Rate This:Ask This When Dyeing your Hair
Dyeing your hair is not a task to be taken lightly. Everyone is different, so dyeing is a unique task for everyone who tries. There are many things to be taken into consideration, such as personal allergies, hair thickness, hair color, and dye brand, not to mention the care required after the initial dye. Depending on if you decide to dye your hair yourself or have it professionally done, there are various questions you will have to ask yourself to prepare for your new change in color.7 Active Questions | Add a QuestionIf you decide to see a stylist, you will have to take into consideration your budget. Shop around online to see varying prices, but keep in mind the most expensive may not necessarily be the best quality. Compare reviews as well as cost to find the best choice within your budget.Depending on the brand that you choose and the color your hair has been dyed, you will have to change how drastically you must care for your color. Eventually the color might wash out, but some colors are more prone to fading than others. Talk to your stylist about products you should use to care for your new color, as well as what styling and cleaning methods you should avoid to prevent fading.
There are many reasons to dye your hair, including concealing stubborn grey streaks, adding highlights for depth, or even just for a change of pace. There are plenty of brands of hair dye out there for whatever reason you may have.
Unfortunately, the most accurate way to answer this question is trial and error. Use online reviews to help you find out which brand will work for your specific hairstyle, but don't be discouraged if you have to try multiple brands before finding the one that works best with your hair.
Are you touching up roots? Are you covering a grey streak? Are you choosing a unique effect such as an ombre between two colors? Depending on the difficulty of your hair or your color choice, you may want to consider going to a stylist rather than dye it yourself. For simple touch-ups, however, dyeing it yourself may be the most cost efficient option.
You will want to know if you are allergic to a brand of hair dye before applying it. Check the ingredients to be sure you are not allergic to anything in the dye, or speak with your doctor if you have concerns.