Can I put purple over green hair? We were recently asked this question. We’ve always been a fan of purple. Purple is our favouritecolour. We love it when the leaves on the trees begin to change in early autumn and there’s a mist of purple throughout the forest. There are so many colours streaked through the leaves of evergreen that I sometimes say that they have moved against each other in a chaos as an explosion has happened, while some people interpret them as flower fields.
Yes, you can put purple over green hair.
Overall, the answer to the question “Can I put purple over green hair” is a definitive “yes.” Purple will indeed react with green dye to create a maroon-ish shade of red. There are some limitations though, which we’ve covered in this article. In general, though, it’s not a bad way to add unique color to your strands. Plus, you can always use a developer and tone down the color if you want something more subdued. The sky’s the limit with your new red locks!
You need to lighten your green hair to a yellowish color first.
Lightening your green hair is one of the most popular (and often times easiest) ways to fix this issue. Keep in mind that green hair can be hard to lighten, so it may take more than one session to get to your desired results.
If you want to use purple dye on green hair, then you would need to get your hair lightened to your desired yellow color first. Depending on the dye brand, bleach may be necessary. The purple dye and the bleach should be mixed up and applied to your hair with a brush like you normally would for any other color.
A purple toner is a temporary solution to get rid of the green in your hair.
The most important thing to do is be prepared. If you’re planning on applying a purple toner, make sure your hair is in good condition. It should be healthy, hydrated, and all the green should already be gone. You’ll note that each of these steps happens before you even get started with the process of applying the toner in the first place.
If there are no other options, and you want lighten your hair faster, purple toner is the simplest solution to get rid of the green quickly and help you achieve the light hair you desire.
I had never heard of toning purple over green hair before, but that’s neither here nor there. If you want to tone out the green, especially if you only have a couple weeks under your belt with the dye, it could be a possibility for you. Just remember that it may not be permanent!
Purple shampoo is a good option when your green hair is still fresh.
Purple shampoo is not going to fade your green hair away. It’s best used on freshly colored hair. If you have well-established green hair you’re trying to cover, purple shampoo probably isn’t going to get the job done. We think the best bet for you here would be a toner, or a semi-permanent color over your existing one. If a semi-permanent color is too extreme of a solution, try either an all over bleach or lightening the green with highlights. Those are your only options at this point.
While there are other effective options you can use to make green hair appear less bright and unnatural, purple shampoo is a great solution that everyone should have in their arsenal. All in all, purple shampoo helps your dyed green hair color look more natural, as well as making your hair healthier and less dry over time.
Brown or black dye can be used to neutralize the green pigment in your hair.
If you want to cover up the green in your hair, then you can use a brown or black dye to neutralize it. However, this method is most effective if you’re hoping to simply neutralize the green and not cover the hair with a new color. With that said, there are a few different products that are specifically made for covering unwanted colors and they can work very well. Remember though, if you want your hair to actually look like another color, then it’s best to visit your local salon and get their advice for dyeing your hair.
While dyeing your hair black or brown doesn’t completely mask the green, it does effectively neutralize the color. Keep in mind that this effect will only last as long as you leave the black or brown dye in, which is typically four to six weeks. It may be possible to prolong the effect by adding permanent dye back into your hair, but this will require a trip to the salon and proper consultation with a professional.