Blonde, deep brunet, or daring red, hair color has to be cared for carefully to maintain its vibrancy. The chemicals in artificial colors can be hard on your hair, causing it to become brittle and lose its natural sheen.
There is a wider variety of colored hair care products on the market than ever before. According to many professionals, the amount of money you spend on hair color shampoos, conditioners, and color enhancers is not as important as using the right hair care products.
John Frieda ® Color Shampoos and Conditioners
John Frieda has a line of color shampoo and conditioners made with minerals and proteins to nourish colored hair. The John Frieda collection for blonde’s, brunets, and red heads adds strength and shine to colored hair leaving it feeling silky smooth. The John Frieda collection sells for around $6.50, an excellent price for a high quality product.
John Frieda ® Color Glaze
John Frieda Color Glaze can be alone or in conjunction with John Frieda Color Shampoos and Conditioners. Color Glazes are non-damaging formula that add luster and shine to previously colored hair. John Frieda Color Glaze helps your hair color reflect the light with a high gloss shine. A 6.5 oz John Frieda Color Glaze can be purchased for around $10 or less.
Redken Color Extend Shampoo and Conditioner
Redken offers a complete line of shampoos and conditioners designed to extend your hair’s color treatment. Redken Color Extend shampoo and conditioner is made with proteins, anti-oxidants, and sunscreens to protect the color of your hair. Using a hair care product with sunscreen is one of the most beneficial things you can do for colored hair. This product sells for around $10.
Revlon Color Silk Root Perfect
Revlon’s Color Silk Root Perfect is an ideal item to touch up color treated hair that is beginning to grow out. For $3.69 and ten minutes of your time you can cover dark or light roots. The shades are formulated to blend with overall color. This is a permanent color product, meaning it will not wash out after several shampoos. Revlon Color Silk Root Perfect also guarantees 100% gray coverage. This is a quick and inexpensive way to keep the professional color look between professional hair color appointments.
Paul Mitchell Color Care Products
Paul Mitchell has a complete line of hair color care products including shampoo, conditioner, color protect locking spray, and Color Protect Reconstructive Treatment. Paul Mitchell shampoos and conditioners protect colored hair from being faded and damaged by the environment by including sunscreen and panthenol. 10 ounces is $6.99, 33 ounces is around $16.99.
Paul Mitchell Color protecting spray is around $10 for 8.5 ounces. This hair care product helps extend the color life your hair with sunscreens. It also contains ingredients to accentuate and intensify shine.
Paul Mitchell Color Protected Reconstructive Treatment repairs and protects color treated hair. It is another product which will condition your hair while extending the life of your professional hair color treatment. Color Reconstructive Treatment adds elasticity to your hair helping prevent split ends. Sunscreens help prevent color fading. 5.1 ounces sells for approximately $10.99.