Save money on Hair! | The Savings Wife

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Save money on Hair!

One way I save a lot of money is by doing at home hair coloring.   Going lighter is hard but staying the same shade or going darker is easy.   I found that by dying my hair back to the root color, I can save a bundle on hair coloring and can color less often.  If you want you can always go one shade lighter or darker than your root color.  You can also add a tint of red to browns to warm up a shade.   If you dye your hair red it will eventually fade but you cannot take the red hint out yourself.  Don't go blond right after or you will be orange.   
Root color do it yourself.  Current color.
Do it yourself Color
Done after fire red. 
Kids picked color!
To save even more I signed up for L'Oreal Gold Rewards.  You can then get up to 2 free boxes a year simply by entering your color codes.   

Sign up FREE to be L’Oreal Gold Rewards Member. Then login monthly and you can enter 2 codes per month. The first Monday of the Month you can get a free perk after you enter your codes. They call it "Golden Monday". When you enter in 5 codes you can get a FREE Box of hair color!
FREE Loreal Codes:• Feria #36 HE192• Feria #56 12G600• Feria #67 12G400• Superior Preference #4R Dark Auburn 12G401• Preference shade 5 12F900• Preference shade 5 HE288• Preference shade 5 12G502• Preference shade 5 12G606• Preference shade 5A 12G800• Preference shade 6 12H104• Preference shade 6 12F509Sublime Mousse (20V): 30H204 , 30GN04, 30H102, 30H300Root Rescue: 12G403, 12G4UU,Superior Preference: 20V 12H401, 4A 12H401Superior Preference: 4a 12H500Feria: 25V 12G00030gd00 – Sublime Mousse (Pure Light Blond Color #90)12CN01 – Healthy Look Crème Gloss
I also do my own hair cutting.   When your hair is long and curly there is not much you can mess up. I do bang trims for my girls.  A simple buzz cut with your own clippers works for the boys too. 

You can also get coupons for places like Supercuts and Hair Cuttery.   There is also training places for these salons so you can get free haircuts even though you might have to wait a little longer. Supercuts offers a buy 9 haircuts and get one free program.  JCPenny Salons also do free kids hair cuts every Sunday.  Make sure you call for an appointment with them, slots fill up fast.  

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