DIY: How to temporarily dye your hair with food coloring
How to Temporarily Dye Hair With Food Dye
Preparing the dye solution
Find an old bottle, or buy a hair dye bottle at your nearest beauty supply store.
Fill the bottle with conditioner till it is about 3/4 full.
Put as many drops of food coloring as you need into the bottle with the conditioner.
Shake the contents of the bottle.
Preparing your hair
Wash your hair.
Blow dry it until it is completely dry.
Adding the dye to your hair
Put on disposable gloves.
Part your hair into sections.
Unclip the section of hair you want to dye first.Put the dye solution prepared earlier on this section of hair. Repeat for each hair section.
Leave the dye in for as long as you want.The longer you leave it in, the stronger the hair color will be.
- If you can, put on a cap and wear it for a few hours. Many hours makes for a better color. Realize that any leakage of the dye will stain, so sleep on a few layers of old, unwanted towels if you're leaving it in overnight.
Wash your hair to remove the solution from it.
Blow dry your hair.Brush it.
Enjoy your awesome colored hair.
- The hair color will wash out after several washings. But the color may last for about 3 to 12 weeks for some hair.
QuestionHow long will it last for super dark brown hair?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerIt depends on how much you wash your hair. It can last 2-4 weeks if you wash your hair infrequently.Thanks!
QuestionIf I wanted pink, would I just use red?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerI would use red with the tiniest bit of blue. That way it will add that slightly purple color that distinguishes pink and magenta from red.Thanks!
QuestionHow can I make the dye last a shorter amount of time?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerDon't leave the food coloring in your hair for too long. Try leaving it in for two minutes and then rinsing it out.Thanks!
QuestionMy hair is super dark brown and I want to dye it blue. How long should I leave the dye in for?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerYou should leave it in for at least one hour, maybe a little more.Thanks!
QuestionHow long will it stay visible in blond hair?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerIt should last a couple weeks, give or take a few days.Thanks!
QuestionHow can I get the color dark brown?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerYou can buy brown food coloring or just mix some red and green food coloring. Some brands do not make brown food coloring, but Wilton does. If you are using Wilton, a little drop if gel paste will go a long way.Thanks!
QuestionIs this harmful to hair?HlingafelterCommunity AnswerNo. Since food coloring has no harsh chemicals, it won't damage your hair at all.Thanks!
QuestionCan I air dry my hair after applying the dye?HlingafelterCommunity AnswerI would advise against that, because your hair could become crusty as it dries with the food coloring. Instead, try leaving it in for a long time and then rinsing it out after you feel the job is done.Thanks!
QuestionHow would blue turn out on dirty blonde hair?HlingafelterCommunity AnswerIt will show. Just follow the directions and you will get good results.Thanks!
QuestionCan I dye my black hair blue?wikiHow ContributorCommunity AnswerYes, but you might have to leave it in for a bit longer. If you'd like more of an aqua color, add a hint of green.Thanks!
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- Put old newspaper and towels around the area you are dying your hair because the dye can stain floors and walls badly.
- If you want a color like purple, orange, or teal, you need to mix the dyes together. Blue + red = purple, red + yellow = orange, blue + green = teal.
- It is best if you have a friend to help you
- The dye goes away right when it touches water, so if you want your hair to be colored a lot longer, either put your hair in a shower cap, or get commercial hair dye.
- This dye works best on light to medium hair colours; it is less effective on darker hair.
- Make sure your hair is completely dry.
- Use a hair dyeing brush to do parts of your hair, or your roots.
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