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Stepping out of the salon with fresh color, you might not be thinking about the upkeep you’ll need to adhere to before your next appointment. However, day to day habits like adding heat protection and leave-in treatments can greatly improve the natural fade that occurs after you color your hair. If you’re looking to stop discoloration, unwanted fading or brassiness in its tracks you’ll need to step up your routine with products targeted at keeping your hair color looking its best between salon appointments.

Depending on your shade and specific service there are various tips that you can utilize the improve the appearance. With Wella Professionals, there are plenty of options to improve color whether you regularly cover greys, have vibrant pink streaks or prefer to enhance your natural tone. 

Fashion Shades & Vibrant Hues

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Creating fashion shades or vibrant hues can be a challenge to begin with. However, after you’ve achieved a pastel pink or bold blue, the real feat comes in keeping them looking fresh between appointments. Washing, styling and external stressors can easily cause colors prematurely and are more noticeable when it comes to brighter hues.

Luckily, there’s a new way to enhance tone and improve condition in a single step whether in the salon or at home — Wella Professionals Color Fresh Masks. With the ability to deposit color while also conditioning, Color Fresh Masks can upgrade your hue or keep them looking bold between visits. 

In addition to adding color and condition, a daily color-specific shampoo and conditioner system is a must-have anytime you color your hair and is especially vital to vibrant shades. ColorMotion+ Shampoo and Conditioner is recommended for normal usage in addition to Wella Professionals Color Fresh Masks to extend the longevity of color while also strengthening strands and providing endless shine.


Highlights or Balayage

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While placement and level of lift differs between highlights and balayage, they are both services that require a lightening agent to lift. Depending on the starting level, desired tone and porosity of the hair, you’ll want to develop a healthy routine between highlight appointments. 

If color fade or unwanted hues are a problem, start by scheduling toning Color Touch appointments between highlights. By adding a gloss with demi-permanent Wella Professionals Color Touch between regular service appointments, your stylist is able to counteract unwanted tones and add multifaceted shine. 

If fading is an issues, don’t leave the salon without a Wella Professionals Color Fresh Mask to use between appointments. With shades such as Pearl Blonde, Chocolate Touch or Caramel Glaze, you’ll easily be able to add a hint of color or counteract brassiness from the comfort of your own home. 


Grey Blending

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Wella Professionals Koleston Perfect is the ideal product to ask for when 100% grey coverage is needed. This line also provides true to tone precision and bond protection for beautiful healthy-looking results. However, if you’re looking to blend greys rather than cover them up or to refresh mid-lengths and ends between your normal touch-up appointment, Wella Professionals Color Touch is the ideal match to blend greys, add tone and cut down on damage with an ammonia-free formula in as little as 15 minutes. 

Following a Wella Professionals Color Touch glossing service, always follow with adequate home care upkeep. To promote healthy hair, elongate the life of your color and restore the look and feel of your hair for radiant reflection, rely on Wella Professionals Invigo Brilliance Color Protection Shampoo, Vibrant Color Contioner on a daily basis and then work Wella Professionals Invigo Brilliance Vibrance Color Mask in about once a week to strengthen hair with WellaPlex, improve the structure, shine and manageability of your hair for up to 8 weeks of color protection.