How can i get my bleached blonde hair to stop feeling like straw?

How can I get my hair to feel like hair again I had quite long brown hair and bleached it blonde some of it broke off although im happy with the colour now after two attempts it feels like straw when dry and gloopy when wet

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ANSWER #1 of 14

I use extra virgin olive oil on the ends of my hair. Just a dab will do: rub it between your hands and then scrunch your hair ends. True; it won't repair it, per se, but it seems to keep the static down and smooth the shaft, so it's a bit of protection.


ANSWER #2 of 14

eww erm try not to dye it asmuch I dont

How can I change my bleached hair from yellow to blonde?

ANSWER #3 of 14

As a hairstylist recently educated in hair products--I have learned how over the counter products you buy in stores (not in salons) are bad for your hair. These companies use alcohol and wax fillers in their products to increase their volume. Alcohol is very drying, and wax fillers cause a lot of build up that are heavy on the hair--causing further breakage on damaged hair. They do this so they can produce more of their product and sell it cheaper. So I do recommend that you switch from things you buy in stores to salon products. Much worth the price.

I highly recommend Redken's Butter Treat to soften your hair. Once hair is spilt, broken or damaged, there really is no "repairing" it. You can only treat it to make what you have softer. Sleeping with your hair down also makes it worse--so I recommend that when you go to bed at night, rub baby oil or a good salon conditioner through your hair, braid it in a nice soft secure braid, and sleep that way. The key is to keep it as soft as possible at all times.

If you're low on cash, a good salon product that works great but is low cost is the Great Clips Solutions brands. Rather than chargin $15.00 for a bottle of shampoo, they charge $6.95. VERY good price and their products work wonderfully. So head into your nearest Great Clips and try their moisturizing shampoo and conditioning balm.

And, keep up with your trims to keep those ends as healthy as you can.

Bleaching your hair. How long?
ANSWER #4 of 14

Well, that would almost sound as if it is Dry & brittle...
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BUT: I Use Garnier- Fructis:
"Sleek & Shine"

My hair grows super FAST and I have to have hair cuts about once a month...
This particular is a weightless Anti-Frizz SHINER.
Now, the conditioner I also use
& Shampoo... It works wonders, it really does...

My hair is unbelievably soft!
My wife likes to run her fingers through my hair... lol

HAHA!
Remember, Hair Dye can be very harsh on you're hair...
The best treatment would be to take good care of it, and use products that would moisturize & repair your hair... IF you have already tried this...

I would contact a good salon and check if they have any Pro-Products to treat it...
Now, thats just a suggestion...

But I do hope you get you're desired results!

Good Luck
~Ben~

Will bleached hair turn green if you dye over it?

ANSWER #5 of 14

I agree with Juniperone. I bleach my long hair and would never buy anything but salon products. I love Redkins extreme line, and always spray Redkin CAT on it for the last 5 minutes of bleaching time (spray it on while the bleach is still in) this adds protein back into the strands. Lots of people don't like Paul Mitchel, but it works wonders on my hair. I love Super Skinny, but for bleached hair, I use Redkin Anti-Snap and Paul Mitchel super strength spray, both are leave in conditioners. I use Redkin Blonde Glam conditioner and Redkin All Soft shampoo. To keep it white without over dosing on bleach, try Roux Ultra White Minx from Sally's. It's temporary white color that washes out when you shampoo again. But a bottle is only $9. and for short hair it would last 6 months.

Does brown hair go ginger if you dye it blonde?
ANSWER #6 of 14

Silky, healthy looking Bleach Blonde is possible with the right care. I had dyed black hair for years and bleached it white. It was awful, I couldn't touch it without clumps falling out and whats worse it was a pale yellow. However even though my hair was a candyfloss mess I don't regret bleaching it at all, as I know have silky platinum hair.

My top advice;

-Use a good shampoo only three times a week, let your hair gain back its natural oils that the bleach took away. I suggest Redken Blonde Glam.

-Condition your hair around 5 times a week. What conditioner you use is very very important. Your hair needs Moisture and protein. I believe having a few different conditions helps a lot, so your hair doesn't get used to one. This doesn't have to be as expensive as it sounds. At the moment I'm using Redken Blonde Glam conditioner, Goldwell kerasilk conditioner as well as two from Boots drug store; James Brown Intensive mask and Umberto Giannini Indulgent Beauty moisture mask.

-Deep treatments once a week. I swear by Redken Extreme Fuel. Although these can be quite expensive, the products leaves my hair soft for five weeks, as there is 5 applications. I used Olive oil and its was ok, I suggest ION deep penetrating oil, its only 99p from sallys and It does an amazing job.

-ONLY wash hair in luke-warm water. Hot water will dry your hair out, where as cold water will help lock in moisture.

You need to try as many products as possible. Trail and error; trying to find the best product for you.

Good luck

Ash blond hair colour turned out too red, can I tone it

ANSWER #7 of 14

Silky, healthy looking Bleach Blonde is possible with the right care. I had dyed black hair for years and bleached it white. It was awful, I couldn't touch it without clumps falling out and whats worse it was a pale yellow. However even though my hair was a candyfloss mess I don't regret bleaching it at all, as I know have silky platinum hair.

My top advice;

-Use a good shampoo only three times a week, let your hair gain back its natural oils that the bleach took away. I suggest Redken Blonde Glam.

-Condition your hair around 5 times a week. What conditioner you use is very very important. Your hair needs Moisture and protein. I believe having a few different conditions helps a lot, so your hair doesn't get used to one. This doesn't have to be as expensive as it sounds. At the moment I'm using Redken Blonde Glam conditioner, Goldwell kerasilk conditioner as well as two from Boots drug store; James Brown Intensive mask and Umberto Giannini Indulgent Beauty moisture mask.

-Deep treatments once a week. I swear by Redken Extreme Fuel. Although these can be quite expensive, the products leaves my hair soft for five weeks, as there is 5 applications. I used Olive oil and its was ok, I suggest ION deep penetrating oil, its only 99p from sallys and It does an amazing job.

-ONLY wash hair in luke-warm water. Hot water will dry your hair out, where as cold water will help lock in moisture.

Does tomatoe ketchup make your hair blonde?
ANSWER #8 of 14

I bleach my hair a lot. It does break off a lot too which is mega scary although i have a short style so its not too bad. What I have found to work is after I have rinsed the bleach out I rinse my hair with lemon juice in order to try and balance the ph. I use blue toned shampoos to stop brassiness and rinse with lemon juice for the first few times i wash it before i put a really good conditioner on. Then when that has been rinsed off when it is still sopping wet i run some serum through it before leaving to dry naturally whenever possible. I hope that helps you! :)

What's the best way to dye brown hair to blonde?

ANSWER #9 of 14

Silky, healthy looking Bleach Blonde is possible with the right care. I had dyed black hair for years and bleached it white. It was awful, I couldn't touch it without clumps falling out and whats worse it was a pale yellow. However even though my hair was a candyfloss mess I don't regret bleaching it at all, as I know have silky platinum hair.

My top advice;

-Use a good shampoo only three times a week, let your hair gain back its natural oils that the bleach took away. I suggest Redken Blonde Glam.

-Condition your hair around 5 times a week. What conditioner you use is very very important. Your hair needs Moisture and protein. I believe having a few different conditions helps a lot, so your hair doesn't get used to one. This doesn't have to be as expensive as it sounds. At the moment I'm using Redken Blonde Glam conditioner, Goldwell kerasilk conditioner as well as two from Boots drug store; James Brown Intensive mask and Umberto Giannini Indulgent Beauty moisture mask.

-Deep treatments once a week. I swear by Redken Extreme Fuel. Although these can be quite expensive, the products leaves my hair soft for five weeks, as there is 5 applications. I used Olive oil and its was ok, I suggest ION deep penetrating oil, its only 99p from sallys and It does an amazing job.

-ONLY wash hair in luke-warm water. Hot water will dry your hair out, where as cold water will help lock in moisture.

-A serum that you can put at the ends of your hair to prevent split ends. Markhill capsules are nice and cheap, and I feel that they do the trick.

Hope its all goes well. I found the cure is trial and error. I try new products all the time, that way I find the products that help my hair.

Blonde hair with dark eyebrows, would it still look ok?
ANSWER #10 of 14

Silky, healthy looking Bleach Blonde is possible with the right care. I had dyed black hair for years and bleached it white. It was awful, I couldn't touch it without clumps falling out and whats worse it was a pale yellow. However even though my hair was a candyfloss mess I don't regret bleaching it at all, as I know have silky platinum hair.

My top advice;

-Use a good shampoo only three times a week, let your hair gain back its natural oils that the bleach took away. I suggest Redken Blonde Glam.

-Condition your hair around 5 times a week. What conditioner you use is very very important. Your hair needs Moisture and protein. I believe having a few different conditions helps a lot, so your hair doesn't get used to one. This doesn't have to be as expensive as it sounds. At the moment I'm using Redken Blonde Glam conditioner, Goldwell kerasilk conditioner as well as two from Boots drug store; James Brown Intensive mask and Umberto Giannini Indulgent Beauty moisture mask.

-Deep treatments once a week. I swear by Redken Extreme Fuel. Although these can be quite expensive, the products leaves my hair soft for five weeks, as there is 5 applications. I used Olive oil and its was ok, I suggest ION deep penetrating oil, its only 99p from sallys and It does an amazing job.

-ONLY wash hair in luke-warm water. Hot water will dry your hair out, where as cold water will help lock in moisture.

You should just try as many products as possible, it comes down to trial and error and finding the products that work best for you.

Good luck

Can you give me photos of ash blonde hair?
ANSWER #11 of 14

My hair was totally damaged after bleaching it and here's what I used to heal and stop breakage: GOT2B Hottie Shampoo and Conditioner in the blue bottle (cheap at Big Lots) and deep conditioning treatments once a week for 1 hour with extra virgin olive oil (just the basic one you cook with.) It saved my hair and smells wonderful! Use a wide tooth comb when hair is wet-no brushing until it's dry and not heat (blow dryers, curling irons, etc) since this will kill your hair.

How can I get my hair ash blonde?
ANSWER #12 of 14

thanks everyone! I have been trying to figure out what to do ... I used to have such manageable hair, but after bleaching ... sigh. My next tactic is olive oil


ANSWER #13 of 14

I have bleach blonde/white hair and I have had a few disasters with it breaking off and being brittle in the past. I think shwartzpkopft glisten conditioner works a treat it leaves my hair really smooth and manageable. to stop bleaching it as much I also use their range of silver shampoo which prevents brasiness and renews it making it feel like its just been coloured which is really helpfull aswell and both are not expensive products.


ANSWER #14 of 14

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