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Everything you need to know about dyeing your hair

Changing your looks is only natural in the modern society of today, but there are quite a few darker areas out there about hair dyeing. We’ve put together a few of the most frequently asked questions about dyeing your hair (and bleaching them), and answered them for you.

You can also submit your own question down in the comments, we will reply to you as soon as we can.

Can you bleach wet hair?

Bleach will not work on wet hair, your hair must be dry before you start bleaching them. To make sure you won’t damage your hair, you can also use the coconut oil treatment on your hair before you bleach them. Using coconut oil will lock moisture in your hair, and doing it after the bleaching will restore the moisture in your hair. Both ways is incredible for revitalizing hair that have been bleached.

Can you bleach your hair with hydrogen peroxide?

Yes you can although you need to pay attention to what you’re doing. Hydrogen peroxide isn’t dangerous to your hair but it does tend to dry the hair out. To fix this you can use coconut oil or olive oil on your hair, locking the moisture into your hair.

Can you bleach your hair twice in one day?

Bleaching your hair will dry the hair out badly, and doing the same process twice in one day could make you lose your hair. Bleaching hair takes out the pigment in your hair, and the roots of your hair tend to bleach much faster than the ends of your hair. You should leave abut 4-6 weeks between each bleaching session and lather your hair with coconut oil.

Bleaching your hair too often will cause the pigment in the roots of your hair being taken out completely, leaving your hair in an extremely weakened state with the texture of wet noodles or wet cotton candy. What can also occur is that the bleach will burn off the hair when you’ve over-done it, leaving bald patches on your scalp.

PLEASE think twice before you bleach your hair, for further information you can click the following link that will explain everything about bleaching hair.

Can you dye wet hair?

Generally speaking no, your hair needs to be dry and relatively clean for the dye to take effect. Wet hair complicates the process by a lot.

Can you dye your hair twice in one day?

It’s recommended for you to keep two dyeing jobs about 3-5 weeks apart from one another. This is because of the extensive damage the dyeing can cause, and doing it more than once a day will take a great toll on your hair.

Can you dye hair extensions?

Yes you can. Both human hair extensions and synthetic hair extensions can by dyed. Human hair extensions are much easier to dye, as they react to dye the same way your own natural hair do, but synthetic hair extensions can prove to be a bit of a challenge.

Can you dye synthetic hair?

Yes you can, although you can only dye synthetic hair darker. This is why you should purchase light coloured synthetic hair extensions because it gives you room to work with. You can always go darker with synthetic hair, but bleaching them or dyeing them lighter by tone is impossible.

Can you dye your hair with food colouring?

Yes you can. This is very easy and also fun to do at home. The dye doesn’t stain your hair, and you can wash it out within 1-2 weeks, depending on how frequently you wash your hair.

Can you dye your hair with Kool Aid?

You certainly can, Kool Aid hair dye is inexpensive, fun and doesn’t commit you to the new tone. As an example you can do a Kool Aid ombre by only dyeing the tips of your hair. If you wish to know more about it, you can read out article about how to dye your hair with Kool Aid.

Can you dye your eyebrows with hair dye?

It’s not recommended. Dyeing your eyebrows with hair dye will leave your eyebrows odd looking, and the dye will most likely stain the skin around the eyebrows. There’s specific eyebrow dyes out in the shops that you can use to dye your eyebrows with.

Can you dye your hair after bleaching it?

To keep you from accidentally destroying your hair, you should let your hair rest a bit after the bleaching. If you dislike the yellow undertone, you should purchase a silver shampoo which helps you to remove the yellowness. Let your hair rest about 1-3 weeks, before you add any other colors in there.

Can you wash your hair after dying it?

You can wash your hair after dyeing them, but to help maintain the fresh vibrant color you should use cold water to rinse the hair with. Warm water tends to wash the new dye out faster.

Can you dye your hair after a perm?

Yes you can, but not straight away. You need to wait 1-2 weeks before you dye your hair, because perming takes quite a lot out of your hair already.

How soon can you re dye your hair?

When you’ve dyed your hair, you should wait about 1-3 weeks before re-doing it again. Your hair would be taking unnecessary damage from the frequent dyeing, turning them frizzy and dry.

Can you wash your hair before you dye it?

You can wash your hair before dyeing it, but your hair needs to be dry DURING the dyeing. So make sure that your hair have dried out.

Can you dye your hair with product in it?

Yes you can, but it’s better if you wash and dry your hair before the dyeing. The reason behind it is that some of the products might block the dye from getting to the hair, leaving you with an uneven dye job and darker/lighter patches of hair.

Can you donate dyed hair?

Generally the hair donation organizations will not accept dyed or bleached hair. This is because when the hair is shipped to them it takes about 5-15 bundles to make a full wig out of them. As an example, the hair will be dyed to be in the same shade to be a part of one hair piece. Dyed, bleached or gray hair does not absorb the dye in the same manner as virgin hair does, making it difficult to work with.

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