A small change in appearance brings a new look to us. And one of simple way is dying your hair. So what color hair dye lasts the longest? What color is suitable with your hair, your skin? They are common questions that you research dying your hair. So in this article, we supply for you some basic information about common hair color choices.
Actually, there is not exactly what color hair dye lasts the longest. It depends on ingredients of hair dye, a feature of your hair, and the way how you take care of your hair.
In general, you should choose the dark dye colors that are close to your original hair color such as brown, hazelnut, etc. By darker tones, it will reduce the damage to your hair after every dyeing. Besides, the colors dyed bright as a blaze, red … are the colors that cause hair damage. So, to keep dye hair color durable, long fade the first step you should choose the suitable color tone.
Determine your skin tone
To dye your hair, the first thing you should do is choosing the right color. There are many criteria for you to choose appropriate dye color: age, skin tone, the shape of a face. Combining these you will have dye hair color to help you younger and more luxurious.
Before choosing your own beautiful hair color, you need to determine the color of your skin tone. There are three tones of skin are hot, cold and neutral. To know what kind of skin you have, do a small and simple test later.
Stand under the sun and look at the color of the veins on the inside of your wrist. This is a quick way to determine your undertones if your veins are visible. Hold up your arm in the natural light and determine the predominant color.
- You may have a neutral skin tone if you can not see your veins are green or blue.
- You have a warm skin tone if your veins are green.
- You have a cool skin tone if your veins are blue.
People with warm skin, brown or yellow skin tone (typical Asian and Latin American skin tone) are suitable with dark brown, dark brown, chocolate, caramel, red, mahogany color, orange-red, honey color, etc.
People with cold skin tone (characteristic of Westerners) have many choices of hair color, from platinum color, silver ash, cream color, golden sand color to dark cardboard such as coffee, yellow-brown, light brown, red wine, red booze, and black potato.
Determine your skin tone before choosing color for hair. Source: internet
Choose The Hair Dye Brands
Hair dye is an important factor for the beauty and durability of dyed hair. So below we supply some hair color branches which were recommended by the professional hair stylist.
L’Oreal has many product lines, includes low to high price. L’Oreal hair dye products are diverse in color and durable. Hair dye with evolution G technology and Incell for absolute color, perfect hair care, long-lasting color and shiny hair.
The multicolored palette is strength of L’Oreal Paris hair dye but besides, these dyes are easy to mix together and create new special colors for hair. That’s why hair dyes are so popular. The ingredients in L’Oreal Paris’s dye also less damage to hair than other brands.
You can find L’Oreal products at all cosmetic shops or hair salons easily with affordable price. You can also buy it online via L’Oreal official web or other commercial webs such as Amazon, Alibaba, eBay.
Clairol is extremely well known in the world, receiving countless trust from millions of millions of global women! Clairol’s hair dye is bright, striking, youthful and almost always updated trend quickly. If you want to try with bright hair color, Clairol is convinced that is the perfect choice for a million women.
Garnier Nutrisse is a hair dye cream containing nourishing essence from grape seed and avocado, so it nourishes the hair to look shiny and smoothy. It not only gives you a natural, long-lasting color but also nourishes your hair.
Wella Color Charm
This is a familiar dye brand that celebrities love to use. But Wella Color Charm is not a luxury or expensive product as you think. In contrast, the hair dye of Wella Color Charm has a high quality, durable color, and reasonable price.
However, Wella Color Charm’s shortcoming is that it does not have many dye choices as other hair dye branches, especially bright colors that are trending today.
Compared with those brands, Goldwell’s hair dye will be a little more expensive. But this is perfectly understandable because its dye is a physical dye, has a beautiful dye color and lasts extremely long and does not damage the hair.
What color hair dye lasts the longest
To keep your hair color-lasting, besides choosing effective dyes, you must know how to care for your hair probably after dyeing your hair.
Choose the right shampoo for dyed hair: SPF is not only for skin but also extremely useful for hair. Because, without sunscreen, UV rays easily penetrate the epidermis and oxidize or bleach. So, to protect your hair, choose wisely shampoo with SPF 12 or higher. You should also choose shampoo and conditioner for the best results.
First of all, the first rule is not to shampoo and scratch hard in the first 3 days of dying. This will help to reduce allergies caused by dye and keep the new pigments from sticking to deeper hair cells, thereby helping to permanently color the hair. After that, you should not wash your head with too hot water, so choose warm or cold water.
Limit hair drying. Regular hair drying will cause the hair to be affected by the heat, making it hot, brittle and dull. Therefore, only when really needed, you should use the dryer in cool mode.
Mask for hair. For some common coloring hair, you should use a hair mask to protect dyed color. Apply at least once a week for best result.
So, only with some simple tips you can keep your color-treated hair looking shiny, protect your hair color and keep your hair looking lovely.
I am Thomas Taw, the CEO of CITIZENSNIPS. I have experience in hair product development and chemical research, as well as sustainable resource engineering. In 2009, I co-created Sunsilk, one of the world's leading haircare brands. More recently, I was the CEO of SMOKINGPANDA LTD. I am a professional with a strong track record in delivering tangible results.