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How can I transition from dyed to gray when the gray is just emerging?

All my Google searches either tell me how to cover up the gray or go to completely white/silver. Is there any in-between? [more inside]
posted by JanewayJunior on Mar 21, 2014 - 10 answers

Great, long lasting drugstore hair dye... does it exist?

Can you help me find a drugstore hair color that suits my needs? [more inside]
posted by ancient star on Sep 15, 2013 - 7 answers

Temporary dyeing of beard

I'm thinking about trying to temporarily dye my beard green. I've been reading up on how to do this with food coloring. I'm looking for advice or personal anecdotes which can help! [more inside]
posted by hippybear on Sep 14, 2013 - 13 answers

Best product for darkening very short male hair?

I've been cutting my hair very short, and discovered that while I didn't mind my graying hair when it was a normal length, it is much grayer-looking when cut this close and does not look good in combination with my untanned white scalp. Can someone point out good hair color products for white guys with extremely short hair? [more inside]
posted by Another Sock Puppet on Aug 6, 2013 - 7 answers

Best place for hair color in Portland, OR?

I'm looking for recommendations for hair stylists in Portland. [more inside]
posted by frizzle on Apr 8, 2013 - 3 answers

Make me light ash blonde again

Absolute haircolor disaster at the salon happened, perhaps somebody can help me pick up the pieces? [more inside]
posted by skjønn on Feb 11, 2013 - 24 answers

You helped me stay light... now help me rejoin the dark side

Another help me not screw up my hair question. MeFites helped me through my last at home hair event, hoping you guys can do the same now! [more inside]
posted by Quincy on Aug 30, 2012 - 10 answers

Seeking hair color inspiration

So after bottle-dying my hair a few times, I'm at the point I think I want to take the plunge and get my hair colored by a professional. Yay! Except I'm not sure exactly what I want... [more inside]
posted by thirdletter on Aug 21, 2012 - 7 answers

Here is my head. Make it less purple!

At home hair-dye gone not-so-terribly, but my pretty dark red has too much purple. What's the best toner to get rid of that color and leave a nice red? [more inside]
posted by two lights above the sea on Jul 27, 2012 - 21 answers

Where does this myth/rumor/fact come from?

Are stylists telling the truth when they say that professional haircolor after drugstore haircolor will literally destroy your hair? [more inside]
posted by nataliedanger on Jan 18, 2012 - 16 answers

How do I keep my hair looking this awesome?

As a Christmas present, my awesome mom paid for me to get glorious purple highlights done at an excellent salon in my hometown. How do I take care of them and keep them vivid for as long as possible? [more inside]
posted by fermion on Dec 31, 2011 - 13 answers

Morticia-black is less attractive after 30.

When I try to dye my very light brown hair dark brown, it turns black. Any recommendations for a true dark brown at-home dye? [more inside]
posted by juniper on Oct 4, 2011 - 16 answers

Is my hair uncolorable?

Is my hair uncolorable? [more inside]
posted by LaurenIpsum on Apr 30, 2011 - 21 answers

FIX MY HEAD!

I have a question that is similar to this one but with an additional twist. I've never known what hair type is best for me, and to make matters worse, I'm getting married in less than two weeks and I don't know which up-do style works best. Please help me find a great up-do AND a permanent hairstyle to boot. [more inside]
posted by two lights above the sea on Mar 7, 2011 - 23 answers

Hair color changing back to youthful brown

I once had brown hair. Over the past ten years, it changed to grey and then to white, with very fast change during stressful periods periods in my life. After recently using a dermatological shampoo for seborrheic dermatitis, it's changing back to brown. Is this normal, why might it be happening, and might it be a problem? [more inside]
posted by Ahab on Dec 3, 2010 - 16 answers

What is the best shampoo to use for gray hair?

What is the best shampoo to use for gray hair? [more inside]
posted by cleo on Nov 30, 2010 - 7 answers

Products and Advice for Male Beard Coloring

Misterben has been thinking about dyeing his beard. Could the men of AskMe provide product suggestions, dyeing advice, and any helpful experiences? [more inside]
posted by matildaben on Nov 2, 2010 - 5 answers

Seeking a good colored hair-rinse product to temporarily turn my blonde hair dark brown?

I have very long, naturally platinum blond hair. Sometimes I use a color rinse to turn it brown. I've never been able to temporarily color it dark brown. Does anyone know of any good products that can do this? [more inside]
posted by servix on Sep 7, 2010 - 1 answer

Olive Drab hair?

I want to dye my hair olive drab. [more inside]
posted by bink on Aug 4, 2010 - 17 answers

Hair Salon in Barcelona

Looking for hair salon recommendation in Barcelona, Spain. [more inside]
posted by pinkkitty on May 25, 2010 - 3 answers

Identify a book about some woman who tries to get her man to murder some stranger

Identify this book: lady with white hair and crimson "area" tries to get her boyfriend to kill a hobo and plant a tree. [more inside]
posted by Greg Nog on Apr 9, 2010 - 7 answers

What can I do to slow down the fading of my red hair?

Argh! I need a good color-restoring product for my (dyed) red hair. The products I've tried either didn't work at all or were difficult to use. My stylist suggested a toning shampoo in between salon visits but had no particular recommendations. I've tried a couple but haven't noticed any slow-down of the fading. What have you tried that worked? [more inside]
posted by katillathehun on Apr 1, 2010 - 18 answers

Good colorist in ATL

Looking for an expert hair colorist in Atlanta. Any recommendations?
posted by Juicylicious on Jun 24, 2009 - 5 answers

Why do I sometimes find hair that is black at root but white at the tip?

Occasionally, I will find one or two hairs that are white at the tip but black (my normal hair color) at the root/base - the bottom 2-3cm of hair will be black, the top will be white. What's going on here? I've not noticed this happen anywhere on my body but ... down there. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 20, 2009 - 13 answers

Get this light red out of my hair!

Good professional hair color turned into revolting light red a month later. Want to get back to original color at-home. What to do? [more inside]
posted by Dukat on Apr 14, 2009 - 12 answers

Are the curtains matching the rug?

Does finding white pubic hairs mean I'm also getting white hairs on my head? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 15, 2008 - 17 answers

What's a nice to way to demand, "Please fix my hair so I don't look like I work at Hot Topic."

I just spent way too much money at the salon for highlights, and after a few days I realized that I am not happy with the outcome. Is there any standard recourse or should I just fix this myself? [more inside]
posted by Viola on Sep 28, 2008 - 15 answers

Permanent hair color atop temporary hair color: please discuss.

Permanent hair color atop temporary hair color: please discuss. [more inside]
posted by iguanapolitico on Sep 5, 2008 - 11 answers

Natural-looking (read: undetectable) highlights in New York?

So I am a female in my 20s, just moved to NYC, and need to find a top rate hair salon that does natural-looking highlights--which, as all we women know, requires word-of-mouth recommendations. Please, beauty junkie mefites, help! [more inside]
posted by pearl228 on Aug 23, 2008 - 8 answers

What is a good brand (and shade) of hair dye?

What is a good brand (and shade) of hair dye? [more inside]
posted by Addlepated on Feb 26, 2008 - 17 answers

How to touch up hair highlights inbetween salon visits?

Is there anyway to touch up my hair highlights inbetween salon visits? [more inside]
posted by 20something on Sep 5, 2007 - 5 answers

Help me with my hair color.

Help me with my hair color. [more inside]
posted by mintchip on Jul 25, 2007 - 9 answers

Is it a good idea to use henna on chemically-dyed hair?

Is it a good idea to use henna on chemically-dyed hair? [more inside]
posted by agent99 on Apr 25, 2007 - 10 answers

Fascination with Brad Pitt's hair and/or hair colour styles for men

Late last year (November?) I saw Brad Pitt with a sort of patchwork of highlights on the cover of one of those major gossip magazines at a supermarket checkout. Which magazine/issue was it--or more to the point, where can I find an image of Brad Pitt with that look--or even more to the point, is there a more precise way of referring to it than 'patchwork of hilghlights'? [more inside]
posted by Firas on Mar 18, 2007 - 4 answers

Help me fix my hair

HaircareFilter: I just had my hair bleached and dyed. It was in pretty good condition to start with, but now it's somewhat dry and tangles more easily. [more inside]
posted by blueskiesinside on Jul 10, 2006 - 8 answers

i am the ginger beard man!

I have dark brown hair, yet I grow a beard tinged with quite a bit of ginger hair. Why? [more inside]
posted by knapah on Mar 13, 2006 - 31 answers

Oh my God, my hair.

I have blonde highlights - well, I *had* blonde highlights, until I used my friend's color depositing shampoo... [more inside]
posted by KAS on Jan 30, 2006 - 17 answers

It's time to give up on yanking them.

Is it possible to dye only the few white hairs I have, without also dying my very dark brown hair? [more inside]
posted by amro on Jan 29, 2006 - 12 answers

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