First times - Tips for colouring your hair
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First thing to know is: you’re not alone… it can happen to anyone!! And it could be down to something our experts call ‘contributing pigments’ – everyone has them in their natural hair colour – which is not a bad thing, it’s just that it can make going blonde harder.
In simple terms, ‘contributing pigments’ are basically the mix of different tones that make up your natural hair colour.
So, for example, if you’re a brunette, you’ll have lots of different contributing pigments that result in your unique shade of brown, including red/orange (which are warmer tones) and which will show through if they’re not neutralised or bleached enough.
No, not necessarily – we’ve got some suggestions below. But, if you do want to bleach again, it’s better to wait at least a week as bleaching makes your hair more fragile.
There are also a few things you can try at home – but if in doubt, please get professional hairdressing advice. You can also contact the Clairol team.
There’s no absolute way to be sure it won’t happen again, but you can try keeping it in check by…
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