5 tips to retain hair color for longer

5 tips to retain hair color for longer

Does your hair color fade within a few days after you got it done? If yes, you are not alone. It happens with most of us. Let’s have a look at a few tips that can save it from fading.

Shampoo before you color

Shampoo and dry your tresses before you have the salon service. The shampoo will cleanse all the dirt from your locks. After shampoo, thoroughly rinse and condition them. It will retain the shade value and helps it last longer.  Make sure you use tepid water than hot water. Just wash your tresses once. There is no need to apply shampoo twice.

Be cautious while using hair spray

Always spray at a distance of about 10 inches. It coats the hair shaft and suffocates the tresses making them dull and dry. Spraying too close makes your locks look pastry crust. Moreover, the spray chemical dries them and it lifts color molecules from the shaft. So, therefore, make sure you use less high-volume alcohol hair styling products.

Limit the use of heat

Hair straighteners and blow dryers can damage the color treated hair. So make sure you do not use heat on the freshly colored treated tresses.

Get dead ends trimmed

It is important to get your dead ends trimmed on a regular basis. It will help the ends not to look faded.  The whole strand is dead once it grows from the scalp. By the time it grows 4-8 inches, they get drier than the mid-air shaft and needs to be trimmed off.

What else??

Use semi-colorants. This will allow your tresses color to last longer. They can last for about 6-8 shampoos. Make use of color shampoos. This will help you to extend the longevity of the treatment.

However, if you want the treatment to last longer, do not miss your salon appointments and take necessary care of your locks.

However, also ensure you get your tresses colored from a hair specialist. A professional understands your needs and use quality products for the best results. The after care is equally important.

For more details on hair color services, get in touch with Suede Salon. We are a reputable Sacramento Salon offers a wide range of services, including, hair straightening, retexturizing, coloring, extensions and lots more. Our range of services also includes facial laser treatments. Call us today to fix an appointment with hair and skin experts. You can also email us your queries. We will be happy to help you.

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