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I went to get my hair done by a professional yesterday and wanted to have blonde highlights in my hair, needless to say I ended up with brassy orange and yellow highlights in my hair! Is there anything I can do at home to help correct this? Like a toner or would the purple shampoo help? Please help.

 I hate when I hear things like this. They should take more pride than this. YOu don't give any history so I will assume that they were not highlighting over very dark colour that you had done before or anything like that. What you need to do is go back to the salon and show it to them. What they need to do is foil in new highlights and cover up the off tones in between the new foils. This is not a do-it-yourself project for home. They did it wrong so they should make it right. You can't tone hair that is not light enough to begin with as is the case here. It needs to be redone properly and the rest in between covered over.
All the best to you.
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