On the In_Between Days, Use a Color_Safe Dry Shampoo on Color_Treated Hair : To help keep color_treated hair looking fresh, flip your hair over and spray dry shampoo at the roots to soak up oil. After Coloring, Wait 2 Days Before You Shampoo : When you color your hair, wait at least 48 hours to shampoo, preferably longer. If you can go three or four days before shampooing, even better. This will give the color plenty of time to set. When You Don’t Shampoo, Keep Your Hair Dry in the Shower : During those off days, wear a shower cap to keep your color_treated hair from getting wet while showering as this can cause some color to fade. Or, pull your hair up into a loose bun or a ponytail to protect it from getting wet.
Prepare Color_Treated Hair for Hot Tool Usage with Heat_Protecting Products : If you use blow dryers and irons on your hair, make sure that the hair is completely dry before using heat so it won’t cook from the inside out. Prepare the hair with a fortifying leave_in conditioner and finish with a protective hairspray. Maintain a Healthy Diet to Keep Your Hair Looking Great : What you eat has everything to do with the health of your hair, and how it looks. The nutrients from a healthy diet provide the energy that fuels hair growth and luster. Foods that include iron_rich protein feed your scalp and hair by building strong keratin, the protein that strengthens hair, improves texture and stimulates growth. Consume lean meat, fish, low_fat cheeses, egg whites, spinach and soy to keep your color_treated hair looking its best. Between meals, snack on fruits, nuts, vegetables and grains.