After about ten minutes, paint the same color on your roots and work it in with your fingers. Wait five minutes, then rinse and towel-dry. (Your hair will be slightly orange at this point—don't panic!)
The latest at-home dyes (translucent, deeply conditioning) can transform your haircolor from lackluster to positively lustrous. Colorist Rick Wellman of the Patrick Melville Salon & Spa in New York City shows three women how to pull off some truly gorgeous hocus-pocus.
Our December issue features Oprah's Favorite Things—as well as your chance to win them all! You'll also find our easy holiday declutter plan, Dr. Oz's guide to sleeping better (starting tonight) and the ultimate holiday menu.