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I died my hair red!!

Britanner12Britanner12 Posts: 9Registered Users
I took a chance with this, but I really want some conditioner ideas for colored hair that's still good for my curls.ImageUploadedByCurlTalk1377057324.738750.jpgImageUploadedByCurlTalk1377057342.255453.jpg


  • PyjamaLlamaPyjamaLlama Posts: 72Registered Users
    It looks amazing!! :)
  • Firefox7275Firefox7275 Posts: 3,750Registered Users
    Very pretty!

    You might try Komaza Care Matani repair treatment spray and/ or Matani leave in conditioner - these contains ceramides, panthenol and hydrolysed protein all of which are beneficial for chemical treated hair.
    2a-2c, medium texture, porous/ colour treated. Three years CG. Past bra strap length heading for waist.

    CO-wash: Inecto coconut/ Elvive Volume Collagen
    Treatments: Komaza Care Matani, coconut/ sweet almond/ fractionated coconut oils, Hairveda Sitrinillah
    Leave in: Fructis Sleek & Shine (old), Gliss Ultimate Volume, various Elvive
    Styler: Umberto Giannini jelly, Au Naturale styling gelee
    Flour sack towel, pixie diffuse or air dry.
    Experimenting with: benign neglect
  • curlylifestylecurlylifestyle Posts: 77Registered Users
    Looks great!!!!
  • AlanbradAlanbrad Posts: 1Registered Users
    looks great! i also going to apply now...
    Robot Vacuum
  • SaMmIe10SaMmIe10 Posts: 243Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I color my hair red and it is one of the fastest to fade ... but I have been using L'Oreal EverPure for color treated hair and it has been better than others I have tried.
    Hair Type: Combo of 2A, 2B and 2C ... with a weird straight underlayer :dontknow:
    Fine, normal porosity, normal elasticity.

    Currently using:
    Low Poo: Yes To Cucumbers Color Protection Shampoo
    Cowash: VO5 Moisture Milks
    Styler: KCCC
    Gel: Herbal Essences Totally Twisted Gel, Tigi Bed Head Creative Genius gel

    Started CG 9/10/13
  • KorkscrewKorkscrew Posts: 1,834Registered Users
    If you want red that won't fade, henna is another option. But there is a learning curve, it takes a long time to prepare and apply, it's messy, smelly and can loosen your curl unless you stick to root touch-ups only.
  • redcelticcurlsredcelticcurls Posts: 17,502Registered Users
    I had the fastest fade ever while using products with glycerin. Along with being a humectant, glycerin is also a solvent. Avoid it as much as possible, totally if you can, to avoid fade. Honey has also stripped red from me, but my natural color is a dishwater blonde/light brown, so that plays into the honey.

    My dyed routine isn't much than my non-dyed routine. With red, I stay away from protein for the first week, and I don't wet it for 72 hours. Any sooner seems to have a larger initial fade

    My hair hates protein that isn't keratin, panthenol, and a whole slew of things that are supposed to be reparative. My hair is pretty coarse, so I stick with that, even when dyed.
    Kiva! Microfinance works.

    Med/Coarse, porous curly.
  • kinkyreggaekinkyreggae Posts: 22Registered Users
    Love your hair! I myself have gone Red Hot from Loreal Hicolor & I'm stuck on it. I hardly get my hair even wet cuz I hate seeing all that gorgeous red go down the drain. When I do, I use biolage conditioning balm for colored hair. Its been good so far. I dyed my hair 3wks ago & its still bright as ever. When it's almost gone, I plan on trying Aveda's conditioner for red hair as suggested by a fellow CGer.
  • MazendaLeeMazendaLee Posts: 2Registered Users
    I like your hair color combination. It perfectly suits for your skin tone as well.
  • CurliniCurlini Posts: 258Registered Users
    I also want to recommend the Aveda conditioner for red hair Madder Root Color Conditioner > Conditioner > Hair Care > Aveda
    I mix a tablespoon or so with my regular rinse out conditioner about once a week - it really helps keep the color vivid. I wouldn't use it alone - I think it would be drying.
    If you use it, be sure to wipe up any spills - it stained my tub when I forgot to wipe up a drip. Not so good for the tub but that kind of staying power is what you want for your hair color!
    Medium Texture/Normal Porosity
    Conditioners: Curl Junkie conditioners, Elucence moisture balancing, Darcy's pumpkin seed, Mop Top Daily
    Gels: CJ Pattern Pusha, CJ Curl Queen, UFDCM, Mop Top Curly Custard, KCCC (wish it didn't take so long to dry!), CJ Aloe Fix Lite
    Weekly PT (CJ Repair Me) & DT
    Icequeen method
    CG since Aug. 08, still a lot to learn

  • SamanthascurlzSamanthascurlz Posts: 1,082Registered Users
    CG, High Porosity, Fine, Low Density, Medium Elasticity
    Suave, V05, GF Go clean gel, ACV rinses, CO, and Gelatine PT.
  • thecurlymermaidthecurlymermaid Posts: 7Registered Users
    I personally use Davines Alchemic Conditioner in Red. It has proteins in it though so I suggest you stay away from it if you're sensitive to proteins. Other than that, it has red pigments in it which will help keep your colour from fading as fast.
    CG for 3 years~!

    2B/C, porous + colour treated, medium texture, normal elasticity, high density.

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