How to Dye Peek-a-boo Hair

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A fun hair color idea for brunettes, this tutorial for how to dye peekaboo hair at home lets you add some fun color to your hair without making a huge change or statement

While I work at home and can get away with a lot more with my hair in terms of adding fun colors, I’m also pretty low-maintenance.

Last year, I tried purple highlights and also *tried* to do a rose gold bayalage. Two very expensive salon visits went into trying to achieve the rose gold color and it barely lasted two weeks before my hair needed a touch-up. Not for me.

I still want to have fun with my hair and add unexpected pops of color when I can, but I also am not willing to invest hundreds of dollars or commit to something that’s going to look horrible if I can’t make it to the salon every 4-6 weeks.

So when Schwarzkopf asked if I would try their K-BOND PLEX™ to add some color to my hair, I did some research before committing.

How to add a hidden under color to your hair - a fun hair color idea for brunettes for peekaboo purple hair

K-BOND PLEX™ is salon inspired anti-breakage technology that repairs the inner hair structure for strong and healthy looking hair with up to 80% less breakage compared to untreated hair. So my hair would be stronger after using K-BOND PLEX™ than it was without any dye in it!

They also developed a pre-treatment for even color results and promises 100% gray coverage (I only have a few, but I don’t want to see them).

I couldn’t find any pictures online of people who had used the product (it’s pretty new) so I texted my friend who is a hair dresser at a salon that I can’t afford and she assured me that my hair was in good hands with Schwarzkopf.

Since I wasn’t looking for anything high maintenance, I decided to do a Peek-A-Boo Color with their Rich Caviar color. It’s this richly dark purple (almost black) color that I knew would add depth to my natural brown color, while adding a pop of purple when I put my hair up or styled it to show it off.

How to Dye Peek-A-Boo Hair

The only things you need to do a fun peek-a-boo hair color at home is a comb and the contents of your K-BOND PLEX™ hair dye box.

Brush or comb out your dry, clean hair to start.

Use the comb to divide your hair – only leave down the hair that you want to dye.

Follow the directions in the K-BOND PLEX™ box to dye that section of hair.

(If you get hair dye on any part of your skin, rub it off immediately with a baby wipe.)

Wait the allotted time (30 minutes for me) and rinse out hair before applying the keratin conditioner.

Rinse out and dry as normal.

Style hair as desired.

I found that the color is not really noticeable when I leave my hair curly – it really blends in and just adds some depth – but when I straighten it, you can really see the purple!

My daughter was a little jealous of my new hair color, so I dyed an extension with the color and hot glued it inside a hair band for her so she could have a dramatic purple streak to match.

I purchased my K-BOND PLEX™ hair dye at Walmart in the cosmetics/pharmacy area:

Be sure to grab your Ibotta coupon for professional quality hair color at home that is easy to use and produces beautiful color results that last! Check out the other color offerings here.

(PS – 6 year old photographers are the best!)

What ways do you add a bit of fun to your hair routine?

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