Toner works best on hair that’s already been bleached, because it will lighten or darken strands that are already around the shade you want. After bleaching, wash your hair with shampoo to remove the bleach. If you’re toning immediately afterwards, don’t condition just yet.
Can I wash my hair after bleaching and toning?
After bleaching your hair and use a toner like Wella, rinse your hair without using shampoo. You can always use a sulfate-free conditioner so that your hair ends up smoother. Wash your hair 48 hours after toning it. Once a week, use purple shampoo to keep those orange streaks far from your mane.
How long should I wait to tone my hair after bleaching?
Step 1 – Wait at least 3 days after bleaching to tone your hair with an ammonia toner. Bleached hair is already pretty fragile, and this type of toner can make it worse. Avoid washing your hair in the few days between bleaching and toning.
Should I wash my hair before I tone it?
You SHOULDN’T wash your hair with shampoo or conditioner before applying toner. If you apply toner to your freshly shampooed hair, the 20-volume developer can irritate your scalp and possibly injury it. Also, the moisturizing ingredients in the conditioner can interfere with settling the toner color.
Do you have to use toner immediately after bleaching?
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If you’ve just bleached your hair, toning your hair right away can cause double the damage. Try and stay away from toner immediately after bleaching if you can resist the urge. This kind of toner is what salon professionals use for toning hair.
Can I use toner on old bleached hair?
You can use a toner a long time after bleaching. Does not alter the color a lot using a toner.
Does a toner damage your hair?
IS TONER BAD FOR YOUR HAIR? No! Toner is meant to help your hair and simply helps to neutralize its tone. That being said, as with any coloring process, over-using toner on your hair can cause strain on your strands.