Trying to get a silver with a purple tent. My hair is brow and grey naturally. Would I have to lighten it before using a manic panic or pravana?
Before dying the hair silver, the hair color before dying needs to be a Level 10 or the color of the inside of a banana peel. Any remaining yellow will have an effect on the silver dye and prevent the silver dye from effectively dying the hair.
Yes, the hair would have to be lightened before using manic panic or pravana. Lightening the hair from medium brown to the inside of a banana peel would take at least two applications of bleach. Strongly suggest wait three to four weeks between each bleaching or lightening of the hair.
This is my humble opinion and suggestions.
I agree. You're looking for a banana peel yellow. So pale that its practically white. You might need more than one bleach session (be sure to give yourself enough time in between so as to not damage your hair).
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