How To Remove Permanent Hair Dye Naturally

Wanting to get back to your roots and start over with a clean slate but not sure how to remove permanent hair dye?

Stop stressing and start reading.
Here are our tips, tricks and suggestions for learning how to remove hair dye from natural hair.

Natural Hair Dye Removal Methods

Lemon Juice

An oxidizing agent, the citric acid in lemon juice has shown the ability to lighten hair color. Add one part lemon juice to two parts water in a spray bottle and spritz on before spending time outdoors under the sun.

Baking Soda

Combine one cup of baking soda with 3 tablespoons of hydrogen peroxide and spray on hair. Leave on for up to an hour to experience gradual lightening and lifting. Results won't be dramatic and this method can dry out your hair.

Vitamin C

Crush some vitamin C tablets and mix the powder with a bit of water to create a paste. Apply the paste to wet hair, scrub create a lather, wrap hair and allow to penetrate for 30 minutes before rinsing.

Chemical Hair Dye Stripping Products

You can find all kinds of products designed to strip hair of permanent or semi-permanent dye at your local beauty supplier or online. Just be cautious when opting for chemical stripping since most of these products will be harsh on your hair. You'll likely experience drying, brittleness and a foul odor that's hard to get rid of.

IF All Else Fails, Try a Bleach Bath

If you've tried our methods for how to remove permanent hair dye from hair naturally and still not seeing any change, you might have to take your chances with a bleach bath. This should be a last resort option for those struggling to remove stubborn dye. Expect hair to be damaged.

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