DIY hair dye always seems like a good idea at the time. I mean, a $15 take-home box versus a $150 appointment and small talk at the hairdressers? No question, right? Not always.
For the inexperienced (or even the unlucky), when it’s just you, some simple instructions and a bottle of hair dye, things have the potential to go wrong.
Very wrong, as Mel Greig discovered this morning when she checked her hair after attempting to dye it herself. (Watch: Mia Freedman shares the secret to a great haircut. Post continues after video.)
Yep, drag your eyes away from the radio host’s incredible highlighter effort, and you’ll spy a faint tinge of lavender throughout her blonde hair.
We feel you, Mel; we’ve all been there.
“I have seen too many devastated clients attempt to colour their hair blonde at home and either damage it beyond repair or achieve the most horrendous colour results. We are here for a reason – we understand how to tailor a blonde specifically for you,” he told The Glow previously. (Post continues after gallery.)