Permanent hair coloring often contains ammonia, whereas semi-permanent or demi-permanent hair coloring often contains no ammonia and is designed to slowly fade and wash out after 24 to 28 shampoos.
Because the products are not as harsh as more permanent dyes, these temporary dyes have the advantage of gently blending greys to establish a more casual finish and are preferable for use on earlier chemically treated hair.
To keep your temporary hair color from washing out, use the following tips and tricks.
- To prevent color fading, always wash your hair in cool water.
- There is no ammonia, peroxide, or harsh chemicals in temporary hair color. The color is usually washed away after six to eight shampoos.
- To extend the life of your temporary hair color, avoid shampoos containing glycerin and Castile oils.
- Mineral oil and silicone-containing products can remove temporary hair color.
Whatever your purposes for using temporary dye products, you may like the outcome and want them to last for a while longer, which is possible if you properly maintain things.
How to make semi permanent color last longer?
Here tips are explained to give you every answer for your questions.
Do not wash your hair too quickly
Shampoo your hair 24 to 48 hours after a hair coloring treatment. With each shampoo, temporary hair color penetrates the hair shaft and stains the cuticle.
Permit the color to penetrate the hair before washing it clean with sulfate- and cleansing-compound-containing shampoos.
Get out your flat iron
A few days after coloring your hair, use a hot flat iron to seal in the colour.
A hot iron will smooth the cuticle, which will aid in the retention of the temporary hair color.
Use oil to seal in the color
Light hair oil adds shine to your strands while extending the life of your temporary hair color.
Avoid using hot oil treatments. The hot oil may remove the color and cause it to fade.
Wash your hair through cold water
We recommend washing your hair with cold water to keep your new hair colour vibrant and bright (as cold as is bearable). Coldwater seals the hair cuticles, preventing color from bleeding out and fading prematurely. Warm water is your adversary!
Say no to Sunbathing
Too much direct sunlight will remove the semi-permanent hair dye from your hair, causing it to fade. To protect your hair from the sun, use UV-protective products. The sun’s rays can fade hair color in any season. Avoid prolonged sun exposure, but if you must go outside on a sunny day, protect your color-treated hair with UV-protective products. SPF is found in many styling products, leave-in conditioners, and hairsprays. Vitamin-infused UV-protective products even help restore damaged hair and prevent future damage. Wear a hat if you know you’ll be out in the sun for an extended period.
Keep your hair color from fading while swimming and participating in water sports
Water penetrates the hair shaft, dissolving the dye found in temporary hair color. Color-protecting conditioner should be applied to your hair. If your hair is dyed with temporary hair color, you should wear a swimming cap to prolong its life and protect it from color-fading compounds found in chlorinated water and salt. Check to see if the conditioner contains silicone to seal the hair shaft and prevent fading. During the summer, when the sun’s rays are at their strongest, spritz on a moisturizing spray with an SPF of 10 to 15 throughout the day to protect your coloured locks.
Avoid Styling with High Heat
This may come as a surprise, but avoiding all high heat styling as much as possible – put those straighteners away! If you must use heat to achieve the desired look, use a styling tool with heat control and set it to low. We also recommend looking for no-heat styling tips.
Condition Color-Treated Hair Every Time You Shampoo It
To keep your hair feeling healthy and hydrated, use a conditioner that is free of salt and sulfates.
When shampooing, use a color-protecting conditioner to condition your color-treated hair every time. Conditioned hair will make your colour look shinier and even. Even if you have fine hair, condition the tips, which are the oldest and most damaged hairs on your head. Begin with your ears and work your way down.
As Little Shampoo As Possible
The semi-permanent hair dye will fade with each wash of your hair. To keep your hair looking vibrant, we recommend that you limit the number of times you wash it each week. However, when it comes to washing your hair, we recommend using one of the natural vibrant shampoos, which are designed to keep the colour vibrant. These are available in different vibrant colors, allowing you to use your chosen color match across any shade of red, blue, pink, or purple Crazy Color.
Don’t put off regular hair trims if your hair is damaged
If your dyed hair is frizzy, it could be damaged. Regular haircuts or trims are the best way to keep your color-treated hair looking healthy. It’s not necessary to get a super shortcut; just enough to keep frayed ends at bay.
Keep in mind that red dye is the most susceptible to color loss.
Because red hair colors have the largest molecules, they fade the fastest. Because of the smaller molecule size, red dyes are less likely to penetrate deeply into the hair and thus dissipate more quickly. When going for a red hue, make sure your stylist uses a hair color that maximizes high-definition color results while causing the least amount of stress to the hair’s cuticle.