I'm a sucker for Pinterest DIYs, like the scrabble tile coasters I managed to make for a friend's birthday, the printed vintage cloth napkins that I dip-dyed, or even when I made a yogurt and oatmeal mask for my face. But these DIYs don't always end up pretty. Case in point: Kat Dennings dyed her hair with coffee and ended up with an insane caffeine rush, she admitted to the world on The Jimmy Fallon show on Monday night.
Apparently, this DIY trick is insanely popular, with YouTube videos and Pinterest pages dedicated to this particular technique of dyeing hair. Though, Dennings missed one particularly important instruction—use decaf!
Another mistake she made: in most of the tutorials, the instructors advise doing this trick more than once, so you can let the color really soak in. After some Pinterest digging, I found that you can also apparently dye your hair with henna, lemons, walnuts, and sandalwood essential oil. Who would've thought?