As a blonde you probably spend a lot of money and time at both the salon, and at home to get your blonde the exact right tone. What most people don’t realise, is that there is more to making your blonde toner last, than just using the right shampoos and hair care products.
Have you ever gone home from the salon feeling great, then within a week your blonde is looking dull and brassy? Did you realise your heat styling tools can be the culprit?! I was always taught to make sure the hot iron/ straightener was not on too high a heat setting to protect the hair – and that this was especially important on blonde hair as color treated and lightened hair tends to be more fragile. But there is more to this story. I have seen first hand what a hot tool can do to color or toner – it can strip the color or toner right out of the hair right before your eyes! Like some sort of disappearing magic marker!
So while its super important to look after your blonde hair using the right shampoos and treatments, but remembering not to over-heat the hair could be the most important color-maintenance tip of all! So if you don’t already have one make sure you get yourself a flat iron that is temperature controlled and use the lowest heat setting possible to achieve your desired effect.
In terms of what temperature you should use with your heat styling tools – it might depend on what brand of toner or color is in your hair, and the condition of your hair, as to what amount of heat it can take without harming the color/toner – so it’s best to experiment.
I’ll be posting a video on this specific top blondes – but for now here’s Guy Tang demonstrating how destructive heat can be to fashion colours and cooler tones.
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