Spring is in the air and we are all thinking about a fresh new look for the season. What can be better than a new hair style and hair color? Once you leave your salon appointment or are finished with your “at home” process, take a further step to have some fun with your hair color!
Over the past 50 years, the hair care industry has made great strides. New products are constantly being developed that improve upon previous standards of hair care. These products have allowed many women to have lusher, more colorful hair than ever before. One of these great innovations is that of the color depositing shampoo and conditioner.
The color depositing shampoo and conditioner is a hair care product that is growing increasingly more popular. Many brands, both store brands and salon brands, have begun to sell color depositing shampoo and conditioners. This product is selling very well because of what it does for your hair. It will enhance not only the shine but also the condition of the hair. If you’re not sure why to buy this type of shampoo or conditioner and which brands are best, then you’ll want to keep reading this article as we’ll be going over color depositing shampoo and conditioner quite thoroughly.
What is Color Depositing Shampoo and Conditioner?
Color depositing shampoo and conditioner, also known as color protection shampoo and conditioner, is a special type of shampoo or conditioner created to help keep dyed hair from prematurely losing its color. After several washes, you may find that your hair color is beginning to fade. If you use a color depositing shampoo or conditioner, you can keep this from happening. The ingredients in color depositing shampoo and conditioner prolong your hair’s coloring for as long as possible.
Why Should I Consider Color Depositing Shampoo and Conditioner?
If you’re someone who gets their hair dyed frequently, color depositing shampoo and conditioner can be a wonderful tool for maintaining colored hair. It keeps the color from fading, which saves you money because you won’t have to keep returning to the salon for touch-ups on your hair color. When you think about it, color depositing shampoo and conditioner is really a great buy for the money.
Salon Vs. Store: Which to Buy?
When you’ve decided to begin using color depositing shampoo’s or conditioner’s, you are faced with yet another dilemma: should I buy the salon or store brand conditioner? It’s a tough choice to make as you don’t want to put something into your hair that does more harm than good. That’s why it is so important to be armed with the knowledge so that you make the best choice.
Salon brands offer many more advantages than do store brands. Salon brand color depositing shampoo’s are typically endorsed by some of the best hair stylists in the world and it’s not because they are being paid to endorse, but rather because they really do feel like the salon brand is the better buy. Salon brands are made with higher quality ingredients which results in longer lasting hair coloring. They are also created for and geared toward specific hair colors. While slightly more expensive, our opinion is the salon brand color depositing shampoo’s are simply the best for color treated hair.
Store brands are used by many people because they, too, have their share of advantages. They are easier to find and purchase, and are cheaper. While they may be a good idea for those who can’t afford to spend more than a few dollars on color depositing shampoo or conditioner, they aren’t as good as salon brands when it comes to maintaining coloring. That’s because the ingredients they are made out of aren’t as high quality as salon brands. They are cheaper ingredients and so the effect that they have on colored hair isn’t as great as the salon brands.
How do you decide which to buy? Ask yourself the following questions:
Do I want a longer lasting coloring?
Can I afford to pay $5-10 extra dollars for a higher quality conditioner that will better maintain my hair?
Is it really worth it to pay a few dollars less for a conditioner that won’t help keep my hair color looking good for as long as possible?
Can I afford to frequently get my hair colored because it fades quickly?
The bottom line is that if you can afford to spend a bit more now, you’d be best off purchasing salon brand color depositing shampoo and conditioner. It keeps your hair coloring from fading quickly and can lead to a lot less trips to the salon for frequent hair colorings. The few dollars more that you spend is absolutely worth it when you consider the money you’ll be saving by using a good salon brand color depositing shampoo and conditioner.
We have many choices for these types of shampoo’s and conditioners at Stuff4Beauty.
If you need help choosing one that is right for you, our stylists are available to help you anytime and all you would need to do is contact us!
Artec Color Depositing Shampoo and Conditioner
Wella Biotouch Color Shampoo’s and Masks
Biolage Earth Tones Conditioner
Matrix Shade Memory Foam Conditioner
If you are confident that you know what color to lean toward, or if your stylist has recommended a color, you can choose from a wide variety right here!
TIP from our stylists: Don’t forget, you can alternate two shades of shampoo or conditioner ……………or mix tones to customize a shade. These products will keep you looking as if you’ve stepped out of the salon, day in and day out!