Expert Advice for Your Dark Hues
Keeping your dark hair color looking rich, shiny, and salon-fresh is not always an easy task. To understand some of the unique needs and care solutions specifically for brunette hair, we reached out to three industry professionals to get their best color care advice.
CHI Haircare Creative Artistic Team Member Cynthia Diersen expands on that list citing frequent shampooing, the use of hot water, chlorinated water, hot tools, and UV rays as the culprits for fading. She feels that these can cause the pigments to burn out, making the hair appear dull and hollow. Diersen specifically points out how the use of non-professional shampoos and conditioners can cause your hair to have an uneven pH, which can result in premature color fading.
On the Highlight Side
“Once you step into the world of highlighting, your hair will need extra hydration,” added Diersen. “The BioSilk Hydrating Therapy Maracuja Oil is excellent for brunettes with dimensional highlights in their hair. It carries Maracuja Oil and Silk, which have healing and hydrating properties and quinoa protein to help add strength to the hair.”
Diersen continues, “Also, it’s not uncommon to recommend a hair care regimen for color treated hair to someone with virgin hair.” She suggests the brand’s Argan Oil Line to keep natural brunettes looking for a regimen rich in amino fatty acids and vitamins to make their hair strong, healthy and shiny.