How to Maintain a Colorfully Dyed Hair Healthy
Changing hair color is one of the great ways to transform yourself! That’s why there are others who dye their hair more frequently than they replace their bed sheets. Ohh, imagine the damage it can bring to your strands!
Chestnut brown, golden blonde, and mahogany – these are the shades that look absolutely stunning on anyone. But without proper care and treatment, it can lead to dry, dull, and damaged hair. Everyday washing, drying, and styling can make the hair become more porous aside from the chemicals found in the dye.
So How Do You Maintain a Colorfully Dyed Hair Healthy?
First and foremost, make sure that the hair coloring product that you used is of high quality which can also be pricey. Warning! There are plenty of hair dye products in the market that are cheap and really attractive. Don’t dare use this on your hair. You might be spending less at first, however, you might be paying more than you should for the damage control that this products might do to your hair.
Also, don’t experiment. If you can’t apply hair color by yourself, might as well go to a trusted salon and let the experts take over.
- Use a shampoo that is specially formulated for color treated hair. Use it every other day to keep the hair color intact and prevent it from fading. Since colored hair are more prone to dryness and breakage, apply a conditioner that locks in the moisture of your hair from roots to ends.
- Aside from normal conditioner that you use in your regular shower, there are deep conditioning products being sold in salon which you can apply to your hair once a week as part of the treatment of maintaining a healthy colored hair.
- Avoid too much sun exposure. If you must walk under the sun, apply leave-on conditioners or hair sprays containing sunscreen. Don’t forget to wear hat and use umbrella as additional protection.
- Swimming in chlorine treated swimming pools can also cause dryness of your hair. If you can’t not swim, mist your hair with bottled spring water before diving in!
- Avoid rubber bands and hair clips.
- Always handle your hair with care. Use large toothed combs when your hair is wet and avoid combing your hair after extreme exposure in hot climate to prevent breakage.
- Avoid too much blow drying and using of flat/curling irons. Towel dry your hair.
- Treat your hair to a salon visit even once a month. If you’re not happy with your hair color anymore, ask for a professional help rather than doing it by yourself.
- Indulge yourself on a healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables and increase your fluid intake.Experts says that the texture of your hair also depends on your eating habits.
- In order to avoid too much tangles when waking up in the morning, tie your hair in a single and not too tight braid. This will keep your hair in place and make you comfortable during sleep.