My hair is naturally dark brown with about 25% grey (silver/white) concentrated in streaks at the front and temples. I had dyed it with Lime Crime squid in January and touched up the roots every few weeks with Special Effects Blue Mayhem, Lime Crime Blue Smoke and more Lime Crime Squid applied at roots and then combed through.
I’ve tried lifting the color using the Vitamin C + Dandruff shampoo (3 applications over 1 day) and am currently soaking in coconut. The roots are currently back to my natural grey, but the Special Efffects is holding on pretty tight 2 inches down. I have kind of a silver/gunmetal/steel blue ombré thing going on that would be awesome if I weren’t looking for a new job right now.
Will Natural Instincts 5A (Medium Cool Brown) cover this? Or will I just get mud?
Any advice on a semi-perm brown that will look reasonably natural and let me go back to blue in a few months without bleaching?