How to Use Natural Hair Dye

If you seek a new do without the harsh chemicals, these steps will give you the locks you've been looking for.

You will need

  • A natural hair-dye kit
  • An old t-shirt
  • An old towel
  • Latex gloves
  • A wide-tooth comb
  • A gentle shampoo
  • An egg timer (optional)

Step 1 Open kit Open your hair-dye kit and become familiar with its contents. Read any warnings or precautions before starting.

Step 2 Set up Set up your workstation near a sink, being sure to wear an old t-shirt and using a towel you don’t mind staining.

Step 3 Mix Mix your tint with the included developer following the directions on the package.

Step 4 Apply Put on your latex gloves and apply the mixture to your roots. Use a wide-tooth comb to evenly distribute the coloring through your hair.

Step 5 Massage Massage the dye into your hair using your fingertips and allow it to set according to the directions.

Step 6 Rinse Rinse your hair thoroughly with a gentle shampoo such as baby shampoo.

Step 7 Style Style your hair as desired. The full effect of the dye will take 24 to 48 hours to develop, so be patient.