It’s a powerful way to express your personality. I’m sure no one will ever want to stick to one hair color for the rest of their life. Many people would like to experiment with hair colors to find the right match.
However, going to the salon or buying hair dye can be expensive and time-consuming, especially if you often want to change your hair color. Consider using markers to dye your hair at a lower price.
Although it may seem strange to use a hair marker, it works! This article will help you dye your hair with markers.
What do you need
Let’s gather all the necessary materials for this tutorial on coloring your hair using markers.
First of all, it’s a good idea to have markers in your favorite colors. For more information on color preferences, see the next section. For a quick result, you can use Crayola markers to create hair color with a permanent marker or permanent Sharpie markers for a longer-lasting effect.
You will also need a pair of medical gloves and a towel to clean the ink from the marker. You don’t want ink splattering on your favorite shirt, so you can wear an old shirt.
You will need a hairbrush and a hair dye brush for the best result. You will also need a container to mix the color with water.
To open the marker, you will also need scissors or needle-nose pliers. To achieve a flawless look, use hairspray if you can.
Hair serums are also a great way to strengthen your hair.
How to Dye Your Hair With Markers
Dyeing your hair with markers is a fun and easy way to change your look. There are a few things you need to do to make sure the dye looks good and lasts.
Choosing The Right Colors
The best way to decide which color you should choose is to consider what your hair would look like. A dark base color like brown or black works best on very dark hair.
If your hair is already light, there are more choices because many colors will be visible. Mix and match your hair colors to get creative.
Prepare Your Hair For Dyeing
Before you begin, put on your gloves. This will protect your hands from accidentally dyeing your hair with marker ink.
You can remove the cap from the marker by using a pair of sharp-tipped scissors to open the end. It may take some effort to get it out, so you have to be careful not to hurt yourself.
Once the cap is removed, you can use your sharp-tipped scissors to carefully remove the ink tube. Two methods can be used to remove the ink from the pipe.
Take it out and slowly squeeze felt ink from one end of the pen to the other. To collect the ink, use the water tank.
Cut the ink tube plastic wrap vertically along its length to squeeze out all the ink. You should then be able to see the ink-soaked fiber sticking inside.
Remove the plastic wrapping and place the fiber stick in the same container. The fiber stick will turn white as the ink dissolves. This indicates that it is possible to get rid of it.
Place one end of the ink tube into the water reservoir. The ink will flow from one end to the other.
The tip will slowly turn white after a few seconds.
Wait until the end is completely white. This will indicate that it is safe now to take out.
Once the ink is dry, blow into the tube to release the ink from the other end. To catch the ink, place your container under the tube. It will splash everywhere and cause a huge mess.
You can repeat the process with any other markers you have.
Optional step Mix the conditioner and ink using the hair dye brush.
This will give your hair a denser texture, which will allow you to apply the color to your hair more easily.
The conditioner will also prevent the ink from drying out your hair. Even though it is optional, I strongly recommend that you use it.
So! Your DIY marker hair dye can be applied!
It’s time to dye your hair
You will need to put on your towel and a t-shirt as things can get messy. This hair dye can cause permanent damage to your clothes, despite its temporary effects on the hair. Prevention is better than cure, right?
To remove tangles and loose hair, brush your hair gently with your hairbrush. This makes it easier to dye your hair and ensures the even distribution of the dye. Dry your hair as it is more fragile when wet.
As a cover, apply a little petroleum jelly or lip balm to your neck, hair and ears. The ink can then be easily rinsed off.
Divide your hair into 4 sections. Divide your hair into four sections, starting at the front and ending at the back.
The first section should be brushed from the top of the ear to the middle. Twist it and then secure it with a hair clipper. Then continue with the lower back.
You can start coloring your hair, starting with a section. Then divide it into smaller sections. The more sections you have, the better your hair will look.
To pick up very little hair dye, you can use your hair dye brush. Apply the dye to your hair, but don’t let it touch your roots.
Be sure to brush the area several times before moving on to the next section.
Continue this process until all sections have been evenly dyed.
You have to wait and be patient until the end. You won’t need to wash out your hair dye like you would with traditional dyes. You will have to wait for your hair to dry before dyeing it.
Use the ink and conditioner combo. Wash it gently in cold water and let it air dry.
You can wipe any hair dye from your ears or face with a piece of paper or tissue while you wait.
See How It Goes
Once your hair is completely dry, you can check the colors to ensure it’s in good condition. If your hair is not what you expected, there are two options:
If the hair color is too light, you can repeat the process. To achieve the desired effect, add more color.
If your hair is darker than expected, rinse it with cold water. Hot water can damage hair dye and cause it to fade.
Hairspray can be used to style your hair and hold it in place. Spray some hair serum to make your hair beautiful and strong.