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Preserving your color from home

Preserving your color from home

Learn how to manage and extend the life of your hair color during isolation, and then take those tips with you into the future and save money while looking fantastic. Packed with hair hacks that you’ll use for years; these are can’t-miss tips.

The best part is that maintaining color is all about simplicity. That means that you can do this without much effort.

How to preserve hair color from home

While your colorist spends a lot of time bleaching, stripping, and then laying on several colors for depth and drama, that’s not feasible for most people to do on their own from their home. There are many reasons why it just won’t work unless you happen to live with a professional stylist. So, let go of those notions, and follow these tips for fantastic DIY hair color at home.

Call your colorist

It’s not like you’ve abandoned them. You love your colorist, and you plan on returning—when you can. They understand and might even be really happy to hear from you, even if it’s just to chat with an old friend. Show your support and give them a call or even have a Zoom meeting to see what they suggest. Your colorist knows your hair best and may have some specific tips for you. 

Shampoo less

Shampoo not only strips your hair of oils and dirt, but it also lifts out the color. The less you shampoo, the more vibrant your color stays. When you do shampoo, focus on using an all-natural product that doesn’t have any harsh chemicals for a thorough clean that’s gentle on your hair. 

On the days you don’t shampoo, use Hair La Vie’s Dry Shampoo. The balanced mix of plants and minerals leaves your hair looking and feeling clean and healthy.

Cut down on heat 

Whether it’s blow dryers, hot irons, or other heat-based styling tools – it’s time to put them aside. They fade hair color quickly. If you feel you absolutely must use heat to style, make sure you’re using a heat protectant before to protect your hair and color. 

Adding a Hair La Vie Serum to your routine can give you another layer of protection when heat is needed.

Deep condition whenever possible

Dry and damaged hair will not hold color as long as hydrated hair will. The truth is that without nourishing treatments, your color will disappear faster. That’s why Hair La Vie’s Mask is a crucial part of keeping your hair stronger and healthier. You’ll also experience less hair shedding on your pillow or in the shower from previous coloring treatments.  

Simple process 

If you’re comfortable and feel confident about using a home hair color kit, then stick with a simple grey coverup or a root touch up. Before coloring, apply Hair La Vie Nº 77 Leave-In to the mid-length and ends. This leave-in conditioner penetrates the hair shaft and adds protection that will prevent your hair from becoming damaged or developing split ends.

Focus on hair integrity

While having great color and a great style is important, when you’re stuck at home, you’ve got the perfect opportunity to boost your hair health and integrity. Nourish your hair from within, and it will reward you with longer-lasting color, better body, and an incredibly soft finish. 

It all starts at the root, and the best way to fuel the root is with Hair La Vie Revitalizing Hair Blend Vitamins. This is science-backed hair health from within that also fits in with your whole-body wellness goals. Packed with antioxidants, proteins, omega-6 fatty acids, zinc, vitamin E, iron, and more, these vitamins can give your hair the support it needs to be your crowning glory.

Final thoughts

Maintaining your hair color at home is possible, and it all starts with simplicity and proper pampering. The big benefit of learning to maintain your hair color now is that these tips can become habits that give your hair a stronger, more resilient nature for the long haul.

Imagine not needing as many color touchups. Not only will you save some time and money, but your hair will be healthier in the long run. This is a win/win situation that leaves you and your hair looking healthier and stronger than ever.

As you’re focusing on preserving your hair color at home, remember that the best approach is to focus on your hair’s health and integrity rather than the appearance. Build strong hair with vitamins, proper nutrition, and the regular and consistent use of naturally-derived products that add moisture to your hair. You’ll see results in just a few short months, and they’ll be results worth holding onto.

At Hair La Vie, we know that your hair is an integral part of how you present yourself to the world and shape your authentic style.

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