Hair 101: Colour Remover vs Bleach

2 unique Products that use 2 uniquely different processes to remove Hair Colour that have 2 different effects on your Hair.

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You can call Colour Remover and Bleach chalk and cheese; they are two unique Products that use two uniquely different processes to remove Permanent Hair Colour. Each Product has an individual effect on the Hair, this can greatly adjust your Colour process that follows. So in true My Hairdresser way, let’s analyse each Product before deciding which one is best for your Hair.

What is the difference between Colour Remover and Bleach?

Colour Remover is a revolutionary Product. It works by entering the Hair shaft and removing all the artificial (Permanent Hair Colour) Colour pigment from the Hair. It leaves the Natural (what your mumma gave you) Hair Colour pigment intact.

Colour Remover

Contains no damaging ingredients, leaving the Hair in great condition and damage free.
Does not strip the Hair of Natural Colour pigment.
You can use it multiple times to remove the Colour.
Can be used frequently to remove Colour Build Up, without causing damage.
Perfect for a first time Home Colour user, no experience required.
Exact processing time of 20 minutes.
Will not remove Semi Permanent Hair Colour.

Bleach works very differently. Like Colour Remover, Bleach enters the Hair shaft, but instead it destroys all Colour pigment from the Hair. This leaves the Hair with no Natural pigment. It is this destruction of the pigment, that makes it perfect to use to lighten the Hair.


Removes everything from the Hair.
Can leave the Hair dry and brittle, with potential damage.
Not advised to continuously use, as can result in damaged Hair.
Only for advanced users.
Should be used with caution.
Does not have an exact processing time.
Will remove Semi Permanent Hair Colour.

Now you know all the info, which Product will you be choosing?

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