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Celebrity Hairspiration + How to: Lauren Conrad’s Dip-Dye Tips


Lauren Conrad, or LC as some us from may remember her from Laguna Beach, has grown into quite the beauty trendsetter in recent years. How many of us fell in love with (and still rock) the braided bangs hairstyle she popularized?

And she set a major beauty trend this season: At the beginning of this past summer, Lauren debuted her bright, multi-colored dip-dye locks (photo below) and set off another craze.

Lauren Conrad's Dip-Dyed Looks
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And Lauren wasn’t alone in trying this look – everyone from Kate Bosworth and Nicki Minaj tried the dip-dye trend this summer. And just recently, Lauren herself gave the style another go with an orange-pink shade inspired by My Little Pony (right photo above).

Unlike Lauren, however, few of us can afford a celebrity stylist, nor can we commit to a permanent dye job… but that doesn’t mean we can’t try this trend! A few weeks ago, we found an effective yet temporary DIY technique to achieve the look. Erica Worzel discovered a great technique she calls “hair chalking” and shared it on her blog. So that’s the look we’re recreating today.

Continue reading to learn how to recreate Lauren Conrad’s dip-dye tresses at home in just 3 simple steps.

You Will Need:

Dip dye hair tools: Rubber gloves, pastels, spray bottle, old towel, hair clips

  • Rubber Gloves. Yes, this gets messy – gloves will keep your hands from looking like a Jackson Pollock painting.
  • An old towel or t-shirt to wear during the process (for the same reason as above).
  • A spray bottle of water
  • Clips to section your hair
  • Most importantly, soft chalk pastels (Rembrandt pastels work best.)

Note: I actually used another brand of pastels before switching to Rembrandt. I first tried using Cray-Pas pastels, however, the color didn’t transfer well at all.

Rembrandt is more expensive, but I was able to purchase some individually at my college’s local art store for a few dollars a piece, instead of purchasing an entire pack with colors I didn’t even want. Believe me when I say Rembrandt is well worth the money.

1. Section + Dampen

Spray Bottles and Hair Clips for sectioningProduct Information: Spray Bottles + Hair Clips both from Amazon

Separate the strands of hair you would like to color and use the spray bottle to slightly dampen the hair. If you don’t have a spray bottle on hand, simply running a comb under water will work just fine.

2. Color

Dip-dye process: Coloring hair ends with pastels

Simply take a section of dampened hair, hold it tight and rub on your choice of the colored pastels in a downward direction until the color adheres. My boyfriend actually had the genius idea of laying my hair on scrap paper on a flat surface to rub the pastel on it. SO MUCH easier than just holding it in the air.

3. Style

Dip dye ends hairstyle

Now that you’ve applied the desired amount of color to your hair, style it as usual. Colored strands would brighten up any braid and they also look adorable slightly curled, just how Lauren often wears this trend.

Here’s a close-up:

Close up of dip dye ends hairstyle
Click on the photo to enlarge.

What Do You Think?

Do you like the dip-dye trend or do you find it too over-the-top? Would you try the trend now that you have a non-permanent option? Or have you already tried this hairstyle trend? Tell us in a comment! Also, if you try this, be sure to leave a comment and share your results!

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129 Responses to “Celebrity Hairspiration + How to: Lauren Conrad’s Dip-Dye Tips”

  1. 1
    November 1st, 2011 at 11:55 am

    I absolutely love it… Maybe I’ll try it, but I don’t know if the pastels’ colour will show on my very dark brown hair.

  2. 2
    November 1st, 2011 at 12:02 pm

    How long does the color last?

  3. 3
    November 1st, 2011 at 12:04 pm

    I’m guessing this only works on lighter hair. I have dark brown hair and I don’t think the color would show up… Sad. This is such a cute style.

  4. 4
    November 1st, 2011 at 12:13 pm

    I tried it and it worked on my dark brown hair. =D I used bright colors though. Light blue, light green and pink.

  5. 5
    November 1st, 2011 at 12:17 pm

    I love the style on other people, but I like my hair to look a little more classic, and less colorful.

  6. 6
    November 1st, 2011 at 12:17 pm

    It’s Jackson Pollock.

  7. 7
    November 1st, 2011 at 12:25 pm

    I love this and have been wanting do do it ever since Lauren did the Mermaid tips, but unfortunately I have dark hair =(

  8. 8
    November 1st, 2011 at 12:28 pm

    This absolutely works on dark hair! My roommate did this for Halloween and she has dark black hair.

    Also, while she was trying this chalking technique we learned that the more damp your hair is the brighter/better the color will show up.

    And the color came out of my hair after one shampoo.

  9. 9
    November 1st, 2011 at 12:53 pm

    Does this get on your clothes after you wear this style around all day?

  10. 10
    November 1st, 2011 at 1:17 pm

    does this damage your hair at all?

  11. 11
    November 1st, 2011 at 1:27 pm

    I’ve loved this trend since I first saw it on Lauren, but I’ve never colored my hair and I didn’t want the commitment. I might just have to try this. So cool!

  12. 12
    November 1st, 2011 at 1:34 pm

    I dye my hair “alternative” colors all the time.
    I did my tips two years ago – and I am still in love with this style!

    Right now my hair is about 2″, lime green, aqua and teal. I’ll be redying it soon. ^^

  13. 13
    November 1st, 2011 at 1:39 pm

    This is really cute! I do worry that the color would rub off on clothes though.

  14. 14
    November 1st, 2011 at 2:00 pm

    @Poppy– the color did last an entire day and then some for me, though it did start fading by the next day after i had slept on it.

    @Jess– there wasn’t really any noticeable transfer of the color onto any of my clothes, except when i was wearing my coat hood up on my head… so that was kind of my fault

    @Jeanie— it didn’t seem to do any noticeable damage to my hair at all. I used a deep conditioner when I washed my hair afterwards and really let it soak into the ends because they were somewhat tangled.

  15. 15
    November 1st, 2011 at 2:03 pm

    I love this! The only thing is, I was wondering whether anybody knows if the color can come out of your hair and onto clothing or anything? Is there a way to “lock” it in so it wouldn’t smudge on stuff? (I use pastels for art and they get all over everything, in my experience :( ) Maybe hairspray? Thanks so much for any feedback. :-)

  16. 16
    November 1st, 2011 at 2:05 pm

    Whoops, Casey just answered my question! Sorry bout that.

  17. 17
    November 1st, 2011 at 2:32 pm

    I love this trend! Unfortunatly my hair is short and extremely dark, but maybe If I did it in my bangs it would come out nice:) Maybe a catchy blue. So cute on Lauren Conrad!

  18. 18
    November 1st, 2011 at 3:11 pm

    Awesome! I love “crazy” colors, but job hunting means I can’t have them permanently right now. :) This is perfect for me!

  19. 19
    November 1st, 2011 at 3:45 pm

    i’m in love with this and actually going to try it out this weekend in my school’s colors for a football game…any suggestions on how to section it so that it doesn’t look like a hot mess??

  20. 20
    November 1st, 2011 at 4:26 pm

    this looks really cool, however i think the chemicals in the oil pastel might damage your hair. although the pastels are made out of oil, the color dyes can damage the ends of the hair, increasing split ends, broken tips etc…

  21. 21
    November 1st, 2011 at 5:26 pm

    I’m black and I have dreads. Do you think this will work for my hair too?

  22. 22
    November 1st, 2011 at 6:03 pm

    @ jacquie
    it’s not actual hair color. it won’t damage the hair.

  23. 23
    November 1st, 2011 at 6:53 pm

    My Little Pony inspiration? BRO-HOOF.

    I’ve been dying to dye my hair (no pun intended) for ages. I’d like to do cotton candy pink.

  24. 24
    November 1st, 2011 at 8:10 pm


    Also, I’d love to do this on my dark hair, but would I have to bleach portions of it first?

  25. 25
    November 1st, 2011 at 10:04 pm

    you realize pastels are very poisenus, right? as an art student, i can say that the pigment in pastels can contain elements that can cause cancers after prolonged use. im not the kind of person who believes that the most bizarre things can cause cancer, but the reds normally contain cadmium. its a really cool trend but if you are going to do this please be careful to wash off any pigment that gets on your skin and thoroughly wash your hair before sleeping to avoid ingesting anything. im not trying to be a downer but i wouldnt want anyone to get sick because of the pastels.

    please excuse any typos, this was sent from my smartphone.

    love, maddie

  26. 26
    November 1st, 2011 at 10:07 pm

    oh and gloves would be a really good idea as well. safety first haha! sorry to be such a mom!

    love, maddie

  27. 27
    November 1st, 2011 at 11:12 pm

    Hairspray should protect your clothes from the color; I used to use hairspray to protect my chalk pastel drawings from damage/shedding color and I doubt oil pastels are that different.

  28. 28
    November 2nd, 2011 at 12:20 pm

    I was just about to post a longer warning about exactly what compounds are used to make pastels (both chalk and oil since most of these chemicals are in the pigmentation formulas which are pretty much the same in all professional sets) I would like to add to her comment that most pro-quality pastels also have lead in the pigments to boost the color (anything like Prismacolor that you buy in an art specialty store, oh and lead is harmful to ingest in any amount by the way even nanoliters). However if you can find a kiddie non toxic set from Crayola you should be okay ( they won’t work anywhere near as well but they’ll be much safer).

  29. 29
    November 2nd, 2011 at 12:53 pm

    I did some research at about art safety and to get information about toxins in oil pastels.

    Here’s some info I found:
    “Crayons and oil pastels do not present an inhalation hazard, and thus are much safer than pastels. Some oil pastels can contain toxic pigments, but this is only a hazard by accidental ingestion.”

    So, since oil pastels don’t have much of a risk of inhalation like more “chalky” pastels do they are much safer. And if they do contain toxic pigments they aren’t a hazard unless actually ingested.

    It sounds safe to me; however, no one should use this technique if they are uncomfortable or worried.

  30. 30
    November 2nd, 2011 at 12:54 pm

    @ Rachel — Yes! it works on dark hair too!

  31. 31
    November 2nd, 2011 at 2:08 pm

    My hair is pitch black and does not work on me. :/

  32. 32
    November 2nd, 2011 at 3:21 pm

    @Janet– what pastels are you using? From experience I learned that the Rembrandt brand works soo much better than any other. Even on my roommates almost black hair.
    Also, it helps to make your hair very damp before applying the pastel.
    Hope that helps!

  33. 33
    November 2nd, 2011 at 3:49 pm

    does this make your hair look like dull, or lack-luster? and can you brush your hair after you apply the pastels? :)

  34. 34
    November 2nd, 2011 at 3:51 pm

    Casey, when u say – style as usual.. meaning i can use a hot iron and straighten my hair? or will my hair be burnt..? because I have curly hair and if i use crayon they will surely get all frizzed up..

  35. 35
    November 2nd, 2011 at 4:57 pm

    Whenever I do this I use chalk pastels, I might give oil pastels a go and see which is better

  36. 36
    November 4th, 2011 at 3:58 pm

    I was wondering if you could brush through it too, it looks like it gets a little knotty after you put it in your hair. Would brushing it damage or take out the color at all?

  37. 37
    November 4th, 2011 at 9:48 pm

    How adorable! I def want to try this out :-)

  38. 38
    November 8th, 2011 at 9:26 am

    This looks adorable, and I’m so glad to hear that this works on dark hair! I’ll have to give it a try :)

  39. 39
    November 8th, 2011 at 11:19 am

    Is Rembrandt really the best brand? I’m no artist so I don’t know much about the different brands… and you can’t really look online “What is the best oil pastel for coloring hair?” Since this brand is a little hard to get I was wondering if a more accessible brand like Cray-Pas or Reeves would worlk… =)

  40. 40
    November 11th, 2011 at 5:53 pm

    I love this trend!!! I have dark brown hair an I’ve been wanting to get the ombré trend done to it, and I just thought that maybe I’ll try the light brown pastel on the ends and see how it turns out!! This is a super helpful tutorial…thanks!!!

  41. 41
    November 12th, 2011 at 3:06 am

    can you straighten your hair after this? it says style accordingly but I thought the heat might not be good for the pastels.. anyone tried it?


  42. 42
    November 12th, 2011 at 10:29 am

    I’ve never died my hair before, but now seeing this i definitely want to do it since its not permanent!

  43. 43
    November 12th, 2011 at 1:52 pm

    So can you style your hair with flat iron/ curling irons after the pastels are already on?

  44. 44
    November 12th, 2011 at 3:20 pm

    Oil and water do not mix. I doubt if you need to wet your hair if you use oil pastels. They are very thick, almost like crayon and chalk mixed. Oil pastel wouldn’t crumble like in the photo of the hair strands being colored. I think you use just regular soft pastels and not oils. Oil might not wash out as well, either.
    Did anyone actually use OIL pastels for this? (There’s a big diff.)

  45. 45
    November 13th, 2011 at 2:38 pm

    Do you know if this will work on dark hair? I really want to do this! But my hair is naturally extremely dark brown, practically black!

  46. 46
    November 20th, 2011 at 10:25 pm

    Will the pastel take the color out of my hair if I recently dyed it?

  47. 47
    November 24th, 2011 at 7:31 pm

    I agree with elenka. I’ve done this a few times on two of my nieces hair and I use soft pastels, not oil. The regular soft pastels work really well, so I’m not gonna use oil and I think anyone doing this would have a better chance with non oil ones

  48. 48
    November 25th, 2011 at 9:48 pm

    I really want to do this, but I was wondering how long it lasts? Does it come out after one wash, or does it last a couple days?
    Thanks for the great tutorial!

  49. 49
    November 27th, 2011 at 8:55 pm

    Hi! Ok so I was at my local art store and the only Rembrandt pastels there were a kit for $65! No way was I getting that so I settled for a $5 Reeves one for about 8 colors (I can’t remember). I can’t compare to the Rembrandt pastels, and I’m sure they’re way better, but if you want to settle for Reeves, go ahead! I have dark Asian hair and it showed up pretty well. I haven’t worn it for a day yet so I don’t know how that’ll will work out…so excited!

  50. 50
    November 28th, 2011 at 9:02 pm

    Alright to elaborate on my comment above, Reeves does work! So good! You have to really dampen your hair to make the pastels go on smoother and liquidier/creamier. Otherwise it will just be like rubbing chalk on your hair and it’ll be a powerdy mess. I did find some color on right shoulder…but that was about it. I don’t care, I love this trick!

  51. 51
    December 7th, 2011 at 10:04 pm

    wil this stain any pillows when you sleep or your clothes? and how long does it last? can you just shower it out or no

  52. 52
    December 8th, 2011 at 11:25 am

    @ Audrey– Awesome! I’m so glad you found a less expensive option to work well. I was slightly disappointed I could only get Rembrandt to work.
    Thank you for filling us in!

    @Sara– mine faded slightly by the next day, I think it wore off slightly on my clothes and blankets; however, I had to shampoo most of it out. It didn’t stain any of my pillows or anything, either

  53. 53
    December 10th, 2011 at 6:40 am

    Please answer the above question, can you blow dry and flat iron your hair after putting the pastels?

  54. 54
    December 10th, 2011 at 3:26 pm

    I applied the color on my hair after blow-drying and also wore my hair curly, so I didn’t use a flat iron. However, I did use a curling iron and it worked, so I imagine a flat-iron would work as well.

  55. 55
    December 15th, 2011 at 5:05 pm

    @Annah. I used a curling iron on my hair with the pastels in it. The color will come off on the iron but it wipes right off with a towel. The way I learned to do it said you needed to use heat to “set” the wax in the pastel….so that is what I do. Washes right out (I only use conditioner on my hair no shampoo and still washed out with one try).

  56. 56
    December 16th, 2011 at 10:39 am

    There is no wax in the pastel.

  57. 57
    December 21st, 2011 at 2:46 pm

    I’m doing this tonight, but with two colors, instead of 3 or 4 and I’m using hair dye. c: It’ll be tricky but it’s worth it. I’m using a teal-ish color and pink! :D

  58. 58
    December 22nd, 2011 at 2:01 am

    I just tried it right now with Cray-Pas oil pastel junior artist 16 piece set for 2.99 at Hobby Lobby and it did not work so well. I brushed right out. I have medium/dark hair. May have to try a other brand.

  59. 59
    December 31st, 2011 at 12:00 pm

    I really love this!

  60. 60
    December 31st, 2011 at 6:43 pm

    …you CAN’T use oil pastels. It won’t work. The chalk has to be able to dissolve or soften with water.

  61. 61
    January 5th, 2012 at 6:32 pm

    Then the article should be changed, since it lists oil pastels specifically.

  62. 62
    January 9th, 2012 at 11:00 pm

    You can do practically the same with eyeshadow/makeup pigment. I like Urban Decay since they try to use less harsh chemicals. However, UD is pretty expensive. I have dark dark dark brown (Asian) hair and if I wet my hair enough beforehand, I get some pretty nice results! (:

  63. 63
    January 10th, 2012 at 1:27 pm

    Tried this yesterday and it was a complete disappointment. I have blonde hair, used oil pastels and the color didn’t stay at all.
    Residue got all over clothes (even with hairspray) and I couldn’t brush it at all.

    It was a chunky, gross mess.

  64. 64
    January 14th, 2012 at 2:24 pm

    Does this work on straight hair?

  65. 65
    January 19th, 2012 at 1:56 pm

    The author of this article needs to specify that ONLY NON OIL types of pastels will work. A lot of poor girls are out there wasting their money and time rubbing oily chemicals on their hair when the science of this mean YOU MUST USE CHALK BASED pastels. The soft chalk based pastels are porous like your hair, and will sink in when your hair is wet. I hope you update this promptly to avoid further confusion.

  66. 66
    January 19th, 2012 at 6:35 pm

    Why not just dye your hair…

  67. 67
    January 22nd, 2012 at 1:53 pm

    I have my hair dip-dyed blue/green but I am thinking of doing it purple/pink/blonde for next tijme :)

  68. 68
    January 27th, 2012 at 11:53 am

    Rembrandt soft pastels use a clay binder, not oil, and never contain any toxic pigments such as cadmium or cobalt.

  69. 69
    January 29th, 2012 at 12:50 am

    ICK! My hair was so dry and gross after I did this! My hair was so dry and tangled i couldnt even brush it, and ended having to wash my hair again and leaving in my conditionor for 20 min. so my hair could go back to normal!!

  70. 70
    February 10th, 2012 at 11:37 am

    Can i use this on weave? my best friend wants me to do this in her hair but she has a full sew-in weave so will it work.

  71. 71
    February 10th, 2012 at 6:34 pm

    I agree with another commenter…. Try some highly pigmented EYESHADOW!! Then you know it’s safe, and I imagine it would go on similar to Kevin Murphy’s Color Bug which is another alternative that is actually meant for this kind of thing but eyeshadow is probably cheaper bc the Color Bugs are like $24 each I think


  72. 72
    February 11th, 2012 at 10:27 pm

    I tried this with artist loft soft pastels, i have black hair and it damaged my hair :( it made it really dry and tangled.

  73. 73
    February 27th, 2012 at 10:04 am

    The colour took quite well. I had water on the pastel, as well as in my hair. It does rather rubb off however. On anything.

    It is a really good idea though :)

  74. 74
    March 1st, 2012 at 8:15 pm

    I tried it with oil pastels and was freaking out at first that it wouldn’t wash out. But it DOES wash out, so don’t be scared to try this. =) It’s pretty fun but it takes a while for the color to show up. I had a little hair breakage because I pressed to hard at first, so be careful with that.
    I started out with wet hair and put the chalk on that, but it didn’t work very well and it wouldn’t stay wet long enough for me to cover one piece of hair. I tried using it on dry hair and it worked MUCH better for me, so experiment with that.
    The only thing that I don’t like about this pastel thing is that my hair got really stiff where I put the color (to be expected), but it beats using a permanent dye by all means! =)
    Super fun to do with friends as well! Thanks for the great idea!

  75. 75
    March 11th, 2012 at 5:50 am

    Awesome awesome but is there any chance that a purple might not show on darkish brown hair or should I use whit first??

  76. 76
    March 11th, 2012 at 9:39 pm

    Do you have to just do the bottom? Or can u go higher up towards ur roots?

  77. 77
    March 15th, 2012 at 7:58 am

    How long does the color last? I assume it washes off right away?

  78. 78
    March 16th, 2012 at 7:33 pm

    Can you use a curler on your hair after or will it damage yor hair ? i plan on doing it tomorrow for paddys day and i was just wondering :)

  79. 79
    March 17th, 2012 at 8:22 pm

    I really want to do this since its spring break but i have a couple problems that you can help me with:

    #1 I want a good, SAFE, eye popping brand
    #2 I want a brand that will last for the whole day
    & #3 I want a brand that doesn’t run on to my clothes

    So which one should i get ?( srry if i sound mean or rude cuz not. Im really nice im just a little worried )

  80. 80
    March 18th, 2012 at 12:05 am

    Anna and Paige:

    Yes, the color washes out very well, just be prepared to do two washes and and possibly two conditions. I don’t know exactly how long the color will stay in, but I would suggest washing it out before bed so that it won’t stain your sheets. =)

    Also, you can go as high up on the hair as you want, but if you do the roots the hair becomes very stiff and won’t move with the rest of your hair. If you have your hair pinned up you don’t have to worry about that, though. =)

  81. 81
    March 24th, 2012 at 8:14 pm

    Yes you can flat iron or curl your hair after wards. I watch 2 different videos and the flat ironed it to make it stay in better.

  82. 82
    April 8th, 2012 at 1:23 pm

    I tried this and it worked very well!

  83. 83
    April 9th, 2012 at 1:26 am

    I’m trying this tomorrow to see if it will work! Hopefully it does!

  84. 84
    April 16th, 2012 at 1:15 am

    I tryed this just now. It works with oil pastels for me but it didn’t when i had my hair wet. It did make my hair all clumpy but i just brushed it out. The only defect is if you play with your hair it’ll some out sooner :/ I love it though and my mom actually let me use this type or dying instead of having kool-aid or other stuff in my hair.

  85. 85
    April 20th, 2012 at 1:28 am

    wow, i tried it, unfortunately the materials weren’t so specific. It said used “soft oil pastel” and that’s what i used. But shouldn’t it be SOFT CHALK PASTELS?. anyway it looked great. but i took a 1hour shower taking out the oil pastel,and there is still some left…Any tips on removing oil pastel on hair PLEASE? :/

  86. 86
    May 3rd, 2012 at 1:21 am

    Mixing a little baking soda with your shampoo ought to banish the color, whether it’s a chalk or oil pastel. Use all due caution if your hair as a whole is already colored– have NO idea how that’ll react– and just use the mixture to shampoo out the colored bits.

  87. 87
    May 10th, 2012 at 1:21 pm

    Um im gonna do this for a school progect and i need to be sure it comes of soon and doesnt damage my hair. I have shoulder leght frizzy dark brown hair. It looks really cute on my blond friend tough

  88. 88
    May 10th, 2012 at 7:36 pm

    I want to do blonde bits so will yellow pastel work??

  89. 89
    May 12th, 2012 at 9:08 am

    Did it wash out of your clothes, bedding, and coat??

  90. 90
    May 12th, 2012 at 8:03 pm

    i tried it with my sisters oil pastels from her colouring set, but it didn’t work? am i doing something wrong?

  91. 91
    May 12th, 2012 at 8:48 pm

    For those of you asking why this didn’t work with oil pastels, you need to use regular pastels (chalk) for this to work. One sentence in the original article incorrectly referred to the Rembrandt pastels used as “oil pastels” instead of chalk pastels. The post has been updated to correct this and make sure there is no more confusion. Hope that helps!

  92. 92
    May 16th, 2012 at 1:32 am

    i used oil pastel and it came out all clumpy :[
    ill try chalk!:D

  93. 93
    May 17th, 2012 at 6:54 pm

    Ohkaay , I LOOVVE This Hairstyle . But Im In Middle Schhol , And Were Not Allowed To Have Different Colors In Our Hair And It Has To Be Normal Colors . But Im Out For The Summer , And I Want Something That Will Stay In All Summer , But Wont Damage My Hair Or Wash Out Quickly … And Tips ? Thanks For The FeedBackk !(:

  94. 94
    May 18th, 2012 at 12:24 am

    Adding a zest of style to your hair color is a great way to be different and fashionable. These tips are awesome! I wanted to try on this one before but I’m afraid of doing this without knowing the whole package on how to. But when I run through this article. Damn! this is it. Keep on posting.

  95. 95
    May 24th, 2012 at 7:17 pm

    will it stain my clothes?
    where can i buy it?
    how much does it cost?
    how long does the color stay?

  96. 96
    May 25th, 2012 at 7:49 am

    where can i purchase it? how expensive is it? does it come off on clothes easily?is cool aid better to do?
    thank! answer back soon plz

  97. 97
    May 31st, 2012 at 9:16 am

    Will this wash out in the shower??

  98. 98
    June 1st, 2012 at 5:56 pm

    I did this a couple of days ago and it throughout the the day it go all over my favourite white sonic youth t shirt , by end of the day it was tinted blue! Very hard to get out , be warned!

  99. 99
    July 16th, 2012 at 3:09 pm

    Hi! I love this but I had a few questions.. Okay first, I put a straightener (aka relaxer) in my hair every summer to make it smooth and straight, but I was wondering if the chemicals in the relaxer wouldn’t mix with the chemicals in the chalk? And ive never cut my hair, so I have dead and split ends, it should still work right though, right?

    Sorry I just want to make sure this is safe. :-)

  100. 100
    July 22nd, 2012 at 12:37 am

    I love the dip dye trend, but I’m not too keen on the multi colored look… I have dark brown hair, if I dip dyed the ends black would that be too dark for summer? Or should I wait a few months?

  101. 101
    July 23rd, 2012 at 10:17 am

    Aw jeez! Can i just use a colored chalks?it just make my hair tangled and its hard rem0ve some of the residue of the pastels..but i really love the style so cute :)


  102. 102
    August 1st, 2012 at 5:11 pm

    class i love it!!! ill try to do it.. <3

  103. 103
    August 27th, 2012 at 1:59 am

    i just bought hair pastels in a trip to south Korea and i discovered that when you use a hair dryer to dry your hair right after you have applyed the color the color tends to be brighter and more vibrant. Also if you run a comb through after its dry you can get extra chunks out without taking out the dye. i have dark brown hair and while all colors worked, brighter colors were more noticible

  104. 104
    December 12th, 2012 at 3:39 am

    Sows this end up permanent?….

  105. 105
    January 1st, 2013 at 12:41 pm

    I’ve done this before but we forgot to wet my hair and that didn’t turn out right because none of the colors showed

  106. 106
    January 4th, 2013 at 12:29 pm

    How long does it last for ?????

  107. 107
    January 6th, 2013 at 4:53 pm

    How long is It in ya hair? Its washable, isn’t It? Great idea! Xoxo

  108. 108
    January 10th, 2013 at 4:17 pm

    I used to put streaks in my hair with highlighters when I was younger and that worked great. I will have to try this!

  109. 109
    January 25th, 2013 at 8:05 am

    Totally unique Idea! I love it. And I think its quite easy to get stylish look. So many thanks for sharing such wonderful tips.

  110. 110
    April 24th, 2013 at 8:51 am

    I have tried this and have a few pieces of advice. DO NOT USE IF YOU ALREADY HAVE DRY/DAMAGED HAIR. If your hair is naturally dry, try using a bright coloured cream eyeshadow. I use one from Lush that comes in a little glass jar- its really bright and looks amazing and does not do damage to your hair, it is temporary and only lasts one or two washes like the pastals.

  111. 111
    July 13th, 2013 at 3:48 pm

    The final result is nice, but I don’t know how if the dust from the chalk pastels won’t be a problem.

  112. 112
    August 3rd, 2013 at 2:02 pm

    Interesting hairs :)

  113. 113
    February 18th, 2014 at 5:42 pm

    How long will this last?? I want mine to last awhile :/ Like normal dye

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