Thursday, September 11, 2014

So, I Dyed My Hair Blue ♥

  So, two weeks ago I dyed my hair blue, something which I've been wanting to do for a long time now and something which was actually on my bucket list. I had been eyeing up Bleach London's 'Blullini' non permanent hair colour ever since I had used their 'Rose' colour twice before to dye my hair pink and you can read about my cotton candy hair here. I have to admit it was the picture of the girl with the 'Blullini' on her hair which really sold me on this colour, it looked amazing. I bleached my hair before I used this and was expecting a fantastic light blue colour. Unfortunately the colour didn't come out very evenly, it was very blue on the roots but at the ends it didn't take very well and I was left with veins of blue through the bleach blonde, although I think I liked this effect better then it being all blue. I think this happened as the colour goes onto your hair when it's wet and the ends of my hair just didn't want to co-operate after bleaching and also because I probably could have done with two bottles, I didn't realise my hair had gotten so long! Also, at the sides of my hair just above my ears, my hair was purple, I felt as though I sporting My Little Pony hair with all the colours! I think the patchiness is quite obvious in the above pictures. Apologies for the photo quality in two of the pictures, they were taken on my phone.

I have to admit though I did love it, I loved my mermaid hair and the novelty of it all. Bleach London state that their non permanent hair colours should wash out within two to ten washes but more than two weeks later and a lot more than ten washes I am still left with blue, or should I say green left in my hair. The blue has faded to a mint green colour which I'm quite keen to get out of my hair! For me it's time to go back to my trusty blonde but I'm so glad I took the plunge and tried something new, it was fun whilst it lasted, funny looks from people (especially children!) and all!

I found the Bleach London range in the big Boots store in my city, the Bleach Total Bleach Kit is just €9.49 and their range of non permanent hair colours are €6.49 per bottle, you can see the range here. Bleach London now have a range of hair crayons too so I think I may try some out to determine whether or not I like the colour before committing to dye my hair. They have such a great range of colours though and I have my eye on their 'Bruised Violet' colour but I think I'll hold off trying it for awhile until I muster up the courage once again to stand out and ditch my usual blonde.

Have you tried any of Bleach London's products?




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  1. Your hair looks incredible!! Great that it washes out although not so great that it lasts longer than it states it does!

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    1. Thank you Yav! Yeah, I wish it would wash out in the stated time :(

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  2. I think this looks great Fi! I like that it isn't all blue and that the colour is a bit unevenly distributed: It looks like proper Pixie Hair and I love it!

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  3. I LOVE Bleach products, i've not tried the colours yet though (I use Directions still!). The blue looks gorgeous with the blonde! x

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    1. I've never heard of Directions, must give them a look up.

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  4. At first I was like OMGGGGG- I imagined like smurf hair or something - but this looks amazing on you!

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  5. My little sister has had red in her hair at the roots and highlighted, she recently went full out little mermaid and I LOVE IT. I have never wanted colored hair... or tattoos... or piercings but I sure do effin love them on other people. So I say make that whole head of hair blue! Go big! ;)

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    1. Thanks Chrissy! Ariel hair sounds amazing :)

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  6. What a fun way to change up your look without having to do something permanent! It looks great on you.

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  7. This is so cute! I like that the color wasn't evenly distributed too!

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    1. Thanks Holly, I like that effect too :)

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  8. That looks so cool! I like the light blue color.

    Olivia (www.vickiandlivi.com)

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  9. It looks great! I particularly love it braided!

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    1. Thanks Camille, I loved it plaited too!

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  10. Oh that looks so cute! I love how it looks in a braid :)

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    1. Thank you Lindsay, I love the plait too :)

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  11. I'm glad you took the risk! You never know, until you do! Also, I completely agree on the 'trusty blonde'... No matter what I change my hair colour to, I always end up back here. Best of luck getting that green out! I'm sure it will look great either way!

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    1. Thank you Charlotte. I can't wait to be back to my trusty blonde :)

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  12. I love it braided too, so pretty! I used to have bleached out parts of my hair where I coloured it yellow + orange, and the next time I did purple + pink. I loveeeeeeeeeeeeed it.

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  13. I quite like the patchy effect - but I can imagine its not a look most people would want!

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  14. Would love to try it, although I have to admit I would be a little scared even if I knew it's not permanent. I only had a few red strands back in 8th grade and my hair got a shade lighter and never got to its natural color ever since. It was pure black. It still is, but since than it has all kind of reflections of red, brown pr gray, depending on the light. It's nice, but I always feel like I've spoiled it. :( So I prefer to stick to my natural color at least until gray hairs will start to appear. :P Hopefully in many years frm now now :))

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    1. I think your hair sounds lovely now Alexandra :)

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  15. It looks good! I was expecting something a little more green since your hair is blonde, haha. There is a great shampoo/conditioner that helps keep color in but I"m not sure if it's available where you're at.

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    1. Thanks Jessica, I've been using silver shampoo to keep the brassiness away.

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  16. I am loving the blue! Especially with your hair in a ponytail. So pretty!

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  17. It looks really good on you! I had violet highlights some time ago. But right now I'm all natural :)

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    1. Thank you! Violet highlights sounds gorgeous :)

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  18. Gorgeous! I love the color! It looks amazing on you!

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  19. Wow that actually came out looking really good. Nice!

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  20. Awe how pretty! Very elsa-ish when it's braided all pretty like. :)

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  21. I love how your hair looks in the pelt, the two colours really blend in well

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  22. It looks awesome! I love pastel hair colors!

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  23. I said before how I liked the blue - it looks so cool in the plait! I think I'd go pink!

    Katie <3

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  24. I love it! I had the same problem when I dyed my hair pastel pink for the first time this summer. I used Ion brights dye, and my hair ended up more of a peach-y color and not very even. I tried again with manic panic and it worked so much better!

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  25. Looks so pretty! and makes your eyes stand out!

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  26. I wish I could dye my hair blue! but my hair is really dark and fairly thin so I'd need to bleach the hell out of it and then it would all just break off anyways.. It looks nice, although I'm not too sure about it going green... maybe use a more permanent dye next time?

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  27. Cute! I added blue highlights to my dark hair once too. I liked it but it didn't last .

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  28. I've never been that brave with dying my hair but I am in definite awe of you! Your hair looks gorgeous whatever colour you dye it

    AliceMegan

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