Did you dye your hair with Kool-Aid and want it off as soon as possible?
In this article, we will be sharing with you easy solutions to remove unwanted Kool-Aid dye right out of your hair.
In fact, many of us have tried out Kool-Aid powders of different colors to give our hair a pimp. It actually works because it is loaded with food coloring that surprisingly sticks to the hair shaft. This practice is becoming more and more popular become it’s practically costless and let’s admit it, it’s kind of cool and funky.
But unfortunately, the outcome doesn’t always look as good as we expected. And even if it does, sometimes we just want to remove it to try out other mixtures or to simply give our hair a break.
Without further due, here’s our list.
How to remove Kool-Aid out of your hair?
1. Hot water
This is method is simple but it can be very effective if you dyed your hair very recently. All you have to do is to let your hair be totally dipped in hot water. Let it soak for a few minutes then give it shake and rinse it off.
Now if you only dyed the lower part of your hair, it is preferable to use boiling water but make sure to use recipient to carefully dip your hair into.
P.S. We recommend that you combine this method with any of the methods listed below.
You can either use antidandruff shampoo or clarifying shampoo to gradually make the undesired color of your hair fade. This is due to the cleansing agents they contain. Make sure to avoid shampoos designed for colored hair because they are designed to enhance the color of the hair.
3. Soft detergents
Believe it or not, a small dose of laundry detergent or dish wash soap can be as efficient as the previous method.
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Dilute your toothpaste with some warm water and apply it to your hair. Keep rubbing it for a few minutes then rinse it off. You can repeat this routine if necessary.
5. Lemon juice
Lemon juice is known for its bleaching capacity. Take as many lemons as you can, squeeze them, then dilute the obtained juice generously with water. Finally, pour the mixture in a spray bottle and spray it on your hair until it becomes humid. Leave it for about ten minutes then wash it off.
6. White Vinegar
White vinegar can dissolve the Kool-Aid coloring on your hair without causing any dryness to your hair if you dilute the vinegar ten times with water.
7. Baking soda
Combined with hot water, baking soda will neutralize your hair because it acts as a clarifying shampoo, only don’t rinse it off right away after you’ve applied it on your hair. Give it a try.
Although there are many methods that help you remove hair color, if you’re not in a hurry, Kool-Aid will eventually fade by itself within two weeks.
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If patience isn’t exactly one of your reliable treats than try to combine two or more of the methods mentioned above. But, keep in mind that your hair will be needing some nurturing after these procedures. We suggest that you use hair serums and oils, hair conditioning products, and all types of moisturizers.
At last, if you want to go for another dye we suggest you wait for at least two week, which is the approximate time your hair needs to recover from the first dye removal.
I hope this article will be of good use to you and everyone you know.