The squares of aluminum foil used to section off hair for highlighting is the same foil commonly used in kitchens. Pre cut squares may be available in beauty supply stores.Know More
When applying highlights to hair at home, using standard foil is one way to save money. A roll of foil is available for very little money and then torn into strips that are 3 to 4 inches wide. The length of the foil strips will depend upon the length of the hair being highlighted, usually between 8 and 12 inches long. Preparing these strips before beginning the highlighting process is recommended.
For the sake of convenience, pre cut squares that are often used in professional kitchens or delis and butcher shops can also be purchased. These are typically packaged in pop-up boxes similar to those used for facial tissues. If aluminum foil is not available, wax paper is a suitable replacement.Learn more about Chemical Hair Treatments
Peroxide can be used to lighten hair, either to make it appear more blond or in preparation for adding another colored dye. However, peroxide can be damaging to hair, and if used excessively may lead to dryness and brittle strands.Full Answer >
Reverse FOIL (first, inner, outer, last) is another way of saying factorization by grouping. To factor a polynomial, find the product of the first and the last coefficients. Then, find the two factors of the product that add up to the middle coefficient. Split the middle term into two terms, and then group the terms into two pairs. Factor each pair.Full Answer >
Frosting provides an overall salt-and-pepper look, whereas highlighting provides more pronounced stripes of color typically used to frame a person's face. Both hair-dying techniques are similar and involve bleaching hair.Full Answer >
Bleaching hair is very damaging. Though it may lighten the hair by removing the color through a chemical reaction with melanin, the result is an open hair shaft. The moisture and oils provided by the scalp are stripped from the shaft, according to Anne Marie Helmenstine for About.com.Full Answer >