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Professional dye or box?

My hair is naturally dirty dishwater blonde, but I have been dying it dark brown for years. It's always store bought box dye and it turns out great. I have a quirky personality and I want a change. Adding some white blonde highlights throughout my hair sounds fun. I have also thought about red (and yes my job allows it). I pay a decent amount to keep my short hair looking good, but dye is not a huge priority. Should I get it done by a stylist? Or brave it on my own with a friend?

Asked By: danimac - 4/22/2009
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This is info on hair dye & bleach. If you semi or permanently dye or bleach your hair you have permanently changed your natural color until you grow it out. You have opened the hair strands cuticle and removed melanin (color). With dye you remove less, then you deposit new color. Bleach you remove more the lighter you... More
Answered By: Corri - 4/22/2009
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I would do it pro. You might mess it up alone, or do it wacky and buzz out your hair trying to get it out. Go to an independent salon. DO NOT GET YOUR HAIR DYED AT GREAT CUTS OR FANTASTIC SAMS!
Answered By: timmergirl96 - 4/22/2009
 
stylist!! doing blonde red's at home can be very awkward plus it's very messy and the proffesional colours work better than the box colours and they last longer and it's nice to get your hair washed after lol hope this helps xx
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Answered By: don't know what todo?? - 4/22/2009
 
professionally done because it will turn out the color you want because sometimes if you use a box coclor it might not be the color you want and when/if you get it professionally done your roots might sho after like a 2-5 week soand use a box color to touch them up because ti will be a lot cheaper then going to a... More
Answered By: Victoria S - 4/22/2009
 
If you been doing it like a long time I think you should get the highlights kit at local store and save the money for a cute outfit instead.insane what ppl pay for hair.
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Answered By: mEn7aL - 4/22/2009
 
blonds and reds are very tricky colors and require a lot of care . so i would get it professionally done , cause you really can mess up your hair .but if you dont care about the health or your hair then do it your self
Answered By: Kay J - 4/22/2009
 
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