Dear Color Crew, . Keep in mind that going back to your natural color might be a shock at first, so take your time going darker. First off–when you get your hair highlighted, you're removing natural pigment from the hair by using a bleach or high lift permanent color. Nov 11, 2016 - Yes, you can, but be careful. It depends on how dark your natural color is and how heavy and blonde the highlights are. Haircolor is designed to be used on hair with color in it. Highlights can lighten hair to a point where there's very little, if any, natural pigment. She's right, putting a brown coloured hair dye over blonde hair will turn your . in the box and it says if you have bleached hair to call their consumer . Be aware as well that if hair is bleached it will take the colour quickly and . It damages the hair and makes the color worse every time you do it. . In other words don't use the same formula to refresh the ends that you used to lighten . Never try to color your over-done highlights back to your natural brown at home, . You can use home kits on highlighted hair, but it really depends on how . in' the highlights (the bleach ones have had most their colour removed so you need to . If you use a brown dye that has the word 'ash' or looks of an ash colour, you may get a . (Once your hair grows out from the color, you can highlight again). Feb 13, 2015 - If your hair color is naturally a light brown and you've dyed it to be an . Highlights are meant to do just that: highlight, so your hair shines, has . and going a little darker, choose a second box color that's about one shade lighter for . 'A colorist can decide on the precise peroxide level to use to get the target . Sep 22, 2015 - If you have ANY kind of artificial hair color in your hair, permanent, semi permanent, henna, etc, you CANNOT lighten it out with box dye in a lighter shade. Go lighter, go darker, cover highlights, or maintain your current look with pro tips from . box to the same address, and after promotions and discounts are applied. . you take your shade lighter or darker, teach you just what to do about highlights, . Overlapping onto previously colored hair can leave you with unnecessary .