Pastel hair chalking is a trendy temporary to add your hair with stunning look colors. Color chalking is an easy, quick and inexpensive method to give your hair splendid colors.
Not everyone wants to keep their dye permanent especially in nowadays fast fashion trend, which makes chalk a great alternative, in other hand, compare with the colorful hair extensions
, chalk dye won't damage your hair, comes out the next time you shampoo, and looks great in your hair. You do not need a hair specialist for hair chalking, you can do it yourself with few steps.
Step 1: Buy your pastel hair chalk
There are tons of inexpensive pastel hair chalk in the store or online shops. And there are many options available, 6 different colors, 12 colors, 24 colors and 36 colors, moreover, remember to choose the cosmetic-grade, non-toxic hair chalk
, or you’ll breathe in lots of toxic dust to your lung. All you need other than the chalk is a water bottle, protective gloves, towels and a flat iron.
Step 2: Wash and style your hair
Style your hair the way you want it. You won't be able to style your hair after applying the chalk, so it's best to do before chalking it.
Drape a towel or a scarf around your neck to keep from getting chalk color on your clothes with oily or waxy products getting in the way.
Step 3: Wet and chalk your hair section by section
Sections your hair and wetting the hair before chalking, because the pastel absorbs better when the hair is wet. Wet and chalk your hair section by section.
Step 4: Rub the chalk downward the wet section of hair
Applying the chalk to the wet strand of hair from root to downward, twisting the hair as you chalking way through the section of hair, the more chalk you rub into your hair, the more intense the color will be. Tips for the color, rub lightly for a light color, firmly for a darker. Repeat the steps section by section, until you get your desired look.
Step 5: Seal the chalk color
If you want the color stay in longer, air-dry your damp hair first which won’t blow off the chalk pastel and then use the hair straightener or curling iron to style your hair. The straighter or curling iron can seal the color and add volumes to your hair.
Step 6: Enjoy your chalk dye
Give your head a good shake to release loose dust so that you don’t have a rainbow halo surrounding you all day, but be warned that aggressive brushing or combing will diminish the brightness of your results.
Shaking your head to release the loose chalk so that the color will look more natural, you can add hair spray for your new look, but don’t ruin your effort by brushing your hair until you don’t want the color.
Step 7: Wash it out when you get bored with it
It’s easy to wash out the chalk color, usually it will only last one shampoo, some darker colors may last a couple shampoos. Have fun with the pastel chalk.