Sometimes our natural color can be darker than we are aware. The hair we are accustomed to seeing in the mirror is continually exposed to chlorine, shampoo, sunlight, and the environment. When we restore our true hair color, it's oftentimes darker than we realized.

In addition, as we age, our hair actually gets darker. So your true hair color may be darker than you even knew.

If you feel you'd like to lighten your hair color, we recommend using lemon juice as the best way to do this. Here is a link to an article that explains how to do so: http://www.wikihow.com/Use-Lemon-Juice-to-Lighten-Hair​​

You can follow the recipe in the article as many times as you like to lighten your hair. It typically lightens one shade per application.