Hair can be colored — or toned — after bleaching it according to Clairol. In fact, as long as hair is not seriously damaged, bleaching it to remove all color before applying a new color leads to better results. More »

To bleach hair, mix bleach and developer, and apply the solution to sectioned hair using a hair brush or hair color applicator. Read the hair-coloring product directions carefully, and follow the instructions to the lett... More »

Hair bleach is damaging to the hair and should only be applied by a professional. Bleaching hair can permanently raise the hair cuticle, which may contribute to a rapid loss of moisture. More »

Dying hair a natural or unnatural color works best after bleaching it according to Clairol. For the healthiest results, avoid using permanent dyes, as they can further damage the hair. The most common dyes used after ble... More »

The top-rated hair dye is Clairol Natural Instincts in brown or red tones, according to Good Housekeeping. L'Oréal ColorSpa Moisture Actif in chestnut reddish brown is also recommended. More » Beauty & Fashion Hair Hair Color

Clairol Natural Instincts and L'Oreal Excellence Creme are popular brands of hair dye to help cover up gray hair. Experts agree that any dye that comes with a deep conditioning treatment is best for covering up grays. More »

Pick a Clairol hair color by using Clairol's shade guide, considering your skin tone, choosing a light color and trying a demi-permanent hair color. If you are unsure of your choice, color experts are available at 800-25... More »