How to apply color sensation hair color | hair color 101

In this easy hair color tutorial you’ll learn how to achieve rich, long-lasting color and silky shine at home with Color Sensation. Before you get started, check the before and after photos on the box to ensure your shade will give you the desired result, and don’t forget to do a 48-hour skin allergy test.

Follow These Steps for a Flawless Application

Garnier Color Sensation - read and follow instructions in box for full head and touch-up applications - begin with dry, unwashed hair - add colorant to developer bottle
Color Sensation Hair Color 6.17 Out of the Blue Soft Teal Blue

Color Sensation 6.17 - Out of the Blue

Prepare to Color

Always read and follow the instruction sheet included in the box for both full head and touch-up applications, since instructions can differ between shades. Beginning with dry, unwashed hair, wrap a towel around your shoulders and put the gloves on to protect your clothes and hands from the hair color. Twist off the applicator tip on the developer bottle and add the colorant to the developer bottle.

Garnier Color Sensation  - put applicator on developer bottle then cover tip with finger and shake to mix non-drip formula

Mix the Color

Put the applicator back on the developer bottle, cover the tip with your finger and shake to mix the non-drip formula.

How to apply Color Sensation hair color step 3 - apply to roots

Apply to Roots

Start applying the color to your roots in 1/4-inch sections using the applicator tip. Move to your hairline and temples, spreading the hair color evenly.

How to apply Color Sensation hair color step 4- apply throughout

Apply Throughout

Work the color through the lengths and ends of your hair.

How to apply Color Sensation hair color step 5 - wait 30 min

Wait 25 minutes

Leave the hair color on for 25 minutes.

How to apply Color Sensation hair color step 6 - rinse and condition

Rinse & Condition

Rinse your hair until the water runs clear. Apply the after color conditioner, leave on for 2 minutes then rinse thoroughly. Towel-dry and style your hair.

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