Why did my blonde hair turn purple?
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Why did my blonde hair turn purple?


Quick Answer

If bleached hair turns purple, that means that the base color is purple. There are two ways this can occur. Either there was a bluing agent to prevent a brass color or the high-lift formula had a blue base.

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Full Answer

If the culprit is the bluing agent, washing the hair with a clarifying shampoo should remove the color. If there is still a blue tint, then buy a 30-volume peroxide. Mix this in equal parts with shampoo. Make sure to condition after. If this is due to the high-lift, use a light color level. Use a color lift with a yellow base to counter the color in the hair now. Combine 1 ounce of this with 1 ounce of a 20-volume peroxide and an ounce of conditioner. Apply to the hair for 10 to 15 minutes and then rinse.

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