You can have one color or ten color it's totally up to you. Don't be scared and if you don't like it you can always cover it with black. If you never try you'll never know. Remember that this change does come with a price because the maintenance of colored hair is more than without. You must use color treatment shampoo and conditioner products. You must also deep condition your hair every week to keep the moisture in it. This will prevent your hair from getting brittle and breaking off. Moisture is the key to your skin and scalp. So go out and be adventurous with color. The best way to ease into it is streaks or starting with one section. Have fun and I hope I've been of some help to you today. Don't forget my beauties healthy hair is good hair.