Even at home hair coloring kits have come a long way when it comes to being gentler, safer and more pleasant smelling. They too use far fewer harsh chemicals that can lead to damaged hair in a heartbeat. Making it safer for you to get the desired results. Which as hair color ideas go isn't a bad thing, now is it?
Then how committed are you to your color choice? In other words are you ready for a permanent change or are you still dabbling so that semi_permanent color would be a safer way to go?