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Going lighter

jada1082jada1082 Posts: 9Registered Users
I have naturally light hair. I would say dark blonde...(I think, it been awhile!) I have been dying it a dark reddish brown. I have been obsessing over getting it light again. Afraid of the damage. But growing out my roots doesn't seem like a realistic goal.
I heard that if you coat or semi coat your hair with coconut oil prior to dying it prevents damage? Any one tried this before??


  • etosetos Posts: 221Registered Users
    If I were you, I only would let do that in a very good salon. And yes, that would be probably quite expensive. Most regular hairdressers can't make such a drastic chance whitout totally ruïn your hair. So, in my opinion the best thing to do is find a really, really good hairdresser (best is to find someone that is specialized in colouring hair), or otherwise let your roots grow out an get your lighter colour after the growing out proces.
    highlighted 3a hair. Fine strands, medium to high density. Probably high porosity. Growing uit bad layering and aiming for waist lenght!

    Pre-poo: coconut oil
    wash: CJ Daily fix or SheaMoisture Coconut&Hibiscus
    RO + LI: different every time
    Styler: CJ Pattern Pusha, CJ CIAB

    dislikes: glycerin in low dews, scissor happy stylists, magnesium sulfate

    (modified) CG since june 25, 2012
    Hiarfinity + extra MSM since March 5., 2014

    SL - APL - BSBL- BSL - MBL - WL (stretched)
  • jada1082jada1082 Posts: 9Registered Users
    Yes I am going to go to a salon. There is no way I could attempt this on my own. I'm even willing to do it in phases to minimize the damage.

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