The problem of gray hair not only in loss of color, but to change the structure. They become stiff, lose elasticity and firmness. The paint on some of the hair is kept much worse, so to achieve uniform staining can be quite difficult.
Do not take the first grey, as the reason for the disorder. Often such changes are laid genetically, so gray hair is not always a sign of old age. The grey cover must be approached individually, taking into account the intensity and the degree of their pigmentation.
The first step is to determine how much gray hair. If discolored only separate thin strands or hairs, paint them the usual hair dyes, preferably natural warm tones. It is best to choose the paint, which is a little brighter of your own color. Light gray hair can be hidden using highlighting, which hides this deficiency.
If your hair is noticeably grayer, and the number obestsvechivaya strands approximately equals the number of natural have to paint them in two stages. First you need to apply paint to your grey strands and wait from fifteen to twenty minutes, then distribute the paint residue on the hair and leave it for half an hour. In this case, it is very important to carefully study the instruction to the selected paint. Usually there are instructions on how to use it for coloring gray hair.
If your hair has completely turned gray, staining may be a daunting task. First you have to process the hair a special tool for bleaching, which softens hair. This will allow the selected shade of paint hold well on the hair, hiding the natural discoloration. At this stage it is very important to review the color priorities. Bright and saturated colors can look great on you, but you have to very often touch up the roots, otherwise a few weeks later, when the roots grow back, the fact that the staining will be very noticeable.
So you should choose light, soothing colors that are close to your hair color. Even if you decided to use bright shades, add a little dye, which is closest to your natural tone, it will give your hair a more healthy appearance.
You can try to hide the gray hair with natural dyes — henna or Basma. With their help, you can achieve remarkable results and mixing them allows you to dye your hair in whatever shade. It is worth considering that after your initial application, such funds with the gray hair will still be visible, but the second painting is completely hide the fact that the hair "absorb" these dyes gradually, so the color becomes richer with each subsequent painting.
If you never independently dyed hair, it is better to contact the salon to a good master. Coloring gray hair can be quite a challenge, so not worth the risk.
Advice 2: How to color gray hair with henna
Henna is considered a natural dye, which gives hair extremely beautiful intense color, and yet at the same time restores and heals. Henna is made from the leaves of tropical plants. For the price it cheap that's why so popular. Color henna thanks to a special acid that binds the collagen and hair keratin in the skin cells, staining them red. It is very convenient to paint appeared gray.
For long hair you will need 200 grams of henna, for short 50, you Need to prepare disposable or rubber gloves, a brush for painting, a towel, a cream, a package or cellophane tape, studs.
Further, it should be diluted with boiling water henna. Mixture stir until a thick slurry is obtained. In order to obtain a more intense color, you will need the mixture add a few drops of essential oil. In addition, it will help the dye more evenly distributed throughout the hair.
Now you can start dyeing gray hair, pre-prepared covering shoulders with a towel. The cream can be applied on the edge of the hair on the forehead in order not to stain the scalp. Before the procedure, thoroughly rinse and dry the hair. Staining to start with the head, that is, first the roots and then along the entire length of hair.
Making sure that the henna on your hair lay evenly, wrap your hair with a plastic bag and wrap a towel. The time of henna depends on the planned hue and structure from the hair. To paint the gray hair you will need on average 10-15 minutes. Wash off the dye better without shampoo warm, clean water. Besides to rinse until the water stays clean. The color of henna shows a few days after coloring.
The properties of henna was used in Ancient Egypt. The plant from which the dye contains a lot of tannins and essential oils, because of this henna is very useful for hair, because they are stronger, healthier, become shiny and elastic. As henna heals the hair roots, helps with dandruff, protects them from the harmful effects of the sun and stops hair loss.
There is a more laborious way of painting with henna gray hair, but his result richer. Fresh warmed lemon juice, dilute the prepared henna for ten hours before coloring. You should then put the mixture in a warm place. Ten hours to use it. Henna in an acidic environment appears much better.