Women Are Using Tissue Paper to Dye Their Hair and the Results Are *Crazy*

Color us impressed.

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The internet has not only reached peak rainbow hair obsession—it now has a hack for dyeing your mane more often, for less. And by less we mean under a dollar.

The secret? Beauty bloggers are using crepe paper, as in the material used to create cheap party decorations, to dye their hair crazy colors and the results are impressive, to say the least.

Whether you want a dip-dye effect or full head of hair color, all you have to do is cut up the paper into strips, add them to a bowl of warm salt water, then soak the hair in the mixture for 15 minutes before washing it out. Another technique for an ombré is simply wetting the paper and tying it to the ends of the hair using elastics.

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While it depends on your hair type and how often you wash it, the color will last about a week, which is just enough time to show it off *and* keep up with the latest color trend. Or, decide if you want to keep your bright color (or colors!) permanently.

Watch the process in action, and check out even more budget-friendly crepe paper dye jobs, below:

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