Rate the condition of your hair.
Serious consideration should be given to this point, because if you decide to paint weak, damaged strands, the risk in this case to be left with no hair at all, as corrupted, they may not survive rigorous procedures to lighten and begin to break off along the entire length. Evaluate the condition of the hair by the following criteria:
- presence and percentage of gray hair;
- was previously colored hair;
- the state of the tip;
- the dryness of the hair;
- sensitivity of the hair.
If your hair is difficult to dye, so you have to again weigh the "pros" and "cons". Red hair usually thin in structure, therefore they are very easy to spoil, but the recovery process is very long.
Define destaining agent.
If you have the opportunity, it is best to carry out the procedure of lightening red hair at the hairdresser. If you decide to turn blonde at home, then consult with a specialist, what way of bleaching the most suitable for you. To lighten red hair often have to spend not one but two treatments, therefore, only a professional hairdresser can help you to make a choice.
Correctly apply decolorizing composition on the hair.
This is the first stage of becoming a blonde. The bleaching product is applied on dry unwashed hair, starting with the dark areas: the occipital region. If the ends are dry, paint them in the least. The same goes for temples. The mixture is left on the hair from 20 to 50 minutes, depending on how fast you will be staining. If, after the first bleaching red hair pigment is not fully oxidized, it means that you will need to re-lighting, which can be carried out not earlier than 2 weeks. During this time, the structure of the hair slightly restored.
Dye the hair after bleaching to desired shade.
This is the second stage of bleaching. It is held when originally red hair under the influence of slanderous media have become yellow or pale yellow. For hair apply toners or soft contact lenses paint. If the hair is badly yellow, it is best to choose natural and light shades of colors with gold glitter. Neutralize the yellowing toning shampoo with purple pigments, which are applied on clean, damp strands literally 3 minutes, and then wash off.
Take care of bleached hair right.
To become a gorgeous blonde with beautiful hair, you need to start strongly and regularly take care of them after bleaching. For cleaning only use special soft shampoos. Conditioner and protective leave-in creams and sprays - all of which should be at hand. Don't forget to do a few times a week revitalising mask: natural or industrial production. Only with good care bleached hair will look gorgeous and attract attention to their gold or platinum luster.