Undo a DIY dye disaster!

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So you bought a box of hair dye and decided to colour your own hair. Only problem is, it was a complete disaster. Here’s how to fix it:

Don’t bleach or re-dye 

We know, it’s tempting to reach for another box of dye to ‘cover up’ your mistake, but don’t do it! Adding dye or bleach to a freshly dyed head of hair leads to overprocessing, which could damage your hair. The last thing you want is to have all your hair fall out or to have to cut it off because of the damage.

Rinse the right way 

There are ways to minimise the damage with at-home remedies, but you have to act fast! If you’ve tried to go lighter and your hair has taken on an orange or green tint, wash your hair with anti-dandruff shampoo mixed with a tablespoon of bicarbonate of soda. If your hair colour is too dark, wash immediately with a clarifying shampoo. But remember that you won’t be able to remove permanent black hair dye at home.

Get help 

You’ve tried to do it yourself, but it obviously didn’t work. If your colour still hasn’t settled and you’re walking around looking like a clown, it’s time to head to a salon. It might be expensive, but sometimes professional help is essential.

Info sourced from NaturallyCurly.com

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