Hair Colour Correction

Reeds Hair Salons in Sawston, Bury St Edmunds & Cambridge – Experts in Corrective Hair Colouring

Hair Colour Correction at Reeds Hair Salons in Sawston, Bury St Edmunds & Cambridge

If you have experienced an incorrect hair colour application don’t panic! Rest assured that fixing your hair colour disasters is one of our specialities.

When hair colour does not turn out as expected it can be upsetting and stressful but please do not be tempted to pop another box dye over the top.

Book in with us at Reeds Hair Salons in Sawston, Bury St. Edmunds and Cambridge, where our hair colour experts will assess the best tones and shades for your hair. We will identify the areas that need colour correcting in order to replenish your hair and bring it back to a beautiful condition.

Please note: If you are new to hair colour or have not had your hair coloured at Reeds Hairdressing before, you will be required to have a quick skin allergy test at least 48 hours prior to your hair colour appointment.

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Correcting Hair Colour Disasters

Hair Colour Correction at Reeds Hair Salons in Sawston, Bury St Edmunds & Cambridge Hair Colour Correction at Reeds Hair Salons in Sawston, Bury St Edmunds & Cambridge Common hair colouring mistakes include highlights turning out to orange or yellow, unwanted brassy tones in your hair or dark bands of hair colour caused by overlapping of colour.

Correcting hair colour problems is not an easy task, we strongly advise you always seek professional hair colouring advice before attempting to solve the problem yourself!

For more on hair colour services in Cambridge, Bury St Edmunds & Sawston take a look at our hair colour page to get some inspiration.


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Getting Rid of Unwanted Colour Tones in Hair

If your hair has been incorrectly lightened it can result in unwanted brassy tones or the tone of your hair colour may appear flat or khaki coloured if you have gone from very light blonde to brunette.  This can be corrected by neutralising or adding tone to get the desired tonal effect ensuring stunning hair colour results.

Hair Colour is Too Dark

To get your hair back on track ask your Reeds hair colourist to add highlights to lighten your hair colour or a gentle hair cleanse can be carried out. This is where the hair colour experts at Reeds Hair Salons in Sawston & Cambridge strip the hair colour to achieve a lighter result.

Hair Colour is Too Light

What do you do if your hair colour has turned out lighter than you expected? Help is on hand from our dedicated hair colourists who will change the depth of your hair colour to get the shade you desire. This might be achieved by a full head colour application or by adding some darker tones to your hair with lowlights.

Hair Colour Correction FAQ’s

Can I Dye Over The Problem Hair Colour?

This has got to be the most common hair dye disaster dilemma and the simple straight to the point answer is “NO!”. Applying a new shade over the old one could actually make the problem worse. Speak to the hair colour experts at Reeds Hair Salons in Sawston, Bury St Edmunds & Cambridge, who are the experts in hair colour correction.

My Hair Colour Is Dull & Faded

If your hair is pre-coloured or has evidence of sun lightening, repeated washing, root regrowth or a build-up of colourant (which most of us do have in some form) this can affect different sections and strands of the hair. Hair can look faded, dry and dull. Let our hair colour experts analyse your hair to decide the exact mix of tones and shades required to restore and balance your beautiful hair colour.

My Hair Colour Is Uneven – What Can I Do?

This is known as a hair colour imbalance and these hair colour problems are rectified by our master colourists on a daily basis. Pop into your local REEDS salon for a colour consultation so we can assess your hair work out a recovery plan. Our colour experts will work hard to achieve, maintain or correct the perfect hair colour for you.

Help! My Hair is Dry & Breaking!

The health of your hair is paramount, so we would never recommend you bleach your hair at home. Over processing or inexpertly bleaching your hair can lead to your hair becoming extremely dry which will lead to your hair splitting and breaking. 

We use the best hair colour products from Matrix and know exactly what to do and which products to use to remove unwanted colour and restore hair colour. We also use “BOND ULTIM8” during the colouring process to restore, strengthen and repair damaged hair.

How Long Does The Hair Colour Correction Process Take?

The hair colour correction process could take weeks or even months depending on the end result that you desire. It is essential to consult with our expert stylists since the hair colour correction process can be strenuous for fragile hair. 

Book Your Hair Colour Correction Appointment at Reeds Hair Salon in Bury St Edmunds Sawston & Cambridge

Seek professional advice here at Reeds Hairdressing Salons in Bury St Edmunds, Sawston & Cambridge where our expert hair colourists will discuss with you the best course of action for your hair.

Call 01223 833303 (Sawston hairdressing salon),  01223 363107 (Cambridge hair salon) and 01284 705020 (Bury St Edmunds hairdressers).