Playing With / My Hair Came Out Green

Basic Trope: Someone tries to dye their hair a naturally-occurring colour, but the resulting hair colour is something ridiculous
  • Straight: Alice tries to dye her hair blonde, but her hair turns green.
  • Exaggerated:
    • Alice's hair, skin, teeth, and all turn green.
    • After Alice's hair is shaved off, it grows back green.
    • Alice's hair glows in the dark. The glow is green.
    • Alice's hair is the color of a rainbow.
  • Downplayed: Alice dyes her hair blonde, but somehow ends up with a green streak.
  • Justified:
    • The dye is faulty.
    • Alice's hair is of a colour that plays merry cob with dyes.
    • Someone replaced her dye with something else.
  • Inverted: Alice wanted green hair, but it turned out blonde.
  • Subverted: Alice wanted green hair.
  • Double Subverted: ...but it came out pink instead.
  • Parodied: Alice dyes her blonde, but the shade of blond is a bit off. Everyone else and Alice acts like her hair has gone green.
  • Zig Zagged: Alice tries to dye her hair blonde, but it turns out a bright shade of red. This washes out to a vaguely acceptable reddish-brown, but Alice still isn't happy, so she says "what the heck" and decides to dye her hair green. Turns out she got the wrong dye, and her hair is now blue.
  • Averted: Alice's dye does exactly what it was intended to do.
  • Enforced: The author has strong feelings against dying one's hair, so of course it will be depicted as going awry.
  • Lampshaded: "Should've paid more attention to the 'RESULTS MAY VARY' warning on the bottle."
  • Invoked: The person doing the dying replaces the dye with green dye in order to humiliate her.
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: Alice tests the dye on a small sample of hair before trying it on herself.
  • Discussed: "Be careful with that dye. Your hair might come out green."
  • Conversed: "Why can't these characters ever dye their hair without looking like clowns?"

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