Apply a Hot Oil Treatment to Add Sheen to Color_Treated Hair : Hot oil treatments are simple to do at home and help color_treated hair really shine. Apply the treatment oil to clean, towel_dried hair, and cover your hair with a shower cap or plastic wrap. Apply heat by using a hot towel, blow dryer or even by sitting in the sun. After heating the oil, allow the hair to cool to room temperature and then rinse with cool water. Prepare Your Color_Treated Hair for the Next Color Process with Clarifying Shampoo : A couple of weeks before you get your next hair color treatment, use masks and deep_conditioning treatments so your hair is strong and ready to receive color. Then shampoo with a clarifying shampoo just before your appointment.
Add water. Before you rinse out the color, sprinkle a little water on your head and mush your hair around with your hands for a few seconds. "It emulsifies the dye and moves it all around so you don't end up with any lines or streaks," says Ionato. Tweak the results : After your hair is dry, if you're unhappy with the color, you can mute it by applying a deep conditioner to damp hair. Then cover your head with plastic wrap and a hot, damp towel. Leave on for 20 minutes (at ten minutes, blast your head with a blow_dryer), then shampoo and condition your hair. If you're still not happy with your shade, well, it looks like you're heading to the salon.