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25/01/2013 at 08:01
D]I had my hair highlighted yesterday by a mobile hair dresser and I HATE it. I asked for subtle blonde and I've ended up with nearly by whole head turing peroxide!
I can't even look in the mirror I hate it that much. I really don't want this lady touching it again and I also can't afford to go to a hairdresser to get it fixed but if I really have to, I'd find the money somehow.
Is there a way of sorting it out without turning my hair green at home?
I've been fixed! Thank God! I went to a friends hairdresser who managed to squeeze me in. She put in some natural colours matching my hair colour and I now have normal coloured hair again with some blonde highlights weaved through. Not a perfect job but all she could do. She said the woman who had done it had done a terrible job. Feel like I should complain but don't see how I can when I didn't say anything last night. Thanks for all your advice today.
25/01/2013 at 08:21
All I know about it s that you need to add some red to avoid the green.
Hope you get it sorted x
25/01/2013 at 08:24
Whatever you do don't dye it a 'natural' brown as you will get a khaki green tint to it. Ideally you need a hairdresser to add some of your natural hair colour or close to it, back with lowlights to break it all up.
Where are you? I'm a hairdresser if you was local I would do it for you x
25/01/2013 at 08:25
How many foils did you have? T sec, half head or full head?
25/01/2013 at 08:38
Thanks Pingu. I didn't know that!
Half head Lauren. I'm in Southampton. Don't think there's many others round here. It's going to cost me a fortune to put right isn't it! Gah! I knew there was a reason I never dye my hair!
25/01/2013 at 08:42
Is it the first time you've had highlights? What colour are you naturally?
25/01/2013 at 08:45
No, I've had highlights before but talking 4-5 years ago and they were very subtle. I'm a medium brown normally.
25/01/2013 at 08:47
Unless you want another disaster on your hands then I would really recommend you go to another hairdresser. Or what about trying a hairdressing college they may do it reduced as part of the students training?? Peroxide is tricky as once your hair has been striped you never really know what colour it will throw back once you put more dye over the top. And of course the more you dye it the more damaged it will be and unable to take a colour.
25/01/2013 at 08:54
I agree with munchkin, hair salon would be best. You could literally just have the colour and save on the blow dry, it hopefully wouldn't cost too much. Tell them how you want your hair to end up. It is quite easy to reconcil colour. Hope you get it sorted
25/01/2013 at 08:56
Thanks everyone. I'll see if I can appointment later today then. Fingers crossed as we're meant to be going out tomorrow night for H's birthday and I feel sick at the thought of going out with my hair like this! Vain? moi?
25/01/2013 at 08:59
You really need to go to a salon IMO, that way you've got people who know what they're doing mixing different chemicals, etc. Hope you get it sorted x
25/01/2013 at 09:15
Oh B how annoying. You mat get an appointment. Pj xx
25/01/2013 at 09:39
I'm no help but how bloody awful I bet it was a treat to get it done too, Sod's law x
25/01/2013 at 09:51
Can you post a pic? Is it really that bad or is it just because its a shock for you?
What did the hairdresser say?
25/01/2013 at 10:29
It's more that its a shock I think 1st baby but it is really blonde when I only asked for a few lighter colours put through. I think it's more that I don't like it than a bad job although my hair does feel very dry which isn't helping.
I've got an appointment at 1:30 now. Salon can't guarantee to fit me in today but are going to take a look.
25/01/2013 at 16:49
Update in OP
25/01/2013 at 17:30
Glad you are happier with your hair now :-) x
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