But you can probably find a toner that would work in place of a dye, so you don't have to use double the chemicals on your hair. Toner is meant to be used after bleach, on a clean slate. Don't hesitate to look up different hair "recipes" to keep your mane soft and strong! I have just been dealing with brass tones because mine isn’t horrible that way but I love the time it did turn out. Alex Rose (author) from Virginia on April 10, 2017: I haven't personally used that product, but it seems to have pretty good reviews online! If you’re undergoing a highly stressful time in your life, that could be an indirect cause of smelly hair. My hair has naturally been growing out for about 2 years and I am a natural blonde. I just wanted to ask you how long did the effect of the conditioner + purple dye last :). Very informative article! Bleached the purple out, and then back to yellow. It would definitely help with the color though. Hair toners help retain hair color, prevent color-fading, and neutralize brassy, unwanted yellow and orange tones. It was still a darkish blonde, the only way to get any lift would be to use a product with bleach or ammonia. Alex Rose (author) from Virginia on May 05, 2020: I would recommend giving it a few days to a week - don't shampoo in that time! Watch Queue Queue Some say that it generates nausea and some fear that it is carcinogenic too. Toner is a sweet little product that neutralizes brassy yellow and orange tones on bleached hair. Apply the mixture to hair in sections. Alex Rose (author) from Virginia on May 10, 2020: I've never used the Schwarzkopf brand before so I'm not very familiar with it, but if you have yellow tones in it it seems that Schwarzkopf Ice Toner may be what you're looking for. Just make sure it's dark enough to actually hold! Alex Rose (author) from Virginia on August 02, 2017: The dye toner won't make your hair lighter, just take out the brassiness. Allowed HTML tags: