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    Is this colouring really that bad? I have mousy hair and have never coloured it but people always seem to think it is such a boring colour - Would it be better to dye it? I just don't know whether I would suit going darker or lighter or even if I would end up regretting it.
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    Dying is an issue if you want healthy hair - But have you ever thought of buying a shampoo for brown hair to make your colour appear more shiny and nice? I don't think the colour is THAT boring unless you compare it to blue and green.
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    Style it!
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    I do style it and it has quite a natural wave anyway but it just seems everyones opinion of it is that the colour is dead boring and dull, pretty much awful!
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    I think it depends on the rest of your colouring. My hair is naturally dark blonde/mousy but I'm pale and it just makes me look washed out so I prefer to highlight it lighter blonde to give it a bit of oopmh. I say only dye it if your skin tone etc makes it look as if it could be your natural colour.

    Some people look alright with mousy hair, but it's just a bit of a non-colour really.
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    I'm also dark blonde/light brown, and I've both lightened and darkened my hair in the past. It depends how much maintenance you can put up with.
    I've been dying mine dark for 3 years now but I have to colour my eyebrows and use fake tan to keep up with it. Likewise when I went blonde, I could stick to my natural brows and complexion, but spent a lot getting my roots done every now and then, and it fried my hair in the long run.
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    You don't need to dye it permanently!
    What about a shade of red? Or a deeper brown?
    If you're happy with it, then don't do anything, as for myself, I love to change it, both length and a bit of coloring Usually I only get a different shade, just a tiny touch of a different color.

    Whitepearlbaby always gives great advice! :jumphug:
    Those shampoos are great, you should try them OP!
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    Style your hair or whatever but keep the colour, it's nice.
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    (Original post by Biggsx)
    Is this colouring really that bad? I have mousy hair and have never coloured it but people always seem to think it is such a boring colour - Would it be better to dye it? I just don't know whether I would suit going darker or lighter or even if I would end up regretting it.
    Stop worrying. Changing your hair colour isn't going to help anything, it's just a quick fix. Inevitably it'll be a lot of hassle for very little gain.

    And who cares what other people think. Be confident in yourself; nobody will care about your hair then.
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    Who said mousey hair was bad? I think it's nice - really natural. I have light brown hair and the only dye I've used in it is getting it back to my original colour after highlights that I hated, back when I was like thirteen.

    Dye it if you want to, but don't feel you have to because it's "boring". Have you seen Baz Luhrmann' s Romeo and Juliet? Claire Danes has this really nice mousey colour.

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    I hate mousy hair :nn:. Mine is naturally that colour and it's ick and boring.
    Have been dying my hair since the age of 13 to get rid of it :yep:
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    Natalia Vodianova is my favorite model alive, she has a mousy colouring has never dyed it and it still looks gorgeous!
 
 
 
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