Pro Tips

How to Color the Back of Your Hair

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Feeling a bit nervous to color the back of your hair by yourself? We have you covered. Follow these colorist tricks to color hard-to-see areas like a total pro at home.

1. Work Section by Section

Divide your hair into four neat sections to allow for a cleaner, easier application with more manageable work areas.

2. Tools Matter

Use the tail end of your Tint Brush to create thin slices of hair. If you’d rather just use the bottle, use the tip of the bottle to separate out thin slices of hair to color.

3. Raise the Roots

When coloring your hair, pull thin slices of hair up vertically off the head and work from top to bottom to make sure you fully cover roots. If touching up your hair color, careful not to overlap your application onto previously-colored hair.

4. Touchdown

Feel unsure of where you’re applying color? Use your fingers to feel your hair to be confident that you’re coloring the right spot.

5. Check Your Work

It always helps to see what you are doing. Throughout the application, check your work by using a hand mirror.

Aaand voila! You now know five tricks on how to color hard-to-see areas at home. Sometimes the smallest salon trade secrets can make all the difference in achieving beautifully-blended results.

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