At home highlights really aren’t as frightening as it may seem. I decided to forgo the highlighting kits since trying to tame my curly mane and pulling my hair through one of those caps or attempting to use a brush to apply to each strand were out of the question, time consuming and painful sounding. I am also about instant gratification. I wanted highlights as quickly and with the least amount of effort possible.
What I did and how I did it:
You will need:
A small mixing bowl – that you will toss later
A brush – you can get an elf foundation brush for only $1 at Target
Hair dye – choose a colour that will compliment your current colour
After reading a nifty trick on Popsugar.com about braiding your hair to create highlights, I decided to employ this technique to my own hair. So, I braided my hair into four cornrows, however you can do as many or as few braids as you wish. I then mixed the contents of the hair dye, shook in the bottle supplied then poured into the small bowl.
Now the fun part…
When I was happy with the colour, I washed out immediately then styled my hair as usual.
This entire process took maybe a half an hour, give or take a few minutes.
My only regret, not knowing about this when I first lightened my entire head, I would have done this instead!
http://tinyurl.com/wcfphighlight to see the photo album with more pictures.