Is it normal for fresh regrowth to be darker than older regrowth? *photo*by LilcourtskiPosted 7 months, 3 weeks ago
I’ve been dying my blonde hair darker to match my regrowth because I’m going back to my natural color. I’m ready to dye again (using wella medium ash blonde) but I’m concerned because I noticed that my older regrowth (middle color) is a completely different shade than my fresh regrowth.
Is this normal? Should I dye over the middle regrowth?
by AndyaPosted 7 months, 3 weeks ago
This is your hair and your choice to re-dye the areas wanted.
The sun can naturally lighten hair, and my humble opinion on why the old regrowth is lighter.
by vivienne StaffPosted 7 months, 3 weeks ago
You mentioned in your other thread that you may have lightened your roots a bit during your last dyeing session. I think that's more likely what happened here, but it is pretty normal for your roots to be darker than your ends, as UV does tend to lighten hair as it grows if it's in the dark blonde range of colours. If all of your hair were completely virgin, I'd imagine that your roots would still be a bit darker than your ends, but the difference wouldn't be as stark, since the upper strands would get more light and UV and be a little lighter than the lower strands, blending it a bit more.
Anyhow, as for what to do for your touch-up, I'd try my best not to touch your roots, but it's probably fine to go over the lightened section from last time. I'd probably do that part last and have it process less than the rest to try to have a softer transition between the colours. For future touch-ups, I'd try to avoid the roots as much as possible as they grow out.
by LilcourtskiPosted 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Thanks so much!