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How to Maintain Hair Color at Home

Make Your Hair Color Last Longer With Easy At-Home Tips

If you drop a pretty penny coloring your hair, then you definitely want it to look beautiful and vibrant for as long as possible. But since so many factors can easily make hair color fade, turn brassy, or change color completely, it's best to know what you can do to counteract those situations. That's why we turned to celebrity hair colorist George Papanikolas to find out his pro tips to maintain hair color. You can rest assured that your locks will continue to look shiny and gorgeous up until your next color update — whether at the salon or at home.

alakay2010 alakay2010 6 years
Yeah it was an at home dye. Thanks alot for the feedback and for answering so fast :)
BellaTV BellaTV 6 years
Hi @alakay2010. Did you dye your hair at home? These tips will definitely help it last longer. If you used an at-home dye, I wouldn't be too concerned with it rinsing out each time you wash unless the actual color is fading quickly too. If you got it done at the salon, I would contact them and tell them what's happening.
alakay2010 alakay2010 6 years
hi, i dyed my hair black caboa which is pretty much kind dark red on friday sept 9 and sept 10 ive showered everyday ever since but every time i shower as soon as the water hits my hair a lot of the dye comes off as if it weer the first time it hasnt stopped since...can these tips help me stop that or should i try something more agressive? thanks
Susan-Yara Susan-Yara 6 years
Hi there @girlfunmusic. When he says gentle shampoos, he's talking about ones made specifically for colored hair, but also those that are sulfate-free. Just because they are less harsh on hair. Hope that helps!
girlfunkmusic girlfunkmusic 6 years
What are some examples of "gentle" shampoos? Also, I'd like to know where he stands on sulfate-free vs. not sulfate free? tx!
Susan-Yara Susan-Yara 6 years
Hi Andrea81. You mean after you color your hair at home? If so, then yup, just rinse it out until the water runs clear. :)
Icequeen81 Icequeen81 6 years
Thank u for the tips they are, Good but just one question how are u suppose to take of the coloring formula after applying it? just wash it with water?
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