Hair Dyeing is an art and has to be performed with care. Only using
a dye is not enough, using it skillfully is necessary to make them look
natural and attractive. In India, women use herbal dyer or chemical dyes.
Although chemical dyes are long lasting compared to herbal dyes, they are
also many a times accompanied with side effect. Thus herbal dyes are
gaining more and more popularity day by day. In this book you will find
several recipes for making your own natural herbal dyer at home in our
Here you will get a complete picture
of how to use herbal as well as chemical dyes, so that you can make your
Apply using rubber gloves, first to the ends of the hair
within an inch of the scalp and then to the roots where the colour
develops much more quickly.
Cover with a plastic or foil and leave for 30-40 minutes.
Then check the colours by testing a strand of hair.
Do not apply heat as this will affect the final colour.
Shampoo and rinse out thoroughly.
Types of Chemical Dyes
Best Effect On
||Light or greying hair. Lasts until next wash.
|Mettalic 'Crazy' Color Sprays
||Will last visibly until brushed or washed off
||Light to medium brown hair, giving a darker , richer
glint; light grey or white hair turns into darker colour. Will last
for 4 -6 shampoos.
||Lasts permanently; regrowth tint on the roots
necessary at 4-6 weekly intervals.
||These can look good on almost any type of hair,
including brown, red and grey. Lasts permanently; roots will need
retouching after 3-4 months.
How To Use Chemical Dyes
After shampooing, use as directed on the packet by the
manufacturer. Never over-apply as the hair will become dull.
Protect your eyes when applying.
Leave on for 20-40 minutes depending on intensity of tone
required and rinse out.
Never apply on eyelashes, eyebrows or hair elsewhere on
Preferably do not apply when pregnant
Patch test for allergies.
Section off hair with clips and brush strands. wrap
strands in silver foil to make neat parcels.
Watch timing carefully and rinse thoroughly
It is advisable to go to a professional colorist to have
highlights put in.
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