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Possibility of making temporary hair colouring? Answered

Hello there,
I've always wanted to dye my hair grey but didn't want to go through the hassle and the possible hair damage of bleaching.  I came across someone selling chalk sticks for temporary hair colouring and was wondering if a cheaper, liquid version could be made to cover all the hair instead of a small part.

My initial idea was to use calcium carbonate and grey food colouring with maybe a little bit of talcum powder which will then be mixed with some water so it can be applied easier.

These are the ingredients in the colouring I want to use:
glycerol, propylene glycol, silicon dioxide, titanium dioxide, vegetable carbon 
Is there anything here I should be concerned about?

As I'm going for a grey colour I was also looking at using a small amount of activated charcoal or some other skin safe fine black powder.

Is this the best way or are there better alternatives?

Advice will be appreciated.
Thanks for reading.


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4 years ago

There are temporary hair dies and sprays for this sort of thing.