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Back to Blonde



Hi everyone. How are you all today?

Hair is a very personal thing to everyone. If it doesn’t feel right, you lose a lot of confidence. Or at least that’s how I feel. Although my confidence is at an all-time high, I still fancy a change even though I know it’s going to take a while.

I was looking at old photos of my blonde hair and I’ve really started to miss it. Yes I love the red but I do find that I am having to dye my hair more often because my natural blonde peeps through so quickly that I look like I’m going grey. It really isn’t that healthy to dye my hair so often so I’m going back to my natural hair colour.


I had my first appointment today. Where Ashleigh used a colour stripper to strip the red from my hair. This stayed on for half an hour and extra product was added to the darker areas. This got my hair back to copper. However it was quite patchy. Some areas were definitely darker than others, which is what I expected to happen.


Once my hair was dried I was shown a few samples and a game plan was discussed. It was actually a huge team effort; opinions were shared among all the hair stylists on how best to get my hair as close to blonde as possible. They eventually decided to use a cool toned ashy blonde and apply highlights to the deeper red shades in my fringe. This was quite an effort but I could see the warm tones going away as the dye developed.

Once my hair was cut and dried, you could tell that the majority of the red was out. Yes there was the odd patch of red, but it blends in really well with the rest of the colour. Apparently one more appointment will get it completely blonde by adding a few more highlights. I’m going to make this appointment on my next pay day.


This wasn’t a cheap process; it cost £84; but at least it was done properly. If I had attempted to do this at home, my hair wouldn’t be in as good a condition and I probably wouldn’t have gone this blonde straight away.

So what do you think of my new blonde hair? Have any of you gone from red to blonde?

Have a lovely day guys!




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