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Bleached blonde hair=green!
I recently got my hair highlighted with blonde and I have copper plumbing in our house. I heard that copper can make blonde go green, please help, is there anyway I can avoid this?
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Why would you want to avoid your hair going green, that would rock! I’ve never heard of anything like that, sounds very silly to me.
I thought if you bleached your hair then went swimming your hair went green? Because of the chlorine.
maybe you shouldn’t have bleached it full stop…it’ll drop your IQ!!! :D
Lol, chlorine can improve the green but copper plumbing is the main reason! Btw Mohicanmonkey that doesnt really help! :P Im in serious need of SENSIBLE help!!! :D Thanks anyway for reading this. I didnt know that copper pipes makes your hair go green only until i heard the hair dresser asking me if i had been swimming a lot that i was worried and decided to do some research.
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its not a myth to those silly people out there because im sitting here with green hair at this very moment. i just read that its from badly managed pools having high levels of copper in them not chlorine and apparently drenching your hair in lemon juice for a few minutes then washing like normal will remove it… that or there’s special shampoos you can buy
I have the same problem with my hair turning green. We recently moved into our newly constructed home. We have a water treatment system, also. My hair started to turn green and get really dry. My hairdresser has had problems with the chemicals used to highlight my hair. They actually started to heat up when they reacted to my hair. I haven’t changed anything that I use on my hair for years. Same shampoo, too. It has to be the water pipes in our new home. The contractor is currently trying to figure out what could be causing this problem. Whatever it is, it is happening whether the treatment system is on or is bypassed. Have you had any success since you posted this question?
csudberr….I have the exact same problem. My 10 year old daughter and I (mine blonde highlighted, hers natural)have green hair. New house with copper pipes…put in water treatment system…changed pool system to salt….Hair GREEN, breaking and dry. I will have the green stripped out of it and within a week our hair begins to turn green again. My contractor is also trying to figure out what to do. please let me know if anyone has a clue how to fix the problem. It is driving me crazy. Our hair looks horrible!!! Help?
My really good friend Lauren, a couple friends and I are currently in South Padre Island at the moment and I bleached her hair 3 days ago, which would be the day before we came down here. I told her that she can go into the ocean/sea as long as she washed her hair really well afterwards. So, after a long day of just sitting on the sand and the gettis (i think that is how you spell it), everyone, except me, jumped into the ocean/sea. Then about two hours later I got a little cold and decided to go in and take a shower. At around 11 everyone walked into the hotel room, and then left again to go back to the beach. I said, “Lauren, your hair.” She said, “I know, I know.” So then at around 12 am some came in to see if i was ok then left again. So then they walked back in at around 2 and Lauren fell onto the couch. I tried to get her up and everything but she wouldn’t get up. In the morning at around 11, I woke up and went to see if she was ok. I noticed her hair had a green tint to it and i woke her up and told her to go wash her hair. to make a long story short: she screamed after she washed her hair. so i was going to redye it, but i found something that works better than that. :)
hi i have just got rid of the green out of my hair by soaking my hair in tomato sauce then rincing it out with cool water. then apply a mix of shampoo and about 1tsp or baking soda, condition well after and it works a treat :)
My 7 Year old daughter and my 4 year old son have blonde hair. We have never had problems with there hair turning green, until we purchased our own backyard above ground pool. Our other 2 children, one 9 does not go under due to having grommets in his ears, and his hair is still blonde with no green. My 22 Month daughter goes under but not much as she dosen’t stay in long and her hair is still blonde, with no green what so ever. I have tried tomato sauce and tomato juice, which may have helped a bit, but there is still green in there hair, I have also tried the swimmers hair shampoo and conditioner from coles. Would love a quick fix, as school holidays are nearly over and they are getting sick of it. I might try the Baking Soda. Anyone else have any ideas.
I have a similar problem with copper pipes, and my hair dresser told me to use a blue colour based shampoo and conditioner as the blue counteracts the colour green in blonde hair. It has worked to some extent, and i would recommend it if nothing seems to be working - if it works for you then yay :)
good luck, but if you have better tips please let me know
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