Turn Down the Water Temperature When Shampooing Color_Treated Hair : When you shampoo, stick to lukewarm or cooler water temperatures. Super_hot water leeches dye out of hair faster and strips the color because it opens the surface of the hair strand, which causes the dye molecules to escape. Skip Shampoo and Go Straight to Conditioner From Time to Time Try Using Conditioner Only on Color_Treated Hair Sometimes ; If you can, consider using moisturizing conditioner only on your color_treated hair. Shampoo can take more color from your hair more than conditioner.
The FDA regulates cosmetics via the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act, neither of which define the term "organic." In other words, if you see hair dye that isn't henna and it claims to be organic or natural, it's "most likely still employing synthetic ingredients for it to work," Dr. Aral says. The good news: Hair dye doesn't have to be organic or natural in order to be safe, and there are other ways to be both health_ and eco_conscious when it comes to coloring your hair.