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How to remove red from brown hair

 
 
Reply Sun 12 Jan, 2014 02:28 pm
My hair was stripped at a salon and then they accidentally dyed it way to dark. It is currently a very dark brown and I am naturally a light brunette. The darker color fades to an intense reddish brown color.
I hope to remove the red from my hair and lighten it as well, as it naturally does as the color starts to fade.
I used a shower cap with a 20 developer to bring the color down a couple of levels and it is now a medium brown. What should I do to remove the overpowering red undertones. I have toner and a medium ash dye but I am afraid that if I use either of these products my hair will turn too dark because the follicles are so open after using the developer.
Any suggestions?
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Reply Sun 12 Jan, 2014 09:23 pm
You either have red or blonde undertones. You will not be able to completely remove the red. Perhaps an ash tone will help - but then you might get greenish tint.

Back to the professionals - a color specialist - for this job.
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Reply Sun 12 Jan, 2014 10:28 pm
@PUNKEY,
Absolutely what Punky said.
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Reply Mon 3 Feb, 2014 02:40 am
@pmoscovitz,
I guess it would be better to leave it like that for the time being till the color fades on its own.
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