After dividing the hair into four sections, toner should be applied to the roots first, with a brush or plastic applicator. From the roots, the toner should be worked through the hair, but it should not be applied to any damaged ends of the hair until the end of the procedure. Toner is the second part of a two-part color process and is only applied after the hair is bleached.Continue Reading
Toners are used after bleaching to impart a more subtle or delicate shade to the hair. For instance, they can be used to give an auburn tint to brown hair, to turn blond hair to strawberry blond or to reduce the brassiness of blond hair. Using a toner with a blue, violet or green base helps to counteract brassiness, especially when covering gray. Toner can also be used to correct areas of over-bleaching.
Once toner has been applied, test the strands of hair often by stripping the toner to check the color. Often the toner looks a bit darker than the final color is going to be. Toner must be reapplied after testing. Typically toner takes 15 to 25 minutes to reach the desired color, but strands should be checked every five minutes.Learn more about Shampoo & Conditioner
To curl hair without heat, brush it, divide it into sections, twist each section into a small bun, secure the buns with bobby pins, leave them in overnight and unpin them in the morning. This overnight method requires a hairbrush, bobby pins and hairspray.Full Answer >
Dry shampoo can be easily made at home using nothing more than 1/4 cup of arrowroot or cornstarch and an old make up brush, with five optional drops of essential oils. Dry shampoos are made to absorb hair oils so that even when unwashed, one's hair will still look clean. While store-bought dry shampoos can be expensive and contain aerosols and unwanted chemicals, homemade dry shampoos can be made to have the same effect.Full Answer >
It is important for people to wait 48 hours to wash their hair that they have dyed it because washing the hair sooner can cause the color to come out. People who are unhappy with their new hair color can wash their hair before 48 hours has passed to begin trying to remove the hair color.Full Answer >
To wash your hair, detangle it with a comb, wet it with warm water, apply shampoo, and rinse the hair with warm water. Then condition the hair and rinse again with warm water before rinsing with cold water. Dry the hair with a towel, apply detangler and comb the hair.Full Answer >