Thinking about colouring your own hair at home?

April 23, 2020 2:17 pm


In these times of tough economic hardship anything that can save you some money can only be a good thing.  There are lots of easy ways to cut back on what might be deemed as luxury expenses, cut, file and polish your own finger nails for example. What about colouring your own hair, that’s an expense that you could easily live with.  Don’t cut back on getting your hair trimmed from a professional hairdresser because a dry cut is very reasonable and can easily be included in the tightest of budgets.

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You can ask advice from the hairdresser who does the dry cut for you about colours and options for hair colour brands etc.  Planning and preparation are key when thinking about colouring your own hair. Have everything you might need to complete the task close to hand in the bathroom with you. Most hair colours are applied to wet hair and can be quite messy so use old towels to protect your clothing and to wrap your hair up in afterwards. Use some thin rubber gloves to protect your hands from staining, the best ones to use are like the PPE Equipment ones used by hospital staff and can be supplied by companies such as

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A handy tip to protect your skin around your hair line from staining is to use some type of petroleum jelly.  A large tub is fairly reasonable and will last a very long time as you only need to apply a small amount.