Care for your hair colour with these star buys...
Support his Movember charity ‘tache by treating him to a Movember Moustache Comb. It will keep that hairy upper lip neat, and help create the perfectly coiffured handlebars if he ever gets that far. Priced £4.50 (www.kentbrushes.com), a donation of £2 from every sale will go to the Movember charity, which raises funds and awareness for prostate and testicular cancer and men’s mental health.
The average woman will spend £228.50 a year having her hair coloured, according to a survey by nice’n easy No Ammonia. That’s almost £10,000 on hitting the dye bottles in an average lifetime.
It makes good financial sense to spend on aftercare products designed to keep your new colour locked in and protected. Do it the natural way with the Aveda Color Conserve range. Priced from £17, a range of shampoos, conditioners and stylers contain specially-selected plant and flower essences to prevent fading, enrich darker shades and illuminate blondes. Aveda is available at Hair Junkie, 266 Glossop Road and Debenhams in Meadowhall. For other stockists, go to www.aveda.co.uk
Blond but getting duller by the day? Bring back shine with PhytoGloss Treatment Platinum, £20 (Space NK).This colour-enhancing express treatment works in a jiffy on highlighted and bleached blonde hair, reviving hair colour in only five minutes. It’s 95 per cent natural and contains no silicones or parabens.
Can’t get to the hairdresser’s for weeks? Cover up root regrowth with hair cosmetics. Color Wow Root Cover Up, £28.50 (www.colorwowhair.com), is a special powder formula crayon that quickly and easily disguises those roots in under a minute.
There are six shades, from blonde to black. This unique, professional powder compound adheres to hair without being sticky or oily and without dulling or looking dry. It’s water-resistant too - you won’t get caught out if it rains. It lasts from shampoo to shampoo, but you can swim, sweat and sleep and the powder will stay in place.
Treat your tresses to a weekly moisture boost with an intensive treatment. TIGI Bed Head’s Colour Goddess Conditioner, £12.95, is oil-infused and deeply conditions colour-treated hair. Tigi is stocked at specialist hair salons.