Got a burning hair dye question that needs to be answered? Scratching your head about a Manic Panic product and want to know more? Here are our frequently asked questions as well as links to our top guides and tutorials.

How To Use Manic Panic

We've broken down the lessons in our Manic Panic University guides to take you through the entire hair dyeing process. If you're simply here for the basics on how to dye your hair then please consult the guides below:

All of our guides include details instructions for application as well as video tutorials hosted by our very own Tish & Snooky. Sit back and top up on some hair dye knowledge with help from our founders. Other guides you may find useful include:

Frequently Asked Questions

Why Use Manic Panic Hair Colour?

Manic Panic is your ticket to achieving bold, bright and beautiful new hair colours. You should choose because our hair dyes are 100% Vegan & Cruelty-Free - they are tested on celebrities, not animals! They are also free from harsh chemicals and allergens such as PPD, parabens and even gluten.

What Is Professional Colour?

Manic Professional is our range of products designed solely for the use of salons and hair care professionals. Here are some quick links to get you started with Manic Panic's Pro-Line:

  • Check Out Our Guide: Get the low-down on Manic Panic's top hair dye range here.
  • See The Products: Take a look a which exciting colours we have on offer here.
  • Sign Up For An Account: Register your salon account to be able to buy these products. 


Do I Need To Prelighen My Hair?

To ensure you get the most vibrant and colourful results from Manic Panic Hair Dye, like you see on our swatches, it is recommended you pre-lighten your hair to a pale blonde (level 9-10) shade with the Flash Lightning Kit. Here’s a list of dark colours that may leave bold highlights on darker hair: After Midnight Enchanted Forest Fuchsia Shock Hot Hot Pink Green Envy Infra Red Purple Haze Raven Shocking Blue Vampire Red Vampire’s Kiss Venus Envy Violet Night