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Sunday, 2 June 2013

Colour B4, my experience x

Evening all!

I am an avid fan of hair colour and have always loved changing the colour of my hair as the mood takes me. I have had so many different colours! From the more conventional black, brown, blonde, all shades of reds, platinum etc to the more outrageous blue, bright red, pinks, tulip etc.

I have been growing my hair now for about a year and have gone from a white blonde pixie crop to a jaw length black bob.  As I love all things vintage and I'm a vintage hair stylist I decided to grow my hair so that I can work some vintage magic on my own locks.

While growing my hair I thought that if i were to dye it a dark colour that it would help with this process as I wouldn't have to worry about roots etc.

well after about three months of having blue black hair I of course got bored and wanted to go lighter. Well I have spent all this time growing my hair and I didn't want to bleach the hell out of it and ruin all my hard work growing it! So I went for highlights followed by an all over dark red. The result was pretty but still a bit boring. So two weeks ago I used colour B4 for the first time.

I'm not going to go into a lengthy blow by blow account of how to use the product but if you read the instructions properly it's easy to use.

Colour B4

 Well after an hour on my hair and and 15 minuets rinsing I had bright blonde highlights and a dark copper hair colour but this was light enough. 
My hair after Colour B4

So a week after used the colour remover again. This time my hair went much lighter and I was able to apply direction hair dye in fire and rose red mixed together And got a Lovely  dark red/pink.

I have used directions so many times and I'm always pleased with the results.

Lovely soft hair with such vibrant colour! Ordinarily I would pre lighten my hair before the colour but the colour remover did lighten my hair just enough!

Since first writing this blog post two months ago I have now lightened my hair as it has rested it enough after removing the colour. I have also cut my hair into a 1960s inspired asymmetric mod hair style. after pre lightening and colouring with directions flamingo pink I now have healthy looking, shiny vibrant colour!!! I love it!!

Soo thats enough of me waffling on her are the results!!!


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Love to all, Doris xxxxxxxxxxxx


  1. Hello! I absolutely love your blog and youtube channel, I am a frequent watcher / reader! I went along to the hotchpotchhouse vintage fayre and wish that you had styled my hair!:( xxx

  2. Hi Hollie, oh you should have come and said hello! You could have had your hair done. Next time, check my page to see where my next fairs are. Thanks for reading and watching! Xxxxxxxxxxxxx