**Please note my camera is broken so these photos have been taken from the Bleach website and on my iPhone, so apologies for the poor quality**
I was obsessing over the Bleach London range for ages before it came out and then when it did I really struggled on which colour I should choose for my locks. The silver shampoo was an obvious purchase but I couldn't decide between Rose, Sea Punk or Bruised Violet, in the end I went for Rose and could not be happier.
Firstly the range is a very good price, i'm used to buying Crazy Colours in a salon for £6-£8 and know that as a salon Bleach is on the expensive side so discovering that all of their dyes are £5 was a pleasant surprise, they were also part of the Boots 3 for 2 offer...even better! My hair is pretty much the perfect base for using a colour like this, it is heavily bleached and toned to a silver colour most of the time so it's like a blank canvas, however last time I used a Crazy Colour Lilac it came out quite patchy which was a huge disappointment, and I was nervous about this happening again.
First you need to wash your hair, I would recommend with a fairly neutral shampoo (not a colour specific shampoo) and towel dry it. You will need to get some plastic gloves as they are not provided and turning your palms a nice shade of blue or orange is not a good look! I always section my hair and start at the bottom as this part of my hair is slightly darker and this gives it a little more development time, and gives a more even tone
The bottle gives 15 minutes as the recommended development time but I left it on for a bit longer, more like 25 as I really wanted a good strong colour. I washed it out and used a colour protect shampoo and conditioner to keep the colour bright and dried and styled as usual. As you can see it has come out really well, and a gorgeous candy floss colour which is exactly what I wanted, the only problem I had was when I washed it with a non colour protect shampoo the colour completely faded. Luckily I still had some left so I re-did it, I would 100% recommend using a colour protect shampoo as I have washed it again since and it has been fine. Has anybody else used Bleach yet? I'd love to see how some of the other colours come out.