At some point, you will get tired of spending a fortune getting your hair dyed at a salon, and you will want to learn how to dye your hair at home, using a few simple steps. If you modifying your hair color from time to time, you will feel like a totally new person again. Forget about visiting many hair salons to find the best hair stylist when you can become your own hairstylist. Let’s take a look at some simple steps that can help you get a new look.

You will need:

-comb

-timer

-hair clips

-paintbrush

-small bowl

-dark towel

-boxed hair-dying kit.

Choose a new hair color

Specialists advise you to choose a hair color within 2 to 3 shades of the natural hair color you have. Before applying the hair dye all over your head, you need to test it on a strand of hair.

You may need help

Do not be afraid to ask a friend’s help when it comes to dying your hair. You need to make sure that someone can cover the hair at the back of your head, too, obtaining a uniform color. In this way, you will not miss any strands of hair.

Prepare the hair dye

Follow the instructions on the box to make your hair dye solution, mixing the ingredients in a bowl using the brush.

Brunette woman smiling while applying hair dye

Dying your hair was never easier with these simple steps you should follow for best results.

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Protect your clothes and skin

Before applying the hair dye, you need to make sure you protect your clothes and skin. To avoid getting hair dye spots on the skin, apply some makeup remover, lotion or vaseline on your neck and shoulders. Also, you may apply it on your forehead, along with the hair line.

Make sure you wear an old t-shirt or just put a hole in a bag and then put it on your head. You and the friend who is going to help you need to wear plastic gloves to prevent this process from becoming messy.

Use a brush

When applying the hair dye, make sure you use a special brush to obtain the best results. Apply the hair dye on just one section at a time, double-checking to avoid missing any spots. Start by applying it from the roots towards the ends.

Use a hair clip

After you finish applying the hair dye all over your head, gather all your hair at the top of the head and use a hair clip or hair tie to secure it. Make sure you read the instructions on the box, and you leave your hair dye on for the established time.

Wash your hair

When the time is over, wash the hair dye off your hair. Wash your hair with shampoo until the water runs clean. Next, use the conditioner from the hair dye box. In this way, you will restore its shine and moisture.

Dry your hair

Use a soft t-shirt to dry the hair, squeezing the excess water. Then, use a blow dryer to completely dry it. Make sure you examine the results, checking whether you obtained the desired color or not.

Summing up

If you follow these simple steps, you will surely obtain the best results, learning how to dye your hair at home. Be careful when choosing the hair dye and use gloves and an appropriate t-shirt to protect your skin.

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