For those who tend to get coppery pretty quickly and prefer a cooler blond, Newton recommends 'Use your purple formula every second shampoo, no more than twice a week. Now that you know the consequences associated with leaving purple shampoo for too long, let's see how to use purple shampoo for best results. Unlike other purple shampoos that state that you should only use once or twice a week, this one is safe for daily use and therefore will not turn your hair purple. Whether you're natural blonde, dyed your hair a lighter color, or have recently turned gray, purple shampoo can bring back a more natural, shiny color to your hair.
In my years of experience trimming bronze, I thought I'd offer some expert tips on how to get the most out of your purple shampoo. A milder purple shampoo, such as Fudge Everyday Purple Shampoo, is suitable for daily use and helps maintain blond hair. For longer-lasting results, use the purple toning conditioner that goes with your purple toning shampoo (like this tried and true hero product). So how do you use it to get the best effect? If you've ever asked yourself questions like 'How often should I use purple shampoo? ' or 'How long do I leave the purple shampoo? ' then read on, Rodney Wayne's creative and educational director, Newton Cook has the answers.
Leaving the purple shampoo on your hair for an hour or more can make the hair look dull and lifeless. Purple shampoo can be a valuable addition to your hair coloring routine, as long as it is used correctly. Once you've achieved your perfect blonde color, switch back and forth between purple shampoo and regular shampoo. It's often a matter of trial and error and confidence that you'll know how to do what's best for you, purple shampoo or not.
To use the purple shampoo, start by wetting the hair with warm water to expand the hair shafts and allow them to better absorb the shampoo. As colorist George Papanikolas pointed out in New Beauty magazine, dry hair tends to absorb purple pigments better. How often you use purple shampoo is your choice, you can use it as little as once a month or up to twice a week, although using it too often can cause your hair to turn purple.