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Before-and-after Hair Color Tips To Sport Trendy Looks Effortlessly!

Coloring your hair is a great way to amp up your look and give yourself a total makeover. It gives you a brand-new appearance and adds dimension to your personality. If you are planning to give yourself a similar makeover, here are certain before-and-after hair color tips and rules that you should keep in mind to ensure that you achieve the hair color of your dreams, without damaging your tresses. You may have heard stories of hair color going wrong, but there’s nothing to worry if you keep handy these tips before coloring your hair and religiously follow hair care after coloring. And we’re here to help you do exactly that. Read ahead to keep your hair color fresh, shiny, and vibrant all the time.

Tips Before Coloring Your Hair

1. Oil your hair a few days before coloring

Pamper your hair with a hot oil treatment a few days before coloring your hair. This will nourish your strands and prepare them to absorb the hair color well. The key to maintaining your hair color is to ensure that your hair is in good condition as healthy hair will keep the color vibrant for a long time.

2. Avoid washing your hair on the same day

Avoid washing your hair right before coloring your hair. Washing your hair just before coloring may strip off the natural oils from your scalp and strands.

3. Use a gentle shampoo

When you wash your hair, use a gentle shampoo to get rid of dirt, dust, grime, build up and impurities from the scalp. Make sure that your strands are squeaky clean to be able to soak up the color well and reveal optimum results. Also, avoid using a conditioner on that day.

4. Pick the right hair color

No matter what color you’ve been obsessing over - burgundy or golden-brown - pick the one that flatters your skin tone and makes your features pop. Additionally, see to it that you use ammonia-free hair color to protect and maintain the health of your strands.

5. Make sure you do a strand test

The shade that you see on the box or the catalogue is not always the exact color you’ll receive, it all depends on your natural hair color. So, a great tip before dying hair at home is to make sure you do a strand test first. This will help you figure out if you’ll be happy with the color and also help you understand if you’re allergic to any of the chemical reactions.

After Hair Color Tips

1. Don’t wash your hair immediately

Washing your hair immediately after coloring is a big NO. We recommend waiting for at least two days after coloring so that your hair color has enough time to settle and grab onto your mane. Also, limit the number of times you wash your hair, post colour your tresses. The more you wash, the faster it will fade. Washing your hair twice a week should be just fine.

2. Conditioning your hair is a must

One important tip for hair care after coloring is to condition it regularly. When you color your hair, it becomes fragile and more prone to damage. Using a strengthening conditioner helps to form a protective barrier and prevents your hair color from fading quicker than it actually does.

3. Avoid heat styling

Using heat styling tools such as curlers, straighteners, irons and more, leaves your colored hair feeling overly dry and damaged. Try to limit the use of heat styling tools as much as you can and when you use them, don’t forget to apply a heat protectant serum that will help to keep hair breakage, frizziness, split ends and damage at bay.

4. Protect your hair from the sun

Harsh UV rays of the sun can cause massive damage to your colored hair. So, try to keep your hair tied and covered whenever you step out in the sun.

5. Maintain a healthy diet

A healthy diet helps to keep your hair shiny and vibrant. Stay away from fried, junk and fast food, and invest in a healthy diet that adds to the beauty of your strands from within. Go for vitamin-rich, protein-rich food to maintain healthy hair color.

Keep the above-mentioned before-and-after hair color tips in mind and browse through a wide range of Garnier hair color shades from natural black to intense red and more to sport trendy hair colors effortlessly. Additionally, you can also explore our huge range of shampoosconditioners, and other hair care products to flaunt your beautiful mane on the go!