Author: Katie Shelton,Hair,Style,

How To Keep Red Hair BrightWe get lots of questions about Katie's gorgeous red hair. Today I invited her to share her tips for keeping red hair bright. If you've had red hair before you've probably noticed that it can fade very quickly. It can take a lot of maintenance. Follow these tips to make your color last longer... 

1. Healthy hair.  Keep your hair as healthy as possible.  Coloring hair causes damage, so being kind to your hair is important.  Skip the blow dryer when you can, or try no-heat curls instead of firing up the hot curling iron. 

5 tips for keeping red hair bright2. Wash less.  Wash your locks as little as possible.  Every washing will strip your hair of color, so try to keep the washing to 2-3 times a week.

5 tips for keeping red hair bright 3. Sulfate-free products.  Hair products with sulfates will fade your color faster, so look for the "sulfate-free" label on the bottles you buy.

5 tips for keeping red hair bright   4. Invisible dry shampoo.  Now that you are washing your hair less, you might need dry shampoo to help absorb that excess oil on the days in between washing.  Invest in an "invisible" dry shampoo.  You will avoid the white, powdery mess in your hair and your color will shine through brighter.

5 tips for keeping red hair bright    5. Less sun.  The sun can do a lot of damage to hair, especially color treated hair.  Always wear a scarf or hat to protect those lovely locks from further damage due to the sun. xoxo. Katie


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