In the ever-evolving landscape of self-care, one trend that has gained momentum is the art of colouring your hair at home. Whether you're a seasoned DIY enthusiast or a first-timer, the prospect of transforming your look from the comfort of your bathroom can be both thrilling and a tad intimidating. Fear not! In this blog, we'll embark on a journey to demystify the process of at-home hair colouring, offering tips, tricks, and expert advice to ensure a salon-worthy result.
SPS Colour offers a diverse palette of over 130 shades available exclusively at Price Attack. Our shades, crafted in Italy, boast a vegan, low ammonia formula, in convenient 100ml sizes.
Our gentle formula, enriched with Vitamin C, Yarrow and Mallow extract, will leave your hair feeling beautiful.
Let's Get Down To The Colour
1. Choose Your Colour Wisely
The first step in your at-home hair coloring adventure is selecting the perfect shade. Consider your skin tone, lifestyle, and the look you want to achieve. If you're unsure, start with a shade close to your natural colour before experimenting with bolder options. Many reputable brands, like Salon Professional Supplies (SPS), offer a wide range of colours for every taste.
2. Gather Your Tools
Before diving into the dyeing process, assemble your toolkit. You'll need gloves, a cape or an old shirt you don't mind staining, a plastic bowl for mixing, a tint brush, and your chosen hair dye. Make sure to read the instructions provided with your hair dye thoroughly.
3. Prep Your Hair
To achieve an even colour application, it's essential to start with clean, dry hair. Skip the shampoo before colouring, as this helps your hair retain its natural oils, providing a protective barrier. Section your hair into manageable parts using clips or ties.
4. Mixing and Application
Follow the manufacturer's instructions for mixing the hair dye in the provided plastic bowl. With your gloves on, apply the colour evenly, starting from the roots and working your way down. If you're a first-timer, you might want to stick to a slightly lighter shade than your desired result, as hair tends to absorb colour more intensely than expected.
5. Timing is Everything
The key to achieving your desired colour lies in the development time. Set a timer based on the recommended duration in the instructions. Over processing can lead to undesired results, so avoid leaving the colour on for longer than instructed.
6. Rinse and Condition
Once the timer signals the end of the development time, it's time to rinse. Use lukewarm water until the water runs clear. Follow up with a colour-safe conditioner to lock in moisture and keep your newly coloured hair looking vibrant.
7. Maintenance Tips
Maintaining your new colour is crucial for long-lasting results. Invest in a colour-safe shampoo and conditioner to prevent fading. Consider using a deep conditioning treatment once a week to keep your locks nourished.
Colouring your hair at home can be a rewarding and cost-effective way to express your style. Armed with the right knowledge and quality products, you can achieve salon-worthy results in the comfort of your own home. So, grab your tools, choose your colour, and embark on your journey to a vibrant, refreshed you!
Make it even easier with the SPS Home Hairdressing Kit.
Disclaimer: Price Attack strongly recommends you do a strand and skin test before applying the colour. Price Attack accepts no liability for colours and products applied outside of its salon.