First off–when you get your hair highlighted, you're removing natural pigment from . If you're going back to medium brown to dark blonde, choose a gloss with . My natural color is a medium/dark brown and I am considering dying my hair b. . If anyone has successfully dyed over highlights themselves, I would love to hear . sometimes it looks like I have brown hair with slightly lighter brown highlight. I was just about to dye my hair when I got a phonecall from my friend, . She's right, putting a brown coloured hair dye over blonde hair will turn . Feb 13, 2015 - Applying one shade of, say, dark brown all over your head every time you dye it can cause your hair color to look flat. It could even alter the ends of your hair to a darker shade, like black, without you intending on it (since they're so porous and absorb color quickly). Mar 1, 2016 - Find out how to dye your hair brown properly. . I have highlighted hair but want to go an all over colour , what shade should I use please ? I went back to dark brown over a few visits. . the poster above said, by trying to dye my overbleached hair back to brown - but I did it at home. How long do I have to wait before coloring over highlighted hair? . My natural color was dark ash brown but it seems to have faded to medium . Dying over highlights to achieve hair with one even tone is a very difficult task. . For instance, if your primary color is an auburn brown you want to stick to . It is important that you dye your highlighted hair separately from the rest of your hair.