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How to Remove Red Hair Lightener Powder

How to Remove Red Hair Lightener Powder

It's strange, but it happens: Your hair lightener powder promised...

The Best Temporary Hair Lightener

The Best Temporary Hair Lightener

Sun-streaked hair calls up images of cool water and hot sand, but if...

What Does Hair Lightener Do?

What Does Hair Lightener Do?

Every hair strand has at least two layers. The outer layer or cuticle,...

How to Neutralize Lightened Hair That Looks Reddish

How to Neutralize Lightened Hair That Looks Reddish

You meant to go lighter -- maybe blond, maybe just a few shades away...

Does Swimming Lighten Hair?

Does Swimming Lighten Hair?

After a few regular dips in the pool, you’ve no doubt noticed a...

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How to Use Redken Extreme Anti-Snap

How to Use Redken Extreme Anti-Snap

Perms, color, relaxing – anything that chemically alters your hair causes damage. Damaged hair is stressed hair and while you can’t undo the damage, you can try to make it better. Redken Extreme Anti-Snap is a leave-in hair conditioner...

How to Remove Red Hair Lightener Powder

How to Remove Red Hair Lightener Powder

It's strange, but it happens: Your hair lightener powder promised blonde, but your locks are red. When blonde goes wrong, it can leave you with reddish, brassy tones in your lightened hair. Remove the unwanted red and you're good to go. Red...

Hair Lightening Removal Alternatives

Hair Lightening Removal Alternatives

Want a way to remove unwanted hair without all the pain, stubble and regrowth? Well, you can spend thousands for electrolysis, or you can take the easy way out -- bleach it. Bleaching unwanted hair doesn't make it go away, but it makes it fade...

The Best Temporary Hair Lightener

The Best Temporary Hair Lightener

Sun-streaked hair calls up images of cool water and hot sand, but if you’re new to color changes, you may want to try it out before committing. Fresh lemon juice and sunshine will lighten your hair naturally and in tiny steps so that you can...

How to Lighten Hair With Redken

How to Lighten Hair With Redken

Redken, a professional hair coloring line, has a wide array of hair color and lightening products. If you demand only the best, then a pro hair color product is the way to go.

Will Lightening Your Hair Make it Look Fuller?

Will Lightening Your Hair Make it Look Fuller?

Full, thick hair is always desirable. There's nothing nice about flat, limp, lifeless locks. Unfortunately, sometimes it seems like no matter what you do, you just can't seem to build up any body. Even if you feel like you've tried every...

How to Lighten Hair Using Developer & Lightening Activator

How to Lighten Hair Using Developer & Lightening Activator

If it's indeed true that blondes have more fun, you can join the party with the help of a few items you can get in a bottle. Whether you want to go platinum blond, or just lighten it up a few shades, you'll need to use a combination of a few key...

When Tinting Lightened Hair Back to Its Natural Shade, What Is Necessary?

When Tinting Lightened Hair Back to Its Natural Shade, What Is Necessary?

It’s a woman’s prerogative to change her mind, her style and her hair color. In these health-conscious days, many women are giving up the harsh chemicals and possible carcinogens in traditional hair dyes in favor of natural and organic...

Hair Lightening Without Bleach or Damage

Hair Lightening Without Bleach or Damage

Lightening your hair can add pizzazz to your look and give you a sun-kissed radiance that draws flirtatious looks at every turn. Problem is, bleach and commercial coloring products can play havoc with the health of your hair, leading to split...

What Does Hair Lightener Do?

What Does Hair Lightener Do?

Every hair strand has at least two layers. The outer layer or cuticle, protects the cortex hiding underneath. The cortex contains pigment molecules called melanin that gives your hair its vibrant flare. When you lighten your hair, you permeate the...

How to Neutralize Lightened Hair That Looks Reddish

How to Neutralize Lightened Hair That Looks Reddish

You meant to go lighter -- maybe blond, maybe just a few shades away from your natural brown -- but now you're all brassy. Ugh, that reddish tone isn't flattering. Neutralizing it isn't always the work of pros. Try a few tricks at home to keep...

Does Swimming Lighten Hair?

Does Swimming Lighten Hair?

After a few regular dips in the pool, you’ve no doubt noticed a change in your hair. It seems like a cruel trick that such an enjoyable and healthy source of recreation could have such devastating results on your precious locks. The...

Why Use Oil Bleach When Lightening Hair?

Why Use Oil Bleach When Lightening Hair?

Bleaching strips your hair of pigment. The more you strip, the lighter your hair gets. Whether you choose a cream, powder or oil bleach depends on the wow factor you desire. If extreme is your thing, a powder lightener will take you from raven...

Homemade Ways to Lighten Unwanted Hair

Homemade Ways to Lighten Unwanted Hair

Body hair is a fact of life that most women deal with. Heavy-duty bleaches fade unwanted body hair, but they're also harsh on your skin and can cause irritation. Ditch the chemical and, instead, lighten that unwanted body hair using homemade...

How to Gently Lighten Red Hair

How to Gently Lighten Red Hair

If you are a ravishing redhead, but your current color is a bit too extreme for you, gently lighten it with a soap cap. A soap cap is a simple and minimally damaging way to lighten your hair hue. You can then leave it as is or even recolor to the...

Homemade Hair Lightening Conditioner

Homemade Hair Lightening Conditioner

Fed up with faded hair color and tragically tangled tresses? Forget pricey brand-name beauty products; skip the salon. Take your tresses from dangerously dull to downright dynamic with a homemade hair lightening conditioner. Use natural...

Things to Know Before Lightening Your Hair

Things to Know Before Lightening Your Hair

Lightening your own hair can be rewarding because it puts you in the driver's seat when it comes to creating your new look. There are several important factors to consider if you want your new hair color to pop. Don't get caught with a nasty,...

How to Lighten Hair With Bleach and Tint

How to Lighten Hair With Bleach and Tint

When you're ready to lighten up your hair color, it's important to use the correct products and techniques. Bleach is used to lift color, while tint or dye deposits a new shade on the hair shaft. Tint cannot lighten hair, only change its tone or...

The Best Hair Lightener for Dark Hair

The Best Hair Lightener for Dark Hair

Dark hair is fabulous, fun and can even be mysterious. But sometimes dark-haired divas want to see what the other side is like. Going light can either be incredible, or a disaster. You have to know what you're getting yourself into and know that...

How to Lighten Your Hair if It Is Black Without Damaging It

How to Lighten Your Hair if It Is Black Without Damaging It

The key to lightening dark hair safely is to minimize the damage by using the right products. Basic White bleach is out -- you can still buy it, but nobody should use that stuff. Instead, choose a carbon-based lightener that lightens safely and...

How to Tone Down Orange When Lightening Hair

How to Tone Down Orange When Lightening Hair

When you try to lighten your hair, such as from a brown to a blonde, you might find that you end up with an orange tone to the hair. This is because the peroxide used in the lightening process dispenses the pigment, creating a reddish tone. While...

How to Lighten Leg Hair

How to Lighten Leg Hair

Lightening leg hair can be an alternative to hair removal methods. If you want to simply make your leg hair less noticeable versus removing it completely, a home bleach kit may be just the thing you need. In under 10 minutes, your leg hair will go...

How to: Non-Brassy Hair Lightening at Home

How to: Non-Brassy Hair Lightening at Home

A lot of home highlighting jobs end up in a brassy, orange mess. If you don't want to be counted among the casualties, you have to be on your A game. Brass, orange and gold hair will always be caused by operator error. You're the operator, so...

How to Lighten Auburn-Colored Hair

How to Lighten Auburn-Colored Hair

If you have pretty auburn hair and want to go lighter, you may be a bit anxious at the thought of the bill at your favorite hair salon. Sure, it's fun to go and gab with the girls, but if you don't have the cash, don't worry about it. Although...

How to Dye Asian Hair Blonde

How to Dye Asian Hair Blonde

If you're an Asian girl, you probably have lots of girlfriends who rant over how awesome your hair is. Most Asian women have dark, straight hair -- not to mention super lustrous and healthy-looking most of the time -- but if you want a drastic...

How to Mix Peroxide & Bleach for Hair Lightening

How to Mix Peroxide & Bleach for Hair Lightening

Mixing hair color isn't rocket science, but mixing it incorrectly can cause an explosive reaction. Well, not an "explosion" really -- at least not the kind with fire -- but you may feel like exploding when you take a gander at your new...

How to Add Developer to Shampoo to Lighten Hair

How to Add Developer to Shampoo to Lighten Hair

When you can't get to the hairdresser, lightening your hair on your own can be a real nightmare. Sectioning your hair and brushing, combing or squeezing the lightener onto your hair is nearly impossible unless you are a contortionist with eyes in...

How to Lighten Unwanted Hair

How to Lighten Unwanted Hair

Once you hit puberty, hair removal becomes just one of those things you have to do to keep looking and feeling feminine. This is all very well for your legs, underarms and bikini line, but if you have dark hair in an unusual place, such as your...

How Do I Use Peroxide to Lighten Hair at Home?

How Do I Use Peroxide to Lighten Hair at Home?

If your dark tresses are giving you the blues, lighten up your locks with peroxide. That's right, it's not just for cleaning out cuts or disinfecting your jewelry. Peroxide has a mild bleaching agent that will lighten your hair. The best part is,...

How to Lighten Hair With Daily Lime Juice

How to Lighten Hair With Daily Lime Juice

If you're the type of woman who likes to keep your life au naturel and chemical-free, you might think that highlighting your hair is out of the question. But hope is just around the corner at your local grocery store. The same bitter bite that...

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