If you want to have blonde hair but your hair is black, then you have to use bleach. A 20-volume developer will lift your hair 1-2 shades; this would be a good option if you’re working with hair that has been previously colored and is damaged or dry. I have to admit, my hair was feeling drier than usual, so when my first wash day as a blonde baddie came around, I pulled out the big guns. Always use a cosmetic-grade bleach powder. wikiHow, Inc. is the copyright holder of this image under U.S. and international copyright laws. Can I put watered down bleach on my hair to change its color?

How to Do an At-Home Hair Mask: Mix 2 tablespoons (30 mL) of coconut oil, 1 tablespoon (15 mL) of olive oil, and 2 to 4 tablespoons (30 to 59 mL) of honey in a small bowl. "I actually have brown hair and being the adventurous person I am, I wanted to try something a bit loca so I thought, "Reading this article really aided in helping me figure this out. You’ll need to do at least one more to get your hair to the right shade of blonde, so don’t get upset if the color isn’t looking perfect just yet. How should I dye my hair to make it blonde? Both formulas are meant to restore dry hair and keep color vibrant.

wikiHow, Inc. is the copyright holder of this image under U.S. and international copyright laws. Dark roots and dyed locks are a killer combination; just ask Tia Mowry. No matter the style, she always looks amazing in the lighter hue. With each season comes an opportunity to hit the reset button in all aspects of life, including hair. Like Lala Anthony, adding lighter colors to your locks will bring dimension to whatever style you’re rocking.

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\u00a9 2020 wikiHow, Inc. All rights reserved. If you have a hard time applying the bleach to your hair yourself, ask a friend to help.

Remember to wear your rubber gloves and an old T-shirt while using the bleach. The dark root/light strand combination gives us high fashion vibes. The key to avoiding damage is not overprocessing and keeping your hair hydrated.

This image is not<\/b> licensed under the Creative Commons license applied to text content and some other images posted to the wikiHow website. I followed with the sister conditioner and gently detangled my strands with a wide-tooth comb. It's a toner to neutralize the brassy tones in hair after bleaching. Her to-do list: Use a sulfate-free shampoo (or cleansing cream) to gently lift dirt from your hair, invest in a magical deep conditioner and use it weekly, avoid excessive heat styling, and — most importantly — keep your hair hydrated. You probably need to do another bleaching session, as well as use a toner to make your hair less brassy.

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\u00a9 2020 wikiHow, Inc. All rights reserved. Yes, it's safe, but it's best to wait a few days after you've dyed your hair before bleaching it.

Tip: It can be really difficult to get your roots the same shade as the rest of your hair. Get ready for vampy makeup and pumpkin spice everything: it's the first day of fall! Never use bleach that is meant for cleaning or disinfecting on your hair. wikiHow, Inc. is the copyright holder of this image under U.S. and international copyright laws. wikiHow's. Most likely not, it will probably be more of an orange tint. We’ve seen her try just about every style and this blonde bob is one of our favorites! Wrap your hair in a towel or shower cap and let the mask saturate your locks for 15-30 minutes. We can always count on the Golden Globe winner for standout hair inspo! wikiHow's Content Management Team carefully monitors the work from our editorial staff to ensure that each article is backed by trusted research and meets our high quality standards. This image may not be used by other entities without the express written consent of wikiHow, Inc.
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\u00a9 2020 wikiHow, Inc. All rights reserved. Tyra is an authority when it comes to beauty, so we’re always looking to her for hairstyle ideas. We’re dying to know how she keeps her curls so light and bouncy.

She used Pravana permanent light brown hair color to lift my entire head to a warm cinnamon tint. wikiHow, Inc. is the copyright holder of this image under U.S. and international copyright laws. You can add natural highlights to your hair using lemon juice. This image is not<\/b> licensed under the Creative Commons license applied to text content and some other images posted to the wikiHow website.

If at any point the bleach starts burning your scalp, rinse it out immediately. You may want to visit a professional colorist every once in a while to let them do this process for you. The up and coming model is just one of many proudly rocking their curls on the runway. Don’t forget to apply toner to your hair 1-2 days after your touch up if that’s a part of your process. wikiHow, Inc. is the copyright holder of this image under U.S. and international copyright laws. Maybe one day I'll decide to return to my dark hair, but for now I'm content living on the brighter side. There are 21 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page. Wear gloves and avoid getting it on your skin. If your hair is super dry leading up to the chemical process, your curls can also loosen.”.

Once my roots were shadowed, she followed with a beige glaze to give my highlights a "coffee creamer" effect. Warning: Never use commercial bleach meant for cleaning and disinfecting on your hair.