Experts recommend that to dye black hair blue, you must first lighten it to a blonder hue. To do this safely, it may require the intervention of a professional stylist but should you choose to embark on this journey from the comforts of your home; there are a few things you should know.
Dye Black Hair to Blue: Tools Needed
Hopefully, you will have taken the necessary steps to lighten your hair so that you can achieve the desired vibrancy of blue hair that you are seeking. Before you get started on this quest for blue hair, you will need to secure a few tools. Those tools will include:
- Clips to Hold Hair
- Blue Hair Dye Solution
- Petroleum Jelly
- Hair Dying brush and mixing bowl
The Hair Dying Process
Manic Panic and Color Brilliance are two popular brands used by many who dare to engage in the spectrum of hair colors ranging from pastels to deep purples to vibrant blues from the comfort of their home. Following the manufacturer’s instructions, section your hair into four sections and apply a holding clip. Hair should be completely dry before you embark on this process.
Next, apply petroleum jelly around your hairline to prevent chemical burns or hair dye stains.
Remove the clamp from one section of your hair and begin to use the blue hair dye, parting your hair one line at a time and using the hair dye brush, dabbing color in place from root to tip. Once you complete one section of hair, move to the next section of hair and repeat this process until you have finished. Be careful to wipe off any dye that gets on your skin. It will stain.
Following the manufacturer’s instructions, allow your hair the time it needs to process then shampoo and condition hair.
In summary, to dye jet black hair blue, you should first lighten your hair to a blonde hue to ensure that the color will take. Before applying blue dye to your hair, ensure that your hair is healthy and ready to undergo the royal transformation.