What Is The Difference Between Box Colour and Professional Hair Colour?

Hair colours in hundreds of shades are now available at all shops to buy at your convenience. So why would you still chose a professional hair colour? What makes the difference between cheap and quick colours from the shops and the brands that offer in salon products? Because more and more people ask us these questions, we decide to put together some answers to the most common issues to guide you through them.

Shop Hair Dyes aka Box Colour

1. What is a Box Colour?

The name already says a lot: it is a box colour. This means that you have all the ingredients in one box which makes it very simple to use, but this also means you cannot personalise it, the results are always unpredictable. Usually a box colour contains a cream colour found in a tube and a developer which is a runnier fluid. Mix the two in the applicator provided and hope for the best.

2. Can I achieve the hair colour from the picture on the box?

Even though these dyes promise to create the same results on different hair, keep in mind that a different base colour (your natural colour) will result in different shade even if using the same dye as your friend per se. Just like “one size does not fit all”! So to answer this question: if you’re lucky, yes. Most of the times: no.

3. Is it easy to do roots colour with box dye?

Applying the colour is made easier and easier, but honestly, did you ever have enough colour when doing it yourself? Did you ever cover perfectly at the back as well? Most of the times