Hair

The best home dye kits

Whatever new look you're going for, here's the best kits out there to help you refresh your 'do from the comfort of your own home.

Best hair dye for covering greys

Clairol Expert Collection Pantene Age Defy Hair Colour, £6.99

A special 3-step system gives you up to 100% long-lasting grey coverage and goes beyond to fight 7 signs of ageing hair: stubborn greys, lacklustre colour, coarseness, dryness, unruly hair, breakage and frizz. Available in 18 shades.

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Best permanent hair dye

Garnier Olia Permanent Hair Colour, £6.99

Permanent colour with no ammonia, powered by 60% oils. Improves the visible quality of hair – appears softer and shinier.

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Best semi-permanent hair dye

Clairol Nice'n Easy Non-Permanent Hair Dye, £3.75

Nice'n Easy Non-Permanent is ideal for first time colourers, no visible roots, no long term commitment. It's natural looking non-permanent colour that gradually washes away.

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Best home ombré or dip dye

L'Oréal Paris Préférence Féria Extreme Brush-On Dip Dye, £7.29

Expert easy application brush developed with L'Oréal Paris' expert to help achieve the perfect Ombré look. Enriched with nutri-ceramide for smooth and silky hair that's easy to manage with dazzling shine.

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Best for home highlights

Jeremy Russel Bblonde Maximum Highlighting Kit,£6.49

Enriched with avocado oil and seaweed extract, this kit helps to care for your hair as it lifts it, and is able to take your shade up to 9 shades lighter.

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Best hair dye for brunettes

John Frieda Precision Foam Colour Brilliant Brunette, £9.99

Uses foam technology to deliver salon-quality results at home. With various flattering shades to choose from, achieving flawless, natural-looking results at home has never been quicker or easier.

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Best hair dye for redheads

Vidal Sassoon Salonist Permanent Hair Colour, £9.99

Shimmering gold & reds weave a warm tonal tapestry for an intensely vibrant look. The result is stunning, seamlessly blended hair colour with lots of depth and tones.

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Best hair dye for blondes

Revlon Colorsilk Haircolor Light Natural Blonde, £5.23

Gives you natural-looking, even colour from root to tip. Formulated to penetrate every strand with its gentle, ammonia-free formula and after-colour conditioner infused with nourishing silk proteins.

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Best natural hair dye

Naturtint Permanent Hair Dye, £10.99

With a variety of shades ranging from Ebony Black to Light Dawn Blonde, Naturtint’s permanent hair colour formula provides everything you need to colour, nourish, repair, strengthen, protect & care for your hair.

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By Cate Sutherland

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