Don't trust the model on the box. Sure, the woman smiling on the front of the box looks beautiful, but the color of her hair is a fantasy. "The color always ends up lighter than the model's hair on the packaging," says colorist Dana Ionato of the Sally Hershberger Downtown salon in New York City. "The developer in at_home permanent dyes is very strong stronger that the ones we use in the salon so it lifts the color and makes it lighter than what you see on the box." A better estimate on how the color will end up is the chart on the top of the box, which shows you the final color you get from a range of different hair_color shades.
Snow White Hair : If you're thinking about taking the platinum plunge (seriously, it's a commitment),time to get real about preventative hair care. "If hair is previously colored or highlighted with bleach, make sure you do a deep treatment at least a week before your process," Elizabeth Hiserodt, a colorist at Cutler Salon, told Teen Vogue. Dainty Babylights Hair : These delicate highlights hit the hair scene in 2015, and they've since gone mainstream in 2018. "These are similar to balayage and ombre techniques, but more subtle shades of blonde are placed in the hair to create soft, natural look," says Johnathan Breitung, owner of Johnathan Breitung Salon and Luxury Spa in Chicago.