How to Remove Unwanted Haircolor and Lighten Hair at Home

A less damaging DIY approach to removing a bad hair dye job and/or semi naturally lighten hair.

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How to Remove Unwanted Haircolor and Lighten Hair at Home
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Orange hair is not a good look on me...

Orange hair is not a good look on me...

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Crush a bunch of vitamin C in a bag by rolling a rolling pin or a bottle over it till it's fine power.

Crush a bunch of vitamin C in a bag by rolling a rolling pin or a bottle over it till it's fine power.

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I use a wine bottle.

I use a wine bottle.

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Squirt in a lemon if it's a sunny day

Squirt in a lemon if it's a sunny day

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Add about a tablespoon of baking soda. Watch how cool it foams like a science experiment!

Add about a tablespoon of baking soda. Watch how cool it foams like a science experiment!

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Cool

Cool

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Add coconut oil (option). I use it to help make my hair feel and smell good.

Add coconut oil (option). I use it to help make my hair feel and smell good.

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Add a bit if dish soap. I use the harsh one. But feel free to use a natural ones.

Add a bit if dish soap. I use the harsh one. But feel free to use a natural ones.

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I add about a teaspoon of salt last min. I read how it helps strip color

I add about a teaspoon of salt last min. I read how it helps strip color

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Now add enough dandruff shampoo to make it a thicker spread on.

Now add enough dandruff shampoo to make it a thicker spread on.

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Apply to hair. Add a shower cap or a bag over the head and go sit in the sun.

Apply to hair. Add a shower cap or a bag over the head and go sit in the sun.

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This is how I relax in the sun...

This is how I relax in the sun...

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I last min added a small amount of purple clothes dye into the cocktail hair mask the last half hour of sitting. I am hoping this will help tone out the orangey red better and enhance my grey.

I last min added a small amount of purple clothes dye into the cocktail hair mask the last half hour of sitting. I am hoping this will help tone out the orangey red better and enhance my grey.

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Almost done

Almost done

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This was 3 treatments. Let it sit for about 3 hours. My hair is mostly grey with a bad dye job that turned bright reddish orange. I'm trying to grow the natural greyish whit grow out.

This was 3 treatments. Let it sit for about 3 hours. My hair is mostly grey with a bad dye job that turned bright reddish orange. I'm trying to grow the natural greyish whit grow out.

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Thanks for looking!! Please follow!!

Thanks for looking!! Please follow!!

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