After wearing a same hair color for a long time, no matter how gorgeous it is, the thought of getting it replaced will occur to you, urging you put your idea into practice. Once you make up your mind to have a change, you have to make a hair color appointment with your favorite stylist. But, if you want your hair color appear to be better, stay in shape longer, and have shiny appearance, is it all right that you just wait for the coming of the appointment without doing anything? In fact, in order to pursue a better color effect, there are a few things you can do.
Clear Away Build Up: Clarify your hair
It is advised that you spend some time in doing a clarifying treatment on your hair about a week prior to your having your hair colored. Speaking of the material used in clarifying treatment, my favorite is a mixture of shampoo and baking soda. Of course, it all depends on your favor. Beer and apple cider vinegar also work well in assisting in getting rid of build up. Remember to condition your hair as usual at last.
Any Hair Problem? Add Protein and a Haircut
In case that you are troubled with hair problems like split ends, you are supposed to have the split ends trimmed a few weeks before your hair appointment, or you can apply a regular protein treatment to your damaged hair a couple of weeks prior to your dyeing. Due to the damage caused by dyeing, without any protection method done to your hair beforehand, your hair problem may deteriorate to some extent after your appointment. In addition to your own protection, you had better discuss well with your stylist about your hair condition, so that he can adjust the process a little bit for the health of your hair.
Replenish Moisture: Deep Condition Your Hair
With the purpose of restoring moisture and keep the PH balance of your hair, it is essential to do a deep conditioning treatment to your hair a few days prior to your dyeing. Since your hair has been deeply conditioned to keep moisturizing, you can make sure that your hair takes the color evenly and appears to be shiny.
Arrive with Ideas: Bring Pictures
While you can not make your decision on which color you want exactly, having a little idea of the color you like will be beneficial to your colorist’s understanding your personal preference, preventing you from ending up with unwanted tones. For the fear of expressing wrong about the specific color you are going for, photo ideas can reflect a tremendous amount about your preference. Most of cases, it turns out that your idea and the photo you bring do worth.
Be Honest with your Stylist
To achieve the best color results, you are recommended to be honest about what have happened to your hair in the past time, such as the last perm you did to your hair, the straightening treatments done on your hair, etc. According to your hair condition, he can color your hair with the best color formula, providing you the service which satisfies you a lot.