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Old 05-23-2013, 12:15 PM   #1
 
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Hi, i have recently tried to dye my hair at a salon and the color did not take the stylist said id have no choice but to bleach it and to come back in 2 weeks. since i wasnt too keen on bleaching i waited the 2 weeks but i dyed my hair using the clairol textures and tones at home dye. the colour changed from black to dark brown although that wasnt the color i wanted i was happy considering ive been using black hair rinses on my hair for ages and a salon couldnt even get me a result. since my hair is brown i believe a second try with the dye will give me the color i want , how long do i have to wait before i can try again ? another 2 weeks? I havent had any deyness or breaking or change in curl pattern thus far ... so what do you think?
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Old 05-23-2013, 12:30 PM   #2
 
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Are you using permanent, semi permanent or demi permanent colours? Are you saying you have dyed from brown to black to brown? If so have you not tried a peroxide free colour remover?

I think you should be doing strand tests so you know what colour you are likely to get and what condition.
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Old 05-23-2013, 12:37 PM   #3
 
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Are you using permanent, semi permanent or demi permanent colours? Are you saying you have dyed from brown to black to brown? If so have you not tried a peroxide free colour remover?

I think you should be doing strand tests so you know what colour you are likely to get and what condition.

sorry for the confusion , my hair is naturally black i didnt get a color change from the dye application at the salon, so i waited 2 weeks and then tried the textures and tones box dye from clairol which did give me a slight change from black to a dark brown, this is not the color i wanted but i figure with my hair being brown now the color i actually want (copper) will show up now so i want to know is i can wait another 2 weeks and do another application of the textures and tones or will that be too soon and will cause damage to my hair ?
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sorry for the confusion , my hair is naturally black i didnt get a color change from the dye application at the salon, so i waited 2 weeks and then tried the textures and tones box dye from clairol which did give me a slight change from black to a dark brown, this is not the color i wanted but i figure with my hair being brown now the color i actually want (copper) will show up now so i want to know is i can wait another 2 weeks and do another application of the textures and tones or will that be too soon and will cause damage to my hair ?
You won't get copper from black without some serious peroxide either in a two step (bleach then semi permanent dye) or one step (professional type product) process, few if any commercial/ regular store box dyes will lift that far. The more shades you lift the more damage you do regardless if you do that in one process or multiple, but ALL permanent processing is damaging because it all contains peroxide.

Again do strand tests, nobody here knows what condition your hair is in or whether a third process will damage it beyond what is acceptable to you. Two weeks is not some magic time limit, hair is dead it never permanently repairs itself. To limit the damage do hydrolysed protein treatments and coconut oil soaks.
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Old 05-24-2013, 10:34 PM   #5
 
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The reason you did not get results was you were already using a black rinse in your hair.

If you've already used ANY artificial pigments on your hair, you WILL HAVE TO BLEACH IT OUT.

The hair stylist colouring your hair should know this!!! Did she not even ask you if you had coloured your hair before?

A good colorist will decolorize your hair with a bleaching shampoo concocted with shampoo and bleach. By applying while your head is in the sink, she can watch as the colour lightens to the level you need to go to for your desired result. THEN she can tone your hair to the right shade.

I would be concerned about doing this at home after you've already treated your hair twice with permanent colour which is already damaging enough.
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Old 05-26-2013, 10:50 AM   #6
 
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lol like this?? Usually one bleach application gets you copper but its way too damaging! I didn't really want this color but i had to dye it twice with the same color- Dark&Lovely Honey Blonde.

I usually use Revlon or Garnier but this wasn't so bad and my hair doesn't seem too damaged but i did this on Friday.
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