Get beautiful DIY hair colour

November 18, 2013

If the daily grind has left you dull and worn out, spark up your image and renew your self-esteem with these hair colour ideas.

Get beautiful DIY hair colour

Getting your hair coloured is without doubt one of the most popular beauty treatments around. As well as giving some sparkle and interest to the hair, colouring allows us to create our own unique look and style. Women have been colouring their hair since time immemorial, and more and more men are now looking at hair colouring ideas so that they, too, can stand out from the crowd.

What are you looking for?

Faced with the wide range of products available on the market, you have to know how to find the right one that will give the end result you’re looking for.There are tons of great hair colour ideas out there: hiding grey hair, brightening natural colour, adding shimmer and shine with highlights, lightening or layering streaks. Hairdressers and colourists are specially trained to be able to guide you in your choice.

Permanent or temporary?

Some colouring products are permanent, while others are temporary and gradually fade away with each hair washing. Some products contain substances that the scalp could react to, but for people with sensitive scalps, there are milder products available that give spectacular results. It is very important to remember that the result of the new colouring will vary according to the natural or current colour of the hair.

Steps for successful DIY colouring

  1. Finding the most suitable product for your needs is the first important step. After that, you’re ready to apply it. All colouring products sold in specialized boutiques or department stores include detailed instructions. It is very important to follow these, step by step, for optimal results.
  2. Prepare the product according to the package instructions. Before doing anything else, it is advisable to do a skin test to ensure that there won’t be an allergic reaction. It is much better to take the time to test a small area of skin rather than apply the product and regret it a few minutes later when your scalp starts to burn or itch.
  3. After this, divide your hair into sections and apply the colouring a section at a time. Wait the designated processing time before starting the rinsing process. In some cases, a complementary product has to be applied in order to protect the colouring.

It goes without saying that nothing can compare to professional hair colouring done in a salon. As well as giving great advice on the latest trends and the colours most suited to the complexion and the style of the client, a colourist or hairdresser is able to offer a top quality product. The colouring products they use will last through many shampoos and result in a truly professional look. Unhappy mistakes from home colouring can be avoided, and you can also spend some time catching up on all the latest celebrity gossip in your favourite magazine.

The material on this website is provided for entertainment, informational and educational purposes only and should never act as a substitute to the advice of an applicable professional. Use of this website is subject to our terms of use and privacy policy.
Close menu