A lot of rinsing is required to work properly
Better than other brands I used
It really strips out semis and even permanent colours out. I had used this multiple times in the past when ever I wanted to go few shades lighter. Sadly they don’t sell JoBaz in Sydney anymore for some reason :( so I used the Scott Cornwall brand and did nothing and just wasted money on it. So I would recommend this to anyone but the only downside is just the smell.
Purchased at Priceline.
I'm so happy I came across this product. I was in semichem looking for hair dye not knowing this even existed. I've got dark brown hair but have been dying it for years as have lots of greys sneaking in. I dye it about every 6 to 8 weeks. I have psoriasis on my scalp so the medicated shampoo I use tends to duĺlen my colour quite fast. For a long time, the ends of my hair have been dry, rough and make my sleep bob quite bulbous. Little did I know its because of the use of permanent dyes over the years.
So, I read the instructions a couple of t...
Purchased in September 2019 at Semichem for $4.99.
Really worked so well
Hi there friends so just some tips, I previously had bleached blonde hair which was a shade of ash blonde to be exactly L’Oréal lightest ash blonde hair dye I think it was called, I went from very light ash blonde to what I thought was going to be a nice dark brown, big mistake. The colour came out almost black and I made a mistake, I gave the hair colour a chance to fade for about two months before making another mistake lol. It faded and so I put a light brown hair dye over the top for some reason thinking my hair would be the light brown sha...de I originally wanted mistake . So I went ahead and purchased jo baz, I have used this product soooo many times and every time it works without fail! Here are some hot tips to ensure it works for you, some people have written the hair had gone darker or nothing happened, you need to ensure your follow the instructions strictly. What I did was I put the product through combed it through, wrapped it in glad rap and I actually made a bed on the floor and used my floor heater ( that blows hot air) and lyed there for an hour. Not only does the heat HELP to remove the colour faster but the end result after 15 minutes of rinsing and using the buffer - my hair had turned a medium blonde. Use heat! A blow dryer or something trust me. It works better. Now I can start again and go the right colour because it’s completely stripped me back to two months ago.
Purchased in June 2019 at Priceline for $29.99.
Was okay but even max strength cant remove oldish hair colour...
It smelled gross but I didn't really mind, it sorta hurt but thats natural since it's made of chemicals.
It did get rid of some of the old colour nearf the roots and the buffer smelled really nice, if you've just made a hair colour mistake this would be very good for removing.
Also I had many blonde streaks with green blue colour on them.
And it costed about 12$?
Purchased in April 2019 at pricelines for $12.00.
Very gentle on hair
The smell is over exaggerated. It has no horrible smell like ones say. It definitely removes colour from hair. I left it in for the full 60 minutes. I was so surprised. I recommend try it. It can’t hurt you. And make up your own mind. You have nothing to lose. I have almost waste length hair so used two boxes.
Purchased in January 2019 at Priceline.
Winning product !
Of course I was sceptical of any store bought colour remover but after reading positive reviews I wanted to try and remove my chocolate brown box colour . I am a natural red head and hadnt lightened my hair previously . I followed the directions to the letter and although i have short hair I decided I would do the initial rinse for 15 minutes as I was worried about feedback on the smell of the product. It does smell a bit like rotten egg but I found it no worse than anything I'd smelt at the hairdresser in the past . The product removed the co...lour and left me with my natural colour and I found the condition of the hair actually quite soft as it had a hairspray buildup that was also stripped out . I would 100% recommend this product but definately advise to rinse for at least 15 minutes and read all the information before you begin #superhappy
Works just like it says
In many of the reviews I see people say the end result colour was yellow or orange. Of course it was, the colour remover returns your hair to BASE colour. If you are naturally blonde, your base is yellow. A natural brunette, your base is orange, mature persons your base may well be white/grey with age. No product on the planet will give you back your natural shade, just your natural BASE. When you coloured your hair, your natural colour was gone for good & the only way to get it back was to grow it all out. So, yes the product does work & it works well. I dyed my hair brown for years & this product takes me back to my yellow base as I was blonde as a kid. Then I can dye it to any shade of blonde. Horray!
Smells like cow crap
This product works but honestly the smell is so bad it actually smells like poo anyone that came near me kept gagging and everytime I washed my hair after the smell came back just as strong. NO THANKS
Worked for me.
I used colour before at twice the price of this one and guess what...this one does the same job and the smell is less pungent than colour before as that one was unbearable. My hair was dark brown and I'm now a nice shade of gingery red. I actually love my new hair. Highly recommended.
Used this for first time. Very sceptical but it did exactly what it said. Highly recommend this product. Very smelly but if you rinse as in instructions there is no problem with any smell afterwards
Completely shocked me!
I was so sceptical of using this product, you hear of so many people using them and it not working or making hair orange but it really did suprise me!
For 2 years I dyed my hair, I went from a Monday brown/blonde to a bright red, then filled it down to a dark purple. I kept up the the for a while before giving up around Christmas but it just wadnt growing out or fading and my roots were looking terrible!
I followed the instructions to a T and as soon as I removed the bag (cling film is not my friend) i noticed it has taken all the colour ...out. I was nervous cos it looked orangey but after following instructions and giving it a boost with my own shampoo/conditioner afterwards I was shocked to dry my hair and see my natural colour! No brassy colours and no orange!! Obviously I might have hit lucky with this product but I would highly recommend especially when you are nervous! Always keep a back up hair dye just in case, and I'm sure you will be just as happy :)
Absolutely fantastic product!!
First of all i would like to point out I am a hairdresser & have been so for 25 years. I would normally steer clear of colour removal products & opt for a bleach bath to remove unwanted hair dye. As it was my own hair I was dealing with, and after reading all the reviews, I decided to give the JoBaz a try. I had 2 months worth of red (bright red, to be precise) permanent colour build up not to mention numerous applications of Maria Nila colour refresh in both 6.66 (bright red) & 6.40 (autumn red). This was over an old balayage so darker colour ...at the top & very light blonde on the ends. I new that a bleach bath would send me pink so I'd need to do it 3 or 4 times. My hair wouldn't of taken that kind of hammering, so this seemed the safest option. I followed the instructions & apart from the horrendous smell, all went really well. I was left with a rather unattractive gingery blonde colour, (think Linda from Gimme, Gimme, Gimme) but no red at all! I mixed up some L'Oréal inoa semi permanent in 9.1(very light ash blonde) with 3% (10 vol) and applied it quickly. As my hair was super porous, I new it would grab the colour & go darker than expected, so I only left it on for 5 minutes. The result is a gorgeous chocolate light brown colour with caramel tones where the old blonde was before the red. Not too warm & not too ash..... Just perfect! I am so impressed with the condition as well. I'll be using Maria Nila sulphate free shampoo & conditioner for coloured hair as this will keep the colour fresh & maintain the condition too. One thing that I had seen from previous reviews was that people were noticing their hair going darker again after they'd finished & dried it off. YOU MUST CONDITION YOUR HAIR AFTER THE FINAL BUFFER RINSE!!!! Conditioner acts as a barrier & will neutralize & stop any chemicals that are left in the hair. It is vital that this happens as the colour molecules could still be active. The end instructions just say to conclude. This should read condition!!!
Used this product with trepidation as I have thin hair...worked brilliantly to remove a very dark colour I put on my hair. Colour removed successfully and I was able to recolour my hair straight away. The product didn't damage my hair in any way would highly recommend and will use again.
The smell this emits is chocking and unpleasant it does not work well on hair that has been dyed a long while ago and the colour at the end it won't match your regrowth colour natural hair is darker than the colour that the hair striping dye made the coloured hair. I don't recommend using this as a quick fix I despise how my hair looks even more than it did
Its perfect, if you know what youre doing
A lot of reviews are people being disappointed. Stripping your hair won't bring back your natural colour, once you dye your hair, your natural colour is gone. Stripping the hair removes the pigment dye that was put in, it doesnt remove stains either. Any hair dresser would advise you that stripping dye out of your hair is very damaging.
This product is amazing, and does the job. People just need to do their research on how products work before they use it.
The smell reminds me of perm solution and it will be in your hair for a while.
Questions & Answers
Will this product remove grey/silver hair colour from blond hair?
I dyed my hair an auburn red colour however when I used the Jobazz Max strength the colour didn’t come out at all?! It was a semi permanent L’Oréal hair dye. Someone help
I used the max strength and it took me to ginger. I then applied a copper ginger hair colour and my hair went back to dark almost black hair???
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Realise you made a mistake and want to get back to your normal shade without dishing out on salon prices? There is now an affordable DIY solution.
Permanent hair dyes work by expanding artificial dye molecules in the shaft of your hair so they can’t be washed out. JoBaz’s hair dye remover contains a formula that reverses this process and shrinks them so that they can be washed out.
The maximum strength edition works in 60 minutes and the normal strength product works in 30 minutes. Simply combine the activator (part A) and remover (part B), massage the product into your hair for the required time and then rinse off to remove the hair dye.
What reviewers thought:
Many reviews have claimed that the product worked very well for them, lifting previous dye jobs with ease.
A point of contention among the reviewers was the smell of the product which can be overpowering and unpleasant. Another key issue is that if the rinsing is not done properly and rigorously enough, the dye molecules will not be washed out and will expand again, therefore, putting the dye back in the hair.
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