First off, does anyone play The Simpsons: Tapped Out?
It’s a mobile app game if you wanna play. Add me: “sayarim.”
Also, I got the beta for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn.
Anyone playing this? Lol, just looking for people to play with.
Okay, now onto the post!
Just last week, I dyed my roots. But instead of dying it with my normal color, Champagne Blonde (you can read my review on it here), I used the lighter color – L’Oréal Superior Preference Lightest Ash Blonde.
My initial thoughts were that I wanted my hair to turn out lighter, so I should get a lighter color, right? And comparing the two colors, I thought maybe it would be okay since they were both “cooler/ash.”
Originally in the past, I opted out of picking this hair dye box because of the shade guide. The before colors were way to light in comparison to the Champagne Blonde box. I decided to ignore it this time and just test it out.
I’m not gonna go into details about what’s in the box or how to dye your hair since you can read it all in my last review. I will however talk a little bit about my thoughts from using this particular color, Lightest Ash Blonde.
So in my before photo, you can see that I have:
- Black roots
- Previously dyed grown out roots from the Champagne Blonde box
- Blonde highlights
The after photo shows:
- Black roots have been completely dyed to match the rest of my hair color
- My Blonde highlights are brighter
- Overall tone of hair that is not bleached is a bit too warm (orangey) for my taste
If you are dying black hair lighter, I recommend using the Champagne Blonde box instead, as it does a better job of lightening and achieving a ashy tone. However, I do think that the Light Ash Blonde could work if you dyed your hair twice, but why would you if there are better options?
My next step now should probably be to use a good toner to get my hair back to that nice cool ash color that I love.
L’Oréal Superior Preference Light Ash Blonde Overall Rating: ★★★★☆
- Easy to use
- Affordable alternative to retouching in a salon
- Lightens black hair to a medium warm brown
- Does not achieve a cool ash tone if you hair color is too dark prior to dying, but will if your hair is already lightened
- I will not use this again, but instead switch back to Champagne Blonde (I’ve learned my lesson)
- My hair feels softer and healthier