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Where do I start with home hair dye? How do I know which colours will suit me? I'm so confused <sob>
I need (ok want) to start colouring my hair to cover up a few gray hairs. I can't afford to have it done at a hairdressers so I'll have to resort to home dye
But there are so many to choose from! I don't know where to start, and I don't know what colour to get. Do you just pick the colour you like the best? Or does it have to match your own or your skin and eye colour
I am incredibly ignorant of anything like this so please take pity on me and talk slowly
If you havent dyed your hair before, I would say match your natural colour. Put Vaseline around your hairline/forehead/ears to avoid colour on your skin and work from your roots, front hair line and then into your hair if you have long hair, take two packs! I'd say go for a quality brand on offer!
Agree with all the above. Been home dying for 25 years (OMG) and have had many disasters! Start with a semi, Castings in good. Avoid the golden colours and go lighter than you think you need. I use Nice & Easy as a permanent colour as its less blanket like in tone. Good luck x
I am pale with blue eyes and I agree about the browns coming out very dark. I use the John Frieda foam one my natural colour is light brown or a dark blonde. I find a brown goes far too dark then as it lightens has a red tinge to it. So I use the dark blonde. When I used the other brands I ALWAYS needed two boxes now I use 1 of the foam stuff
Nice and easy semi permanent is great! I use a mahogony brown as my hair is mousey and boring. It leaves it lovely and glossy. For hair longer than mid length, get two boxes and pay attention to behind your ears too as I have a tendency to neglect that and it can look patchy!