How to dye your hair with Kool-Aid

How to dye your hair with Kool-Aid

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My 9-year old daughter is off to camp tomorrow and, being a part of the Green Team, needed all things green…including her hair. And since we weren’t quite ready for a $40 dye job, she researched temporary dyeing and came up with this idea.

She mixed 5 packages of lemon-lime Kool-Aid (choose your favorite flavor) with about 8 ounces of water in two small bowls. The less water, the deeper the color. She then put her hair into pig tails, dipped the two ends in the bowls for 5 minutes, then rinsed them in the same two bowls filled with clean water. She then wrapped the pig tail ends in tin foil (apparently she’s spent too much time in beauty salons), waited 5 more minutes, then unwrapped and combed out her hair. Even after washing and conditioning, the hair stayed dyed. Will see how long it lasts.

Seems like a fairly harmless way of adding a little flair to your hair for special events or spirit weeks.

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