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.
"There is definitely a movement happening where women are choosing more ingredient_conscious beauty products," says Chelsea Smith, master colorist for Madison Reed, which makes at_home hair color that's touted as the first "six_free" formula. This means it doesn't include what they consider to be six questionable ingredients commonly found in hair_color formulas: ammonia, resorcinol, parabens, phthalates, PPD and gluten.