Don’t waste your quarantine time just lying there and counting the days that pass, social distancing seems to make us lose many opportunities, but if you look at it in a positive way, this is the right time to Try new things like create a weight loss plan, learn to cook or even go bold with a new hairstyle.
If cutting your own hair at home is too difficult for you, you can think of bleaching and dyeing your hair at home.
Determine desired hair color based on bleaching levels
The original hair color of Asians is black or turns dark brown, basically an extremely deep tone and difficult to light up. Bleaching is an intermediate step to completely remove the original black tone, to make it easier for the hair to absorb the dye and get the correct color. Depending on the color you choose, there will be different levels of bleaching. Basically, hair bleaching is divided into 10 levels, the higher the level, the brighter the bleach color, which means bright, bright tones like smoke or pastel, neon.
Level 1 – 4: Hair color will be raised from 1-2 tones, suitable for deeper but brighter colors such as sepia, burgundy, burgundy… Level 5 – 7: Bleaching hair at this level will produce a dark yellow color, supporting standard colors for brighter tones such as burnt red, orange, yellow … and some neutral tones such as violet, green, moss green… Level 8 – 9 : This level gives a bright yellow color suitable for hot tones and neon colors. Level 10 and up: In fact, you can still bleach beyond level 10 for white to dye smoky, gi or pastel colors. The higher the eraser, the better the color will be. Preparing instruments
Because at home, you can’t have full professional tools like a salon, but you can still bleach and dye your hair with these tools:
Gloves: Can be nylon or rubber, to help protect hands from chemical bleaches as well as dyes. Backing paper: Use old newspaper instead of professional shoulder pads like in the shop. Protective gear: Equip with glasses so that the dye does not get into your eyes, if you are careful, you should prepare an old cotton towel and a plastic bag, cut a round hole and then overlap your head to protect the body. Specialized tools such as turns, scissors, nylon hoods, medicine cups…
4 simple steps to bleach your hair at home Step 1: Mix medicine
Mix bleach and dye auxiliaries according to the ratio on the package. Dye auxiliaries are also divided into many levels from 10, 20, 30 to 40 corresponding to the lighter the color tone. You can mix more color correcting cream in this step.
Step 2: Bleach your hair
You must keep your hair dry, do not perform previous curling and straightening operations. Spread the bleach mixture on the hair but note that it must be 5cm away from the hairline because this bleach is quite strong, it will create an itchy, burning and stinging sensation for the scalp. You can rest assured, the mixture can still thoroughly bleach to the hair roots even without contact.
Step 3: Incubate your hair and rinse with bleach
After the bleach mixture is evenly distributed over the entire hair, cover your hair with a plastic cap for 30 minutes. Every 10-15 minutes, take off your hat and wipe off the powder from your hair. The recommended incubation time is less than 60 minutes, but it is best for you to carefully observe and decide for yourself how long is enough.
Rinse the bleach with cold water until the water is no longer cloudy. You can dye your hair right after, but for those with thin, weak hair, you should wait 1-2 days before dyeing.
Step 4: Dye your hair
You can refer to dye tinting recipes online to choose the desired color tone. When dyeing hair, it is necessary to divide the hair into parts, from those hair sections continue to separate into 1 cm cloves. This makes it easier for you to control the dyed hair or not, to avoid dyeing. Depending on the type of drug that will have different incubation time.
After incubating your hair, use warm water to wash off the medicine and you can use conditioner, then wash it with cold water for 30 minutes. Absolutely do not use shampoo for about 2 days after dyeing because shampoo makes hair color fade faster. To keep your hair color longer, you should use shampoo and conditioner specifically for dyed hair.
In just 4 pretty simple steps and tips to make the hair bleaching process go smoothly, the success rate is higher, you can own bleached hair, dye it right at home. In the event of an unfortunate failure, you can still try and try again and again (as long as your hair is healthy enough) because of the distance, it’s just there, so it’s bad, even if it’s broken, you’re not afraid of being seen by anyone!