Semi-Permanent Hair Coloring FAQ
"I want to try a new hair color but I'm scared of the commitment. What are some good semi-permanent options I can do at home?"ANSWER:
DIY dyes that don't contain ammonia or peroxide are considered semi-permanent, and coat your strands to give them shine. "Temporary dyes come in a variety of shades to enhance your natural color, and wash out in 28 shampoosmeaning you don't have to worry about a visible root line," said celebrity colorist Marie Robinson, who works with Anne Hathaway and Michelle Williams. "Clairol's Nice 'N Easy Non-Permanent ($9; drugstore.com
) is a great option if you want to camouflage gray hairs, while Natural Instincts ($9; drugstore.com
) is perfect for trying out darker or redder shades."