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Dyed blonde hair: Care and maintenance

Dyed blonde hair is beautiful but requires special care and maintenance to keep it looking its best. It is prone to fading. dryness, frizz, and other problems that come from the lightening process used to achieve it.  Your blonde hair doesn't have to look frizzy and feel dry though because there are steps you can take to ensure it is kept looking and feeling its best. Blonde hair problems When you dye your hair blonde — especially if your hair is naturally dark — a lot of lightening is required to lift out the abundance of natural pigment in order to get your hair light enough. Bleach or dye is used to achieve this lightening, but both products have a drawback that can't completely be avoided in that damage will occur as a side effect of the process with either method. This damage can be superficial or structural, and the type of damage that has occurred dictates what sort of problems you can face, as well as what form of treatment is best for resolving the condition a

How to remove permanent hair dye

Permanent hair dye allows you to make anything from a subtle to more drastic change to your hair colour with great longevity, only affected by fading over time with most of the style remaining intact until you treat it again or your hair grows out. This power to make such a great change comes at a price however. When you decide to change your hair color, you can't simply dye over it with a lighter shade in most cases because more dye won't lift the previous dye effectively. It's fine in most cases if the new color you want is darker than your current shade, but if you want a lighter color, you need to know how to remove permanent hair dye before you can achieve this. How permanent hair dye works Your hair is comprised of three main structures: the medulla, cortex, and cuticles. The cortex is the inner area of the hair shaft where hair color is located, and in order for permanent dye to change the way your hair looks, dye needs to penetrate into this area. This part