Bleached hair different shadesby IselmtzPosted 1 year, 10 months ago
Hello everyone. So my natural color is Dark brown. I had ombre hair for a while and then i went almost all blonde with a darker root a while back. I was letting my natural hair grow out so my roots where about 5 inches long and i spontaneously decided to use a box dye (at 1 a.m) which would "make my hair blonde" but of course i figured it would just lighten it a bit. Which it did and i was ok with that. I only applied the box dye on my roots and left my ends alone since they're already blonde. It turned my roots brownish redish.. Then i bought bleach a few weeks later and tried to even my roots out with my ends but of course it turned my hair orange. So then i toned it with wella t14 and added a little wella 050. My roots where still too golden and my ends really greenish grayish ashy. So i used lemon juice and conditioner to take off the toner on my ends and it worked. So then it still looked funky because of the color of my roots and the DraStic change between my roots and my ends and i bleached again. Pretty much did the same process minus the lemon/conditioner part... But my roots are just still too golden and i feel like people stare and it looks so bright even though i toned it lol. I've been using a cap but i can't keep wearing hats all day and night. I don't want to go to a hair salon... I have my reasons why but that's another long story.???? so I guess my question would be how can I even out my hair 21 color or I don't even mind it being different shades but it's just that horizontal line that I have... is there a way for me to go temporarily a little bit darker just so my hair doesn't look all weird with two different colors that is very noticeable.. I'm okay with my hair being all gray if that's what it takes for it to be evened out or even like a pink or rose gold to kind of just hide that crazy bleached hair color . (like pink isn't crazy) lol... I've just been reading and I know that the pink would grab on to my ends obviously because they are very light but I'm not sure about the roots because like I said they are still maybe be a little bit too dark even though it doesn't look as dark but if the toner is not working as well I don't think temporary hair color would either ?or even a darker brown but I do want to keep going on this journey of being completely blond so I don't want to do something that will set my hair back so if that means using a semi-permanent or demi-permanent hair dye or whatever and if it turns my hair a little bit darker and it'll be absorbed because my hair is so porous then I rather avoid that . I know that those temporary hair colors would fade off after a couple washes or a couple months or weeks but I also read that if your hair is very porous it will absorb that one color a lot and it'll be very hard to take off if I'm trying to go blond. So i don't even know at this point anymore. I'm sure you guys get a lot of questions like this but I haven't found anything and I've been researching for a while now on how to fix my weird hair and I can't find anything so hopefully one of you guys will be able to help me out or give any recommendations and yes my hair is damaged but I think if I tone it it wouldn't really burn or fry my hair off so I think I can do something along those lines and of course I will probably end up bleaching it but that'll be later on because it is already damaged like I said but I do need something that will help me ASAP. something I can possibly do tonight or tomorrow.
by vivienne StaffPosted 1 year, 10 months ago
If you're hoping to get to all blonde at some point, the only thing you can really do is to spot bleach your roots until they are light enough to tone. Adding more colour l, even a temporary rinse is risking staining and potentially making things more difficult down the road. However, it's always important to check your hair's integrity first before committing, because your roots may not be able to handle another bleach. I'd suggest a strand test to see if it seems like it's in an acceptable condition after another round of bleach.
If it is not, you'll need a back-up plan, as I don't think a full blonde will be feasible without risking a chemical cut. I'd probably go with a smudgy dark root, maybe in a blue black. I did something similar a bit back which you can see on my timeline.