Saturday, December 6, 2014

From brown to blue

Hey guys,
So, it's been a month since i last dyed my hair...
not that i don't like it,
in fact, i actually do kinda like it...
but i guess i'm just a little bored and wanted to try stuff i won't usually do

my sister told me of this powder hair highlight dye that is fairly cheap from MagicBoo and so, i guess i wanted to try it out... from the list, i saw that they have blue and thus began my search for it but to my disappointment, they do not have it anymore. i called up a few other MagicBoos that is near my place or where i could access and all of them ran out of the blue hair highlighter dye. however, the one from Damansara Utama told me that there is another option of trying out Kelter hair color cream. well, long story short, i said DU is not really along the way and called KD where they have those in stock and got mine from them.

so, i got myself the Kelter Spirulina Permanent Color Cream in blue and the developer (hydrogen peroxide)
they cost RM15 for the dye and RM5 for the hydrogen peroxide (i'm using the 9% one)


so, let's try this out...
things ready
Review : the mixing is easy and you will get a grey goo


before hair
still brownish

after hair

the color didn't turn out very obvious which i guess is evident by how the camera could not pick up the color...
but in real life, the color is like a dark green-blueish color...
not exactly the color i was looking for but i guess i don't really mind
well, i guess i'm back to having dark hair then

The worst part of dyeing your hair if you're not careful is this...
the staining... i guess they'll come off in 2-3 days...





Review: 
Kelter Spirulina Permanent Color Cream is affordable (1 tube of 100ml cost RM15), but the smell is pretty strong, so, make sure you have a good air way passage. The color payoff is not as i expected but that could be because i did not bleach my hair first. The blue turned out greenish instead. They did mention that it should be used by professionals, so, i guess maybe you could ask your hairstylist friends or your own hairstylist what they think about it. The instructions are in Chinese which i can't read but maybe you could ask how to properly do it from the MagicBoo staff. I just mixed it with the developer, slabbed them into my hair and leaf it for 40 minutes, covered with a shower cap and using my blow dryer to heat it occasionally. The washing off it fairly easy, though, you will definitely need conditioner to make it smooth as my hair was a bit tangled from the dyeing. Overall, i think i give it a 4/5 cos the color does come out, but not as i expected. The stinging is there but it's bearable, so, it you have sensitive scalp, well, i guess it's better if you just keep it natural or go for other alternative.




4 comments:

andrew wong said...

har... got hydrogen peroxide?
must be careful oh...

andrew wong said...

anyway this sounds interesting. show me this coming tuesday?

Jarrett Yap said...

yea... it's like the bleaching agent...
it's safe for hair dye though a bit stinging... not recommended for people with sensitive scalp la i think...

Unknown said...

Leave it for 2 hours. 9% too weak.