Using a shampoo and conditioner that are marked as "brightening" or "debrassing" products temporarily removes the brassy hint from hair. These hair products contain a blue or purple dye base that counteracts the hues that are causing the brassy appearance.Continue Reading
To permanently fix a brassy hair shade, a toning color needs to be applied to neutralize the brassiness. The exact shade of the toning color depends on the dominant shade causing the brassy look. Stylists use a shade that is complementary to the color making the hair brassy. For example, blue toning color is complementary to orange and used when the hair has an orange tint to it.
Protecting the hair from the sun, ocean water and pool water helps prevent brassiness from occurring. Shampoos that contain sulfates also cause brassy color.Learn more about Hair Color
To remove the red tones from the hair, apply a homemade color shampoo, rinse out and apply a neutral brown shade over it. Removing red tones from the hair takes roughly 1 hour and requires shampoo, green food coloring and brown hair coloring. Hair should be deep-conditioned after the process.Full Answer >
To lighten hair that has been dyed too dark a color, wash your hair with a clarifying shampoo, add a lightener to your hair, wash it out, and condition your hair. If your hair is not the desired color, repeat the process.Full Answer >
Dark brown hair dye can be lighten using a clarifying shampoo or natural products, such as baby oil, lime, hydrogen peroxide and chamomile tea. Many women go to the salon to try to turn their hair darker but, when the towel comes off, it's darker than they intended it to be.Full Answer >
To fix orange tones in the hair, select a blue-based color, make a toning solution out of the color and conditioner, and apply the toner evenly to the hair. Process the toner, rinse it out and check the color of your hair.Full Answer >