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9 FAQs About Bleached Hair

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By Jaymie SuhPublished 4 years ago 4 min read
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9 FAQs About Bleached Hair
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Bleaching hair means that you will have to put bleach on your hair. It's a chemical that you will need to apply first to strip the color of your hair before placing some tone. It begins by using an alkaline agent to open your hair cuticle. The next step is putting the oxidative agent, which will dissolve your hair melanin. You have to be aware that the longer you leave the bleach in your hair, the lighter the color it will become. So be careful how much time you will leave it on your hair since it can cause damage almost instantly.

9 FAQs About Bleached Hair

1. Can You Bleach Hair Two Days in a Row?

No, you should not bleach your hair two days in a row. If you want to make your hair lighter, applying bleach in hair can be tricky. It's because it will depend on your current hair color. You can only get a certain level when it comes to bleaching. That means that you have to bleach your hair if you want to achieve the hair color that you want. However, you cannot use bleach on your hair two days in a row since it can cause damage and break your hair that you will surely regret.

2. Can I Leave Bleach in My Hair for 2 Hours?

It's a big no to leave the bleach on your hair for 2 hours. It's a very long time to let your hair get soaked in chemicals. The bleach can only lighten up your hair for 45 minutes. After that time lapses, the bleach will no longer do anything to make your hair lighter. It will start to cook your hair, which will cause your hair strands to be brittle and prone to breakage. SO make sure to only allow bleach on your hair for 45 minutes to avoid any disappointments.

3. Can I Bleach My Hair Again After a Week?

You can, but it's not advisable. Bleach is a harsh chemical, and it will cause significant damage to your hair if you put bleach on your hair again after a week. If you just bleach your hair recently, make sure to nourish your hair first. You have to wait for at least a month to avoid damaging your hair strands. It's also best to apply some conditioner or hair treatment wax to make your hair healthier for the next bleaching session.

4. Can I Bleach My Hair Twice in One Day?

Avoid bleaching your hair too often or even as much as twice a day. It will not also do any good for your hair color since the bleach can only lighten your hair to a certain level. It depends on your current hair color. If you have darker hair currently, aiming to become blonde instantly will not be suitable for your hair. It will result in some severe hair damage, and it may take time for your hair to recover.

5. How Long Do You Leave Bleach in Your Hair?

When putting bleach on your hair, there's one good rule to follow. You can only let stay there from 15 to 30 minutes so that you will avoid toasting your hair strands. If you were so eager to achieve a lighter color, do not add more time from that mark. Your hair will not have a lighter color anymore, even if you leave it longer. You will just end up frustrated since the color may not have a desirable result. The best thing to do is just to apply some bleach and wait for only 30 minutes. After that, you have to wait for another month to do it again. It's the best way to avoid damaging your hair strands.

6. How Long to Leave Bleach in Hair 30 Vol?

If you have the 30 volume bleach developer at home, make sure only to leave it for 30 minutes. It's a lot stronger compared to other types of bleach. Don't take the risk of damaging your hair. If you leave the 30 volume bleach on your hair longer than 30 minutes, you are already asking for trouble. Just make sure to follow the instructions so that you will not end up being sorry if your hair got damaged.

7. How Long to Leave Bleach in Hair 20 Vol?

You can only leave bleach in hair with 20 volume activator from 15 to 30 minutes. It's not necessary to leave it longer on your hair since it will not lighten your hair anymore if it's longer than that. What it can do is it will just start toasting your hair if you leave it for a few more minutes. If you have brown hair anyway, you only need a few minutes for the bleach to stay on your hair. Just make sure that you be vigilant about the time.

8. How Long Should You Wait to Bleach Your Hair Again?

It depends on your hair condition. You should wait for a couple of weeks to at least a month before you apply bleach on your hair again. Keep in mind that the bleaching process uses chemicals that will ruin your hair. It's not a good thing for the hair to get bleached all the time. You can just wait for two to four weeks to give time for your hair to recover with this treatment. Nourish your hair and make it stronger first before applying bleach again.

9. How Long Should I Wait to Tone My Hair After Bleaching?

The best thing to do is to observe the condition of your hair first. If it's your first time bleaching it, that means that it can handle it if you tone it on the same day. However, if your hair seems to be brittle because of the bleaching treatment, it's best to wait at least ten days before toning it. That way, your hair can rest with chemicals for sometime before you add more to it again. You should get better results if you wait just to make sure that your hair will still be healthy after bleaching and toning it.

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Jaymie Suh

A highly regarded writer known for her insightful and engaging content. With a passion for storytelling and a talent for crafting compelling narratives, she has made a significant impact in the world of online writing and content creation.

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