Hair Highlight: Tips and Techniques for Your Hair Color

Are you thinking about highlighting your hair but desperately trying to find sound, hair highlighting tips? If so, we can help. If you were interested in brightening or adding color to your hair but hesitant in going too far, then having your hair highlighted is a viable option. Some people choose strong highlights that consist of bold stripes or chunks while other people prefer softer, delicate strokes.

If you just want to give your look a quick update, then highlighting your hair is the answer.  While it does take some how-know and attention to detail, if you decide ahead of time on the look you want to achieve, and get the right products, highlighting your hair at home can be fun and rewarding.

Successful hair highlights also depend on your hair’s health and texture, the amount of time the chemicals stay on and the number of hair highlights you want. Here in this article we have provide full information and fact of hair highlights, with tips, trends, styles and products that you need to know before you go for a hair highlight either at home or in the salon.

Useful Tips for Hair Highlight:

To give you an idea of some of the more popular methods, consider the following hair highlighting tips:

  1. Wet your hair with bottled spring water before getting in a chlorine pool, It will dilute the harsh chemicals.
  2. Be careful in the sun. please use hats, scarves or products with sunscreens to help protect against color fade and the drying effects of the sun. Great for the beach, leave-in conditioners generally contain sunscreens to protect against color fade.
  3. Shampoo gently with a shampoo specially created for color-treated hair. Rough shampooing can strip color or dry out hair. Condition regularly with an intensive conditioner to restore vital moisture and luster to color treated hair.
  4. Use color enhancing conditioners as color grows out to help blend root areas.
  5. Do not wrap in a towel turban when you get out of the shower with wet hair. The added friction can knot and damage vulnerable wet hair. Instead, carefully blot hair dry.
  6. Don’t brush hair when wet. Comb with a wide-tooth comb, working tangles out as you move from the ends toward the scalp.
  7. Don’t overdry. When you blow dry, dry the hair until it is almost, but not completely, dry. Leave some moisture in to prevent static.
  8. Use care when styling. When using styling appliances, use thermal protectant for maximum protection. Avoid aggressive manipulation of the hair.
  9. Use hairspray or spritz with moisturizers and sunscreens to finish the hair. These products will provide continual protection throughout the day.
  10. Don’t spray lightening agents or put lemon juice in your hair.
  11. Support your style with a perm. Just because you have color treated hair doesn’t mean you can’t have a perm. In fact, a perm specially formulated for color treated hair can add wonderful body, fullness and texture to complement your color.
  12. Always your best source, your Strands stylist can answer any other questions you might have and recommend professional products ideal for color-treated hair.

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