Section, section, section. To avoid patchiness, create a middle part that runs to the back of your head and split the hair into four sections two in front of the ears and two in back. "Always apply the dye from back to front," says colorist Aura Friedman, of the Sally Hershberger Downtown salon in New York City. "That way the dye is sitting on the back of your hair the longest, which is naturally darker than the front anyway."
If you'd sooner shave your head than color your own hair, we feel you coloring your hair takes time and money. Plus, the salon can be expensive. But thanks to these 11 at_home hair color tricks, hacks, product recommendations, and tips, the once_laborious act of DIYing your color can kinda turn into the best, easiest spa day ever. The key? Make sure you're comfortable (a pair of these luxe PJs should do the job), have everything you need (we've got you there below), and aren't pressed for time. We culled the best insider at_home hair_color tricks and tips for achieving salon_worthy results.