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Semi Permanent Hair Coloring
For Halloween I'm going to be Poison Ivy. You can't be Poison Ivy without the red hair though and I'm a total blond now.

This is a quick way to get some red into my hair without having to bleach it all out again :)

Posted by Darling Chelsea from Belmont, North Carolina, United States • Published See Darling Chelsea's 45 projects »
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  • Step 1

    Take sections of your hair and then use the food coloring to cover the area.

    I used cotton balls to evenly spread the food coloring into my hair.

  • Step 2

    I combed through my hair a lot to make sure there weren't any tangles.

  • Step 3

    And then leave it all in your hair for over 12 hours.

    I have really light hair so the color didn't stay in as well as I thought it would.

    Over the next few days I'll try to leave it a lot longer.

  • How to make a coloring & dying. Semi Permanent Hair Dye - Step 4
    Step 4

    There you go!

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Spencer M.
Spencer M.
Love Wink
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Alyx
Alyx · 1 project
Ya I have to agree you are really pretty! I love this idea I have actually done it before and I have dark brown hair. For the people asking if it works with dark hair you can really only do it with the top layers and have to put the color in 3 to 5 times. You also have to use a darker color like green or blue or purple. Definitely not yellow. I also recommend using a lemon mix and sit out in the sun to naturally lighten the areas you want to color and if you don't have time to sit out in the sun you can always blow dry it! Good luck to any one who tries this!!!
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Cupcake girl
Cupcake girl · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 28 projects
Cool! Buy my mom won't let me dye my hair. Happy
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Viohazard
Viohazard
haha i ment kool-aid
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Viohazard
Viohazard
You can boil kool-air too and it works really well.
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Miss Fit
Miss Fit · 7 projects
it's super kewl! ur really cute too. Happy

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mew
mew · Division No. 18, Unorganized, Saskatchewan, CA · 2 projects
that is so friggin' awesomes.

Poison Ivy = The best Happy
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michelle-dee
michelle-dee · United States, US · 4 projects
how long did the dye take to fade?
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ʎǝuʇɹnoɔ
ʎǝuʇɹnoɔ · Wellington, Wellington, NZ · 6 projects
if only i could just as easily do that...
i might have to find a blonde friend of mine and drug them.
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Alexa S.
Alexa S. · 7 projects
maaaaan! If only I wasn't a dark brunette... blech! Oh well, Looks great on you!
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