comment by Katie — March 10, 2008 @ 6:24 pm

    5. What do you do when you get your hair professionally colored and then have dye on the hair line around your head? Especially around the forehead where it shows.

      Comment by Nicki — December 12, 2007 @ 9:38 am

    6. I went to a stylist to color my hair for the first time. She suggested a black with a kinda purple hue and red highlights ( a swatch) I said no way, we agreed on another color. Her original suggestion is what she put on! Redkin product if that helps.
      My hair is horrible, I am very pale skinned and naturally dishwater blonde. She has offered for me to come back and have it fixed but I’m worried that she will just do what she wants again or will make it worse with a cheap cover up attempt…as she first offered she could weave a lighter color in. Which would still leave the unnatural burgundy/gothic red. Help, suggestions? Thank you

      Comment by Anita — September 5, 2007 @ 7:51 pm

    7. Shela,
      Your best bet is to call L’Oreal Color Hot Line at 1-800-631-7358 Be prepared to tell them all chemicals that are on your hair for their best assesment as to what happened and what you can do now.
      Good Luck, I’m certain they can help you

      Comment by Barb — December 14, 2006 @ 4:29 pm

    8. I have colored my hair for years with loreal whisper soft blonde, last night i colored it with loreal 7bb dark beige blonde the top of my hair turned a lot darker brown and the back of my hair has like a light brown color with blonde showing through that kind of looks a little grey also. Please help what can i do.

      Comment by shela mills — December 7, 2006 @ 6:23 am

    9. I had semi perm. hair color put in my hair only to cover a few grays on the sides. The colorist put int all over my head… She said it was semi perminant, but it has lightened my hair from a deep coffee brown ( almost black) that is my natural color. to a medium plain brown… I hate it… I dont know why it lightened my hair… Is there any way of getting back my natural color…….????????

      Comment by lisa — October 7, 2006 @ 9:58 pm

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