Using a shampoo and conditioner that are marked as "brightening" or "debrassing" products temporarily removes the brassy hint from hair. These hair products contain a blue or purple dye base that counteracts the hues that are causing the brassy appearance.
To permanently fix a brassy hair shade, a toning color needs to be applied to neutralize the brassiness. The exact shade of the toning color depends on the dominant shade causing the brassy look. Stylists use a shade that is complementary to the color making the hair brassy. For example, blue toning color is complementary to orange and used when the hair has an orange tint to it.
Protecting the hair from the sun, ocean water and pool water helps prevent brassiness from occurring. Shampoos that contain sulfates also cause brassy color.Learn More
Brassy hair is normally hair that has been dyed and not gone through all of the stages of color development. Human hair has many levels and undertones. Dying hair red or blond can cause a yellow or orange color to appear.Full Answer >
Revlon ColorSilk hair products can be purchased in supermarkets, discount stores and drugstores, and they can also be purchased online from several retailers. Shoppers can find nearby retail locations or online sellers by visiting the About section of the Revlon.com website and clicking on Where to Buy Revlon Products.Full Answer >
Purple shampoo and a toner treatment are the best ways to fix brassy highlights. "Brassy" refers to the warm reddish or orange tones in blonde hair and is in contrast to "ashy" tones, which are those with bluish hues.Full Answer >
Tone down brassy highlights with a professional toner, a purple toning shampoo or with lowlights. A good shower filter may also be helpful because it filters out the iron deposits in water, preventing them from attaching to the hair.Full Answer >