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Top Hairdresser Tips on How to Keep Your Hair Colour for Longer!

We all love that feeling of freshly coloured hair and we know that if you’ve visited one of our Hairdressers in Guildford and Walton, you’ll know that Aveda hair colour is custom-made exactly as you want.

Our Colourists Are Literally Like the Hair Colour Fairies!

Let your Hair be Vibrant with Health!

Whats especially remarkable about Aveda hair colour, is how gentle and non-damaging it is. Aveda use their signature blend of plant based oils; Certified organic sunflower, castor, jojoba, coconut and babassu, that not only protect, but also give optimum shine.

Aveda hair colour is at least 92% plant derived and like the rest of our products, is cruelty free. All the Aveda range are manufactured using 100% renewable wind energy or carbon offsets, so Aveda hair colour is the best ethical choice you can make when colouring your hair.

You can choose between permanent, semi-permanent and demi-permanent (lasts up to 40 washes), and from natural shades right through to striking vibrants. So if you fancy blue tips to your black hair or a bright pink ombre on your blonde you can! The vibrants range is for play time! This range only lasts for up to 15 washes, so you get to really explore your wild side without committing!

Aveda hair colour is completely customisable colour from plant based science that Aveda is so famous for.

So Obviously You Want Your Beautiful New Colour To Last As Long As Possible Right?

So once you’ve chosen your look and finished shaking your mane to all your friends and family (who obviously love it!), let’s look at the best ways for keeping your hair looking this good for as long as we can! Here are our stylists TOP TIPS for keeping your colour.

Start with the Right Shampoo

Protecting your new hair colour means choosing the right shampoo, so you don’t strip away all that lovely colour. Best selling Colour Conserve Shampoo and Conditioner are the perfect remedy for all hair types. The shampoo is creamy and lathers up beautifully to gently cleanse, leaving your hair smelling fresh and with a natural healthy shine, whilst the conditioner smooths and detangles for silky soft results.

The Christmas Colour Conserve gift box (available at both Mary Ann Weeks Guildford and Walton-On-Thames venues) is a great place to start if you’ve not tried this amazing product! At just £40 for the box, you save a whopping £19 on the normal price! (Shampoo is normally £20.50, Conditioner is normally £23, mini-paddle brush normally £16). You also get bonus points on Aveda pure privilege too for buying Christmas stock, so now is a good time to treat yourself!

Save £19.50 on this Colour Conserve gift set than if you bought each item separately

Wash Hair Less!

Hairdressers in our Guildford and Walton salons recommend that you wash you hair 3 to 4 times a week max so you don’t need to wash your hair every day, especially if you’re nurturing your colour. It’s easy to get away with not washing, thanks to awesome products like the dry shampure, which helps to revive hair by absorbing excess oil and impurities. This is also beneficial to the planet as you’ll use less water!

When you do shower, take note of the temperature of the water. You might love to linger under the heat, but your hair colour will fade quicker. When rinsing off after shampooing, be sure to cool the water down a little.

Beware of the Sun!

We are a far cry from any sunshine here at the moment, but it’s worth noting for your future summer or holiday self, that the sun is very damaging to hair, so it’s great to take precaution if you plan to bathe without a cover. The Aveda Sun Care Hair Veil comes strongly recommended as an easy light spritz will minimise any stress damage or dryness from the suns harmful rays.

Deep Condition & Hair Masques

DO use a deep conditioner or hair masque to give that extra boost of nourishment. Time poor? No problem. Aveda have a treatment specifically for coloured hair that’s super easy. Aveda Colour Conserve Strengthening Treatment can simply put it on your damp hair in the shower after shampooing, leave for 3-5 minutes whilst you wash the rest of your body and then rinse off. Easy peasy and your hair will be nourished to retain it’s strength and glossy vibrance. For damaged hair, the Aveda Damage Remedy Intensive Restructuring treatment is the best TLC your hair needs to repair and restore.

Shine Bright Like a Diamond

A simple add on to your hair appointment that only takes 5 minutes, our shine treatment will make your hair positively glow for up to 20 washes! Choose a clear gloss for glass like hair, or add a hint of your existing shade for a top up to your colour.

So now you know how to take care of your colour, why not book yourself in to an appointment with one of our our wonderful stylists or colourists here in Guildford and Walton-upon-Thames? Aveda hairdressers are specifically trained in all Aveda products, giving you the very best bespoke service. For colour appointments, just give us a call on 01483 306655 for Guildford or 01932 240856 for Walton.

2 thoughts on “Top Hairdresser Tips on How to Keep Your Hair Colour for Longer!

  1. I’ve just had colour put in my grey/silver hair and decided that I really don’t think it suits me though the colour is nice – a mid brown – it’s just that we don’t go together! If I wash it every day is that the best way to return to my own colour?
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  2. Hi Sally, we definitely recommend using a shampoo like Aveda Brilliant, as this claryfying shampoo will speed up the process to remove any dye and return to your natural colour. Hope that helps! All our best wishes, Mary Ann Weeks & The salon team

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