Permanent hair colour is fantastic. If you want a new look, or to cover greys, it’s easily achieved. But once the dye job is done, how do you maintain your gorgeous new locks? Here are the best ways to deal with regrowth and fading.
1 ALWAYS USE CONDITIONER
After shampoo, hair cuticles need to be resealed to help them hold colour. A conditioner will not only seal the deal, it will also boost hydration and improve softness. Also, it’s a good idea to use a leave-in conditioner and hydrating mask weekly.
TRY Make hair strong, Miracle Shine Conditioning Mask, $21.95, A’Kin. Add softness, 1000 Roses Complex Colour Care Leave-In Conditioner, $15.99, Andalou.
2 SHAMPOO LESS OFTEN
Use an SLS-free shampoo, because detergent-based products, which lather a lot, are more likely to cause fading. But even good shampoos affect the colour over time, so delay washing by using a dry shampoo to absorb excess oils in between times.
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