posted on 13 Mar 2015 07:04 by wrynun6119
Ever since Lauren Conrad posted a photo of her tie-dyed hair on her blog, I've been desperate to try it out myself. However, ever since a
terrible color mishap in high school (I accidentally ended up "rocking" bright
orange locks for months!), I've been a little wary of temporary hair chalk coloring my hair,
especially on my own at home. Then, my friend told me about an awesome way to get
multi-colored tips without any commitment - hair chalking! It's
super-easy, and we had a ton of fun doing it. Here's how you can get the look too!
Soft pastel chalk. We picked this giant set up from a local craft store for about $5!
A small spray bottle filled with water
A flat iron or curling iron
A old towel or t-shirt you don't mind getting color on.
Step 1: Spray a 1-inch section of hair with water. You don't
need to soak the entire strand, just go as high up as you want the color to be.
Step 2: Color on your hair with one of the pastels. I
recommend choosing about three
colors, and putting one at a time in your hair.
Start with the lightest shade first, since, as you can see, the color gets all
over your gloves and you'll end up with a muddied version of the same hue
throughout if you go dark to light.
Step 3: Wait for your hair to air dry. This was the hardest
part for me - I was so anxious to see the final look!
Step 4: Using the curling or flat iron, go over each colored
strand. This sets the colors in your hair, so it will last longer. Then brush
and style however you normally would!
The color stayed in my hair (which is naturally medium
blonde)for about a week, while my friend's (who bleaches her hair) washed out
the next day. The best part about hair chalking this technique is that it works for girls with darker
hair too, although the color is much more subtle. It's great style to try for a NYE bash, or even for prom!
Did you try hair chalking? Tweet us a photo, or tell me about it in the comments section!