SPECIAL EFFECTS - BLUE VELVET? What does it fade to?by jordxox11Posted 1 week, 4 days ago
I'm looking to try out Special Effects - Blue Velvet. I've read just a few reviews on this and feel optimistic as it seems to fade to a purple/silver/gray
But i'm also very hesitant to try due to my past experiences with blue hair dye. It always fades to a green/mint which i hate. These stain like tones are also nearly impossible to remove, even bleach doesn't work. I don't mind if it stains a purple-like tone.
What are your experiences with this dye? Or can you recommend a blue that does not fade to green/mint.
FYI: My base is dark blonde roots (growing my natural hair colour out) the rest is close to white blonde. Currently a faded pink.
by vivienne StaffPosted 1 week, 4 days ago
My experience has been that it fades a more purple-leaning blue shade that ends up being kind of a dull lilac, but I could also see how it would go more of a green grey over darker bases. If you have some pink, it might help keep it less green-looking.
- Not sure which blue to use?
- What should I do next?
- Looking for a good midnight blue/ midnight blue hair dye
- Darker blue on silver base
- Lately I've been very excited to fade my current color and dye my hair purple, but as I know sfx won't fade so easily and specially blue velvet, I decide that I would do one or two more washes with head&shoulders(if I wasn't trying to fade I would just co