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Coloring your hair can be tricky. If you don't get it right, it could be devastating. Find out how to pick the right hair color, plus, find out who can go blonde, who can go red and how to fix a bad dye job in 11 hair color tips only your stylist knows.

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March 20, 2007 at 11:22 am
(1) tricia craft says:

hi my hair is ginger will blonde go with my hair plz eamil me bck as soon as u get this plz

April 6, 2007 at 5:03 pm
(2) sarah says:

im getting my hair cut next week, i hav like orange hair and im getting black died under my hair but would black steaks on top 2 look alright? or blonde highlights OR just leave the top?!

May 3, 2007 at 12:24 pm
(3) nomi x says:

hey, i have the same problem as tricia craft I have red hair and want to die it ginger but im worried that it wont go with my skin tone or natural hair colour please help! x

June 13, 2007 at 8:57 am
(4) hairtech says:

if your hair colour is ginger, and you would like to get some blonde put through it then you should go for it,but be carefull with what colour of blonde you get as it may after a while go a grey colour if its to light..

July 25, 2007 at 4:40 pm
(5) Daniella says:

Hi my hair is warm golden blonde i want to go red intense hair color wont it look to red?

July 31, 2007 at 1:19 pm
(6) SALLY says:

ive never dyed my hair b4 n my hair is dark brown n i wanna dye it black? will it dye good black??

August 9, 2007 at 7:11 pm
(7) Katie says:

seeing as how your hair is dark brown it’ll hold the black really REALLY well. especially since your hair is unprocessed. just beware of the intensity of the blackness. but if you’re willing to go that dark, i say go for it.

September 20, 2007 at 2:19 pm
(8) Jade says:

hiya, mi hairs light brown, will my hair suit bits of blonde. Any way y r guys so interested in blonde hair , i mean its only blonde, i think brunettes r better. and any way will i suit them jw.

October 5, 2007 at 6:03 pm
(9) GENEVIE says:

YES YOU MOST DEF SHUD DO SOME TYPE OF BLONDE PIECES YOU SHOULD DO WHATS CALLED PEEKABOOS THEY ARE CHUNKY HIGHLIGHTS IN THE INTERIOR OF YOUR HAIR…A NICE GOLDEN COPPER…

October 18, 2007 at 2:40 am
(10) shannon says:

ive dyed my hair like 20 times since the start of the year its mostly been black dye. but my hair keeps going orange. Like no fully orange but lots of tints of it and it looks like my natural hair colours orange but ive just been trying to cover it up. My natural hair colours brown. Anyway i was wondering if since i have dyed my hair so much from home. Well if i got blonde foils would they show up or just go orange or a different colour and would it wreck my hair?

October 31, 2007 at 2:51 pm
(11) Kelsey says:

My sister just now askedd me how yo dye hair. I know how, but its hard for me to explain it to her. Suggestions needed! Thanks.

November 7, 2007 at 5:14 am
(12) lauren says:

hi, i have dyed my hair red and i am wanting to put blonde in it? would it go blonde if i did this?

November 11, 2007 at 11:00 am
(13) Annie. says:

Okay, I’ve never dyed my hair before in my life, so I’m a little worried about making a change. I would love to dye the ends of my layered, dark blonde hair to black. It would just be the ends of it, but I need to know whether or not black would be a good choice. My skin is fair, so would black be a good choice? Any other suggestions? And, could anyone find me any pictures of people with the ends of their hair dyed? I can’t seem to find any.

December 1, 2007 at 2:28 am
(14) Glenda says:

no black tips would look awful

January 27, 2008 at 3:26 pm
(15) marie says:

hi my hair is ginger i died it brown and i wanna try blonde do i die straight over it or do i have to bleach it first

February 25, 2008 at 4:44 pm
(16) Becki says:

Ok.. My Hairs Blonde..and i Want to go Dark brown..i have blue eyes and i dont have pale skin but i dont have tanned either…My natural colour was a mousey brown/blonde
Think i should? xxxxx

March 3, 2008 at 12:38 pm
(17) Kristy says:

Anyone who has never dyed their hair before should go to a professional hair stylist for their first dye job. Sure, it might cost more money than a dye-it-yourself kit. But, if you pay attention to their technique and ask them lots of questions about your specific hairtype (color, maintenance, future processing, etc.), then you will also be paying for an education that you can take home with you for the next time you want to dye your hair with a home kit. So worth it!

March 27, 2008 at 5:30 pm
(18) Danielle says:

I am dying my hair, but I don’t know what shade to choose. I have light skin but not too light, and right now my hair is brownish-reddish. I bought burgandy hair dye, but I don’t think that is the right hair color. I thought maybe an auburn color would look good, but I’m not sure. What should I do?

April 20, 2008 at 4:04 pm
(19) Charlee-x says:

Eya all, my natural hair colour is a darkish ginger and i have never died it before i dont want to dye it all over as i dnt want it to look un natural but was thinking of havin ash blonde or caramel highlights…what do you think will this look ok? if not what other coloured highlights could i have? Im bored of my plain hair so really want to have some highlights and i am goin 2 hairdressers on sat so plz repli it wud b a gr8 help thnx xxx

May 26, 2008 at 6:28 pm
(20) ASHL33 -X says:

HERLOO X
GETTING MY HAIR CUT NEXT WEEK FOR MY HOLIDAY AND I NEED SOME HELPP PLEASEE =] !!

MYY HAIRR IS A MEDIUMM BROWNN COLOUR AND A WANT SOOME BLONDE PUTTING IN IT BUT I DONT NO HOW REALLY COULD YOU HELP MEE PLEASEE X

WRITEE BAKK ASAPPP X

TAHH

June 3, 2008 at 11:04 am
(21) Lauren says:

Hiya my hair is a medium ginger no where near bright i have blue eyes and am quite pale but i have had blonde streaks put in 3 times but i feel like i want to dye my hair my mum said to dye it a plum colour but i am not sure i like either blonde or bown please help me!

June 24, 2008 at 6:50 pm
(22) sophie says:

Ive been dyeing my hair for months a light brown..
and today my friend decided to put a blonde block in it underneath my hair
and its turned Ginger..so i tried to dye over it with a new blonde dye but its gone orange sad.gif
now tomorow my friend is dying it all back brown ..but thing is ive heard ive got to put red in it first..
but by putting the red over the block of hair and then washing that out and doing it all brown..will this work?
someone help please sad.gif i have to get it back brown as thats my favourite .. it cant stay a bright ginger in my brown hair .. im really upset about this to be honest.x.

June 30, 2008 at 12:15 pm
(23) Amanda says:

For anyone who wants t o make a dramatic change in hair color…. DO NOT do it. Trust me. I had Dark brown hair but like sometimes it would look soo dark that it looked black and other times it looked really light like u could tell it was brown. Anyways, i was tired of having hair that looked like two colors so i wanted to die my hair lighter. I just wanted a medium brown shade something that u could tlel my hair was brown 4 sure. So when i first did that i did it at home. NOT GOOD AT ALL. my hair turned out REALLY orange!! i was soooooo mad!! so next i died it again. NOPEE still light. Then i died it a dark medium brown and it looked better but still had a tint of orange at the top. but it went away after like 1 week. So then i got used to my hair and it looked okay. BUT, as soon as my hair started growing out….. EWWWW, it had dark brown roots at the top with a lighter shade. my roots showed alot!!! So i got it died after like 5 months bc i wanted to give my hair a rest. i asked for my natural color as base and blonde highlights. It turned out great except for the fact that my base color was too light. It still looked good but once my roots started showing i would have to die it again. i havent died my har since, but i’m HOPING to have it go back to its original color bc, dying my hair made my hair REALLY dry and lots of splits ends. trust me if u die ur hair make sure its not to diff from ur original color unless u want ur roots to show or don’t care if ur hair breaks and dies everytime u die it. Wait until u start getting gray hairs, then die it!!! I learned my lesson.

July 5, 2008 at 11:12 pm
(24) heather says:

hi, i just dyed my hair a dark dark brown, lets just say black, and i dont like it at all, so i want to go back to a light brown. should i dye my hair a medium brown and then go to a light brown? or just go right to the point and dye it ligt brown?

July 12, 2008 at 4:47 pm
(25) adrianna says:

hi, i had natural dark brown hair and brown eyes and i just dyed my hair black, it looks awesome! so if any1 was thinking bout doing the same u totally should! also sense its summer when its bright outside the black like catches the light and makes it look all shiny and really cool:)

July 15, 2008 at 6:42 pm
(26) chelsie says:

hiya i died me hair black from natrul blonde and i wanted to die it back blonde today so i got two bleaches ov jerome russell bleach and i died it and it went ginger what should i do? Please Reply Back

July 26, 2008 at 6:07 am
(27) Alisha says:

Hiya, ive died my hair so much its been every colour in the book im sick of it now though its dark brown but my roots coming threw look ginger why is that?
And im having my hair stripped today with tints of blonde put in it will it damage any of my hair like make it go bitty?

July 26, 2008 at 6:10 am
(28) Alisha says:

Hiiyaaa,, Well my nair colour now is dark brown im sick of it ive died my hair so many time’s its been every colour in the book i just want my natural hair colour back with tints of blonde &&* brown in it, i am going to have it stripped today will it damage my hair in any sort of way like make it go bitty? Alsoo my roots keep coming threw ginger why is that because im naturally light brown?

July 28, 2008 at 11:47 pm
(29) bailey says:

ok so i have red hair and i want to die it black like lindsay lohan.

July 29, 2008 at 3:50 am
(30) heather says:

Hay every body
i have blond hair and i want to get foils befor i go to high school! Can some one please help me whch coulour foils i should get? Please i would really appreashate your advice

July 30, 2008 at 5:08 pm
(31) katie says:

hey, i have ginger hair, and i want a either it all died, or something like purple put in, but i dont no what would go, i was thinking about blonde, would i have to bleach it tho? please email mee

July 30, 2008 at 11:47 pm
(32) Diane says:

I want to add brown highlights into my bleach blonde hair. I have a Sally’s near by. Can anyone tell me what I need to buy and what to apply first? Thanks!! Diane

August 4, 2008 at 4:29 pm
(33) Jami says:

Hey, not too long ago I dyed my hair platinum blonde from dark brown. I love it, But I’m ready to go back to my natural brown color. What shade is right, or do i buy the exact color I want?

August 7, 2008 at 2:36 am
(34) Paige says:

hi, i naturally have dark brown hair. Last year i dyed it a sort-of lighter brown with faint reddish highlights. I’d like to dye it dark again and im thinking darker than before like a dark brown burgundy. Also i would like to dye JUST the ends of my hair a vibrant red… but i dont want to look goth because im not.Do you think this would look good together… and if not what are some other choices? PLZ reply!!!!

August 7, 2008 at 2:41 am
(35) Paige says:

btw jami, i wouldn’t be exactly sure in your case but i’d match it up and get the closest to your natural hair color as possible -or- get a color a tad bit darker because u DID dye it platinum blonde

August 17, 2008 at 9:52 pm
(36) Yazz says:

Guys if you have dark hair and your thinking about going blonde dont do it straight away go lighteer slowly. i tried dying my hair bleach blonde from dark brown and it went an bright bright orange coulor, it was so embarsing you could see me from a mile away. Ive learnt my lesson and now im trying to go lighter slowly by letting my natural coulor come through the only problem is im addicted to hair dye, i cant leave my hair coulor alone & die it atleast every 3 weeeks, my hair is now seriously damaged, + i cant evan touch my scalp its so sore.

August 19, 2008 at 6:21 pm
(37) alexis says:

ok so i dyed my hair black and now my light brown hair is coming out. i dont want to dye it black again but i dont want my roots a different color so if i find a color that matches my natural color and dye my hair will the black come out different then the light brown on top.

August 20, 2008 at 1:38 pm
(38) kasey says:

ok i have strawberry blonde hair and pale almost porcilinish if i stay outta the sun
im tired of my hair color and want to dye it black or dark brown would that lookok?

August 21, 2008 at 11:52 am
(39) jess says:

hi,iv been dyin my hair 4 ages brown even tho my natural hair colour is brown i wantd 2 go a darker wel my friend dard me 2 do it blonde so i did and it went orange bt my roots were blonde so i put a brown on top bt it wasnt brown it went red so i dyed al my hair black as it was the onli colour wat coverd it nw i just left it 2 grow out and most ov the black is out and the colour is brown wiv a tint ov reddish,orange i just wna go bk 2 my natural colour or a lighter do u no wat shade and colour i shuld do my hair and wat type,bleach?dye? please help :) x

August 23, 2008 at 7:15 pm
(40) Danielle says:

hey. my hair is dark brown and i want to dye it sort of a strong ginger colour. will it work right?

September 2, 2008 at 6:26 am
(41) georgia says:

hey ppls, i have naturally dark brown hair but i dye it a light brown with a ginger tint anyway i was wunderin if i could go blonde straight away w/o going orange please help i need to no by da end of todaii.

im onli dyin it blonde coz im fed up of ppl calling me ginger and stuff and also its a new school yr and i fancied a change xxx

September 2, 2008 at 2:16 pm
(42) natalie says:

if my hair is a really dark brown wht can i do to get it blond and can u suggest any products to do this write back

September 4, 2008 at 6:15 pm
(43) stacey says:

i have natural brown hair and now have blonde. I use shampoo for blonds 2 try and keep the colour. 6 days ago i had the ends coloured black and its gone brown? Why has this happend? How can i keep it black like i wanted?

September 9, 2008 at 8:02 am
(44) mikaela field says:

hi, i have naturaly blonde hair i have dyed it to black but i want to dye it blonde will i have any problems with the colour going wrong? please e mail back asap

September 11, 2008 at 3:57 am
(45) Sharnah says:

hey,
I have natural ginger hair.
A while ago i put a blonde dye through it but it just went a lighter ginger. would it go blonde if i put another blonde dye through it?

mail me back.

thanks

September 12, 2008 at 4:36 am
(46) gemma says:

my hair is died black and i dont feel asif it looks ok? .
how will i get my hair back blonde?
email bakk asap x

September 13, 2008 at 12:00 pm
(47) Victoria Smith says:

Hie =)
My name is Vicki, I am turning 20 this year and would like to change my hair color a bit for a new look i was looking into going blonde but not all over like a light or deep brown underneath with the blonde on top. However my Question is if that would suit me or not. I have long medium light brown hair and blonde highlights in it so therefore the color is kinda a golden brownish. My skin color is olive and eye color brown. anyways if anyone has any suggestions please let me know thank you =)

September 23, 2008 at 5:11 pm
(48) emily says:

Hi!

i’m a natural dark brown but i dyed my hair red 6 weeks ago…but i want 2 dye my hair black i have i also wanted 2 get it cut, layerd…i was wondering would black be too survere on my hair?!
wb
thank you:)

September 27, 2008 at 11:16 pm
(49) Sarah says:

My Hair is also naturally dark brown & I also died it red around 6 wks ago. I also want to go black like Emily. What do we do???

October 5, 2008 at 4:50 am
(50) sophie says:

i had black hair and then i bleached flashes on one side. they went a gingery blonde colour if i went over them in blonde would they go ginger or blonde? or should i just do the roots bleach again? thanx

October 10, 2008 at 11:04 am
(51) britni says:

I have lite brown hair and have dyed it bleach blonde now it is growing out and don’t know what to do is there a way to darken it or what should I use to touch up the roots on my own?

October 12, 2008 at 9:34 pm
(52) anonymous says:

HELP! i got dark brown hair and i want to dye it light brown…and it turned kinda reddish. how do you turn dark hair to golden brown??

advise anyone??

October 17, 2008 at 6:26 pm
(53) :) says:

My hair is lakk a light brownyy ginger but have blond through it when im in the sun. . .I dyed it dark brown and now all my roots are cuming through. . I want ot go back to my natural colour and maybe get blond highlights but i cant get this other dye out. I have been told stripping is EXTREMLY bad for your hair but i dnot want to see my roots grow ott as they will be ginger with brown at the bottom. . :(

HELP!:(

October 18, 2008 at 6:51 pm
(54) michelle says:

hi i’ve got mousie coloured hair but recently dyed it red,i love the colour and its quite bright.i used country colours and bought shampoo and conditioner for red hair but it still seems to wash out pretty quickly.its semi permanent as i dont want to go permanent really.any ideas on a good hair dye that stays vibrant?

October 18, 2008 at 7:28 pm
(55) priscilla says:

Hello, I’ve been wanting/needing to color my hair. I’ve gotten it professionally done in a salon before. The last time I colored it, it was a reddish color. It’s been almost 7 months since I’ve colored it and it looks so bad now. I recently got a hair cut but just couldn’t afford the color at the salon. I really just want to go back to a really pretty brown color which is my natural color. If I did it myself would it hurt the red? Meaning would it grab the brown?

October 19, 2008 at 5:43 pm
(56) Natalie says:

Hiya I have fair skin what shade of blondes would siut me? x

October 30, 2008 at 5:07 am
(57) jjee says:

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October 30, 2008 at 5:14 am
(58) jjee says:

priscilla–if your hair is a light red right now, a medium brown color should work just fine on it. red fades pretty fast so if you haven’t colored it in 7 months it should be pretty light?

November 9, 2008 at 9:26 pm
(59) andy says:

my natural hair color y medium blonde and ive been wanting to go lighter but im afraid of permanet hair dye …will my natural blonde color will still grow after the perm out…is it the amonia or the peroxide that causes that? ive heard that usually blondes loose their natural color when usings perms…does a lighter color affect??

November 17, 2008 at 11:02 pm
(60) XmissXsarahXdeeX says:

My sister has dark brown natural hair but she wants to dye it black with blonde flashes, how would i do that? im not that sure. Any help would be appreciated. X

November 19, 2008 at 9:05 am
(61) hannah says:

heyahh
i dyed my hair dark brown
but i want to dye it blonde
will it work or will it go ginger
???

November 19, 2008 at 7:29 pm
(62) hailey says:

hi my hair is auburn at the moment and i wanted to dye it blonde how would that blonde turn up on aurburn hair?

November 28, 2008 at 4:11 pm
(63) Paige Amy says:

Hey, I am so confused on what will suit me best with hair colour. I started dying my hair allsorts of colours since i was like 9, so i don’t really know what my natural hair colour would be now i’m 16. When i was little my hair colour was dark blonde/light brown, then it got abit darker as i got to about 7. So i think it is naturally medium brown. I have Blue eyes and quite pale skin. My hair a was light brown at the beginning of the year, it was okay and i didn’t have to wear much makeup and suited it but it didn’t do MUCH for me, didn’t make me stand out. So i died it reddy brown and that looked okay but i soon got bored of it, and died it black about 5 months ago. Lots of people complimented me on it and said it suits me, but that’s when i have a little faketan and alot of makeup on. It’s lightened to more of a dark brown now it’s washed out abit, but it’s still quite harsh on my pale skin. I’d like to start wearing foundation more my skin tone rather than darker, as i feel abit fake and i want to be more natural to my own true colour. Paleish skin & Rosy cheeks. I’ve thought of going blonde, as i have never gone fully blonde before. But i like my blue eyes to stand out and i find that my dark hair makes them more noticable. I also have a thing for bold hair, like dark hair or if i was blonde then it would have to be quite bright!
Lol sorry for going on, i just like to explain myself :) I really need some advice on what to go. I want to stand out, i’m not sure on blonde, i’m naturally brunette and don’t really want to fake it. But i want to stand out. I like my dark hair but that may mean having to keep wearing alot of darker makeup.
I’d really appreciate some advice! thankyou :D xxxxxxxxx

December 10, 2008 at 10:19 am
(64) shauna says:

hi I have dark brown hair and want to die it a auburn red colour like aishley simpson,worried if it will suit mw though,iv been blonde before and that suited me!!help…xx

December 14, 2008 at 7:31 am
(65) leanne says:

hey. my hair is ginger and i want to dye it red like hayley williams hair but i want black tips aswell would it look good or not?
x

December 17, 2008 at 11:45 am
(66) Emma Mc says:

heyah…. i have been dying my hair bleach blonde for the past few years and recently died brown over it… it was looking great… Now the blonde is starting to come through… is there any hair colour that i can dye over it so that the blonde wont come through?.. or would it be better to get the blonde striped out of my hair?…
Email Back ASAP! :) Please.. Thanks. X

December 28, 2008 at 7:34 pm
(67) CHRISTEE says:

hey,

i accidently died my hair a purple colour, omg so embarrassing, anyways. If i were to die it blonde, what will it turn out like ?

thaaaanks (:
christee

January 4, 2009 at 1:50 pm
(68) Hannah says:

hiya…
I have light skin and green eyes! Would u give me some tips of hair colours that would suit me plz! Email me when you get this coment! Thank you x :) x

January 22, 2009 at 1:35 pm
(69) Gabby says:

hii i wont to die my hair blond but i don’t know if a die would work on brown with blond streaks? can you help me please?

January 27, 2009 at 1:10 pm
(70) Amy says:

Hi my hair is ginger but i want to dye it brown but everyone says it will go green! Is this true?

January 28, 2009 at 12:02 pm
(71) Olliviaa.xx says:

hiiaa..xx my names oliviaa i have natarly blonde hair its nand its not realy blonde an its not dirty blonde its inbetween i have light blonde and caramel in it looks lovely but i fancy summet different should i get a darker colour or stik to wat ive gott?? xx

:) :]

January 28, 2009 at 3:19 pm
(72) alice says:

hey guys. I have medium brown hair, and would like to go a dramatic colour, like BRIGHT orange, purple, or dark blue. How can i do this so that my brown wont make the colour look funny ? Will I have to bleach my hair first ? And also, if I do dye my hair and decide to go back to my natural colour, do i just try to pick the closest colour to my roots ?
please help ! (:

January 28, 2009 at 3:42 pm
(73) jamie says:

hello, my natural hair colour is slightly darker than a medium brown, and I have never dyed my hair in my life. I really want to go a black colour with a bluish purplish tint, but should I get a professional stylist to do it, or try it myself? Will brown roots really stand out on black hair ?
or . . are semi-permanent colours good to start with?

i need someones advice, please.

February 3, 2009 at 9:36 am
(74) Vikki says:

Hii i have medium brown hair but want to do a semi in black i have a light skin tone and hazel/ green eyes would any 1 have any answers thanks :)

February 11, 2009 at 10:53 am
(75) Abbie says:

If i have had blonde hightlights on my hair what colour brown would i need to cover the blonde without the blonde weaping through.

February 16, 2009 at 2:49 am
(76) jenna says:

hay…i am a blond at the moment and i am loving it but now i want to go a really nice red and i just cant find the colour i want…

March 3, 2009 at 4:31 pm
(77) Abii says:

My hair was a lightish brown before but im so pale i wanted to go for blondee.. so i tried a blonde dye and it went kinder ginger. If i get another blonde hair dye n do it again will it go blonde this time?

March 13, 2009 at 3:20 pm
(78) siobhan says:

my natural colur is ginga i have dyed it black a year ago if i put proicied blonde on it will it go green plz email me xx

March 19, 2009 at 6:07 pm
(79) Elliott says:

Hello, my hair is ginger it isnt brown its more of shade of brown/ginger but i wont it to go dark brown with no ginger btw hair is natural over the years my hair has gone darker how would i do this ? do i just buy a dark brunnette and dye or could i do anything else to get the ginger out please email me :D

April 1, 2009 at 4:01 am
(80) a says:

hey i have brown hair, and im going to dye it blonde. and i wanted to put a dark brown for some of the hair under it, what is the best product to dye my hair with, that i can buy at walgreens, etc.

April 14, 2009 at 5:37 am
(81) aimee james says:

hi, i’m naturally a medium brown hair, but i have dyed it dark brown a couple of times in the past. I am really considering going platinum blonde but teh colour technicians at Toni and Guy have said that my colour would have ot be done in 2 stages. I am just worried as to what teh colour would be in teh middle of going from brown to blonde because i am at college and dont think ginger hair would suit me at all!…

any ideas on what colour it may be ?? would it ever turn green or ginger like most people say??

thankyouu :D

April 17, 2009 at 10:31 am
(82) Vivi- anne says:

hey

my hair is like light brown on top but dark brown on the bottom i never died it b4 but i would like platium blonde streaks or something i am quiet tanned but im no were near like leona lewises colour or beyonces im lighter than that i was just wondering shall i die my hair like all platinum blonde or shall i die all my hair light brown n then put in streaks or just leave it n put streaks in my normal hair

April 28, 2009 at 7:00 am
(83) Vic says:

I have ginger hair (not too dark) and have dyed it many colours in the past. My friends have suggested I dye it alot darker as I have pale skin and look a bit washed out with my natural colour. They have suggested a dark reddish brown colour (looks a bit mahogony. Would this suit me or is it too dark? I saw a pic of Lindsay Lohan with a similar colour.

May 6, 2009 at 5:09 pm
(84) sandra says:

never get red put into hair dats brown as it will go orange after a few weeks

May 8, 2009 at 3:46 pm
(85) Charlie says:

hi! I have dark brown curly hair and I want to do something slightly punky with it.. without changing the color completely. I was thinking black and reddish on the ends. Any advice?

May 18, 2009 at 10:42 am
(86) cassie smith says:

Hi, i’ve got naturally brown hair, (quite dark) and im so bored of it. i was wondering – if i was to put a dark red dye on it would it just shine red? or would it not do anything? what would happen basically lol.

June 4, 2009 at 4:50 am
(87) Rachael says:

Hi,
I have like a mousy brown kinda coloured hair and i was thinking of dying my hair black but, i am quite pale but, not that pale really. Would it suit me? Everyone thinks that i should go dark brown fisrt but, i really want to dye my hair black …
Thanks,
Rachael (L) x x x

June 8, 2009 at 9:03 am
(88) bek says:

Hi, My hair is red, And i really want to dye it back to my natural colour which is blonde. how can i do this? please help!

June 8, 2009 at 10:23 am
(89) beauty says:

To all of you who want dramatic changes to your hair color, do not attempt to do this on your own with a box of color you bought at a store.

If you want dramatic change or want to fix a messed-up dye job, you need to go to a salon and let an expert do it for you.

Julyne

June 18, 2009 at 5:53 pm
(90) Natlie says:

hi
i hav medium brown thick hair and i want to cut my hair into a fringe with red hair colour would it suit me pls send me de asnwer asap

July 4, 2009 at 11:47 pm
(91) Holly says:

Im wanting to go blonde and right now my hair is a blonde, brown, black, red type deal, How do I go blonde and get my hair to take? and what happens if I want to put black highlights?

July 23, 2009 at 6:32 am
(92) charlotte says:

Hi this is to bek…you say you want to go back to blonde from red don’t put blonde straight on to red this will turn the red a pinky colour put a light brown on top of the red first then wait a few days then gradually go back to blonde with bleached highlights but don’t bleach your hair all over this will make your hair dry and it could start to break off. The only other suggestion I have is to have your hair stripped but this too damages your hair and leaves it dull and dry

July 24, 2009 at 6:32 pm
(93) rhonda says:

i have my hair died very blonde, the new growth is mostly gray and dark blonde, i would like to go alburn, what should i use. a long time ago i did this and it went orange. alburn or burgundy, thanks for taking the time to answer this.

August 21, 2009 at 4:39 pm
(94) erin says:

Hey! I have naturally that hair color thats not brown but its nto blonde, most of my friends jsut classify it as “very very dark ash blonde” i really dont like the color it makes me look a weird orangey yellow color. I have gotten blonde highlights twice and i liked them but now they are growing out and i want to go brown or red possibly. What shades would look good and woodnt make me llook orangey and like i have jaundice?

thanks!!

August 26, 2009 at 11:03 am
(95) MORGAN says:

OKAY, SO I HAVE NATURALLY BLONDE HAIR, I DYED IT BURGUNDY, AND IT FADED TOO FAST, SO I DID THE COLOR REMOVER “COLOR OOPS” IT TURNED ORANGE, SO I TRIED TO DYE IT LIGHT BLONDE, IT TONED DOWN THE ORANCE BUT DID NOT WORK, WHAT IS A QUICK FIX TO FIX IT, BESIDES GETTING IT PROFESSIONALLY DONE? COULD I TRY DYING IT BROWN AND DO SOME BLONDE HIGHLIGHTS IN IT???

August 26, 2009 at 11:05 am
(96) ME says:

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August 29, 2009 at 12:51 am
(97) rania says:

hi i have died my hair from blu eblack to blonde with highlights then colored it red now i want to go back to blonde what should i do first thank you for your help

September 5, 2009 at 1:16 pm
(98) Phoebz says:

Hi, Im and hair die virgin and I have like a dk blonde colored hair and I want to die it a rich honey brunette but Im just scared that the colour won’t suit me or that it’ll make my hair fall out or something stupid like that what do you suggest?

September 7, 2009 at 1:16 pm
(99) evez says:

hey.. urm i have strawberry blonde hair but people call me ginger im in my first year of secrednry skewl nd well people put things on to me of there mobiles like gingers r creepy they r coming to get u im like huh>? idiots…but i dont no what to do they are older then me i cant tell a adult well i told my mum but mines not a tutch on ginger i dont have frekels i have layerd goldy blondy hair but i hate it so much plz dont say tell a teacher i cant i’l be teased more i just feel like yelling SHUT UR UGLY TRAP but uno i cant

evie….

September 8, 2009 at 9:01 pm
(100) LG says:

I have a kind of have dark blonde hair and well I would like to dye the underneath parts a dark red or something like burgundy. Any suggestions and would it look good?

September 18, 2009 at 7:53 pm
(101) lauren says:

see if your hairs dyed black and you don’t like it and want it lighter put fairy liquid in it instead of shampoo and cpndition the ends of your hair becuase they get really dry and start to break off instead of buying dark brown dye just wait a week or two and see if you like the shade after that. it’s happent to me once before but my hairdresser just cut the ends of my hair that was breaking off. it made a hell of a diffrence, and in the shower you see how much of the dye is coming out oh also if ANYONE wants to dye their hair black i advise you strongly not to, you will regret it compleatly especially if you have light skin tone. :)

September 19, 2009 at 9:36 pm
(102) AB says:

hey.. urm i have strawberry blonde hair but people call me ginger im in my first year of secrednry skewl nd well people put things on to me of there mobiles like gingers r creepy they r coming to get u im like huh>? idiots…but i dont no what to do they are older then me i cant tell a adult well i told my mum but mines not a tutch on ginger i dont have frekels i have layerd goldy blondy hair but i hate it so much plz dont say tell a teacher i cant i’l be teased more i just feel like yelling SHUT UR UGLY TRAP but uno i cant

evie….

First, learn how to speak. Second, gingers have hair color like the comedian “Carrot Top” so if you’re strawberry blonde, you’re not a ginger. I have strawberry blonde/brownish hair naturally and I was sick of hearing “ginger” but the older you get, the less people say that, and the more people say you should go back to your natural color. I dyed my hair really blonde but it’s hard to maintain with the roots growing in, but if you’re really uncomfortable with your hair, I’d go blonde. I’ve got light skin and I went darker, and it looked terrible. Best of luck from a fellow strawberry blonde girl :)

September 25, 2009 at 2:40 pm
(103) Aly says:

I have brown/blond hair.
and i want have dark brown / light red(cheryy)
Pleeease answer mee !!
i need it ! =))

October 2, 2009 at 10:23 pm
(104) natalia says:

ok.. mu hair is origanaly. DARK BROWN.. but i used i bought this sun-in and it made it alot lighter.. now i wwant to go very light blond.. i am hipsoanic but i look more white then hispanic to say im faired skin. i also have brown eye.. so wat do you think??

October 10, 2009 at 1:58 am
(105) janet says:

i’m cutting my hair 2 days and i’m going to get highlights in it.my hair color is black and i was thinking of getting red &golden brown or blue &mahogany what do you think i should do? thx.

November 18, 2009 at 11:53 am
(106) kelly says:

My daughter’s hair is long and dark brown. She bleached the top half and now it is white, yellow and orange. She went to the salon to fix the blonde and I can not tell a difference. Would it be ok to color it back to her natural color? Please email me as soon as you can!

November 28, 2009 at 6:28 pm
(107) Emma holdcroft says:

Hi,I used to have my hair bleach blonde but i dident want to keep bleachin it! My roots were getting bad & i felt like a change so i put a warm brown in my hair but its gone really red!! HELP!!

November 29, 2009 at 12:53 am
(108) kc says:

hi my name is kc and my hair is strabey blond and i was wondering if blonde would work for me

December 22, 2009 at 12:12 pm
(109) Stephanie says:

My hair is naturally medium/dark brown, but over the past year i’ve been gettin bleached blond highlights. My roots are so annoyin i want to go brown. How can i do this? Please Help! X

January 11, 2010 at 3:28 pm
(110) jessica says:

hi my hair is medium stawberry blonde do any of u know wether purple and blonde streaks will go with my hair colour andf im also thinkin of having it lared to make my hair more interesting lol

January 11, 2010 at 3:43 pm
(111) kimbrley says:

what would happen if i dyed my hair from black to blonde will it go a completly a differnt colour can u email me back so i no what to do thanks

February 21, 2010 at 7:40 pm
(112) Jodie says:

heya for daniella i would say choose xxl live there red selection is great and with your hair bein quite light it will go great .

February 28, 2010 at 2:02 am
(113) natalie says:

okay i have dark brown hair and i’ve never dyed me hair before and i want a change so i was thinking red? but would red turn out because my hair is really dark? PLEASE NEED HELP!!

March 6, 2010 at 6:19 pm
(114) simone says:

heya i had bleach blonde hair and todaii i dyed it to a light brown and it has got tints ov green init.. how do i stop the green please help me i have neva had it dark b4 it has always been light… please help me… email as soon as possible thanks

March 10, 2010 at 3:18 pm
(115) Charlie says:

My hair was black and i dyed it blonde and it went ginger now i keep putting blonde hair dyes on and its just not doing anything really just looks really ginger and i want it blonde what can i do to get it blonde???

March 14, 2010 at 6:49 am
(116) Charlie says:

Heyy,,ive got blonde hair and i got brown throw my frindge and a lil flash on the side and i really want summit diffrent so i was thinking about red!! do you think that blonde and red willgo together?? Thankyou

March 25, 2010 at 11:35 am
(117) Desiree Gibson says:

okay soo my natural hair color is a black brown ( almost looks kinda black ] im mixed with black and white soo im a carmel color ( idk if u need too kno this but i have white ppls hair ] and i wanna put a medium brown in it ;; i kno its not gonna be that exact color witch is a good thing ;; but would you be able too tell that i died it ? and would it match my skin tone ?

March 29, 2010 at 11:19 am
(118) Lindsay says:

my hair is light brown but i got a red rinse a coupe of months ago so it has a red tint, but now im looking for a change i have light skin not pale but not tan and green eyes my hair is medium length and i have a round face should i dye it highlight it cut it or what im ready for a change.. please help me!!!!!

April 20, 2010 at 5:37 pm
(119) Nikole says:

Hi, I just want your suggestion….i have dark brown, almost black hair, and I have a lighter and darker skin complextion. I jus wanted to know what the best possible shades of hair color would suit me best.

April 27, 2010 at 12:32 am
(120) beauty says:

Hi Nikole,

You have many options, but I’m confused by your “lighter and darker skin complexion” comment. How can you have both? I suggest dying your hair a couple shades lighter than your natural hair color. You might consider highlights (I love baliage). Good luck!

April 21, 2010 at 1:17 pm
(121) Janelle says:

Hey, I want to know if a reddish brown hair color is good for a cool-dark skin tone??

May 12, 2010 at 4:09 pm
(122) kaitt says:

hey. i have medium red hair with blonde highlights already. i am going back soon and trying to know of i should dye it a blonde or just redu my highlights?????

May 16, 2010 at 2:47 pm
(123) norma says:

im really light skin tone my natural hair color was light brown and my eyes are hazel brown i want to dye my hair black wondering if it would go on me or not ?

May 26, 2010 at 12:35 pm
(124) Alyssa Nicole Cooper says:

I was wondering:
If I have dark brown hair with blonde streaks, to dye it a Punk red, do I have to bleach?

May 28, 2010 at 3:30 pm
(125) sophie says:

Hi, my natural hair colour is dark brown.
I dyed it red about a month ago, just using a semi permanent dye. I hated it, and went to the hairdressers and they put on a brown dye. Now it is going ginger, what should I do?
Thank youuuuuu! x

June 4, 2010 at 7:50 pm
(126) juliette says:

ive got sholder length hair with side part and bangs
my hair is naturally medium brown, but i recently got highlights
i’m thinking about dying the bottom layer black and getting streaks on top of black: would this look bad? too busy?

June 17, 2010 at 1:06 pm
(127) libby says:

hi
im 15 i have light skin and quite bright blue eyes my natural color is bleach blonde but i dyed it brown about a month ago but i’ve now got bored of that color and im looking to dye it a purple who it look ok ? would the brown send it a weird color ?
please help x

June 23, 2010 at 2:39 pm
(128) Nikki says:

Kso i have dark brown hair and i wanna go to a bright red. Im a bisque tone with hazel eyes. I don’t wanna have my hair turn orange from lifting the color! What should i do?

July 1, 2010 at 11:38 am
(129) kerry says:

could u tell me wot the best way to dye ginger hair brown and if i do it myself would it be ok?

July 9, 2010 at 4:09 pm
(130) Rachel says:

question!!
I have a dark blonde hair with tan skin. will i look good with dark red hair??

July 11, 2010 at 4:08 pm
(131) Cami says:

I have golden blonde hair and i want to put some lowlights in it, but idk what shade, i was thinking maybe goldish brown?? (btw, im in the ‘warm’ category). and also i see a lot of girls have bleach blonde on top and black underneath. well what i was thinking was to have my natrual golden blond, with lowlights on top, and maybe like a reddish brown underneath? well i really want to put a darker hair color underneath but im stumped on which color it should be. please email me!!<3

July 22, 2010 at 6:59 am
(132) maisie says:

ive got mousy brown hair and im bored of the colour
what colour would look good
i either wanna go black/darker or red
would it work well or should i keep my hair the smae colour ???

August 9, 2010 at 7:16 pm
(133) Dana says:

My daughter has beautiful auburn curly hair. She is mostly Caucasian with about 1/8 African and light golden skin. Her hair is very curly with a smooth shaft, not wooly. She is tired of people admiring her beautiful hair (poor girl). However, she wants to dye it BLACK!!!! Any suggestions for semi or demi-permanent color so it will not be permanent OR hURT HER HAiR?

September 12, 2010 at 2:08 am
(134) ChantelNicolee says:

So I recently had black dyed hair and I used a dye removel kit that sent it a brown colour… I then used a lightening bleach kit to make it go blonde… well it was a fail and a half and needless to say my roots are the colour blonde I wanted while the rest of my hair is a redish-brown any suggestions on what I should do?

January 4, 2011 at 8:13 am
(135) Nerezza says:

hi i want to dye my hair either black with a blue shine to it with electric blue tips or just black with a purple shine. im not sure which and if it would suit me. i have dark brown eyes and dark brown hair which people think is black please help me!!

September 8, 2011 at 3:55 pm
(136) niamh says:

i have ginger hair but i want to die it but wat colour >> email me please

September 19, 2011 at 8:54 am
(137) marivic says:

hi my hair is black so i want change in to medium brown…can u give me an idea 4 dat…kc pag black daw ang kinulay q nd n daw pedeng magkulay nang ibang kulay is it true poh?

December 5, 2011 at 2:39 pm
(138) Jenna says:

Hi I have ginger hair and want to dye it a dark brown colour will it look ok or will it look a mess because I have very light skin?

November 2, 2013 at 8:03 pm
(139) Jessica says:

Hey, I have ginger hair and I want to dye the underneath of my hair ash blonde, would it look good please email me back ASAP

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