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Social distancing has brought out the creativity in many people. Whether it’s channeled through baking sourdough, putting together a puzzle or whipping up some actually whipped coffee, we are all taking on creative challenges to stay entertained during this needed phase of social isolation. And the resurgence of tie-dye certainly fits into that mold.
Tie-dye was coming back as a fashion trend long before March shifted everyday lives around the globe. From celebrities sporting pastel tie-dyed sweatsuits to Ariana Grande’s “God Is A Woman” merch, there were clear indications tie-dye was on its way up in the style realm. But the go-to clothing craft exploded in popularity online after social distancing efforts went into effect. Now, TikTok teens and Instagram baddies are all in on the DIY trend that kills time — and creates killer results.
Tie-dye kits are everywhere, but any former ’90s kid knows not all dye is created equal. Sometimes, the dye is too runny, creating a muddy result. Sometimes the dye appears to saturate perfectly, then washes right out when rinsed. Finding a proper kit is key to a good tie-dye result, but it certainly isn’t easy.
Due to the popularity, tie-dye kits are selling out all over the internet, and it’s left many struggling to find a top-performing set. But top-rated kits are still out there, giving you color options no matter what your style is. Whether you want a modern pastel look or a wacky traditional rainbow, check out these kits that will give your boring white tees and socks a makeover.
Shop: Tulip One-Step Tie-Dye Kit, $32
Shop: Spring Spray Tie-Dye Kit, $10.75
Shop: Primary Color Spray Tie-Dye Kit, $10.75
Shop: Neon Spray Tie-Dye Kit, $10.75
Shop: Tulip One-Step Mini Tie-Dye Kit, $9.55
Shop: Jacquard Tie Dye Kit, $18.75
Shop: 24-Color Tie-Dye Kit, $75.99
Shop: Tulip Mermaid Tie-Dye Kit, $18.35
Shop: Tulip Shibori Tie-Dye Kit, $18.35
Shop: Jacquard Funky Groovy Procion Tie-Dye Kit, $10.98
If you liked this story, check out how to create your own pastel tie-dye at home.
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