I can be realllly good at messing things up.  That is why when my best friend sent me this new Viral Colorwash, I thought for sure I would find a way to do something wrong and have to bury my head for a week.  But somehow… they make this stuff soooo easy to use, you really can’t mess it up!

Viral Colorwash adds extreme bold tones to pre-lightened hair, then lightens and fades out as you shampoo regularly.  It’s basically the best way to play around with color, without having to commit.

To get this look I used the Teal Viral Colorwash which you can get here.  They have a lot of really great colors to choose from, but I chose this one for my first use.

My roots were already pretty dark, so from that point down I just started working the Viral Colorwash into my hair… dry!  I actually did not use any water- yet.  I worked the blue product alllll throughout the blonde in my hair (wearing gloves of course) and then let it sit for about 13 minutes.  I then sprayed my hair with a little bit of water from a spray bottle, and kept working the product into my hair like shampoo.  With the added water, it started to foam up and was even easier to work with.

About 2 minutes later I hopped into the shower and got my hair wet.  I rubbed the product in even more, this time really getting it into my roots as well.  (The only bit of caution I would give at this point, is if color splatters on your shower walls, rinse it off asap so it doesn’t stain!)  After working it into my roots, I rinsed my hair completely clean of the colorwash.  I added a little bit of conditioner to my ends (cause I tend to be a knotty mess) and followed with a good blow dry.  That’s it!  No stress, no commitment, and you are in control of the boldness of the color!

I started out bold, but you can always do a light wash first, then continue to use it to build up more and more color if you’re a bit timid.

For more details about the Viral Colorwash, I’ve included a link to their FAQ page here


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