Here are some tips for coloring your own hair that will ensure you don't get yourself into a hairy situation.
If you decide to play beauty parlor at home, experts agree it's best to be conservative with color choices. Choose a semi-permanent color and make sure it's not a drastic change.
It's the same thing you learned in second grade -- read all of the instructions before you begin. That's very important when working with at-home hair color because you don't want to be fumbling through certain steps that require quick application.
Every box of hair color advises users to conduct a strand test first. While it can be tempting to skip this important step in the effort of saving time, it is a good idea to test before you begin. Hair colors contain chemicals, so there's a chance you could be allergic. Performing a strand test will make sure you're not.
By doing hair color at home, you'll easily save $50 or more. But make sure you don't negate that savings by ruining a rug, shower curtain or shirt in the process. Hair dye can be detrimental when it comes into contact with anything except hair.
All reputable hair color brands offer a free service for customers. It's a free hotline that will answer any questions you may have about the home hair coloring process.
Plenty of publications have tested at-home hair coloring kits to find the best products available on the market. They've already done the dirty work so you can skip straight to gorgeous hair at a fraction of the price!
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