Hair dye does not kill lice. Dye has no effect on lice at any stage of their life cycle. There is some anecdotal evidence that indicates that bleaching one's hair kills adult lice, but it does not seem to have any effect on the eggs.
The key to removing lice effectively involves using a proven product to eliminate the lice, such as a lice-killing shampoo, and combing the hair with a fine-toothed louse comb to remove the eggs, nits and lice. This treatment must be repeated within a week to 10 days to ensure that any newly hatched lice are also killed.Learn More
Blonde highlights can be toned down by applying a darker shade of hair dye onto the existing blonde highlighted hair while using the same brand of hair dye that created the blonde highlights or by adding lowlights to the hair. If at the salon, ask the colorist to choose from the same brand for the darker shade.Full Answer >
To lighten your hair from black to light brown, apply a shampoo cap to all the hair, process it, rinse and condition the hair, and tone the underlying red tones. Lightening hair takes roughly 2 hours and requires hair bleach, shampoo, conditioner, gloves, green or blue food coloring, and light-brown hair dye.Full Answer >
To dye hair golden blond, determine how much to lighten the hair, pre-lighten the hair if necessary and apply the color. Dying hair golden blond takes between 45 minutes to two hours and requires hair color swatches, golden blond hair color and protective gloves. If pre-lightening is necessary, then hair bleach, shampoo, a color bowl, a shower cap and a color brush are also necessary.Full Answer >
Mixing drug store hair dye colors is OK to do as long as there is some careful thought put into the choice of dye colors. Two shades of hair dye can be mixed together to create a custom shade, but this technique is best left to those with confidence and experience.Full Answer >