How to Color Men’s Hair in 5 Easy Steps How to Color Men’s Hair in 5 Easy Steps

Men Hair Coloring: How To Color Mens Hair

How to Color Men’s Hair in 5 Easy Steps.

Dear men, are you looking for ways to color your hair without burning a hole in your pocket? If yes, then you have landed on the right page. There can be days or occasions when you want to either cover your greys or simply change your look with a new hair colour. But heading to the salon every time can be time-consuming and expensive. In this piece, we have provided a detailed guide on men’s hair coloring process that can be done at home. So, learn these easy and simple steps to say yes to a quick hair redo.

Step-by-step guide on men’s hair coloring process

Before you set out to color your hair at home, you need to find your best hair mate, i.e. identify the hair color that would go exactly with your personality. You can choose a black brown hair color or burgundy hair color for a change, or go with the classic natural black hair color. If you’re not sure about which color to go with, check out our guide on how to find the best hair color for men. Once you select the hair color, you can start the process with ease.

Men’s hair coloring process is now easier with the following steps:

Step 1: Prep your hair and skin

How to color men’s hair, you ask? It starts with prepping your hair and skin. To ensure that the hair dye works properly and gives you the desired result, you need to thoroughly cleanse your hair and scalp at least 2-3 days ago. The reason is simple, within 2-3 days of cleansing your hair, the natural oils in your scalp will be restored. Natural oils protect your scalp against irritation and prevent the color from reaching deeper layers while ensuring that the color build-up occurs properly. Additionally, before you start coloring your hair, prep your skin by applying Vaseline around your neck, ears and near the hairline to prevent staining the skin around those areas.

Step 2: Comb properly

The next step in men’s hair coloring process includes combing and detangling your hair. This step may seem insignificant but to ensure uniform application of hair dye, you must have tangle-free smooth hair. You wouldn’t want patchy hair coloring, right?

Step 3: Mix the hair dye

In a bowl, add the color and developer and mix it well to get the perfect shade. Read the instructions carefully and take the required amount as per your hair volume.    

Step 4: Apply the hair dye

Now, wear gloves and start applying the hair dye. Create small sections of your hair and slowly cover every hair strand and ensure no excess is present on the scalp. You can apply a thick layer of hair color and pat it down. Repeat the process to ensure you have covered each section of your hair, even the back of the head properly.

Step 5: Wash it off 

Set the timer for 25-30 minutes and wash it off with or without shampoo (as instructed). As a general rule of thumb, permanent hair dyes require shampooing immediately to eliminate excess hair color. On the other hand, semi-permanent hair colors don’t require shampooing (as the color fades with each wash). And, it’s done!

Pro tip: To avoid any allergic reaction, conduct a patch test 24 hours before applying the hair color.

If you’re not sure how the color will look on you or want temporary results, you can check out the shampoo hair colors available for men. These are easy to apply and take only 5 minutes to color your hair and is as easy as shampooing. These shampoo colors often come with a no-ammonia formula and natural ingredients like argan oil and coffee extract, making them safe to use on hair. All you have to do is to pour the shampoo color mixture on your palm (wear gloves before starting the process), message it well on dry hair, wait for 5 minutes, and rinse it off like shampoo. Voila! Your hair coloring process is done! 

Now that you have this step-by-step guide at your disposal, go ahead and find out what type of men’s hair color do you want, i.e. permanent, semi-permanent, etc., and start your journey. To get access to a diverse range of hair color options, browse through our wide range of Garnier Hair colors and enjoy recreating men’s hair coloring process at home.