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How do you get rid of red hair?

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To get rid of red hair, wash your hair with a clarifying shampoo, add two drops of green food coloring to your regular shampoo, wash your hair with the tinted shampoo, and apply an ash shade of semipermanent hair dye to your hair. Use the clarifying shampoo weekly.

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  1. Wash your hair with a clarifying shampoo

    Fade the color by washing your hair with a clarifying shampoo as soon as possible.

  2. Add food coloring to your shampoo

    Add two drops of green food coloring to your regular shampoo and shake well. A light green tint in your shampoo can help tone down the redness.

  3. Wash with your tinted shampoo

    Wash your hair with your tinted shampoo. If your hair is still too red, one or two more drops of food coloring to your shampoo, and try it again.

  4. Apply a semipermanent color

    Apply an ash shade of semipermanent hair dye in the shade closest to the color you want.

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