About a month ago I went to the hairdresser wanting a copper/red-ish dip dye but ended up leaving with my hair dyed a copper-ish brown colour. Nice, but not what I was after.
So, this Friday I decided to do something impulsive and dye my own hair. My girlfriend was skeptical to say the least, but I ignored her doubts and decided to do a DIY dip dye. After a little bit of research, I settled on the Bleach London dip dye kit.
The kit, which cost me £7 from Boots, came with bleach, blending lotion (to make sure you don’t get any harsh lines), a deep conditioning treatment for afterward and gloves and a brush to make the application easier.
The whole process was super easy – you just rub the blending lotion into your hair where you want the blonde bits to start, then just mix up the bleach and brush it onto the ends. I had to recruit my girlfriend to help me do the back, but other than that it couldn’t have been more simple. You just apply it and wait.
The instructions say to allow between 15-45 minutes developing time. I left it for about 35 minutes then chickened out as the bleach seemed to be working pretty well.
So, without further ado here’s how it turned out.
I’m pretty pleased with the result of the Bleach London Dip Dye. As my hair had some copper dye on it already, the bleach didn’t lighten my hair as much as I had expected, but I actually really like it. If I was to do it again, I would leave the dye on for the full 45 minutes.
Overall, I’m impressed with the Bleach London dip dye kit – it’s a simple, easy way to make a reasonably drastic change.
So would you be brave enough to give it a go?
If you tried the Bleach London Dip Dye Kit I’d love for you to leave me a comment and let me know how it turned out!