I recently had my hair coloured but it's turned light and patchy at the top. How can I correct it?

I wanted to dye my hair a chocolate brown colour and went to a senior stylist who put foils in my hair (which I've never had to do before - I've always had the colour mixed together and put all over my hair).
This has turned the top of my hair too light and a ginger/brassy colour. I've gone to another salon to try to correct it but the ginger colour keeps coming through. What can I do to stop this from happening again and again and get the dark chocolate colour I want?
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Belles1
I would suggest you have an all over colour on but would prob have a chocolate brown all over and if you are wanting any other tones then have foils xxx
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Topebeauty
reconstructive treatments every week for 4 weeks then do the colour again.the reason your colour was patchy is because your hair is damaged and porous so it doesn't take the colour well or doesn't hold on to it.
kingsbarbers
You need to use ash brown in ur hair that will take the red out of ur hair
susan53
Hi yes it is better to go a little darker all over and use the brown which will neutralise the orange tone out, if you go to a salon they will work out if it is more of a red tone left on your hair or more copper.
Which ever you can sort.
Hope that helps.
susan53
Hi yes it is better to go a little darker all over and use the brown which will neutralise the orange tone out, if you go to a salon they will work out if it is more of a red tone left on your hair or more copper.
Which ever you can sort.
Hope that helps.
jolene-c
you will need to cover the bleach with the desired colour a few times before it will last.
you should always go back to the salon where the mistake was made as they will usually correct it for you or offer you a refund, colour is expensive enough without paying for it twice !
Angeloalbertini
I like a chocolate hair....please go to a salon and turn it into your favor. <a target="_new" href="http://www.mattressland.co.uk">mattresses</a>
TigerLilyBeauty
Hi, you don't say what your natural hair colour is? As you keep getting the brassy/ginger colour coming through, it sounds like the stylist might have added some bleach to your hair, possibly to lift the hair before applying the colour required (due to a natural dark hair colour?).
If you have a semi permanent colour applied then the brassy colour will keep coming through and colour would need to be reapplied every 4 weeks or so. I would recommend having a permanent colour to achieve the chocolate brown you are after and then regular conditioning masks to maintain condition, colour and shine. You then wouldn't get the other colour coming through and would only need to touch up the roots as it grows out.

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kazza83
Thank you for your comment. My hair colour is naturally dark.
solosalon
You need to go to a salon and ask to look at chocolate brown colours. You need them to put a all over colour on to achieve what you are after. They should know what colour to put on to counteract the ginger and achieve a all over even colour . It may mean you have to go a little darker to get this.
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