Bleached and color treated hair does require a lot of work and maintenance, but it’s well worth it. It may not be for everyone, but if you’re going for it here are some tips to help you maintain healthy looking locks.
AVOID WASHING TO FREQUENTLY
The easiest step to keeping your bleached hair looking good is to keep the washing to twice a week. Also, use cool water to wash your hair, It will help prolong the life of your color. On the in-between days use a color-safe dry shampoo. You can also skip the shampoo altogether from time to time and just use conditioner.
INVEST IN A GOOD CONDITIONER & MASK
MINIMIZE HEAT STYLING
Keep the heat styling to a minimum and when you do use heated styling tools use a lower heat setting.
HEAT PROTECTOR IS A MUST
Never skip the heat protector! Your hair is already in a fragile state from the chemical treatments, you don’t want to allow heat to do any further damage.
AVOID HARMFUL CHEMICALS
Avoid products with harmful chemicals like sulfates, parabens, sodium chloride and petrochemicals. Color treated and bleached hair have the tendency of being on the drier side and these ingredients can contribute to dryness.
HOT OIL FOR EXTRA SHEEN
Applying a hot oil treatment at home can help add some extra sheen to color-treated and bleached hair.
UV PROTECTION IS A MUST
Look for products that have the extra benefit of UV protection, like our Trinity Oil. The sun can fade hair color and dry out the scalp, causing flaking. This is even more important in the summer when the sun’s rays are at their most harmful levels.