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Want to try a new hair color? Learn how to color your hair at home with this Howcast video series.
You Will Need
- Home-bleaching kit
Condition your hair
Use a high-quality conditioner on your hair for a few weeks prior to bleaching to help minimize damage.
Pick hair bleach
Visit a salon-supply store and choose a high-quality home-bleaching kit.
Read over the instructions to familiarize yourself with the steps, and follow them carefully.
Protect clothes and skin
Protect your clothes by wrapping a towel around your neck.
Mix the solution and apply
Put on gloves to protect your skin. Mix the solution and apply the bleach evenly to your hair. Begin at the back of your head moving quickly around and ending at the top.
Apply bleach to the roots, being careful not to allow the bleach to directly contact your scalp.
Let bleach sit
Let the bleach set for the instructed time. Rinse your hair completely when you have reached your desire shade.
Shampoo and apply plenty of conditioner.