The number one aggressor in color fading is the sun and the second is water. Before getting color there are some things you must know.
1. A Consultation is REQUIRED. You will always need to get a consultation in order for you and your stylist to be on the same page.
2. Root Touch-Ups are required to maintain the color.
3. Using Color Safe products help to maintain your color and is required.
4. Pre-Treatment is most likely always required.
5. Color is expensive to receive but with correct maintenance can be average to maintain at best.
What to do after you receive your color?
However, this can fluctuate depending on the color variance and how fast your hair grows.
When to Get a Root Touch Up
Roots are the first thing you notice about someone’s hair. If you’re naturally dark but have lightened hair, roots show quicker. Most people schedule root touch ups four to six weeks apart. This is in order to make sure that the color is holding strong and that the hair is still as healthy as it can be before the color begins to grow out–especially at the tips of the hair.
It’s About The Ends Too
Color dulls. Especially at the ends. Root and end touch up often go hand in hand. When your stylist touches things up top, sometimes they will refresh your ends too. The combination keeps your color looking new. This is a Double Process Retouch