the origin of time, a woman's hair has been her pride and her boon. Women
devote long tire some period with primitive hair colors and herbal
compounds, seeking to come up with beautiful hair. Today hair coloring has
become a quite a fashion for both men and women, trying out different colors
on their hairs to give a beautiful look or a different look altogether.
Today hair coloring is not confined to coloring gray hair only.
While Imparting Darker Shade on Lighter Color
It is best to have a professional do this because a lot of times you will
come out with a secondary color and a second hair coloring will have to be
executed with a nullifying hair color. If you are a level 7 or darker, you
should step by step move 2 levels down till you reach your hair color
finish. If the ends of your hairs are very poriferous, then the hair color
will take hold of them and they'll become darker than the remaining hairs.
While Imparting Lighter Shade on Dark Color
To move from darker hair to soft blonde requires a two-step process:
lightening and toning. Lightening moves out the red and gold pigments, while
toning puts the desired tint of blonde shade to hair. Hair color can only
move up 2-3 shades from your natural shade. So if you presently have dark
brown color and want to apply light blonde, you must perform a double step
Handy Tips for Healthy Hair
Here are some handy tips that will make your hair look healthier and glow
with the desired color and give you salon-like results along with quick and
easy solutions to common problems related with coloring your hair :-
- If you are coloring your hair for the first time, start from the top
of the neck where the natural hair color is darkest.
- Hair color at the hair ends fade more quickly. Thus apply hair color
that is one level darker to the ends, without imparting the developer.
- Addition of small quantity of yellow or gold idiom to the hair color
contributes warmth, shine and highlighting appearance to your hairs.
- Regular exposure to sun or swimming water may wear off the hair
color quickly. Proper conditioning of hair is required to negate the
effects of summer heat and water.
- Chemicals used in swimming pool may impart a greenish touch to
blonde hairs. To prevent this, use a good shampoo and then apply a warm
dialect on your hair.
- Undesirable strong tone of hair color can be cooled down by the
application of ash or violet dialects.
- Always use a shade darker than the shade of color used for gray
- Hair coloring should be done only when they are amply dry because
color of moist and wet hair may get diluted later on.
- In case the current hair color is darker than the next chosen shade,
apply a good hair color remover to entirely misplace the former tint.
- Permit the hair color to remain for at least 35-45 min. It may take
longer. The longer you allow the hair color to remain, the better the
- Always apply one hair color tincture darker than the target hair
- The quality of shampoo used by you can play a major role in hair
color fading. Apply a shampoo particularly made for hair color treated