How to Remove Purple Toner from Hair?

People often use hair toner to give a stylish and natural look to their hair after bleaching. A toner provides a healthy and shiny appearance to the hair.

They do not enhance the shade of the of hair color but change its undertone. This is the reason a toner does not work with dark hair and is basically applied to blonde or bleached hair. 

A toner, generally blue or purple tinted, allows you to control the shade of your hair, making them look cool, ashy, pink, or purple. However, it is okay to use hair toners once in a while as using too much of them can cause hair to turn purple.

It often becomes a problem and people start seeking remedies as to how to remove purple toner from hair.

How to remove purple toner  

It is advisable not to use a toner every now and then, but if your hair is already over toned you can use the following tips to remove purple toner:

Use Clarifying Shampoo

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Using clarifying shampoo on your hair can solve your problem of purple toned hair as they work deeply to remove buildup, residue, and oil. However, the problem with using these shampoos is that they can suck in the moisture from the hair and make it dry. Using a hydrating conditioner after shampooing can make your hair moist again.

Use Lemon Juice to Remove Ash from Hair

It is a highly effective technique to get rid of purple toner from hair. Take 3-4 drops of lemon juice and apply it on hair using your fingertips. Allow the juice to remain in the hair for about two minutes and rinse the hair properly with warm water. 

This technique is called chelating and removes almost every residue that may be present in the hair. Since lemon juice is stronger than clarifying shampoo, it can make your hair dry. You can use a hydrating hair conditioner to replace the lost moisture of your hair.

Use Color Remover

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If you cannot get rid of the purple tinge of your hair by the two above mentioned methods and still looking for how to remove purple toner from hair, it’s high time that you use any good commercial color remover available freely in the market. 

However, it is advisable to use these removers in moderation as they are strong enough to cause damage to your hair. Follow the instructions mentioned in the color remover kit to get optimum results. Use the quantity that is sufficient for your hair depending upon how long or short your hairs are.

Bleach Wash your hair

In case you have extremely over toned hair and your problem of removing purple toner is not solved by using a clarifying shampoo, lemon juice, or commercial color remover, it is time for you to bleach wash your hair. 

Bleach washing is strong on your hair so be cautious enough to use this method only in extreme cases. You can use a 5 ml mixture of developer and bleach powder with the same amount of a general shampoo and apply it on the hair. 

Ensure that the mixture does not remain for more than two minutes on your scalp as it is strong enough to damage the hair.

Effectively using these methods would certainly answer and address your question of how to remove purple toner from hair.

How to Keep Toner from Turning Hair Purple

It is wise to keep toner from turning your hair purple rather than using methods to remove the toner. You can achieve this by adopting simple tricks such as avoiding purple shampoos and conditioners to remain on your scalp for long, rinsing the hair meticulously after shampoo and conditioner use, and using purple shampoos & conditioners in moderation. 

You should also avoid using purple shampoo at least for three weeks after having coloring or toning treatment on your hair. If you are a little more careful while using purple shampoos/conditioners, you can easily do away with the purple hair issue.    

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you fix over toned purple hair?

You can do so by using clarifying shampoos, lemon juice, color remover, and bleach washing your hair.

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   Contribute By Shankar Skin Clinic