How to Make Red Dye in Hair Fade Faster

by Joshua Duvauchelle

Dyeing your hair can be a quick and dramatic way to change your appearance. Glossy red hair can be achieved artificially using hair dye from a salon or out of a box from your favorite retailer. If applied incorrectly, red dye can leave your hair looked dull or brassy. Individuals with a bad red hair dye job can use various home and professional strategies to make red hair dye fade faster so you can add new dye to restore your hair's beauty.


  • Try to correct a bad red dye job within the first few days of dying your hair. The longer you wait, the more the dye sets and the harder it is to fade and remove.

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About the Author

Joshua Duvauchelle is a certified personal trainer and health journalist, relationships expert and gardening specialist. His articles and advice have appeared in dozens of magazines, including exercise workouts in Shape, relationship guides for Alive and lifestyle tips for Lifehacker. In his spare time, he enjoys yoga and urban patio gardening.