Then, rinse and wrap your hair in a towel. This is the 3rd and last part of my hair lightening videos, this time it went blonde!! Finally, hair texture plays a role in how your dye the hair, although not necessarily how dark you can go. If you only want to dye parts of your hair, separate it into sections. However, your hair does need to meet certain criteria for this to work properly. It turned out a pretty honey brown, but I want to be a dark ash blond or light ash brown. The blue dye will attach to this color much better. Previous Share this. Home/Hair Bleaching/ How to Lighten Dark & Brown Hair without Bleach-No Damage, Naturally at Home. bleach hair with lemon juice first and dye. To lighten hair at home without bleach: Try a permanent hair dye. If you have very dark hair, be patient! Hi, I dyed my hair black, on purpose, the hair color was schwartkoft rich cavier, it was suppose to have purple tint to it, instead my hair is jet black with no hint of purple in it. The hair that grows out will be your natural color. Ashley Adams is a Licensed Cosmetologist and Hair Stylist in Illinois. This image is not<\/b> licensed under the Creative Commons license applied to text content and some other images posted to the wikiHow website. This image may not be used by other entities without the express written consent of wikiHow, Inc.