Score Fresh Locks at Home with Boxed Hair Color That’s Pro-Perfect

Posted Wednesday August 20, 2014 3:03 PM GMT

Are your tresses lacking that desired shine from a new dye job? Thanks to some digging, you can skip salon prices and get great results in the comfort of your own home!

Boxed hair colors continue to improve and there are a number of products on the market that offer up advanced formulations for a pleasant and less damaging experience. We know that applying your own hair color may sound tricky, but that shouldn’t keep you from saving time and money!

Whether you have brown, red, blond or black hair, we found the perfect fit for you. Below are our suggestions on how to score luscious locks that look like you just stepped out of a fancy salon for a fraction of the price! All are available between $5-$15!

L'Oréal Paris Superior Preference - L'Oréal Paris Superior Preference is a classic formula that holds its own with users because it's easy to use and the colors are fade-resistant -- lasting up to eight weeks. The formula uses a traditional squeeze tube applicator with an extended tip to easily reaches roots. It comes in 51 vibrant and natural shades. Test out the color on a small strand of hair to ensure it's what you're looking for.

Clairol Natural Instincts - Clairol Natural Instincts gets high ratings from several professional and consumer sources for producing excellent, glossy and fade-resistant color. It's a demi-permanent formula -- often categorized as non-permanent -- which is gentler than permanent hair color but lasts longer than semi-permanent options. Reviewers say that it leaves hair feeling soft and has a pleasant fruity scent. It's available in 22 shades.

L'Oréal Paris Touch-On Highlights - L'Oréal Paris Touch-On Highlights is a top pick among experts and consumers because it is easy to apply and blends in naturally with existing hair color. The formula comes with a fingertip applicator that allows for precision in placing highlights with just the brush of a finger. The formula is available in four shades.

Garnier Nutrisse Haircolor - Experience Garnier Nutrisse, a nourishing color treatment that gives you rich, healthy-looking color for weeks. The exclusive color treatment, enriched with conditioners and fruit-oil concentrate, penetrates into the hair fibers to nourish deep down while still delivering rich, long-lasting color. This is a nice option if you have dry locks that need extra conditioning.

Revlon Colorsilk Beautiful Color Permanent Hair Color - Treat yourself to beautiful color with Revlon Colorsilk Beautiful Color Permanent Hair Color. It provides strong coverage with natural, even tones from root to tip. The rich colors stay beautiful, even between applications, and it is formulated to nourish hair from the inside out.

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