From an occasional look of peacock blue hair or bubble gum pink hair in bob cut to basic red headed look or the safe and stylish blonde streaks, most of us have experimented with hair colors more than a few times in life. Some become trend setters and some go down the much-dreaded path of fashion disasters, but that has not stopped any of us from adding color to our hair and life!
Professional hair colors, when applied with artistry, does add shine and shimmer to the hair which projects confidence, youth and vitality.
But what about the post care after a color treatment? There are various shampoos specifically designed to protect the color in your hair.
Here, we are listing some good shampoos for you to try which are specially designed to protect colored hair.
1. L’Oreal Paris Color Protect Shampoo
Price: ₹282 for 375 ml
This shampoo protects the hair fibre along with the colour applied on it from external pollution and follicular disruption and also, visibly prolongs the colour radiance. It also provides nourishment to the hair and lends a silky texture and sweet fragrance to it.
2. Wella System Professional Color Save Shampoo
Price: ₹1,200 for 250 ml
A little heavy on the pocket, this colour preserving shampoo claims to have 3D colour protection technology which has the ability to shield the hair against fading and other environmental damages. Imported from Hong Kong, it comes in a sturdy white bottle. It is enriched with extracts of Olive Leaf and Vitamin B5 and has an invigorating smell.
3. The Body Shop Rainforest Radiance Shampoo for Colored hair
Price: ₹515 for 250 ml
Free from harmful chemicals like silicones, sulphates and paraben, it comes in a dark brown bottle. This is a very mild shampoo with a good fragrance. It is enriched with bilberry extract, linseed oil and pracaxi oil and also reduces hair fall to a great extent. It contains UV filter and the shampoo is runny and colorless in nature.
4. Dove Advanced Care Color Repair Therapy Shampoo
Price: ₹2,073 for 355 ml
This shampoo imparts shine to colored and highlighted hair and reduces damage. It locks the moisture content and is perfect for dry hair. It helps to keep the damage at bay and the color in. The shampoo has a soothing scent and a creamy texture.
5. Matrix Biolage Colorlast Orchide Color Protecting Shampoo
Price: ₹ 220 for 200 ml
Another perfect shampoo to use after coloring your hair, this plant-based shampoo reduces frizz and makes your hair ultra-soft and shiny. It is mild in nature and is enriched with orchid extract and UV filter which is helpful in nurturing colored and multi-processed hair. Although runny, it is creamy in consistency and is useful in maintaining the pH balance in hair.
So, don’t shy away from upending the color palette on your hair as these shampoos are there to take care of the aftermath!