You've opted for natural hair color: here's how to take care of it.
Natural hair colors are good for the hair. So you have just fallen for this method. The only problem? You wonder how to keep this coloring as long as possible. For that, do not panic, today we give you all the tips to keep your color vibrant for as long as possible.
Made from henna or plants, natural colorings are made without chemicals and are therefore better for the hair. Just like basic colorings, the problem of color retention arises. How to keep a color that is always so bright without going to the hairdresser every month? Here are our tips.
It is important to protect your hair from external aggressions to make the coloring last longer. To do this, beware of the wind, the sun, or even heating devices such as the hairdryer or even the straightening iron.
Paying attention to external aggressions is good, protecting your hair is even better. For this, it is imperative to apply care. Otherwise, the pigments contained in the coloring will not cling enough and it will not last as long.
It is essential to do an in-depth treatment. So, two weeks before coloring, do a deep treatment in the form of an oil bath or a mask for example. In addition, the day before the color, keep a treatment overnight to protect your hair.
After coloring, it is essential not to go to the pool and not to shampoo for three days after coloring. The goal? That coloring is the time to take.
The choice of products that you apply to your hair is essential for the duration of your color. Thus, it is necessary to privilege a shampoo and a washing treatment for colored hair.
Your best bet is to choose a sulfate-free shampoo. Indeed, a sulfate-free shampoo means that the product is devoid of foaming agents because they deteriorate the coloring.
To revive the color as much as possible and maintain it well, there is nothing better than repigmenting products. It is recommended to use them once a week or once every two weeks depending on the intensity you want. The goal? Prevent the coloring from bleeding and gradually becoming bland.
The advantage: it will also allow you to space the appointments with the hairdresser.
For rinsing after shampooing or treating, use cold water. You can also add a few drops of apple cider vinegar to the hair in order to tighten the scales of the hair.
And you, what are your tips for making your hair color last?