Having your hair professionally colored at the salon is a major commitment - of time and money. Instead of spending both in a pro's chair for a new hue, try an at-home hair color kit in your own bathroom. To ensure that you avoid a dye disaster, professional colorists offer their expert advice for coloring your hair at home.

Before you grab a box of dye, follow these at-home color commandments for a glossy, flawless shade that will look fresh from the salon.

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