Ever wondered what the numbers on the hair dye box actually mean? Well, they are universal and can help you decide whether the colour will work for you. With us reaching for DIY home dye kits now more than ever before, we know you’re just itching to find out how to always pick the right shade for you.
Through following just 2 easy steps you can find the right box dye for any of your hair colouring needs…. yes it really is that easy!
How to Choose your shade
Choosing your brand and coverage
Now that you’ve found the right shade it’s time to choose your coverage and finishing effects. From permanent to semi permanent, glossy to vivid colours there are brands for every need. Let’s have a closer look at what these options mean and whether it’s the right dye for you…..
Permanent Hair Dye
If you’re looking for a longer lasting look then permanent hair colour is the way forward. These box dyes will usually last up to 8 weeks and provide strong luminous results and great coverage. Shop all the shades from some of our personal favourites below!
Permanent Fan Favourites
Semi Permanent Hair Dye
If you’re new to box dye and looking for a low commitment way to colour your hair then semi-permanent brands are a great way to start. These box dyes will wash out in a number of shampoos ranging from around 6-28 shampoos depending on the brand. These box dyes can come with some added bonuses including fun bold colours as well as glossy results. We’ve hand picked a few of our top picks for you to have a look at below!
Semi-Permanent Top Picks
Root Touch Up
If you’re in need of a quick fix between home colourings and salon appointments then root touch ups are an amazing low commitment way to solve your hair emergencies. Whether your covering your roots or transforming your whole hair this a great quick fix hair dye product for you to carry around in your handbag.
To make things even easier we’ve also made a handy decision tree so you can find the perfect brand for you. Take a look!