I couldn't find anywhere else on the site to ask this so here goes. I just got my hair done blue at the salon. I am thrilled that my hair is now blue, but I am not happy with the quality of the dye job.

Disclaimer, I did get it done at a school so I technically went in knowing it could come out not ideal. But I have had bad haircuts from expensive places so I have gotten used to rolling the dice a little on the school to save a ton of money. Often my pixie cuts come out perfectly fine since students are trying so hard to please. But I do not regularly get my hair colored, so I am new to navigating dye decisions.

Last time I got it dyed there, they didn't bleach enough and/or did not use any ammonia toner, so it came out green and they had to dye it again and it became more cyan. I actually wanted sky blue but fine whatever. Soon after a job made me dye it back out. Years later I finally wanted blue hair again so I went in yesterday.

The student I got unfortunately was not efficient at applying bleach, so the right side of my head was started a long time before the left side. Then another student came to help and she was amazingly good with the brush... but she worked on my right side. When they washed out the bleach it looked okay initially. The teacher also didn't want to use toner like I requested and told them to go straight to dye. Fine whatever I'm not the expert just finish it. They put the blue in and I went home. But now that I am home, I noticed massive blonde and green streaks on my left side. I tried putting some more blue dye in my hair to saturate better. The very first spot where bleach was applied is now vibrantly saturated, and the other side is still streaked with green!

Is there anything I can reasonably do to correct this? Would applying ammonia toner now work? Should I try to re-bleach a little bit then re-dye? Or should I give up and accept I have a bad dye job and live with being upset when I look in the mirror?

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    I would go back and explain. Fixing a botched job is also good training for the students - under the watchful eye of the teacher, of course. – Stephie Dec 21 '19 at 21:30
  • I feel like they would charge me for a fix because of the whole "You accept it's students" thing when you sign your slip at a school. Ideally I'd like to not spend a ton seeing as I have already paid $144... – hlayne35 Dec 21 '19 at 21:50
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    Asking wouldn’t cost anything? – Stephie Dec 21 '19 at 21:51
  • True lol! I'm still open to other answers but I will try asking them. – hlayne35 Dec 21 '19 at 22:31
  • if I were you I would never try something stupid cause you may burn it or you may loose its healthy look. Easy and clean way is to cut your hair and let your healthy hair come from deep with its original color. Believe me it is more correct way then reducing your hairs health. Fixing its health back is much much much more hard... – melic Jan 30 '20 at 14:14

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