Hair coloring usually goes something like this: you mix together a few boxes of dye, apply it to your strands from root to tip, sit under a dryer and rinse.
And because this is the most familiar process, Erykah Badu's latest Instagram adventure may seem a tad eccentric—but then again, that's what makes it so cool.
Last night (January 18), the 2017 ESSENCE 'Black Women In Music' honoree added paint to her vibrant locks in just a few easy steps. Seriously, this is a DIY method that any hair novice could pull off.
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And while there's no word on what inspired Badu's latest hairdo, we're completely enamored with the finished look.
First, Badu created a palette of primary colors and two pastel shades.
A photo posted by THE UNICORN (@erykahbadu) on Jan 18, 2017 at 7:02pm PST
Next, she gathered the hair over her shoulder, and began to apply the paint with a brush.
A video posted by THE UNICORN (@erykahbadu) on Jan 18, 2017 at 7:15pm PST
Here’s the end result:
A video posted by THE UNICORN (@erykahbadu) on Jan 18, 2017 at 7:34pm PST
We’re definitely bookmarking this one for festival season.
Move over mermaid and unicorn hair; this may be the next big color trend.