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Generally, I tend to stay away from the higher developers and mix textured hair at a slower capacity. I’ll drop it down to 20 volume developer, then I’ll drop it down to 10 volume developer and I’ll just do it again...That client will come in for two or three visits as opposed to me just going in with 40 volume and doing it in one shot.
If you’re hoping for a dramatic color transformation, you already know it may take several appointments before you achieve the color of your dreams. In order to keep your textured hair as healthy as possible throughout your color journey, O’Connor advises you should plan to head to the salon a few weeks before your first color appointment.
“I would insist that they come in weeks preceding the visit. This might be months before we even do the color application,” O’Connor explains. “It’s all about the preparation.”
O’Connor says the best way to prepare your textured strands for a color service is to apply a deep conditioning treatment to your mane at least once a week for several weeks prior to your first color appointment. You and your stylist will decide on the best schedule for your hair during your initial consultation.
If you’re in the market for a killer deep conditioning treatment, O’Connor loves the Matrix Total Results Miracle Creator Multi-Tasking Hair Mask. The single-use hair mask packets boast 20 beautifying benefits that nourish, revitalize, and strengthen hair in just 60 seconds.
Once it's time for your hair color appointment, O'Connor recommends asking your stylist about Matrix SoColor Cult, an extensive collection of vibrant shades. Whether you're hoping for red, blue, or something in between, you're sure to find a color match.
If your colorist gives your textured strands a dramatic color transformation, you’re not just beginning a new relationship with your hair color—you’re also beginning a new relationship with your colorist.
“We’re married at that point,” O’Connor quips. “You’re going to see me at least once a month at minimum, maybe even every couple of weeks because I have compromised the natural state of your hair.”
Whether you opt for hot pink hair or subtle golden highlights, you’ll have to switch up your at-home hair care routine to care for your new hue. O’Connor says moisture is the key to maintaining newly-colored textured strands. We recommend swapping out your regular shampoo and conditioner with a system formulated to nourish and protect your color. The Biolage R.A.W. Color Care Shampoo and Conditioner system is formulated with coconut milk and meadowfoam to help protect color-treated hair, leaving it soft and shiny with lasting color vibrancy.
Just as deep conditioners were a key part of your hair care routine prior to coloring, they are equally as important after your service. Deep conditioners can help to intensely hydrate your hair, a necessary step to maintaining hair health and keeping your new color looking rich and vibrant. We recommend maintaining your weekly deep conditioning routine with the Matrix Total Results Miracle Creator Multi-Tasking Hair Mask.
As long as you follow O’Connors expert advice, you can have the healthy rainbow textured hair of your dreams.
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