Among the youth, hair coloring with the use of bright, extravagant colors is popular. However, this is not always possible, because such hairstyles do not correspond to the order established in educational institutions, and the bosses at work are unlikely to approve such a haircut, let alone the older generation. The output was very simple. Recently, there was a novelty - a hair pastel that is easy to use, does not require special skills and adaptations, it is easily washed off and does not cause significant damage to hair, unlike chemical paints penetrating into hair and breaking their structure. How to dye your hair with a pastel? This is what will be discussed.
How to choose a pastel?
There are different types of pastels. There is a product of well-known brands on sale, and there are analogues made by ubiquitous Chinese. The difference is not only in price, but also in quality products. The fact is that the Chinese pastel for hair is an absolute analog of pastels, which is used for drawing. A pastel, designed for hair meets the requirements of cosmetic products. When there is a question about the health and condition of hair and skin - it is not worth saving.
In addition, the pastel for dyeing hair, as for artistic purposes, is produced on an oily basis and dry. Choose should be based on the type of hair of the consumer.
How to apply a hair pastel at home?
Pastels are produced in the form of chalks, as well as in boxes, like blush or eye shadow. It's easy to apply them. It is desirable to prepare a "front of work".
How to dye your hair by yourself? It is applied to pre-washed and dried to the state of light moisture hair. When working with dry pastels, you need to remember to wear a homemade jersey or T-shirt, which is not a pity to spoil, and to lay something on the floor so that after finishing work with the hair, you do not have to clean the room. Dry pastel for hair like chalk - has the property of showering and dirty hands. Therefore, it is better to use gloves. Manipulations with hair are reduced to the separation of the desired strands, twisting them into a tourniquet and rubbing them with shallow-pastel. When applying, it is necessary to impose color in one direction. Then less hair is hurt. Pastel chalk before use should be slightly moistened. After applying to the hair can not handle them with a hair dryer. Hair dryer is not the best assistant in this situation. Dry pastel is easily deflated, and you have to start all over again. It is better to use an iron or forceps and fix the result with a small amount of varnish
Another option - dry pastel crushed, diluted to the state of the paste, applied to the desired strands, left to dry, after which the comb is removed excess.
The advantages of pastel painting
Like any tool, pastel has its pros and cons. The positive aspects include:
- Ease of use.
- It is easily washed off from hair and hands, leaving no traces.
- If you suddenly wanted a change in appearance - you can dye your hair in any color, and then easily return the original.
Cons of painting pastel
You can dye your hair with pastel, but you should not forget about the disadvantages of this coloration. By cons are:
- Color instability. Wet weather, rain is not favorable for such experiments.
- Dry hair after application.
If you have dry hair, then from using dry pastels it is better to refuse, so as not to overdry them even more. Dry pastel is suitable for those who have greasy hair. It is not desirable to use a dry pastel and those who have fragile hair and are traumatized from frequent use of a hair dryer and stain. If you, having dry hair, still decided to use a dry pastel - after washing and drying you need to apply a small amount of oil for hair. Dry hair before painting pastel is better not with a hairdryer, but let them dry naturally, leaving in a stage of light moisture.
To not be disappointed
How to dye your hair with pastel so that you do not get disappointed? Follow the instructions. Hair needs to be combed before staining, not after. Then the pastel will not fall off. After applying, you need to fix the result with a small amount of hair spray. And put the strands together. Buy better brands of pastels. They are more expensive, but they have much better quality than the Chinese "plaster" bought cheaply. After applying dry pastels, the hair needs to be washed to remove the rest of the paint, and it is well treated with balm, completing the procedure by applying a special oil or coconut oil to the ends of the hair.
Select a color palette
To select pastel colors is better in accordance with the basic color of the hair. For black hair, as well as a shade of "dark chocolate" cold shades of pastels are most appropriate. Gamma of green shades: from a dark emerald to the color of spring greens. Blue shades: from a dark sapphire to a heavenly blueness.
Blondes fit warm tones. Yellow, orange, shades of red.
Depends on the image that is taken for the prototype. If you want to enter into the image of a witch, then green or blue on black, combined with a bright make-up, with a focus on the eyes and dark lipstick will help you achieve what you want.
If you are closer to a fatal woman - Spanish passions, gypsy fire - then add to the black hair of the red, clear eyeliner lines, scarlet lips.
A blonde with tender strings of spring greens and sky blue will cause the image of a forest nymph. In general, everything is in your hands. Absolute freedom and flight of imagination.
Bold decisions will make your image unique. And at a party you just will not be left bored on the sidelines by no one noticed.
For the most determined experimenters, even the style "all the colors of the rainbow" is possible.
Hair care after staining with dry pastel crayons
How to dye hair pastel - we already know. Now let's talk about hair care after such staining. Any means for dyeing and waving affect the hair, breaking their structure. Staining with dry pastel chalks is no exception. After using the chalk, you must moisten and nourish the hair.
At home, it's easy to do with hair masks based on egg yolks with beer, olive oil (if the hair is dry). The fact is that dry pastel, like chalk, has the property of drying. Take away the moisture. This principle is based on the action of powder for children and the elimination of the fat content of hair by sprinkling them with talc or starch followed by combing. For owners of greasy hair, pastel crayons will bring, rather, a positive result. But the hair is normal fat or dry can suffer. To do this, you need extra power.
To prepare the mask, you need to take egg yolks from chicken or quail eggs, remove the films and flagella, shake and add beer or homemade bread kvass. The resultant mixture is applied to washed hair and left under a plastic cap for twenty to thirty minutes. Rinse off the mask with cool water.