Need to remove hair dye? This bizarre trend uses vitamin C tablets and anti-dandruff shampoo to get rid of it

Many of us with blonde hair will have also, at some point, combed tomato ketchup through our lengths to get the tell-tale green tinge from chlorine out. It is a thing though, and the hack seems to go back to 2017 when YouTuber Ladee Lyon first uploaded a how-to video on using the strange combination of ingredients to lighten or remove her semi-permanent colour. The hack has since been picked up by other influencers looking for ways to go back to their natural shades, and Superdrug has now written a how-to guide on using anti-dandruff shampoo and vitamin C tablets to get rid of old or unwanted colour. Then mix a two pence size blob of anti- dandruff shampoo like Head & Shoulders Classic Clean, £2.99, into the crushed tablets to form a paste. One Pinterest user claims: “I dyed my hair medium brown and it went black so I had to try and find a way of lightening it quickly without damaging it further or having to wait a long time, and found this.