DIY tips on colouring your own hair like a pro

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– try these easy tips.

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Don’t go too dark

Many of us think our hair is darker than it actually is. The best option is to choose a shade that is a bit lighter than your actual hair so it complements it.

Match your skin tone

Your skin tone will have the last say if it worked or not. “If your skin looks sallow and dull, pick a shade that has warm tones. Cool tones work well on fair skin with pink under tones but can also look beautiful on people with dark complexions,” says beautyontap.com.

Think twice about the permanants

Permanent dye can cover up to 100% grey hairs, but semi colour is the better option as you can play around the shades after your first tyr. The aim is to get a natural-looking result.

Stick to the roots

If your aim is to touch up on the roots because of missed salon appointments, then stick to just dyeing the roots. Over time the hair colour gets uneven because of growth.

Do not get sloppy

Read the instructions thoroughly. Do not take shortcuts. Have a timer nearby so you get correct results.

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