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How to Bleach or Dye Virgin Hair in 8 Simple Steps

How to bleach or dye your virgin hair the correct way.

I’m pretty sure I am not the only one that watches thousands YouTube videos and suddenly feel like a pro. And when you finally do test out your skills, it’s an EPIC fail!!!  When Bleach or Dye Virgin Hair , I’m here to give you a fool proof guide on how to correctly and properly bleach or dye your virgin hair extensions. Using this method is a sure way to lift your virgin hair for either toning that beautiful beach blonde bomb shell color or  to use for the base for more vivid colors like your reds, blues, pinks and purples. Rainbow, Galaxy, Unicorn and Super Shero hair colors are so in right now. So you must know how vital it is that you know exactly what to do to get the perfect foundation to achieve these color looks.
Bleach or Dye Virgin Hair :
What you will need
  • Clairol BW 2 Bleaching Powder
  • Clairol Pure White 30 and 40 Developer
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Applicator Brush
  • Applicator Bottle
  • Foil
  • Gloves
  • Shimmering Shampoo
  • Neutralizing Shampoo
  • Desired Hair Color Rinse / Hair Color Dye
hair extensions dye bleaching , Bleach or Dye Virgin Hair

 Bleach or Dye Virgin Hair  :

Step 1
Lightly spray hair with clean water. This helps open up the cuticle to speed up the process.
Step 2
Add 2 scoops of bleach powder and 20V or 30V crème developer together (50:50 ratio) and mix them together completely. You want the mixture to be like pancake batter. Not too thick and not too thin.
*For higher lift and a faster process, you may use 40V developer. However, please watch carefully as it may cause more damage to the hair cuticles.

How to bleach or dye your virgin hair the correct way.

Step 3
Make sure to unrivaled the hair and starch out the weft to ensure even distribution. Lay the hair flat on a large sheet of foil to avoid a mess to clean up later. Using an application brush, apply the mix on to your virgin hair extensions. Start from the ends and work your way up to the roots. Remember whenever you start will be the lightest. Make sure that the mix is well and evenly saturated. Flip hair over and repeat with applying the mixture.
Step 4
Once the hair is completely saturated on both sides, work the mixture in with your hands.
Step 5
Wrap the applied area well with foil and time it for 15-20 minutes.
*Make sure to use the hairdressing foil.
*Be sure to check the hair every 5 minutes to see how much the hair is lifting, as the time of processing may vary depending on the products and hair you use.
Step 6
First Shampoo the hair extensions with a shimmering lights shampoo thoroughly in lukewarm or cool water making sure all the chemical residue is washed out. Then repeat with the neutralizing shampoo.
*Do not use a hydrating shampoo or conditioner during this wash because these products will close the hair cuticles and make it difficult for the hair to absorb the dye color.
Step 7
Apply the hair color dying products to the bleached area. Let the hair dye color process for 30-45 minutes.
Step 8
Apply a deep conditioning treatment for at least 15-30 minutes and rinse well.
*During this step while the conditioner is still on,  I like to put the hair in a shower cap or plastic bag and place in my hooded hair dryer for about 10-15 minutes. This helps to seal in moisture and ensure my hair is super soft and silky. 
*Once rinse out thoroughly, if the hair is wavy or curly slightly scrunch the hair to keep the curl pattern. And then, lay the hair on the towel to air dry completely. Do not hang the wet hair to dry because that can stretch out the curl pattern.
If you are a beginner these 8 simple steps should help you to achieve the color you are look for. It is also a great way to get beautiful blonde hair as well if you want to skip the coloring all together.


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