The average woman spends more than $1,800 each year on trips to the salon. As a way to save money, many women color their hair at home.

Did you recently color your hair using a product from a local store? Are your results completely different from the box?

Using the wrong hair dye can cause all sorts of negative effects. Some dyes will make your hair look overly brassy. Others can mistakenly turn your hair into a bright neon color.

If you’re dealing with a hair coloring disaster, now’s the time to learn about corrective coloring.

Keep reading to learn about this technique and how it can help restore your confidence in your hair.

1. Don’t Bleach Your Hair

Having to look at your poorly colored hair can be frustrating. Hair disasters can lower your confidence.

While you may be desperate for a fix, avoid the temptation of bleaching your hair.

A color removal product will get rid of the color. However, it also bleaches your hair entirely. Harsh chemicals can damage your hair. Extremely damaged hair often needs to be cut. Your best bet is to deal with the bad coloring until you can find a salon to help you.

2. Act Quickly

If you’ve recently dyed your hair, you have a small window of time to reverse the effects.

To get the best results from corrective color, you want to make a trip to the salon within 2-3 days. Hair dye takes up to 72 hours to lock into the cuticle.

3. Be Patient

The corrective color process isn’t always quick. Depending on the extent of the damage, you may need a few sessions to get your hair back to normal.

Is your hair overly bleached? Did you try to darken bleached hair?

If so, you’ll need to undergo many processes. First lost pigments have to be added. Then coloring can be added.

Skipping the pigmentation process can leave you with green or muddy looking hair.

4. Know Quick Fixes

There are many products that can help lessen the impact of incorrect coloring.

If your blonde hair looks yellow, use a lightweight purple-toning shampoo and conditioner. These products will neutralize the warm tones in your hair.

For overly bronze-colored hair, dark-blue and indigo work best to get rid of the orange undertones. Use Kevin Murphy Blonde Angel Shampoo for a more balanced look.

5. Choose a Reputable Salon

At this stage, you don’t want to trust just anyone with your hair. Take the time to find a salon that is experienced in corrective color.

To find the best local salon in your area:

  • Ask for referrals from friends and family members
  • Search for salons online
  • Use social media to view before and after photos
  • Read client testimonials

Don’t risk further damage and unhappiness with your hair! Take the time to find a quality salon that can restore your hair’s color.

Corrective Color Services You Can Trust

We know the importance of putting your best hair forward. If you’re dealing with a coloring blunder, don’t panic!

The team at Deseo Salon & BlowDry are hair color experts. We know just what to do to correct and restore your hair’s color.

Our highly trained colorists will work with you to achieve color perfection. Don’t go another day with poorly colored hair. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.

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