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How Long Does Splat Hair Dye Last?

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Unless you love natural hair color. You will use hair dye From time to time, and that means you will have to work with different brands of hair of dye till you get the one that suits your need, especially the brands that last longer. Let’s get to deal a question of the day which is “how long does splat hair dye last on hair?”

Splat hair dye lasts between 2 to 3 weeks or longer depending on the number of washes, color applied and your maintenance routine. Since splat hair dye is a semi-permanent type of dye, be mindful to dye the hair again once it starts fading.

Before going back, I would love to share some helpful tips with you. Also, find out how long the arctic fox hair dye lasts on hair.

Some mistakes you make can make you blame the dye brand. So beware!!!

How To Apply Splat Hair Dye.

Believe it or not, the way you apply and the nature of your hair before you applied the hair dye also have effects on how long it will last.

Not only does hair dye work well on bleached Hair it also last longer on bleached hair. So to dye hair with splat hair dye and make it last you Will likely.

1. Bleach Your Hair

Don’t take it too seriously because it’s not compulsory. It’s optional, but have in mind that your choice predicts what you get and getting the best base is necessary for outstanding coloring results.

2. Maintain Clean Base

Next is to ensure that the whole hair is very clean from dirt and shades of previous hair color. Just make sure you wash out every single bit of residue as you don’t need a prophet to tell you that dirt and previous hair color affects the expected color result.

3. Run Allergy Strand Test

If you are a new user and you want to do it yourself, take a few strands of hair underneath, mix your dye and apply to that strand. After that wait for a specified time, if nothing strange happens, Kudos, you are good to go color the full hair.

But I always recommend you visit a professional if you are just starting. Your hair colorist must perform a few minutes of strand test. The process won’t take more than 5-10 minutes.

4. Part The Hair Into Section

You can part in many sections, but four is the recommended and common number. After that make use of hair clips to hold each section.

5. Fight and Preventing Dye Stains

Yes, this is very important. The majority of the hair color freaks I meet on social media complained deeply about the staining aspect of splat hair dye. Some even told me I should never use it. Do you know why? Simply, they didn’t follow the instructions carefully. It’s important you

  • Leave ¼ inch away from the scalp or
  • You visit a professional hair colorist to get it done.


6. Apply the hair dye

Now you have applied the dye to one section and massage to distribute the dye evenly. Repeat the same process for other sections keeping the ¼ inch instruction.

7. Give It Enough Time To Process

40- 60 minutes is enough. But if it starts itching you before time Rinse it off.

For the rinsing, make sure you use cold water, rinse till the water runs clear.

Tips To Make It Last Longer.

Take this as an aftercare tip add it to your experience and believe something good is coming.

  • Firstly and foremost, you will have to change your wardrobe. By wardrobe, I mean your hair care kits. If you don’t have a color friendly shampoo inside. I highly recommend you get one and remove the older ones.
  • Many ladies prefer washing with warm water. But trust whenever you join the Hair coloring team be ready to adapt to the use of cold water for hair wash
  • Minimize the use of heating tools. They tend to do more of the fading job.
  • Also, wash hair once in a while. Let’s say at most twice in a week or two, depending on how long you can carry it.

Keep in mind that some color fades faster than the others ( especially blue that quickly start fading to green in 2-3 Weeks).

Remember, anytime you notice that the color is fading, dye it again and you are good.

FAQs & Conclusion

Q: How long does splat last without bleach?

As said earlier splat without bleach can last between 5-15 washes, depending on hair texture and overall hair care routine.

I have heard a lot about Arctic fox hair dye. And most times my colleagues tried to compare it to splat hair dye. But believe both brands are good.

Reviewers so far say that arctic fox hair dye is better than splat hair dye and in all aspects. I won’t just pass judgment from experience. I will let the reviewers decide.

Now I would love to hear from you as well:

When comparing arctic fox hair dye vs splat hair dye, which do you think works and performs better?

Or maybe you have tried splat hair dye and got something to share with us.

Do let us know by leaving a comment below right now and don’t forget to share with friends.

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I am Stanley. A Professional Unisex Hairstylist, Writer and books lover. After 12 months apprenticeship program as a stylist I started working with my boss for extra 1 year. This time frame made me acummulate knowledge and experience in the hair industry, of which I will love to share with friends all over the world through my blog.

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