Okay, so I recently started getting grey hairs, and although there’re barely any, I still like to hide them. My hair is naturally very dark, so not only do any greys stand out, but I just love intensifying the color so that it’s super black. Honestly, the Bigen Permanent Powder Hair Color, $5, is the best I’ve tried and I’ve been using it for years now – I love that it’s so much more gentle for your hair as it has no ammonia and it’s hydrogen-free.
The thing is, when you’re dying your hair yourself, there’s a certain level of risk involved, which is why you need a reliable hair dye. Regardless of your skill level, if the dye isn’t good, it can look patchy, fade inconsistently or worse, turn your hair a completely different color to what the box shows. I use Bigen once a week to touch up my roots and no one, not even my hairstylist can tell!
Bigen Permanent Powder Hair Color
Bigen’s Permanent Powder Hair Color is great for anyone with dark blonde to black hair and it’s ideal for touching up roots to banish greys or intensifying the color of your natural hair. If you’re looking to go lighter or for a dramatic hair transformation, then check out our hair coloring guide. I use the shade Oriental Black and it makes my color look really rich and intense, and so much healthier and shinier.
What’s really unique about this hair dye is that it comes in a powder formula, so you only need to add water. This also means you can mix up as much as you need without wasting lots of product. So if you’re only doing your roots, you can just use a small amount.
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How To Use The Bigen Dye
Wash your hair 24 hours before you dye your hair to remove any oil build-up. Grab a non-metallic bowl (or use the plastic mixing tray provided) and mix the powder with warm water in the quantities specified until it makes a thick paste. Using the applicator, apply it from root to tip to dry hair, working the hair dye into the hair. Leave it for 30 minutes if you have natural hair and 15 minutes if your hair is permed or relaxed.
For more hair coloring tips, check out everything you should know before you dye your hair at home.