Pastel shades such as Manic Panic's Dreamsicle and other very light colours do tend to be the first to fade. They are a lot less pigmented which gives them that very pretty, soft appearance but this does mean that they will only be sticking around for a 2-4 week period until they have faded entirely.
How permanent is Manic Panic hair dye?
Which Manic Panic Hair color are you using? They have two types of hairdyes: semi-permanent and temporary. Temporary hair color only lasts until you wash and shampoo your hair. Semi-permanent hair dyes may take longer to wash out completely.
Is Manic Panic hair dye damaging?
Manic Panic hair dye does not damage hair and contains restorative properties, acting as a conditioner that hydrates and "fills” processed hair. Manic Panic Hair Color should be used exactly as supplied and described on the packaging. Do not add peroxide or other permanent hair colorants.
Can you sleep with Manic Panic in your hair?
Manic panic is basically container and pigment. There's no need to mix it with more conditioner unless you want a lighter color. It is safe to leave overnight, it's like a deep conditioner (even without mixing any in) just put a shower cap or a plastic bag over your hair and sleep on it.
Should Manic Panic go on clean or dirty hair?
After you pass the patch/strand test (more about that below), you're ready to apply your Manic Panic color to the rest of your hair. Start with clean, unconditioned, and dry hair. Apply the color evenly in sections to fully saturate the hair strands.
Does Manic Panic fully wash out?
Temporary hair color only lasts until you wash and shampoo your hair. Semi-permanent hair dyes may take longer to wash out completely. Here are some ways to remove manic panic colors from your hair. Wash hair daily for a week or until the dye fades off.