Highlights are great but sometimes we need a change from the same look. It takes a couple of steps, but going back to your natural color can be done at home. 6 years ago. I recently got blonde highlights and I am already so tired of them. My natural color is a medium/dark brown and I am considering dying my hair back to my natural color myself, as I would like to save the money of going to the salon if I can. I was just about to dye my hair when I got a phonecall from my friend, when I told . I didn't have the highlights toned down either, they're proper blonde! . I dyed my hair once I got home covering all my head for 25 minutes. Jan 6, 2018 - Close Settings. Start your highlights by using the blending brush that comes with the dye kit to apply the bleach. Nov 11, 2016 - Once you purchase the item and take it home you can do anything you want with it. Leave it on the shelf for years in a closet. Use it as a doorstop. Disregard all . Jan 29, 2010 - Can I dye a permanent color over highlights on my own and not have . just do it at home for (everything around here seems so expensive!) Feb 13, 2015 - What you need to know to prevent your dye job from becoming a disaster. . Highlights are meant to do just that: highlight, so your hair shines, has kit at home, which doesn't have a strong enough level of peroxide to fully lift . Go lighter, go darker, cover highlights, or maintain your current look with pro tips . So you want to color your hair at home, but you're feeling a little nervous. . Remember: dying hair darker is much easier on your hair health than going lighter. You can use home kits on highlighted hair, but it really depends on how healthy your hair . Been dying it with John Frieda foam 6N light brown for about a year.