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    Hi all,
    I have very pale skin and natural dark brown hair. I've always wanted to dye my hair but as my skin is quite sensitive....i get reactions to many things and I'm also allergic to random foods, I've always put it off but I know you can get some vegan friendly dyes but the question is what should I go for for my first dye job? I've got green eyes and I'm quite tall and thin if that helps.

    soo..colours to go for and colours to avoid?
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    Blonde or light brown would look good on you, depends what you like though. Go see a hairdresser (you can get a free consultation at a good one) and ask them?
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    All I know is to avoid black since it might wash you out if you have pale skin. I have heard of henna, which apparently you can also get in blonde but usually from America (that's where I bought mine from). It depends if you are allergic to henna though. I would say anything from blonde to red to light brown. It is hard to know exactly what you would suit, but I know there are websites where you can test different colours and styles on a photo you upload. Its not great for hairstyle placement with the scaling, but it gives you a good idea what colours would suit you.

    Are you going for a natural shade or unnatural?
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    Thanks for your tips. I'm thinking of getting a natural looking shade so nothing drastic like pink or blue. I was originally thinking of honey blonde but not sure whether to get the highlights first and then dye it all as I know a drastic change can be well..er drastic lol!
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    (Original post by modalsoul)
    Hi all,
    I have very pale skin and natural dark brown hair. I've always wanted to dye my hair but as my skin is quite sensitive....i get reactions to many things and I'm also allergic to random foods, I've always put it off but I know you can get some vegan friendly dyes but the question is what should I go for for my first dye job? I've got green eyes and I'm quite tall and thin if that helps.

    soo..colours to go for and colours to avoid?
    Light Blue! or Teal.
    Pink!
    These colours look awesome on pale skin and every boy will chasing you .
    Boys have a fetish for people with futuristic hair :rolleyes:
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    Mine is pink and blue right now, but if you're looking for natural that may not be the way to go XD I'm sure a range of colours would look good - go to a hairdresser and see what they recommend.

    Surely you have a colour in mind?
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    (Original post by modalsoul)
    Thanks for your tips. I'm thinking of getting a natural looking shade so nothing drastic like pink or blue. I was originally thinking of honey blonde but not sure whether to get the highlights first and then dye it all as I know a drastic change can be well..er drastic lol!
    Honey Blonde is indeed nice, since it isn't too cold colour-wise. If you want the gradual change, then yes get highlights. That would also give you chance to see if you would like it when it is a completely different colour. Sometimes though people like sudden dramatic changes, but I guess I am a gradual change kinda person too.

    Good luck with whatever you choose to do anyway, I am sure it will look very nice .
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    (Original post by ce90)
    Honey Blonde is indeed nice, since it isn't too cold colour-wise. If you want the gradual change, then yes get highlights. That would also give you chance to see if you would like it when it is a completely different colour. Sometimes though people like sudden dramatic changes, but I guess I am a gradual change kinda person too.

    Good luck with whatever you choose to do anyway, I am sure it will look very nice .
    thank you
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    If your skin is sensitive already, you should be cautious when dyeing your hair. Do a skin test before doing anything. I did one where I dabbed a little of the dye behind one of my ears, and waited two days.
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    My friend has the same colouring as you, and she recently dyed her hair a wine red colour - it looks fab
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    (Original post by modalsoul)
    Hi all,
    I have very pale skin and natural dark brown hair. I've always wanted to dye my hair but as my skin is quite sensitive....i get reactions to many things and I'm also allergic to random foods, I've always put it off but I know you can get some vegan friendly dyes but the question is what should I go for for my first dye job? I've got green eyes and I'm quite tall and thin if that helps.

    soo..colours to go for and colours to avoid?
    Don't do anything too drastic - i.e. too far from your natural hair colour - otherwise it looks really obvious. Auburn would go with your skin tone and eye colour without looking too obviously dyed
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    It depends on your face tbh, but I like the sound of a mermaid colour, like a pearly lilac? But yeah, asking a professional is a good shout.
 
 
 
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