In order to dye hair , you will need a container for dilution of the paint brush or a brush for applying paint, an old towel to avoid stains on clothing, a wide-toothed comb to distribute the paint. Most women, for the first time coloring the hair at home, wondering - on wet or dry hair should apply the paint? A definite answer to this question is no, because it all depends on what paint you have chosen.
Types of dyes for hair
The choice of means to give the hair the desired color for today is great. The most common options include:
resistant chemical paint.
- coloring chemical dye (shampoos, conditioners, foams);
- natural dyes.
Resistant chemical paint
Persistent chemical hair dye can be purchased not only in the shop of professional cosmetics, but in a normal supermarket, just keep in mind that the palette of colors of the professional dyes are much wider.
If you want to change your hair color, it is preferable to use professional paints, dyes, included in their composition, it is easier to wash off.
Permanent paint can be applied to both dry and slightly damp hair. Depending on the brand of paint. Keep in mind that wet hair is easier to distribute the composition, however, damp the hair surface has a lower absorption, which can lead to uneven staining. In addition, the color when wet application method will end up less bright.
What exactly not to do before painting is to wash my hair. Best of all, if washing hair before dye it would take two or three days. This will form the hair's protective fatty film, which will protect them from aggressive chemical components and get rid of excessive dryness.
Coloring chemical dye
Toning dyes for hair are provided for convenience in all forms. You can change the color of hair by shampoo, coloring balm or tint of the foam. The benefits of toning dyes in that they have less penetrating power, and therefore will cause minimal damage to your hair. The disadvantages of such staining, low color stability and, consequently, more frequent staining. Semi-permanent color, as a rule, should be applied to damp, pre-washed hair.
Natural dyes for hair
Natural dyes not only give your hair the desired color, but also improve the hair, add Shine and "obedience". In dyeing hair with natural substances there is only one drawback — poor choice of shades.
Natural dyes does not injure hair, but it quickly washed away and do not give enough opportunities to experiment with color.
The most common natural hair dyes are henna, Basma. On the heels of the traditional dyes come coffee and cocoa. They can be used to obtain many shades of chestnut and brown. Such paint is usually applied to slightly damp hair.