The best total estimate for the dye job and cut comes in at about $400, according to Slate. That's a bit pricey and times are hard. But here's the next best thing you can do:
1. Take a picture of yourself with a webcam.
2. Use the photo editor at the bottom of this page at Buzzfeed.
3. Enjoy your new look.
Pictured to the right is a fabulous looking Ed Schultz, host of MSNBC's "The Ed Show."