Condition Every Time You Shampoo Color_Treated Hair : When you do shampoo, be sure to condition your color_treated hair every time with a color_protecting conditioner. Conditioned hair will help your color look shinier and more even. Even if you have fine hair, condition the tips, which are the oldest hairs on your head and have the most damage. Start at your ears and work your way down to the ends. Product Usage Matters on Color_Treated Hair : What you put on your hair will make a difference in the longevity of the color and the long_term health of your hair. Dyed hair requires special attention, so invest in salon_grade products formulated for colored hair. Using color_protecting shampoos and conditioners on color_treated hair can help protect the color and add shine, volume and luster.
Highlight with a toothbrush. Several testers shared a smart trick for subtle results : Use a dye kit two shades lighter than your color and paint on highlights with a clean toothbrush or mascara wand. Place them sparingly where the sun would hit around the hairline and stemming from your part, Hill suggests. Start from the top : Since roots need the most color (and processing time), apply dye there first, then comb through the rest of hair to distribute it. Work in four to six sections, like pros do in the salon, to ensure full coverage.