Whether you have metallic peach, blue, red, blonde roast or wine hair, colored hair need more attention and care if you want the color to last long.
Tips to take care of your colored hair
- Use Sulfate free shampoo and conditioner
- Use heat protection spray before using any hot tool
- Keep up with trims
- Choose the right dyes
- Dry shampoo for the rescue
- After coloring wait 2 days before shampoo
- Use small amount of dye in your conditioner
- Wash and rinse each color separately if you have multicolored hair
Use Sulfate free shampoo
Sodium Laureth Sulfate, a common chemical in hair care products. This ingredient is used to produce more foaming effect to your conditioner and shampoo. And causes lather that strips your strands of their in-built moisture that eventually fades off permanent color. Use sulfate free shampoo.
Use heat protection spray before using any hot tool
Everyone knows that using a heat styling tool on a regular basis can cause a considerable amount of damage to your hair . To help prevent these problems try to use heat protection spray before blow drying or styling .
Keep up with trims
If you have not been trimming your hair in every 4-6 week this will cause more damage and those dead ends won’t hold color and color will fade faster. So keep up with trims, this will help the color to stay in hair for long time.
Dry shampoo for the rescue
Dry Shampoo is an innovative formula that boosts body and helps eliminate oily roots, giving dull lifeless hair an instant makeover without water and helps to make hair color last longer.
Choose the right dye
When you are coloring your hair, it’s most important to get a good dye and bleach so your hair does not get too damaged.
After coloring wait for 2 days before shampoo
After your hair color wait for 2 days before washing your hair after hair coloring. Because after dye, cuticle layer would still be open which leads to your color being washed. it takes 2 days for fully closing of cuticle layer. So the longer you wait to shampoo your hair after you color your hair, the more time the color pigment will have to soak into the hair cuticle.
Dyed hair get thirsty, so keep moisture in your hair as much as possible. For the moisture you need to do deep conditioning, and mask these product keep moisture, nourished in dyed hair.
Use small amount of dye in your conditioner
Use of dye in your conditioner helps the dye to stay in your hair. And always use white conditioner in mixture other colored conditioners may change your hair color.
Be aware that some of the dye may come off on your skin when you use it. Be sure to rinse your hair well afterwards so that you don’t stain your towels.
Wash and rinse each color separately if you have multicolored hair
This is most important if you dyed your color recently in light hair color blue, pink, red. If you try to wash your hair at once, you risk to mix your hair color. Wash your every different colored hair separately.