You must condition when you're done. "If you skip the conditioner step, it leaves the cuticle open and the color keeps working," says Ionato. "So don't be surprised if you end up with much darker hair than you wanted." Don't throw away the conditioner in the kit, and if you do, make sure to use a deep conditioner in the shower after you rinse out the dye.
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.