It is best to wash the hair the night before dying it so that the color shines through. Hair that is either too dirty or too clean can alter the color when applying the dye. More »

To avoid irritating the scalp and hair, wash it about four days prior to using a relaxer. Shampoo often contains ingredients that strip the hair and scalp of moisture and necessary oils. More »

You should wash your hair before getting a perm because once you get the chemical treatment, you should not wash your hair for 24-36 hours, so that the perm sets and becomes permanent. When you finally do wash your hair,... More »

Bleaching or soap caps are the only methods for completely removing permanent hair color. It's possible to remove henna and semi-permanent tints with other materials, such as oils, vitamin C and lemon juice. More »

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Ombre hair is a hair color that is usually a darker shade from the roots through to the mid shaft and gradually fades to a lighter color from the mid shaft to the ends. The word "ombre" is of French origin and means "to ... More »

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Apply coffee, tea, henna or the hulls of black walnuts to naturally dye hair a darker color. To dye red hair a darker shade of red, apply hibiscus, rose hips or the juice of carrots or beets. More »

To color your hair temporarily, prepare yourself and your surroundings, and use a spray-in color. Fill in gaps with hair chalk, and set the color with hairspray. More »

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