blonde hair with black roots, help with color

Hi,

I was trying to not color my hair because I started getting excessive damage from coloring my hair. At this point I cannot take it anymore! I don't want to go back to my natural black hair color, because I like browns and blonds on my skin tone.

What do you all suggest when coloring my hair when its about 4 inches of black roots and blonde on the bottom? I am going to a golden brown and am going to try to mix a little auburn with it.

What do you all think??

Thanks~
3c, color processed with bleach, hair often dry

CG since 04/2005

CO when possible, occasional shampoo with CON
Last trim 04/09

Trying to grow out hair to hang past shoulders, but experiencing a lot of breakage.

I often mix between straightening and wearing curly. Haven't straightened since 08/09.

(pic is from May 09)
I've been natural for going on 4 years and a very healthy bleached blonde. I had issues with dryness at first, figured out what they were and after that first year, I've had no issues.

1. Always go to a professional. It's too big a risk for damage bleaching/lightening at home.
2. Absolutely NO HEAT! I don't even use it for deep conditioning. I use overnight treatments instead. I've never straightened or blowdried my hair since going natural.
3. Eliminate any and every product that contains anything that blocks moisture from the hair - absolutely NO silicones, sulfates, mineral oil or petrolatum...this is where my problem was, once I changed this, my hair did a complete turn around


Also...always tie hair up at night, moisturize and seal morning and night, overnight deep condition at least once a week, use rinse out conditioners or non-protein deep conditioners as leave ins, and moisturize like someone is paying you to, use products for dry, damage, and breaking hair (even if it isn't). Basically I treat my hair like it's badly damaged, and that has made it very healthy!
3b/2b/3c mix
~no heat, sulfates, silicones, mineral oil or petrolatum~
CURLS, My Honey Child , KCKT, Uncle Funky's Daughter Curly Magic, & Elasta QP Feels Like Silk
bump I need more info im also a 3c blonde

Trending Topics


Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:05 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2011 NaturallyCurly.com