Can I use Sun Bum Hair Lightener on dark brown hair?

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For sure! Our Sun Bum Hair Lightener is formulated with ingredients that really help amplify the natural highlighting effect of the sun including:

Meyer Lemon & Costa Rican Pineapple extracts
Topped off with a bit of hydrogen peroxide
We’ve seen the best color results on lighter brown to blonde hair tones. But using hair lightener on dark brown hair will work it will just give you warmer hues…think amber, gold, and honey. If you do decide to try it on dark hair, we recommend testing it out on a few strands first by applying 1-2 sprays and combing through before going out in the sun. Just remember all results are permanent.

Whether you are going for an all over light a bright look or some sun-kissed highlights, use these steps for the best results:

Wash hair using shampoo and conditioner
On desired area, spray Hair Lightener onto dry or damp hair
To avoid breakage and over-drying, limit use to no more than once between hair washes and use a leave in conditioner. We also reccomend using a tone Enhancing product with this like our Tone Enhancer, https://www.sunbum.com/products/blonde-lighten-tone
Complete the look with any of our other hair styling products.