5 Simple Ways To Remove Hair Dye & Color From Hair

The first thing to consider when trying to eliminate or change your hair color is what color you want to achieve? Need to be a very pale foundation and even hair coloring of a pastel color or simply get rid of some unwanted red tones before blue hair dye. Maybe you want to get some color before coloring your hair a more natural tone. Whatever the reason, it is important to choose a technique (or techniques) that works for you.

5 Simple Ways To Remove Hair

5 Simple Ways To Remove Hair Dye & Color From Hair

Below is a list of methods shown in no particular order, that can be used to fade or remove color of your hair. The methods described work with variable efficacy and cause different amounts of damage. Always start with the less harmful method, considering the effectiveness of the type of dye that has been used method. You must assess the condition of your hair and what Strand and sensitivity tests before proceeding with color removal techniques below.


When you do not like your hair color is tempting to go directly to the lye. Bleach is probably the most powerful color removal method, but in many cases is unnecessarily cruel.

So when to use bleach? In my opinion, you should only choose to bleach after trying other disposal methods suitable color. You probably know that bleach your hair is unnecessarily damaging laundering should be avoided. Lightened hair bleaching and risk serious damage so it should be your last resort.

5 Simple Ways To Remove Hair

Note that if you blanch fresh color that can find an unexpected result. For example, you have dyed her hair dark blue, Blue Velvet special effects, but you decide it’s too dark and whiten it. The result: bright pink hair. Bleach removes cool tones more quickly than warm, so this can occur with a variety of colors. You can go green neon yellow when bleached. Purple can go pink. The best option here is to wash as much color as possible, try some less harmful methods to remove color and if all else fails and you can not get to a color can be dyed more then bleach.

Money Summary:

Use: The color of stubborn when other methods have failed. You can remove the permanent color (but a reducing color is a better option).
Damage Risk: Moderate – high (depending on the condition of her hair, revealing used and processing time)
Effectiveness: Very effective natural hair lightening and semi-permanent dyes. Less effective in demi permanent color.
Additional information: Low volume peroxide bleach mixture will slow the process of lightening and give you more control. Leaving strong mixtures of bleach on the hair for long periods of time will cause the most damage.

Vitamin C Treatment

5 Simple Ways To Remove Hair

This is a very simple treatment that can play along with only 2 domestic ingredients. It works best in semi-permanent colors and can eliminate tone levels 1-2. It will not affect your natural color.
You need vitamin C tablets effervescent powder (ok, but the tablet works a little better) and shampoo. Use 1 to 2 1000 mg tablets or 1-2 g of vitamin C powder. If you use them crush tablets between two spoons and collecting dust in a bowl. Get ready for treatment, and you have to use immediately after mixing. I recommend you use an old towel to catch any color runoff and a plastic cap.
Mix your vitamin C powder with a large stream of cheap shampoo. Apply this to your hair immediately and work through your hair ensuring each strand is covered. Cover your hair with a plastic cap to prevent dripping into the eyes.
Check your hair every 5-10 minutes and left on the hair for up to 20 minutes before rinsing. Follow with conditioner.

Vitamin C Treatment Summary

Use: direct dyes (Manic Panic, addresses, special effects, etc.) to eliminate the tone.
Damage Risk: Slight. This process will have an effect of drying your hair, but this can be remedied with a deep conditioner.
Effectiveness: Depends on the color, but usually clears direct dyes 1-2 tones.
Note: This works especially well in cool tones. If you experience a burning sensation immediately rinse.

Color Remover

Color removers fall into two categories – reducing color separators and color. Strippers color are very similar to bleach but reducing color are a great way to remove permanent color of your hair with minimal damage. Reducing color will not touch your natural color and only remove the artificial pigment.

Instructions vary from one manufacturer to another, but generally can use a color reducing 2-3 times to remove a permanent color. The staining process is reversed by reducing molecules in hair color, allowing them to be washed. It is important to follow the manufacturer’s instructions to the letter for both safety and to ensure you get the most from your product. When the instructions say to wash the hair for 20 minutes, do it!

Color Remover Abstract

Use: To remove the permanent color (any permanent color that is mixed with peroxide).
Damage Risk: mild to moderate
Effectiveness: Very effective in permanent and demi-permanent colors. Generally ineffective in unnatural colors although some dyes change color or fade.
Note: Always do a strand test before you start. Wash the color molecules is the key to achieving a good result. Do not skimp on the stage shampooing! To check if the color has been removed, apply 10 volume developer to a strand of hair. If darkens have to repeat the process.
If you use a color reduction in a semi-direct the results will most likely be disappointing. Some colors change (green to yellow) and others remain intact, so it’s not ideal for unnatural colors.

Dandruff shampoo

It sounds simple, but the dandruff shampoo works like a charm cake and remove unwanted tones. If your hair has gone too blond ash or you still have a slight tint of his last color spinning, just washed with a shampoo anti-dandruff lights significantly.

Dandruff Shampoo Summary

Use: Removes unwanted tones, pastel shades, green tones in blonde hair.
Damage Risk: None (though always follow with the conditioner).
Effectiveness: noticeable fading pastel. Spee
Note: anti-dandruff shampoo will leave your hair a bit dry, if you do not follow with conditioner.

Bleach Bath

ds up darker discoloration, unnatural shadows. It is remarkably effective in permanent color.

A bleach bath consists of bleach and shampoo. Simply mix some bleaching powder and 20 volume peroxide in a ratio of 1: 1 and add the same amount back into shampoo. Apply to hair immediately and take every precaution to make when dealing with chlorine to protect your skin and clothing. Check your hair every 5 minutes to about 30 minutes before washing the mixture.

A bath of bleach will lighten your existing color, but can also affect your natural color.

Summary Bleach Bath

Use: To remove stains from your hair and raise 1-2 before recolor.
Damage Risk: Moderate. This is still bleaching your hair, mix but is not as strong as regular bleach.
Effectiveness: Removes lightens the tone and direct dyes for about 3 signals. Eliminates permanent color tone, but the results are less dramatic.
Note: The same rules apply as with bleach and you should make sure your hair will not end up over-processed to do a strand test first. Expect unnatural colors change and lighten up but not completely unless already washed.

High Lift Blonde Dye

The old rule “not lift color color” is still valid, but a rise blond dye can be a useful dye his hiding addition to minor corrections. In some circumstances, you can use a blond dye to remove excess dye her hair to match the tone or color.

I recommend doing this only when your previous color has almost washed leaving a lightly tinted light blonde color. This is not an appropriate method to lighten dark hair.

High Lift Blonde Dye Summary

Note: Use only the hair that is already light blonde to remove unwanted and even the color tones. Not always Strand and sensitivity tests first.


If swimming color has to go in a chlorinated pool semi-permanent color fade, and with repeated exposure permanent color may fade slightly. Swimming in the ocean can also lighten your color. The effects are subtle, but if you’re a regular swimmer you will notice the difference.

Swimming Summary

Use: semipermanent color Fades

Damage Risk: Soft
Effectiveness: Can have a remarkable attenuation effect of direct dyes, but not particularly effective in the demi-permanent and permanent color.
Note: Chlorine can damage your hair with prolonged exposure so always wash your hair after swimming. Blond hair can turn green in the pool water. This can be corrected with a chelating shampoo or “swimmer” beauty supply stores or available online.

Sun exposure

While I would not encourage anyone to be exposed to sun damage, more natural colors are not particularly photostable. If you can reassure your hair a bit of sun exposure for a few days you will notice a difference in color. Always take precautions to avoid skin burns (do not forget the scalp).

Summary Sun Exposure

Use: Fades all kinds of hair color over time, but it works best in plant-based colors
Damage Risk: Soft
Effectiveness: Works well in many direct dyes unnatural colors, but has little effect on permanent color.
Additional Information: Cooler colors like blue and purple are particularly vulnerable to sunlight. Be sensible and always take precautions to protect your skin when exposed to sunlight.

Bath salts

No, I do not mean the party drug – I’m talking about the things your grandmother used to relieve your aches and pains. Bath salts are a mixture of soluble minerals to be added to bath water and usually include Epsom salts and baking soda. To use it, just run a bath, sprinkle in some bath salts and take the hair for as long as possible. Color your hair is removed, and if there is a lot of pigment in the hair, you will see a color group that has been soaking!

Bath salts Summary

Use: semi-permanent colors Fades
Damage Risk: Negligible
Effectiveness: Good for removing excess color. It does not affect permanent color.
Note: The blue and purple tones appear more susceptible to this method.

Bleach powder and water

To eliminate the tone and light staining can be mixed hot water with his usual bleaching powder (do not use peroxide) and apply it to the affected area. Use gloves and take the same precautions you would when working with bleach (protective clothing, thread tests, sensitivity tests, etc.). Rinse, shampoo and condition your hair after 10-15 minutes.

Bleach powder Water and summary
Purpose: To eliminate the tone
Damage Risk: mild to moderate
Effectiveness: Good in unnatural colors. It is not effective to lighten the hair.
Note: This method can lighten 1-2 tones direct dye and is excellent for removing pastel colors, stains and the desired tone. For best results, use warm water and deionized.

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