But if you want to go from dark to light, it can be done. It just takes patience and time—a lot of time. If you have virgin hair that’s never been colored, the process will require quite a bit of work. It’s best to go slow because your hair can become damaged if you are try to get it too light right away.
Can you put light hair color over dark hair color?
You cannot just easily color over a previous color without having problems occur. However, it’s much easier to color from a lighter color to a darker one. Say if you have light brown hair and you want to go to a dark brown. That situation would actually not cause much problem.
How long does it take to go from dark to light hair?
Lightening your hair overall, with highlighting and toning to achieve your perfect blonde – this process will take approximately three hours. You’ll need root touch ups every four weeks plus highlights at every second appointment.
What would happen if I put blonde hair dye on brown hair?
If you apply blonde dye to dark hair, you will never become blonde. But, you will aggravate your hair with the chemicals from the dye.
How can I lift my hair color at home?
White vinegar rinse
- Combine three parts dye-free shampoo and one part vinegar and create a mixture the consistency of a hair mask.
- Apply evenly throughout your hair and cover with a shower cap.
- After 10 to 15 minutes, remove the shower cap and rinse your hair thoroughly with lukewarm water.
What color can I dye my black hair without bleaching?
If you want to dye your black hair to achieve a total change without bleaching it, apply a special hair dye for dark hair. It can be red, deep red, magenta, or violet. If you want a less dramatic change, you can add a few shades to your black hair. They could be reddish, bluish, violet, or green.
How can I make my brown hair lighter?
First, lemon juice, diluted half and half with distilled water, will lighten dark blond or light brown hair and won’t leave reddish tones unless your hair already has them. Indeed, this is the most widely used natural hair lightener for a reason.