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Unread 03-30-2008, 11:35 PM   #1
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Dying Hair with RAW hair dye? Urgent!

Im cosplaying Agito/Akito this Friday at a con. I wont have time to get my wig done. I do however have his hair style. Just lacking the right color, which is a dark blue. My hair a light brownish color.. and Im looking to get RAW true blue hair dye from hot topic. I dont want to bleach my hair at all as i hate blond hair. I've never dyed my hair before either.. except for highlights once..
Do you think that the true blue color will work to make my hair dark blue?
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Unread 03-31-2008, 01:57 AM   #2
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Maybe.

If your current hair color has any yellow/golden tones to it, the blue could make some parts look green-ish. Even on dark brown, I've seen both RAW and Special Effects blues look green-ish, it works best on white or very very light blonde hair, all it can do it tint dark hair.

It's worth a try though, at least if it looks green it won't last long on un-bleached hair.
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Unread 03-31-2008, 02:05 AM   #3
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ok thanks ^^ and i just looked.. my hair does seem a little bit goldeny.. I guess it's worth a shot.. If it doesnt work then oh well -__-
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Unread 03-31-2008, 06:11 AM   #4
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I've never used RAW, but I have used Manic Panic semi-permanent hair dye. I was able to dye my hair a purple-ish burgundy color without bleaching my hair. However, I do have a lot of natural blond highlights.

I also witnessed a bunch of my friends dying their hair various colors (green, blue and orange) at the same time I dyed my hair (we were going to a concert that evening).

As long as your natural hair color is lighter than the color that you want to dye it, it should turn out ok. It probably won't be bright blue, but you said the color you're looking for is a dark blue. All of my friends had darker brown hair, so their color didn't turn out too well.

Be sure to use hot water to rinse your hair (and blow drying it with warm air helps too) because the heat really helps set the color in.
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Unread 03-31-2008, 10:55 AM   #5
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Just be prepared for the possibility that you may end up with blue/green hair long-term. Even the 'temporary' dyes don't always come out completely.
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This is true. I had purple-ish hair for about two months. Thus the definition of "Semi-Permanent".
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Unread 03-31-2008, 07:50 PM   #7
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Thanks guys! ^^ I got the blue black color. and im shocked! It smells like blueberries. yum <3
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