You love your new hair color but how do you make it last?
You decided to get a color change, so you get to a salon and spend a pretty penny on the full color overhaul. Whether you decide on a sun-kissed look or a complete change, the question now is: How do you get that color to last until your next color visit?
We would like to share a few tips to make your color last longer.
Not because we don’t want to see you sooner but because we want your color to last and look beautiful until your next color appointment.
So what’s the secret to longer-lasting hair color?
Here’s our guide to longer-lasting hair color:
Wait before washing your hair.
We recommend waiting at least 24-48 hours before you wash you hair after a color service to allow the color set in the hair.
If there is a dire need to wash the hair opt for a good rinsing and massage your fingers through the scalp. Massaging your scalp will clean the scalp and hair without rinsing away the color.
Avoid washing your hair with hot water.
Yes, we all love a hot shower after a long day, but is it worth color fatage?
We recommend using cooler water temperatures when washing colored hair to help prolong the brightness of the color.
Hot water opens the hair cuticle allowing the color to escape resulting in color fading faster. Washing hair with cooler water helps maintain the color longer.
Use the right products for your hair type.
During your appointment, our hair color specialists will ask you about the products you use at home to determine if they are right for you.
To help maintain your fresh colored hair, you might have to switch out some of your go-to products.
Many over-the-counter products contain salts, sulfates and detergents. That’s why they are inexpensive. These ingredient strip hair color out! Instead, opt for products that are