Wash your hair with your favorite shampoo. If you normally use a conditioner, go ahead and condition as usual.
Give your hair a final rinse and blot it dry with a big, fluffy towel. Blot as much water as you can out of your hair. Blot, blot, blot!
Squeeze a dime-sized amount of temporary rinse into the palm of your hand. Run your hand through your hair, using your fingers to spread the rinse over your hair.
Repeat the process until you have even coverage. Run a wide-toothed comb through your hair to ensure that you have covered all of your hair with the rinse.
Dry your hair with a hair dryer or let it air dry. Style your hair just like you do on any other day. Don't worry. The temporary rinse will not rub off during blow drying or brushing and it will not rub off on your clothes or pillow once its dry.
When you want to remove the rinse, simply wash your hair as usual. The rinse will wash right out!
If you have only a few hairs that you want to cover up, squeeze some rinse onto a cotton ball and dab it on your hair.
Make sure you remove as much water from your hair as you can. Adding a rinse to hair that is dripping wet can result in a big mess. Not only will the water drip from your head, but the rinse will too!
Keep in mind that a temporary rinse will not lift pigment from your hair, so you can only go from light to dark, not dark to light. For instance, if your hair is champagne blonde, you can use a rinse to color it chestnut brown, but if you are a brunette, you can only match or deepen your color.