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When you've got dark hair, and you want to try unicorn hair color in a non-committal way (read: no bleach), you're not really left with a ton of options. Most temporary chalks and dyes on the market don't really work on your strands because they don't make enough of an impact to actually show up. At best, that pretty aqua will just look like a blackened blue on your strands. Bummertown, am I right?
So, when we started hearing buzz about using eyeshadows in your hair to sub as full-on color, we were immediately interested. Apparently, the shades inject your hair with a visible pop of color that shows up on even the inkiest of black strands. And, with a few crafty tricks, it will supposedly actually stay put for more than five minutes. Best of all, no bleach or dyes of any type to futz with.
To test that theory, we grabbed three of our raven-haired coworkers — all with distinct hair types — to see if this was the real deal. Each one tried a different technique with varying results. Click through to see what happened. This may be the final push you need to test drive a rainbow mane.
In these last few weeks of 2014, our minds and bodies have been put to the test. We’ve pulled all-nighters completing work projects, studying for finals, and shopping — aggressively. Now that everything is (almost) said and done, we’re prepping for some much-needed time offline. For you, maybe that’s coming in the read
It's all happening so fast, isn't it? The tree is up at Rockefeller Center, and we begrudgingly welcome the subsequent gridlock. Lights are twinkling, our favorite department store windows are awe-worthy, and RSVPs have been answered.
If there's one time of year I want to get really decked out and glammed up, this is read