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Thinking about taking the plunge and dyeing your own hair? We've all been there. Whether it's to save a little money by not hitting the salon every six weeks, or testing out a color to see if you like it, there are a few things you should know before donning your plastic gloves to play hairstylist. Click through the gallery to find out the most important rules to follow, and good luck!