Q: How can you find the right hair color shade?
A: Garnier can help you find the perfect shade - all you need is a cellphone or a computer. You can go to GarnierUSA.com/shadeselector
, take a 60-second questionnaire that will ask you questions about your starting hair color shade and desired look. The questionnaire will showcase your hair color shade results and only reveal shades that will actually work for you. Then, you can try on the shades virtually by uploading a photo or turning on your camera to finalize your decision.
Q: Are you able to walk me through step by step the best way to color your hair at home?
A: Most at home color boxes will have detailed instructions. It definitely varies depending on the technique. I would keep it simple and start with basic root touch-ups.
Q: What is the best way to care for hair after coloring at home?
A: Masks and treatments are very helpful in promoting healthy hair after coloring. Garnier’s new Nutrisse Color Revivers
are a great treat for post-colored hair – they instantly restore softness and smoothness to hair while refreshing color. This is especially important when you can’t get into a salon.
Q: How challenging is it (and why) for someone to color their hair or roots at home if they’re a beginner looking to give this a try during their self-isolation?
A: Before attempting to color your hair at home it’s important that you understand what color your hair is. Are you a medium warm brown, a light cool blonde etc. Once you understand that you can select your color. Garnier makes it easy by showing you on the side of the box if you’re a candidate for the color you chose. If you have really thick hair I suggest grabbing two boxes.
Q: Typically, how long does it take to do this at home?
A: An at home root touch up will take about an hour. 30 minutes or so to apply then processing time. Each color will have its processing time. It’s important to pay attention to this.
Q: What are your tips for selecting the right shade?
A: You must pay attention to the side of the box. If your current hair color isn’t on the side of the box, then that shade won’t work for you. It’s always easier to go slightly darker then lighter.
Q: Is it better to dye clean or dirty hair?
A: Your hair can be colored clean or dirty there’s no real big difference.