Quick Tips: Extend the life of your hair

March 9, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
Extend the life of your hair color and save money! Simple and affordable beauty tips that will keep you looking your best. Tips for extending your hair color:
  • Don't wash your hair for 24 hours after you have applied your color.
  • Rinse your hair in diluted vinegar on your first wash to extend your hair color.
  • Use a color enhancing or boosting shampoo and conditionr and try to wash your hair every other day to prolong the life of your color.
  • Stay out of the sun or use a hair sunscreen.
  • Do a deep conditioner once a week.
  • Wear a hat to protect your color from fading.
  • Wash your hair in warm water, not hot.
  • Rinse your hair after swimming in chlorine.

Product suggestions to extend the time between your salon visits:

  • Perfect 10 Sold at Walgreen's
  • Clairol Root Touch Up Sold at Walgreen's
  • Clairol Nice"n Easy Sold at Walgreen's
  • Hair Makers sold at Sally's Beauty Supply
  • Marc Anthony Pro Root Touch Up sold at Walgreen's
  • Frederic Fekkai sold at Saks Fifth Ave and many salons
  • Cover Your Gray sold at Sally's Beauty Supply
  • Oscar Blandi Pronto Colore Pen sold at SEPHORA $23.00
  • Color Mark 12 shades $20.00 colormark.com
  • Betty Beauty $14.99, available at www.bettybeauty.com

Intimate Bleaching: South Beach Skin Solutions
Lightening Gel for Sensitive Areas
All Natural
$49.95 for 2 oz.
Available at www.southbeachskinsolutions.com

Local retailer:
Hilda's Skin Philosophy
100 W. El Camino, Suite 67
Mountain View, CA
(650) 930-6243


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