Be Done Before Coloring
Wash your hair. A good kind of
shampoo to use is one that removes the pollutants of your hair. Do not
conditioning and do not use a shampoo/conditioner mixtures available in
single bottle. Conditioner will interfere with the dye bonding to your
If your scalp is soft and sensitive or your hair damaged or dry, wait
about a day after washing to bleach or use permanent dye.
Apply conditioner a week before hair coloring. This will make your hair
more manageable when parting your hair into thin parts depending on the
volume and density of your hair.
Do a strand test first. Apply the color on a few strands. Remember to
let it dry thoroughly to see the actual color. It will give you a sample
of what color your hair will look like. If you don't like what you see,
at least you see it on only one strand, not your whole head. You can do
alterations - add warm or cool colors depending on what color you want
to achieve. A couple of strand tests will do the trick.
Apply color to the mid lengths from about 1 inch from the scalp and then
the ends. Follow this procedure because the scalp will process faster
due to the heat of the body and the insulating effect of long hair on
Follow the instructions if you bought a hair coloring kit. The ends of
your hair are porous, which can make it darker than the rest of your
colored hair. Apply color mixture after letting the rest of the parts
If the color is fading too quickly, apply a clear filler to decrease the
porosity of your hair. After coloring, using cold water to shampoo and
condition your hair will preserve its color.
When in doubt or if the color change you want to achieve is drastic
(from black to blonde hair), consult a professional or you might end up
a walking disaster.
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