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.
Use the Best Conditioner on Color_Treated Hair : If you don't use aconditioner specially formulated for color_treated hair, you won’t get the results you want. Because color_treated hair has a different chemistry than its virgin counterparts, you’ll need to use a color_protecting conditioner. Conditioners with oils such as Tahitian monoi and those from the Ojon nut can help resist fading and create a protective barrier on color_treated tresses. In addition, there are conditioners that are formulated specifically to prevent premature fading in color_treated hair.