Whether you’re a fair head au naturel, stepped it up with blonde highlights or have delved into the world of ombre, a full regime is essential to keep your blonde tresses protected this winter season. We’ve teamed up with the experts at Redken and Kérastase who believe in the power of the 4-Step regime to better nourish, hydrate and protect your locks.So, banish the brass and embrace the cold as we show you how to care for bleached blonde hair.
Step 1: Cleanse
The first step in protecting bleached blonde hair is to cleanse.Enriched with Hyaluronic Acid, the Blond Absolu Range from Kérastase provides ultraviolet care for lightened hair and helps to purify your tresses.Take theKérastase Blond Absolu Bain Lumiere Lightweight Shampooto hydrate and illuminate blonde tones whilst protecting hair from pollution to reveal a radiant shine. Another great clarifying shampoo is the Pureology Hydrate Shampoo. Containing Sage, Green Tea and Jojoba, the shampoo hydrates and nourishes dry hair and contains Vitamin E that protects against environmental damage. The Antifade Complex helps keep your colour looking bright, shiny and full of life.
Kérastase Blond Absolu Bain Lumiere Shampoo 250ml4.42 Stars 31 Reviews£18.80
Pureology Hydrate Shampoo 266ml4.67 Stars 6 Reviews£15.75
Matrix Total Results So Silver Purple Shampoo for Toning Blondes, Greys and Silvers 300ml4.51 Stars 39 Reviews£9.75
Step 2: Treat
To help tone and treat any damage use a hair mask once a week or when you need a nourishing boost.The Kérastase Blond Absolu Masque is infused withultra-violet pigment to provide instant anti-brass action whilst intensely hydrating and restoring hair. Hyaluronic Acid and Edelweiss Flower combine to deliver high levels of soothing moisture, rebuilding weak hair fibres and infusing strands with a healthy, salon-worthy gloss. Another great mask for bleached blonde hair is Grow Gorgeous Intense Thickening Hair and Scalp Mask. Caffeine, Biotin and Niacinamide improve shine as they stimulate the roots, giving a natural boost for fuller, healthy-looking strands. Use twice a week to help restore the foundation of healthy blonde hair.
Kérastase Blond Absolu Masque Ultra Violet Treatment 200ml4.6 Stars 65 Reviews£29.10
Grow Gorgeous Intense Thickening Hair and Scalp Mask 200ml4.61 Stars 28 Reviews£20.00
Christophe Robin Color Shield Mask 250ml2 Stars 1 Reviews£26.40
Step 3: Prime
To help prime your hair before styling, spritz your locks with the Redken One United Multi-Benefit Treatment.Lightweight and deeply conditioning, the spray works to reduce dryness and enhance the caring properties of other products, softening the texture of styling treatments for smooth and nourished results.Hair will be softer, stronger and easier to manage with added shine and improved frizz control. Another great alternative is the Bumble and bumble Hairdresser's Invisible Oil Heat/UV Protective Primer. Powered by a multitude of conditioning ingredients, the primer forms a defensive barrier against the damage caused by hair straighteners, curlers and blow dry's in order to prevent breakage and dehydration. The invisible spray softens strands, replenishes moisture and tames frizz for a healthy, smooth and sleek finish.
Redken One United Multi-Benefit Treatment (150ml)4.53 Stars 99 Reviews£18.00
Bumble and bumble Hairdresser's Invisible Oil Heat/UV Protective Primer 60ml4.35 Stars 20 Reviewsfrom£12.00
Paul Mitchell Awapuhi Wild Ginger Mirror Smooth High Gloss Primer 20ml5 Stars 4 Reviews£8.25
Step 4: Finish
Last but by no means least, is adding some oil to finish off your look. Apply one pump of the Kérastase Elixir Ultime Rose Oilinto your palms and rub through the ends of your hair.The beautifying hair oil contains a blend of Imperial and White Tea extracts with Camellia and Marula Oils to deeply nourish tresses while amplifying colour radiance, smoothing fibres and providing heat protection up to 230°C. Lending hair a silky soft feel, the leave-in treatment will add shine and tackle frizz for visibly healthy-looking strands.Another great alternative is the Moroccanoil® Treatment.Infused with antioxidant-rich argan oil, strengthening proteins and shine-enhancing vitamins, this completely transformative treatment detangles, speeds up drying time and boosts shine, leaving your blonde locks smooth, manageable and nourished with each use.
Kérastase Elixir Ultime Rose Hair Oil4.74 Stars 87 Reviews£31.90
Moroccanoil Treatment Original 25ml4.81 Stars 268 Reviewsfrom£13.45
OUAI Hair Oil 45ml4.38 Stars 29 Reviews£24.00
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