What is the Best Way To Tone Down Brassy Hair at Home?

"I need to tone down the brassy colour in my brown hair."
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"I need to tone down the brassy colour in my brown hair."
Emma Watson - brassy hair

Emma Stone's brassy brown hair.

Got a hair question for celebrity hairstylist Tony Chaar? Send it to info@beautyeditor.ca with "Tony Chaar Hair Question" in the subject line.

Q: I need to slightly tone down the brassy colour in my brown hair, which has a few soft golden highlights. I love my colour, however I do not want to be blonde or a redhead! 

Who makes a great product for brassiness in brown hair that is available from the drugstores or beauty supply stores? — Jean

A: Jean, I believe Goldwell Colorance will be your best bet. 

This is a five minute express toner (demi-permanent colour) that deposits colour only. You can find it at beauty supply stores.

Get it in a cool tone to neutralize the warmth.

Be careful though! Do not use the cool-toned dye on the gold blonde highlights. Only put it on the brassy brown.

Tony Chaar is one of Canada's top celebrity hairstylists and the owner of Tony Chaar Salon at 11 Hazelton Avenue in Toronto. Call 416-920-9965 to book an appointment.