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How can I make hair coloring last longer?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

No matter how "permanent" your chemical hair color claims to be, or how expertly it was applied, all dyes will fade with time. Exposure to sun, air, and harsh shampoos can hasten the fading and contribute to a lackluster shade. When coloring your hair, I recommend using a semi-permanent rather than a permanent hair color system. Semi-permanents are far gentler than permanent dyes and are designed to fade over time, allowing you to replenish your color sooner without causing as much damage. Also, use shampoos and conditioners that are designed for the maintenance of hair color.

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