Exactly How to Dye Your Hair at Home and Look Completely Perfect

DIY dye jobs have a bad rap—but here's why they rock.

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Real talk: DIY dye jobs have a bad rap. But this is 2015, meaning dyes are better and easier to use than ever before. Here, with the help of the new Vidal Sassoon Salonist™ kit, our model gets the red hue she's always wanted—without the help of pricey pros.

India-Jewel Jackson

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