What are some tips for dyeing your hair ash blonde?


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Current/natural hair color is an important factor when dyeing hair ash blonde. Unless transitioning from natural blonde, apply a hair stripper prior to dyeing to prevent hair from turning gray or orange. Do a strand test to determine how long to leave the bleach in to reach your desired color.

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If you have dark hair, bleach hair prior to dye application. Remember that bleaching is a process and may require multiple stages to achieve your desired tone. Red pigments are especially difficult to eliminate; if your hair has obvious red tones, consult a professional stylist for the first stage of coloring to minimize damage.

Follow instructions carefully, especially in regards to time specifications. Bleaching is a damaging process and can cause damage to hair if done improperly or left in for too long. After bleaching, follow up with regular use of a quality conditioner to restore your hair's moisture capacity.

Take care in the application process, as hair dye stains skin and materials. Always place a towel on your shoulders, and use gloves while applying dye to hair.

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