Whether this is your first time coloring your hair or if you are all about color, here are some crucial questions to ask before making the leap to color or re-color your natural tresses.
1. IS MY HAIR IN GOOD CONDITION TO COLOR?Coloring opens up the hair cuticle to lift your natural color and deposit the new one. This leaves the hair dry and porous, which can lead to breakage. If your hair is already suffering from issues like dryness and split ends, then coloring your hair will only add to the problem.
2. CAN I HANDLE THE UPKEEP OF COLORED HAIR?Once you dye your hair, there’s less room for slacking off in your hair care regimen. You must be ready to provide extra TLC to your curls. Consider holding off on coloring your hair if you cannot keep up with the extra care.
3. HOW SHOULD I PREP MY HAIR?
Shampooing before coloring will remove the natural oils that protect your scalp during the coloring process. After dying, best practice is to deep condition.The deep conditioner is needed to add softness and shine to your hair post-coloring treatment. If your hair dye doesn’t come with a deep conditioner, we recommend our Fresh Avocado Deep Conditioner for Damaged Hair.
4. WHEN SHOULD I RECOLOR?
Experts recommend to wait four weeks to six weeks before recoloring. Take the time to nourish your hair by regularly deep conditioning it to accelerate hair recovery.
We hope this was a helpful guide as you consider dying your hair! We can't wait to hear how it goes!