What To Consider Before Coloring Your Hair
Before investing in a hair color change, here are a few things to consider:
Current hair color and condition
Your current hair color and condition: If your hair is damaged or overly processed, it may not be ready for another color treatment. It's important to consider the condition of your hair and whether it can handle the chemicals involved in coloring. It is best to consult with a stylist before investing in a hair color change so they can guide you in treating your hair before coloring and how long you may need to wait to achieve your hair goals.
Desired hair color
The desired hair color: Think about the shade of color you want and whether it will complement your skin tone and overall appearance. It can be helpful to do some research and look at pictures of people with similar coloring to get an idea of what the color might look like on you. If you need help finding inspiration, seek the help of a professional or refer to my blog
"How Do I Find My Hair Color or Hair Cut Inspiration?"
The maintenance required: Different hair colors require different levels of maintenance. For example, blondes may need to touch up their roots more frequently, while darker colors may require less maintenance. Consider how much time and effort you are willing to put into maintaining your new hair color.
Coloring your hair can be expensive, especially if you need to visit a salon. Consider your budget and whether you are willing to pay for regular touch-ups or if you would prefer a color that will last longer between appointments. Consulting with a professional stylist will assist you in finding a change suitable for your budget.
Your work environment: Some work environments may have strict guidelines about appearance, including hair color. It's important to consider whether your desired hair color is appropriate for your work environment before making the change.
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Brianna is a highly skilled and licensed cosmetologist, stylist, and color expert at Studio 360 Salon in Chatham, NJ. She possesses a thorough understanding of hair products and the science behind hair and hairstyling.