Brassy

greencup13greencup13 Registered Users Posts: 596
So I know I know I know the obvious answer is not to lighten your hair BUT can someone give me advice. Are there any CG safe products that help with making your highlights not look brassy?
3A 3B mix
Colored treated
Combo Low and High porosity
Medium coarse texture

Goosefootprints hair analysis
Co-wash- As I Am Co-wash
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LI- As I Am leave in,
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Style- la looks sport gel

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  • HtBlackHtBlack Registered Users Posts: 292
    Hmmmm I'm going by memory here, but Manic Panic has a colour called virgin snow that is lavender, that works like a "purple shampoo". It counteracts brassiness in blonde hair, I have used it to make my blonde less brassy so I could apply some other MP colour on it.

    You should read the ingredients, but you can find it on their website for sure. You can add a spoon of virgin snow to your conditioner/ products, too, to make it a regular treatment, but of course they need to be white/clear.

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    A 2C, wishfully thinking of being 3a. Sometimes I get there. CG since October 2013, Eurocurly (just for a few months more!), completely low-porosity now. SBL, wanting elbow length.

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    Routine:
    CW-LI: Garnier Ultra Doux (Cocoa+Coconut Oil/Mango+Tiaré) or my own products.
    DC: Biofficina Toscana Maschera Nutriente Protettiva, or my own product.
    Homemade FSG, L'Oreal Styling Gel.
  • jennycurljennycurl Registered Users Posts: 35
    6 Tbsp cg conditioner
    1/2 tsp purple cool aid crystals
    mix well and apply to wet hair
    leave on for 2 or 3 minutes
    rinse well.:tongue1:
    :blob6::blob6:cg
    conditioner only 3a/:wav::wave: 3b chin length curls .
    cut it myself
    color myself
    lots of homemade deep treatments
    love tresseme naturals conditioner!
  • reallyageekreallyageek Registered Users Posts: 43
    purple shampoos, (or sometimes called silver shampoos I think but don't hold me up on that) exist for this reason. Yellow and purple are on the opposite sides of the color wheel so they cancel each other out.
  • Fifi.GFifi.G Registered Users Posts: 15,490 Curl Neophyte
    ^ Correct. There should be several purple low poo's. Most shampoos for color treated hair are sulfate free. I know Paul Mitchell has a good one but you'll have to double check for cones.
    When I hear terms like "hipster" I think, who told cliques they could leave high school??

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  • sheilacurlsheilacurl Registered Users Posts: 1,240 Curl Neophyte
    Shimmer Lights by Clairol is a purple conditioner for silver and blonde hair, it's cone free (I believe) and available at Sally's for about $11
    Upper Michigan Dews
    3a ~ Fine ~ High Porosity ~ Normal Density

    NoPoo: JC Cleansing Cream
    Rinse Outs: SS:PRT, CJ Repair Me, CJ Argan
    Detangler: KCKT
    Leave-in: CJ Repair me
    Stylers: UFDCM, BRHG
    Refreshers: Batiste (dry shampoo) on the roots & UFDCM everywhere else

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