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    Default Grey hair coming through a week after colour - help!

    I lots of grey hair now around my ears and fringe line, I had my hair coloured a week ago and they are already showing through, not sure what people do to cover them for longer?

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    Grey doesn't hold colour very well. Do you go to hairdresser or do it yourself. You need a grey specific colour . Good luck x

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    I go to a hairdresser, she does base and 2 different coloured foils, should I suggest she colours the greys differently?

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    mine end up showing along the roots after about 3 weeks. I have bought a hair mascara from Priceline that I use to cover up the grey hairs until my next visit. I stretch it out to 8 weeks but I could easily get my hair coloured every 6 weeks.

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    Mine puts some stuff on it to hold the grey better, it gets painted on top. Seems to to the job, at about 6 weeks I'm ready to get my roots done again. It should last longer than a week...

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    Quote Originally Posted by GirlsRock View Post
    mine end up showing along the roots after about 3 weeks. I have bought a hair mascara from Priceline that I use to cover up the grey hairs until my next visit. I stretch it out to 8 weeks but I could easily get my hair coloured every 6 weeks.
    I could have written this myself! My greys show through after 2-3 weeks, so I also use hair mascara to hide them until my next colour.

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    I'm subbing, I'm the same within a week of coloring be it hairdresser or do it myself and I'm grey again. Horrendous and expensive!!

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    It's awful isn't it, I remember the days where all i had to worry about was dark re growth.

    Am going to try the hair mascara though and ask her to try something more to cover greys specifically next appointment.

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    I just went on Saturday and my hairdresser told me absolutely nothing she could do, I was unlucky that I went so grey so young and my re growth is too quick! Does not make me feel better or help at all, think I'll look at the hair mascara too.

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    Wow just reading that makes me feel my hair future is pretty bleak lol the texture is quite course as well


 

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