Whether you’re just starting to consider colouring your hair for the first time to hide those pesky strands of hair, or you have been colouring your hair to keep it stylish and cool, you may have some concerns about how chemical colours will affect your hair.
Regardless of how long you’ve been colouring your hair or Whatever colour you decide on, you should be sure you obtain all the information so you can take the best possible care of your hair.
Here are some things you should know before getting your hair dyed.
You have to do thorough research about what you want.
Even if you likely have a general idea of the kind of colour service you want, it’s still advisable to do lots of research before visiting a salon or purchasing dye.
Do your research and make sure you have inspiration photographs. When purchasing colouring from the shop, remember that the colour on the box does not account for the surface area of your head. Even in a salon, the same color on three different persons can produce three distinct outcomes.
Before dying your hair, browse the internet for ideas on various hair colors. If you’re going to a salon, save pictures to help the stylist understand the colour you desire better.
You don’t have to wash your hair before getting it coloured.
Some people believe that washing their hair right before their appointment will make the colour adhere more effectively because there won’t be any product buildup in the strands. However, it is actually preferable to arrive with unwashed hair.
You won’t offend your stylist even if it could feel a little awkward to arrive with oily or waxy hair. Hair that has been recently dyed will hold the colour better.
You should not wash your hair right after dyeing it.
After dyeing your hair, you should wait at least a full 72 hours before washing it. Why? The hair cuticles take that long to completely close, trapping the colour. Use cool or lukewarm water when washing your hair once again to avoid drying out the strands.
Colouring your hair is absolutely healthy.
You may have heard the myth that hair colours cause your hair to become dry. Regardless of your hair’s type or length, there are several dye alternatives that have been mainly created to be gentle to it.
For instance, ammonia-free colours are widely available nowadays. You might be amazed at how much brighter and healthier your hair looks after getting it coloured, despite the fact that bleaching or highlighting your hair can be extremely damaging.
Additionally, you must apply a hydrating shampoo such as Groomed’s Dual Purpose Conditioning Shampoo. The good news about this is you don’t have to worry about getting a conditioner separately because it works as both shampoo and conditioner too. How perfect!
Your hair won’t get thinner or fall out if you dye it often. BUT,
Repeatedly changing the colour of your hair or frequently lightening it with bleaches that contain peroxide, can cause hair loss over time
However, you shouldn’t see much of a difference if all you’re doing is colouring your hair a darker shade or trying to hide grey hairs.
Additionally, you shouldn’t visit the salon frequently enough to have your complete head of hair coloured. An easy root touch-up will help stop heat damage instead.
In between treatments, take care of your hair carefully to prevent breakage and thinning.
Exposing your dyed hair to the sun can make it fade.
You could believe that hair colouring always remains the same shade. However, the sun can gradually lighten your coloured hair just like it does to your natural strands.
When visiting the beach or spending a lot of time outside, wear a hat to protect your hair from UV damage. You can also spray your hair with a sun-protective product before going outside.
Now that you are aware of the facts regarding hair dyes, feel free to book an appointment with us to give your hair the best treatment and also assist you through your hair coloring journey.
Ask your stylist any further questions you may have regarding the hair colour you’re opting for or if you would like advice on how to maintain the vibrancy of your colour for as long as possible.