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“It’s a fun idea if you have kids or you have a corporate job,” she said. “It will be really fun for summer because you can have fun ponytails.”

Some more tips:

• Use art soft pastel chalk. Oil-based chalk will stain your hair. Sidewalk chalk or chalkboard chalk won’t stick to your hair.

• No matter what color your hair, apply the chalk to dry hair first. If you have darker hair and the chalk isn’t showing up, then dampen the hair before applying.

• Using a curling or flat iron after chalking can help seal your hair, if needed.

• Blondes may have to shampoo a few times before the color fully rinses out.

• Shake or brush the chalk out of your hair before you wash it. Getting chalked hair wet could stain your hair.

• Protect your clothes and hands. Wear gloves and a smock or towel to keep chalk from getting on you while you’re applying it. Chalk can flake off while it’s in your hair, so it’s a good idea not to wear light-colored clothes.