Color Your Hair Temporarily Using Hairchalks

Edited by Maureen D., Anonymous, Eng, Doug Collins

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Have you been desiring to get a new hair do for one particular event only? Forget about hair dyes that do not come cheap or takes quite a while to wear off. Hair chalk is the latest trend in coloring hair temporarily. You can even match your outfit with the color of your hair! The best things are: it is cheap, you can do it yourself at home and you can experiment on different hair colors on a regular basis. Get really crazy and create a new look out of these gorgeous chalks that are easy to apply and put all together, works well on blonde or even dark hair! Make sure to buy those that are non toxic ones though.

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What you will need

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  • Hair chalk
  • Hair spray
  • Hair straightener/curling iron


  1. 1
    Wash your hair but do not use any shampoo or conditioner.
    The chalk will adhere better if there are no waxy products applied to the hair prior to coloring.
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  2. 2
    Take your hair chalks, choose the colors you want.
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  3. 3
    Using the hair spray, wet the portion that you want to color first off.
    For blondes, this step should be skipped as this step intensifies the color. However, for redheads adding water might be necessary but it really depends on how you want it. There are no rules, really.
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  4. 4
    For sexier and more elegant look, work from the inside portion of the hair so the streaks of color peek out when you move.
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  5. 5
    Depending on your desired color effect, build the color into your hair and you can even twist it as you go to distribute the color evenly.
    Hair chalk will dust off easily so you have to ensure of not wearing your favorite shirt while you are doing your hair.
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  6. 6
    When you are done coloring, you can now style your hair with the use of hair straightener or curling iron it helps seal the colors at the same time too.
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  7. 7
    You may want to release the fine dust on your hair so you can shake your head gently to do so.
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  8. 8
    Now, the fun part is you can style your colored hair in bun or braid.
    Play around with the colors and enjoy the result!
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A deep conditioning would be needed right after you are done flaunting your colored hair, as the chalk will suck the moisture in it. For blonde girls, a clarifying shampoo would be great for removing all of the colors. Never go to bed without washing your chalked hair as the color will come off and you do not want to hassle yourself of getting the stains off of your pillow cases.

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