Although each box dye will come with a brush (the L’Oreal Wild Ombre product even comes with an ‘ombre brush’), using your fingers is the easiest way to paint colour on yourself.
It’s worth acknowledging, the way your stylist uses the balayage technique in-salon is far more complex and intricate than what you can do at home. Here’s how to give it a go yourself using your fingers:
- Comb through clean, dry hair and section into thirds so you have a bottom layer, middle layer and top layer.
- Chuck on some gloves and mix your colour as per the instructions on the packaging.
- Grab a small section of hair from your first segment and rub a small amount of colour through the strand between your fingertips, starting from between ear and chin height.
- Once you’re finished with the section, blend the colour slightly upwards from where you started using your fingers, almost like you’re teasing that…