Whether you braved the bleach on your own or are looking to maintain your salon treatment at home, blonde hair needs extreme care. Introducing the new range for blonde hair from Kerastase; the Blond Absolu CicaExtreme range is specially designed for anyone who loves going lighter but doesn't want to compromise on hair health. The new additions to the existing Blond Absolu range, as the name suggest, offer extreme care to cover everything from post-bleach repair to maintaining your tone with their ultra-repairing and ultra-nutritious formulas.
What is the new Kerastase Blond Absolu CicaExtreme range?
Bleaching hair leaves it vulnerable to two main forms of damage: a loss of fatty acids, pigments and proteins leave hair dry and brittle and raised cuticles make hair more fragile, dull and prone to breakage. The Blond Absolu CicaExtreme range combats this using a cocktail of damage defending ingredients which leaves hair 94% stronger and 84% more hydrated:
- Hyaluronic Acid Duo: one of the most hydrating ingredients both for the skin and hair, Hyaluronic Acid can carry up to 1000x it's weight in water. Kerastase combine both low and high weight molecules of this hair care hero to both deeply penetrate hair fibres with moisture and to plump them, leaving hair elasticated, strong and fuller.
- Elelweiss Oil: famous for it's ability to resist extreme temperatures and environmental changes, this rich oil nourishes fibres and protects against aggressors in the atmosphere to restore health, strength and shine.
The 4-step haircare routine for blonde hair using Kerastase Blond Absolu CicaExtreme
Step 1: Kérastase Blond Absolu Bain Cicaextreme Shampoo & Condition
If you're worried that washing will dry out your blonde locks further, you can relax; the new Kérastase Blond Absolu Bain Cicaextreme Shampoo contains moisturising actives that gently cleanse the hair and scalp, removing impurities without stripping strands of any essential oils or moisture. The hybrid-like Shampoo offers an intensely rich and velvety texture, similar to a mask and is inspired by luxury skincare to treat your tresses to only the finest care. Containing the brands Hyaluronic Acid Duo along with 40x more Nutritive Lipids than a regular shampoo, the formula intensely hydrates, wrapping brittle, weakened fibres in a fortifying blanket. Once you have Cleansed, use the Kérastase Blond Absolu Cicaflash Treatment to condition the hair, further moisturising to leave your strands silky smooth and glossy.
Step 2: Kérastase Blond Absolu Masque Cicaextreme
After cleansing, coat your hair in a veil of moisture and protection with this shine enhancing CicaExtreme Masque. The highly nourishing treatment conditions and repairs, using both Hyaluronic Acid and Edelweiss oil to reinforce strength and vitality to each strand for a healthier finish. The Masque leaves hair 94% stronger* and more manageable without weighing it down or leaving any stick build up. Simply apply a small amount of product to your hair, working it in with your fingertips, leave for 5-10 minute and then rinse.
*Instrumental breakage test using Bain Cicaextreme and Masque Cicaextreme.
Step 3: Kérastase Blond Absolu Huile Cicaextreme Oil
Treat your tresses with this target post-bleach recovery treatment that works to seal cuticles and strengthen damaged hair. Lightweight and luxurious, the Blond Absolu Huile Cicaextreme Oil won't weigh down hair, leaving it both looking fuller and healthier, whilst restoring moisture and protecting against further damage. The Oil is designed to be applied on towel-dried hair before drying or styling to offer heat protection up to 230°C, crucial in maintaining moisture in bleached hair. The innovative formula also contains anti-static technology that keeps hair manageable, sleek and smooth.
Step 4: Kérastase Blond Absolu Cica Nuit Hair Serum
Finish off your 4-step reparative routine with the Kérastase Blond Absolu Cica Nuit Hair Serum before you go to bed. The replenishing serum brings back luminosity in your locks to deliver enviable shine so that you wake up to your best hair day ever. Containing the same nourishing formula of Hyaluronic Acid and Edelweiss Flower, the serum hydrates, protects and repairs, defending against pollution and UV damage. Add 2 to 4 pumps of the serum to towel dried hair and leave on whilst you sleep for the formula to work it's magic overnight.