5 Things to Know Before Coloring Your Hair at Home
Maybe you attempted your first non-salon hair dye in the freshman dorm bathrooms. Or maybe you’ve never dreamed of touching the stuff. Either way, we know that endless aisle of hair color is a tad daunting. But new year, new you, right? So we broke down everything you need to know about trying a fresh shade without setting foot in a salon. Look at you, owning 2018.
How to Choose the Perfect Shade
The trick? Stick to a color no more than two to three shades darker or lighter.
How to Keep the Color Vibrant
Hint: You're going to want to use two boxes in order to make sure every strand of hair is equally covered.
What to Do If You Have a Pixie
It's all about pushing the hair upward to coat strands evenly.
How to Protect It for Days to Come
PSA: dye is drying. Keep your locks in tip-top shape by washing less and nourishing more.
And Basically Everything Else You Need to Know
From how to section your hair to what to wear while you’re coloring it. Deep breath. You’ve got this.