What if after using the GDY Powder Lightener and 25 Volume Creme Developer, my hair still has a lot of gold and orange in it and is not a pale blonde? What do I do?
You may need to do another round of lightening. First take a strand test to ensure that your hair is able to take another round of lightening. If so, apply GDY Hair Lightener as directed, or go to our step-by-step guide.
You can leave it on up to 50 minutes and then rinse out, shampoo and dry. We do suggest checking your hair after 30 minutes to see if you have achieved a high enough level of lift! If upon rinsing out the lightening kit you think you need to go even lighter, we suggest waiting […]
If you have color on your hair now, and you have LESS than ½ of regrowth showing, put the GDY Lightener from root to end following the directions above for sectioning and application. If you have color on your hair now and you have MORE than ½ of regrowth, apply the Lightener to your regrowth […]
The very best way to apply a lightener to hair is as follows: Do a strand test to make sure your hair can take a lightener and also a patch test if you plan on applying the GDY Lightening Kit to your scalp. Section and clip your hair into 4 sections by parting your hair […]
It’s always recommended you seek the help and advice of a professional hair stylist when for the first time you are coloring, and especially when you are lightening your hair. Good Dye Young is always here to help guide your stylist on the use of GDY products if your stylist is not familiar with our […]
Yes, you can use our lightening kit on naturally textured hair. Just be aware that textured hair will lift and lighten differently than non- textured hair so always keep on eye on your hair while it’s processing. Please note, we do not recommend using our lightening kit on chemically textured hair, such as perms.
We do not recommend using our lightening kit on relaxed hair as the hair has already undergone a chemical process. We recommend seeking a professional’s help if you are considering lightening your relaxed hair.
We always recommend seeking a professional when making a dramatic hair transformation such as going platinum in order to maintain the integrity of your hair.
What if I dyed my hair with permanent black color, and want to lighten it with GDY Powder Lightener?
It’s dangerous to use GDY Powder Lightener on hair that has been treated with permanent black color. Lightening permanently colored black hair can be highly damaging to your hair and can cause severe breakage. Do not attempt without consulting a professional hair stylist who can remove the black color for you. If dyed black, try […]
This depends on whether you are simply doing a small section of your hair or the entire head. If you’re just doing a small section, check out our new Mini Lightening Kit! An entire head could require between 2-5 Lightening Kits. Just remember, it’s always better to be safe than sorry and have extra on […]
We at GDY have made this easy for you! We’ve measured both the Creme Developer and the Powder Lightener already and you simply mix one bottle of the Creme Developer with one packet of Powder Lightener, making sure to mix to a nice even cream consistency. Make sure you get professional advice when lightening or removing […]
To ensure you get the most vibrant and colorful results from GDY, we recommend that you pre-lighten your hair using our Lightening Kit.
The Good Dye Young Lightening Kit allows you to lighten your hair to a level 9 or 10 light blonde so when you apply the GDY colors, they will show up as vibrant as possible. We use 25 Volume Creme Developer so that your hair is left in good condition while offering just the right […]