9 Ways To Maintain Your Hair Color This Summer

  • Color vibrancy is what the hot summer days are all about, especially when it comes to your hair color! Whether it's preserving your natural hair hue or maintaining a new color treatment, you want the color to last as long as the season. With these DIY methods and nutrient-rich products, your hair can be up for the challenge.

    With great hair color comes great responsibility. Once you've color-treated your hair, it's important to put extra care into hydrating and nourishing it. If you're taking dips in the pool this summer, remember to apply conditioning protectants and, yes, even a swim cap for longer lasting color. If you're not ready to rearrange your whole beauty regiment for your hair, just make a few adjustments to your shower temperature and be sure to moisturize it often. Hair color needs some tender love and care here and there and little adjustments even in your diet can make all of the difference.

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  • L’Oréal Paris Advanced Haircare Color Vibrancy Nourishing Shampoo

    Enjoy 8 weeks of vibrant color with this advanced shampoo, perfect for summerlong radiance. This amazing formula nourishes and helps shield your hair from the sun so you can enjoy the rays without worry!

  • Coconut Oil

    Coconut oil is a great DIY way to protect your hair from chemical reactions before coloring it. Condition your hair and scalp with it in order to maintain healthy hair and long-lasting color!

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  • L’Oréal Paris Advanced Haircare Color Vibrancy Dual Protect Spray

    Protect your hair daily with a leave-in spray for instant nourishment and conditioning. Defend against fade out and heat damage of up to 450° to maintain your hair's vibrancy.

  • Free People Printed Widebands

    This season, turbans and headbands are a few of our favorite summer trends perfect for colored hair. Wear one to achieve your desired look and to easily maintain your hair color's radiancy when out poolside and running errands.

  • Avocado Hair Mask

    DIY an avocado hair mask in order to hydrate your color-treated hair. Deep condition your hair with a blend of crushed avocado, honey, buttermilk, olive oil and lemon for 20-30 minutes. Rinse and wash to beat any dry or damaged hair.


  • L’Oréal Color Vibrancy Conditioner

    Conditioning your hair by all means is the number one priority for color-treated hair. Help shield color from fading with this Color Vibrancy Nourishing Conditioner.

  • Argan Oil

    Rich in Vitamin E and essential fatty acids, Argan Oil is a fantastic way to moisturize and nourish color-treated hair. Apply as a daily moisturizer in order to condition and heal any damage from dyes.

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  • L’Oréal EverStyle Texture Series Energizing Dry Shampoo

    Dry shampoo is the way to go for colored hair. Overwashing your hair can lead to dryness and can cause hair color to fade, so stick to this dry shampoo to extend the life of your style and refresh dull hair without stripping it of its color.

  • Kate Spade New York 'Hello Sunshine' Raffia Sun Hat

    While we love fun in the sun, hair color doesn't always agree well with the strong UV rays. Wear a sun hat to dodge the elements and keep your hair healthy.

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