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Tips To Make Your Hair Colour Last Longer

Have you ever spent a good chunk of money to get your hair coloured only to realise that within a few weeks the effect of the colour fades away?

If yes, then be assured that you're not the only one to experience this. In fact, most women who get their hair coloured face this problem at some point or the other.

And it may come as a surprise to you, but our own habits can greatly impact the effect and longevity of the hair dye.

And that is why, today at Boldsky, we've compiled a list of some of the essential hair care tips that can make your hair colour last longer.

Trust us when we say that following these generic, but important, tips can do your hair colour a lot of good.

And when you hair colour lasts longer, then you don't have to visit the saloon every now and then to get a coating done. Moreover, it will save your money and time as well.

So, read on to take a look at these tips and incorporate these in your hair care regimen to get better results. Take a look at them here.


1. Use Colour-protecting Hair Products

Pick the hair products that have colour-protecting ingredients in them. Using such hair products, be it shampoo or conditioner, will prevent your hair colour from fading away too soon.


2. Deep Condition Without Fail

This is one basic hair care tip that can go a long way in protecting your hair colour. Deep conditioning will keep your roots nourished and prevent it from drying or getting brittle and, most importantly, it will make your hair colour last longer than usual.


3. Avoid Hot Showers

In order to protect your hair colour from fading away too soon, you must avoid taking hot showers, as hot water can have adverse effects not only on your tresses but also on the hair color, which might make it fade away early.


4. Apply Apple Cider Vinegar

This is a traditional method of making sure that your hair colour lasts for a longer period of time. Just mix 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar with ½ a cup of water and rinse your hair with this solution, and you just have to do this treatment once in a month. This will prevent the highlights from fading away.


5. Don't Wash Your Hair Frequently

Don't wash your hair on a frequent basis, as it will end up in washing away the hair dye as well. Also, cut down on the number of times you shampoo your hair to prevent the hair colour from fading.


6. Stay Away From Heating Tools

Excessive usage of heating tools can affect your hair cuticles and also fade away the colour. Instead, you can opt for natural ways to style your hair.


7. Protect Your Hair From The Sun

The SPF is not just vital for your skin but also for your tresses, especially if you've recently coloured your hair. Sun's harmful UV rays can lessen the impact of the hair colour, so always protect your hair from the sun while you're out.

Story first published: Friday, July 1, 2016, 10:58 [IST]
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