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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

How to maintain a beautiful pink shade

One of the comments I get a lot from friends and strangers is how beautiful my shade of pink is. There are two secrets behind my hair colour: the first one, I discussed about it in this blog post where I decided to bleach and tone my hair white before applying the pink dye.

The second… I am CONSTANTLY retouching my hair to avoid my colour to fade to a horrible yellow-ish pink colour. Trashtastika from The Fashionate Traveller let me know that semi-permanent hair dyes like Manic Panic and Special Effects don’t actually damage the hair: the damage comes from bleaching and bad hair care.

I noticed that my roots tend to fade faster then the rest of my hair so knowing that retouching my hair is not damaging, I regularly mix a little bit of pink hair dye with conditioner and apply it to my hair and leave it on for around an hour.

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You can see the top si definitely yellowish-pink while my ends are still a nice shade of pink. I hate uneveness so it’s time to correct this!

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Mix your dye and conditioner together. Currently, Special Effects Cupcake Pink is back order so I use more Manic Panic Cotton Candy but I can’t wait to receive more Special Effects at the end of the month =X Once you’re happy with the colour apply it to your hair focussing on where the colour has faded more. Don’t forget to take a glamourous picture as well LOL

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Leave it on for a while: the conditioner will help condition your hair and the dye will give your colour the boost it needed!

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And because everyone seems to love pink hair, here are daily pictures of my hair :)

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Next time I’ll blog about the products I use in the my hair and what I do to avoid my hairstylist lecturing me ;)

1 comment:

  1. it’s looking so much inspirational. i really thank you for your great post

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