When it comes to hair color, it is best to leave it to the professionals. There have been many instances when people have tried to change their hair color at home and ended up with nothing but an expensive bill from the hair salon that includes color correction services for the results that came from choosing the wrong type of hair dye or choosing the wrong color or tone that does not adhere well to the hair.
Choosing a professional stylist can help to reduce the problems that come from dying the hair at home. Professional stylists have the knowledge and tools to create hair colors, regardless of the original color of the hair. In the case that the individual would like to create dark hair from blonde natural colors, or creating blonde hair from a darker natural color, it is recommended that the individual receive help from the stylist that specializes in these types of processes.
As a general rule of thumb, in the case that you are going more than two shades above or below the natural color or changing the color completely than it is recommended that a meeting wth a stylist is set up to see if the goals can be easily achieved through the hair style and color.