Hair Dye Removal

By | January 18, 2014

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Every one wants to look young. The untimely graying of hair or graying of hair due to age is a matter of concern for all. To get rid of gray hair, hair dye is an easy solution. They give a dramatic look to your hair and also cover your gray hair. They are also being used by youngsters to give different color to their hair. But the trouble is removing these colors


There are various colors available and the most popular color is black or dark brown. But one should be cautious of the fact that black color is the most difficult color to be removed. Black looks great but when it comes to removal it is a tough task. The reason behind it is that the pigment used in the black dye is highly saturated. As a result it clings to your hair very strongly. The pigment penetrates into the hair shaft deeply. So if you are not planning to dye your hair soon and are keen in keeping your hair black then black is the choice for you. But if you are among those who want to give yourself a new look every day with awesome colors then it is advisable strike out black color from your list.


To start with removing black or any other dark shade of dye you will have to first bleach the pigments of color that have actually clung to your hair. Bleaching your hair weaken them. In the process of bleaching, the hair has to actually pass through various stages of color from dark to light and finally they turn white.

Take a small amount of bleach and add two table spoons of shampoo to it. Stir properly. Now apply this mixture on your hair and knead the hair. The color will disappear immediately. If you are not the one who has always handled bleaching agents, it is advisable that you take help of a professional. Go to a salon and get rid of the color. These professionals will bleach your hair and also condition your hair to treat your hair that has turned quite weak by bleaching.


There are number of products that are available in the market these days to remove the color. One such product is Color Fix by Jheri Redding. This product shows excellent results if you want to remove permanent the dye from specific areas. Another popular product is the Jerome Russell’s Punky Color Punk Off. It is an easy to use gel. This gel can be used on the skin as well to remove the stains.

If you have hair that is prone to breakage, then Loreal Color Zap is the product for you. It is a very gentle product. It is a great product if you want to remove permanent colors and carry out color corrections or remove dark shades. You can also try Loreal Effasol Color Remover which is ideal for permanent removal. It leaves your hair ready for recoloring instantly.

Home Remedies

These dyes weaken your hair. Chemicals further weaken them. It is best to take refuge of homely treatments if you are not in a hurry. Applying hot oil on your scalp and shampooing will reduce the dye color and finally the color will disappear in a few days.

Removing Stains

When you apply dye there is a great possibility that the dye stains your clothes, scalp and skin. The stains are not very easy to remove. If you want to avoid the skin near your hairline to get stained, apply Vaseline on it before you start dying your hair. To remove stains of dark shades, you can use cigarette ash. Dipping the cotton balls in milk and applying it over the stained area can be beneficial in lightening the stain of the hair dye colors.

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