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How to Achieve Salon-Quality Color at Home:

Salon Color At Home 

Dyeing hair at home

You can color your hair at home and save money instead of going to an expensive salon. Follow these simple tips to get salon-quality hair at a fraction of the cost.

1. When selecting a hair dye from the store, choose a color that is two shades lighter or darker than your natural hair color. If you want a significant change, such as going from black hair to golden blonde, it's best to consult a stylist and then maintain the color at home. 

2) To prepare your hair for coloring, do a deep conditioning treatment and avoid washing it for three to four days. Dirty hair that is well-conditioned can absorb color better, and the natural oils protect it from damage.

3) Use a shower cap and a blow dryer to apply heat, which speeds up the coloring process and lightens the hair.

4) When coloring your hair for the first time, saturate it and leave the dye on until you achieve the desired color. You may need to use multiple boxes. For touch-ups, apply the hair dye to the roots first. Set a timer for five to ten minutes before the developing time, add a tablespoon of shampoo to the hair dye, then apply it to the rest of the hair and leave it on for the last five to ten minutes. The added shampoo will protect the color, add shine, boost color, and prevent over-processing.

5) Keep in mind that not all hair dyes are equal. Do some research and read reviews from people with similar hair types as yours. For instance, if you have an oily scalp and dry ends, Clairol might work fantastic for you. 

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