Not so long ago, the coloring of the strands with the help of melioration was considered an almost impossible task at home. Thanks to the wide availability of professional cosmetic sets, today almost any girl can perform the procedure.

How to make melirovanie through a foil or a cap correctly and not to spoil hair? This will help the following recommendations.

Necessary accessories

Cap made of foil or polyethylene

To perform high-quality marking in your own bathroom, it is enough to prepare:

  • clarifying agent;
  • oxidizer;
  • hair dye;
  • a wooden or plastic container that will be used to prepare the mixture;
  • latex gloves;
  • brush for applying the composition;
  • rinse and shampoo;
  • foil or special cap (depending on the chosen method).

Melting with a polyethylene cap

A cap for highlighting allows you to get rid of unnecessary problems when doing it yourself at home. This tool contains special holes where individual strands of hair are passed. If there is no way to buy a ready-made cap, a good alternative may be a piece of dense cellophane or a swimming cap, where you need to make holes for strands.

A high-melting cap makes it possible to lighten both the bulk of the hair and create an easy effect. In the latter case, the strand should be threaded into every third or fourth hole.

After preparing the braces and preparing the clarifier according to the instructions, you can go directly to its application. Processing clarifier should be wet strands, covering the hair with a tool in abundant quantity. In the process, the colored strands should not touch the rest of the hair.

By resorting to this method of clarification, the hair should be washed without removing the cap. Only after you can remove the hat and rinse the colored hair with a balm rinse or shampoo.

Foil cap

How to perform self-leveling using foil? A similar method is recommended when it is necessary to lighten the thicker strands. A foil cap is ideal for processing extremely thick as well as long hair.

To perform the procedure, it is necessary to prepare a sufficient amount of foil in advance, cutting it into separate strips with a width of the order of 10 cm. It is desirable that the length of the foil is twice as long as the length of the foil.

When preparing for melirovaniyu enough to thoroughly comb the hair, then divide them into the right parts. Then you can start painting. It is better to start with the processing of strands that are on the back of the head.

Under the divided strands, foil is put and painting is performed. The pieces of foil are folded in half and the lateral sections of the material are turned. It is important not to stain the remaining hair. If necessary, such a foil cap can be additionally fixed with cosmetic clamps.

Depending on the desired result, hair color can be from 15 to 30 minutes. In the end, the strands are released from the foil and washed thoroughly. After that, you can wash your head using a normal shampoo.

California highlights

To perform the melioration procedure in this way, you do not need a foil cap or polyethylene jacket with holes. According to the opinion of cosmetologists, staining with free air access makes it possible to achieve the best result without burnt strands and distinct transitions.

For highlights here it will be required:

  • decolorizing composition;
  • brush;
  • comb;
  • container for paint;
  • gloves;
  • towel.

To begin with, a towel is thrown on your shoulders. The hair is combed by locks not wider than 1.5 cm. The hair must be severely divided into horizontal strings in a staggered manner.

The clarifying compound is prepared according to the recommendations specified in the instruction. The coloring agent is applied to the locks by smooth, unhurried movements. During application, the brush is recommended to be held parallel to the descending strands. It should be ensured that the composition does not stain the remaining areas of hair, which if necessary can be covered with napkins.

Leave strands alone for full staining should be approximately 30-40 minutes. At the end, you need to gently wash your hair with a balm or shampoo.

Apparently, there are quite effective ways that allow you to perform self-melioration of hair. Beauty salon is worth visiting for this only in the absence of experience, full self-confidence and a successful outcome. In general, using the experience of friends or drawing on the trial and error method, you can pretty soon learn to dye your hair by highlighting.