Upon returning home, they were set on dip-dyeing their hair. Although I myself get highlights regularly, colored hair is simply not something I love. But ... it IS summer, so I thought, what the heck ... why not let them do it. We chose the easier route, the 5-minute dip-dyeing process. I wrote out the instructions below. It was really pretty simple and the girls were in love with the results.
The girls chose to use two packets of cherry and one packet of grape. I dyed their hair for five minutes and the color turned out amazing. They loved it immediately! If you try this, be sure to use unsweetened Kool-aid. You don't want sticky hair! Also, make sure you cover your clothes and work area so you don't stain any unwanted areas.
Color stays in for approximately 2-6 weeks.
After about 1-1/2 weeks, the color still looks pretty good. It does seem to be a little lighter, but otherwise seems to be holding pretty well. We had fun doing this together and they just love their new 'do! I'm sure we will be dyeing it again very soon. I sure hope next time though that they don't pick blue!! :D
Oh, I should let you know ... if you do chose to try this, be aware that anytime your hair is wet, the color has a tendency to run and could stain your clothing. We found this out while swimming. I did use Zout and all the dye did come out of their swimming suits.
If this is something you think you might want to try, but you have a question, don't hesitate to ask!!
Happy Wordful Wednesday!
- tish xoxo