Advice 1: How to dilute the paint

It happens - I bought the paint, put aside, after some time I decided to use, and it is already withered. Do not despair, all fixable.
How to dilute the paint
You will need
  • paint
  • - solvent
  • - wooden or plastic wand or other tool for mixing
  • - sealed container for mixing
First of all, you need to decide what paint need to be diluted. Paint at its core are divided into oil and water emulsion. The latter include watercolor, gouache, acrylic.
Accordingly, in order to dilute oil paint, solvents based on essential oils and dilution vodoemulsionki ordinary water. Although lately the market offers special chemical compositions for dilution of water-based paints.
The main disadvantage of oil-solvents - their pungent, suffocating odor. When using them you need to use gloves to protect your hands, and it is better to use a respirator or at least a well ventilated room for the entire period of the works and their completion.
The least safe are mineral spirits, turpentine (turpentine). The most harmful is acetone, solvent and xylene.

In Soviet times, it enjoyed great popularity linseed oil, but lately she almost never used. The thing is that it dries to form a thin film layer, which eventually cracks, and painted with linseed oil, the product becomes unsightly.
In principle, a solvent is necessary only at the time of paint application. After the coating paint products begins the phase of evaporation of the solvent. So it makes no sense to dilute them a large amount of paint, that paint is still not possible. The higher the quality of the solvent, the faster is the evaporation phase, the less you'll have to breathe an unpleasant odor. In addition, poor solvents after evaporation can cover the painted objects of the grease and other contaminants. So do not skimp on your physical and mental health, buy only high-tech materials.

Advice 2 : How to dissolve the paint

Professional resistant all hair dyes consist of two components – colorant and oxidant. To get rich and long-lived shade at home, it is important not only to choose the right color, but also the right to dissolve the paint with a suitable oxidizing agent.
How to dissolve the paint
You will need
  • Paint
  • Oximeter from 1.8% to 12%, depending on the tone, structure and thickness of the hair
  • Gloves
  • Porcelain, glass or plastic bowl
  • Professional brush for hair coloring
First and foremost, you should pick up I will that you will mix with the paint to obtain the desired shade. Why do you need it? The color of each individual and even if you are a natural blonde, you're still not perfectly white hair, and yellowish or ashy undertone. Imagine that you paint on the colored sheets of paper, if it will work with the same paint the same color on all sheets, even if they differ on a few shades? Of course not. Same with the hair. In General, professional hairdressers, there is a table to help them remember what shade of hair, which I will paint which will give the desired effect. In short, it looks like this:

Green – corrects redness

Purple - not yellow

Blue, grey, ash – gives dullness to the hair, strengthens ashy shades

Red gives a warm tint, making the color brighter.
Now select the oxide. There are also all individually need to consider the makeup you natural hair or pre-coloring, how you have a dark color of your own hair and what they thickness. Blondes with thin and fluffy hair suitable 3% oxidizer, brunettes with thick hair may sometimes take 12%. The usual Golden mean – 6% oxidant. The ammonium oxidizers paints colors contact lenses are contraindicated and Vice versa.
Carefully read the user manual, it is written in what proportion noujno oxide to mix with your paint. No General rules here!
Put on gloves, squeeze out the desired amount of cream paint into a bowl, add I will. The number mixton must not exceed the amount of basic dye, the lighter your color, the less mixton you want to add. The minimum number maxtone – 1/5 of the required volume of paint.

Added to the paint oxidizing agent. If mixton was less than 10 g ( about 5 cm of paste from the tube, its volume is not considered when adding the oxide. Stir the paint with a brush with gentle circular movements. Paint ready to spray.
The paint must be mixed before use and strictly!The fact that you run a chemical process and if it will be not the hair, and in your bowl, no need staining then you is not going to happen.
Useful advice
Professionals advise to apply the paint only to not washed for 2-3 days hair. Modern shampoos contain too much substances, protects the hair from various influences, they can "not to miss" paint.
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