This TikTok challange is the easiest way to temporarily dye your hair

Lockdown improvising at its finest

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We are currently in lockdown in SA to try to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. This means that, if you want to change-up or maintain your look, you can’t call on your trusted beauty pros to get you looking fancy ‘n fresh. Instead, you’ll have to rely on your own skills (or lack thereof!), a little imagination and a whole lotta improvising. And one challenge – which is doing the rounds on TikTok – is turning light hair into purple manes. And you only need one product to do it.

Pretty in purple

Have you ever wanted to experiment with your hair colour? If you have naturally (or bleached) light hair and some blue or purple-hued toning shampoo lurking in your bathroom cupboard, now is your chance. The Purple Shampoo Challenge has TikTok users changing their hair colour by applying this type of shampoo to dry hair, as it intensifies the outcome when rinsed out. The result? Soft, violet locks (that will be restored to normal in just a couple of washes).

@urblondebbyPurple shampoo challenge & 10 hrs later… my hairs purple 😂🤯 ##BeautyIs ##fyp ##4u ##ultimatefancam ##purplehair♬ original sound – gracieeec

@julieebussPurple shampoo obsession. Might have to dye my hair purple soon! 💜 ##purpleshampoo ##fyp ##foryoupage♬ Tadow – Masego & FKJ

@trpayneThe result of leaving purple shampoo in my dry hair ft. my dog in the background. ##results ##purpleshampoo ##hairdye ##fyp ##quarantine♬ original sound – trpayne

@mackensiermintzleaving purple shampoo in my hair to dye it purple gnite 🥵 ##signalfound ##CharliesAngelsUnite ##fyp♬ Candy – Doja Cat

So if you’ve always wondered if purple is your colour after all, now is the best time to experiment.

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