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So I want to dye my hair in intense ginger-red.My mom tells I shouldn't...Should I? 

77%
4,215 deviants said yes
23%
1,260 deviants said no

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:iconkh69813:
kh69813 Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2011
Yes!!
Be a Weasley!
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spearmint-toothpaste Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Exactly my thoughts :D
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StrictlyAshleyDee Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
For some reason I clicked "yes" not sure why since I have no clue how you look and if it would even be the appropriate color, however I just get this vibe that you would pull it off quite nicely.
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night-of-light Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2011
If you really wanna do it, then do it. Hair grows back. :)
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CatRoxUrSox Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
My mom told me I shouldn't dye my hair red but I did and I loved it (currently a brunette now)!
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YoukaiTajiyaSango Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2011
depends on your complexion/hair color.

if you have dark hair color though, and you want to go red.. i suggest going with nutresse. they've got this awesome stuff that works on dark hair specifically, and it changed my dark asian hair to a fairly good red. :> however if you want mad intense red.. i don't know. i wanted that but yeah ): not work!! lolol. good luck!
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nou-hitsu Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2011
no viria please dont do that!!! your hair is adorable I think if you dye it you will look more mature :S i love your childlike look!!
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TAH73 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
whaa.. you haven't done it yet??
Good Child ^^
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EndlessRainbow Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2011
SO DO I!
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DomoSushiLuver Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2011
yeah you should because you can do anything at your age
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ditto9 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Red is really hard to get out after - to bleach it out to my original blonde it took around 2 days of bleaching with a top professional stylist to get the insane amounts of red I'd plastered it with over three years.
BUT DO IT. I just went straight back to red lmao. I love being bright gingery red, I'm always trying to have orange hair but I'm too dark at the moment :T
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gateway-to-hell Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2011
I wanted to dye my hair so it looks like Lily or Ginny but mom says no.

And "mom" is a pushover.

So I didn't.

Burt it's your choice.
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JTZander Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You should know that if you get tired of the haircolour it's hell to get that red colour out. I had to bleach mine to be able to dye it back to my natural colour(which is blonde). And also, the red colour is the one that fades the quickest, so you'll have to dye it rather often.
... but then again, it might be worth it ;D
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MidnightDreamer22 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Do it. Just 2 days ago, I dyed a strip of my hair a very intense red, just to see how it looks... and I LOVE it! :love: It goes well with my super-dark brown hair.
DO IT!
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TheAndyman777 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
If you don't, you'll never know if it was worth it or not. better to ask forgiveness than permission...
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Crazy-MoonFairy Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Student General Artist
i would say go for it if i didn't knew the consequences....
i wanted the same thing like you, and in a minute decision i dyed my hair red. after a week i wanted to get rid of it :\ i tried dark brown several times until the red was gone. and now, almost a year since it was red, i wanted to go blonde but i just couldn't get to the right color cause it keeps popping out ORANGE (and believe me, not a pretty sight :\) all because of this one time i wanted red for, like, a week....
so before you do that, take my words to your consideration... it may look good on you and you'll continue with that color for a long time, but it may not. and red (in all it's shades) is the hardest color to get out of your hair (and black).
good luck with your decision!!! :hug:
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viria13 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2011  Student Digital Artist
my hair is naturally really dark brown so if I won't like it, I just dye it back to black again:D
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Crazy-MoonFairy Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2011  Student General Artist
it's not as simple as that. chances are you'll have to bleach your hair before you dye it red, or else the the red won't be even and you'll have parts that are brownish red... and after bleaching, even the darkest brown (don't dye it black!) will brighten up after a while and you'll have reddish highlights.
but to tell you the truth, from your ID pic it looks like you have a bright complexion so red may look very good on you and you won't have to worry about any of this lol :D
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AwesomeAria Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
DON'T LISTEN TO YO MOM! DO IT!
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darklightningshadow Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
If you want to do it, then go for it~!
Of course you have to pick the right red, you may want to go for a darker shade of red. It'll be easier for your hair to take the color if it's not super light (since your hair is quite dark). You might need to bleach it first so it takes the pigment better and actually turns out red. I've been dying my hair red for a few years now. I've played a few different reds, and if you get the right sort of color you won't need to bleach it. A few times I had my hair two tones lighter than its original tone, so it may work that way for you as well.

You will find that your hair will be more accepting of the color after you first get it dyed, so it may take a little while to get it just right.

If you can, get it professionally done. They know what they're doing, and if they screw up usually they'll fix it for you.
Of course, if you don't end up liking it, dye it back to its original color (or something close to the same shade so people don't notice it when it grows out).
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ginger925 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011
I'm a red head and almost everyday I feel like everyone stares at me because of it, since my eyelashes are blonde, so are my eyebrows. I don't wear make-up. If you want to dye your hair an intense red its your choice to do it. I think you shouldn't because sometimes if you do it wrong. It might just back fire on you. (haha backfire, red hair is like fire I just thought of that as funny)
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tebcy Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011
Nah. I think your hair is beautiful the way it is now. And i tell you, as soon as your hair is red/ginger, many people have to change their make-up style and cannot wear their favorite clothes because the colors realy don't match. Happend to me and many others i know.
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Sakura-no-Hana90 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I had ginger/ red hair on several occasions.. and it stayed like that for ages... even though it should have washed out after 6 to 8 weeks. I still had a sort of carrot colour 7 to 8 months later...
So now I'm careful of the reds...

But then I guess it depends on your natural hair colour whether your hair is going to lap up the colour and keep it or if it'll wash out really fast.
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traeume Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Student General Artist
I did, AND I LOVE IT!!! TRY IT!
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Velossie Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ABSOLUTELY NO, cause now every girl dyes her hair on ginger and now it become really boring
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viria13 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2011  Student Digital Artist
umm there are like..2 gingers in my Uni.. in my country that's not such a popular thing,
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hahasauce Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Student General Artist
Maybe-yes? However, I believe your hair is a dark color (dev ID)? So if you diye it orange, it might come out a different color. (like if I dye my hair blond, it will come out orange because my hair is dark). I think you need to bleach your hair first and then die it orange. But something to remember is that you would be putting a lot of chemicals in your hair if you did that. So I dunno, it's really up to you.
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revenantSOULx3 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Hobbyist
Depends really. Not everyone is meant to be a redhead. Probably depends on your complexion. :o
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Nora-Cintra Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011
NOOO! FOR GODS SAKE! you have dark hair my dear, its beautiful, embrance iiit! if you were blond, ok, but dont die dark hair to a light colorrr omg omg
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Nanda-MC95 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I don't know... I'm thinking about doing that myself, actually.
But you know that you would have to dye your eyebrows as well, so they would match your hair. Otherwise it could look weird...
But I think you would look good as a ginger. Although your hair looks so pretty now, that I don't know if I would have the courage to do it, if I were you!
I'm not really helping, am I? ^^;
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emorih14 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Hobbyist
Follow your mommeh. lol
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JessieCaroline Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Hobbyist
Do it! It's your hair, so if you want to play around with it, you should! c:
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christieweasley Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
do it u wont regret it. i loved my hair ginger, i should dye it again too!
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ellenmellenn Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011
Gingers are the best! That'd be amazing. You should definitely go for it
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Birilli Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011
I adore being a ginger, but a lot of it has to do with your skin tone and natural color, or at least the color it is now. Red in any shade can be really hard to pull off, and it'll take a lot of maintenance to keep it the shade you want. You have to consider the effort as well as the appearance if you don't want it to look super fake.

I'm not saying no, but there are a bunch of things to think about before you color. I'd look for a semi-permanent dye just to see how it turns out :)
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PaigeRange Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011
Wanna do it? Do it! Don't want to do it - don't do it! It's as simple as that.
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Ryuzaki411 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
My hair is blue. Motherf**kin' BLUE.
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LindseyCocks Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
I've tried to dye my hair red before but it's really hard to keep because my hair is naturally dark
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TheReadingTree Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011
I did it. And i LOOOOOVE it!!! Go for it. You can always die it back to your natural color or you could just start with a wash out die and see it worth going perminant. :]
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EvelynLemon Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011
DO IT!!!!!

I mean if it doesn't work you can always dye it back. But I say do it. I have dyed my hair blue, pink, purple, copper, auburn, dark brown, and black. And I'm planning to dye a huge green streak underneath it on the right side. So go for it. Life is too short. You don't want to be 90 and in your death bed and regret that you didn't.

I support you 100%.
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Sakura-no-Hana90 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I did that, with the green bit... but it turned out pretty weird. So now it's purple :lol:

:rose:Sakura
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Gingerolive Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011
Goood luck!!
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jep772 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011
Make sure it works with your skin type first. Not everybody can pull off being a ginger, but I say go for it! ;)
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superwafflegirl Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
do it! i've been doing it for a year now; and it's a brilliant shade of red. none of my current friends believe me when i tell them i'm a poser-ginger. :P
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RaynBlue Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011
Just make sure you really want to before you do it and be prepared that if it doesnt look right on you, you have to wait atleast a week or so before you can dye it again.
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Camiska Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
I think you're really cute with black hair <3. Dye your hair in a lighter color will damage them a lot, I had the experience so many times :/. So, do it if you're SURE you'll have no regrets ! :) (sorry for my bad english, this is not my native language :s)
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ShadowsatDusk Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011
I'd be careful. A good Number of my friends have tried to go ginger and each turned out as a failure. One described the color it came out as Aileen Blood. (she was light blonde too so it never should of come out that color.)
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FengFuXi26 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011  Student General Artist
go for it! but make sure you take the time to pick the right color so it looks natural.
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13raincell Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011
If you want ginger, go for a more "natural" ginger, not a "bright red."

My hair is *naturally* red, and it's gotten more comments than my friend, whose natural hair is about five shades lighter and brighter than my own. Certainly, dye it red if you would like to, but I would reaaaaallllllllllly suggest taking time to pick the exact color, matching your skin and eyes and whatnot.

also, don't forget the eyebrows.
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Morpheusdream Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2011
No, just because if you bleach it for doing it, then your hair won't be as smooth and healthy. But maybe when she sees you she'll change your mind, I've cut my hair short (three years ago) and my mon didn't believe it would suit me, and then she changed her mind. ^^
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