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Colored masks: the secret to making the dye last longer and hydrating the hair at the same time

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Maintaining hydrated, shiny hair with an intense and vivid color is not always easy, especially taking into account all the damage to which we sometimes subject it, such as the heat of irons and dryers, or constant dyes and bleaching. But the solution is at hand: colored masks. These products are easy to apply and help to recover the intensity of our hair tone without having to dye it again, while at the same time hydrating it.

It is an ideal option for both women who have dyed hair and seek to revive the color without having to return to the hairdresser, such as for those who only want to add extra shine or achieve a different tone. The result in this last case is as if you had done reflections or a color bath. It looks natural, but provides a different touch that does not go unnoticed.

Many brands sell colored masks, so the variety to find the appropriate tone for our hair is enormous.

How to use

The only thing you have to do, if you want to try these masks, is wash your hair with your usual shampoo and, once rinsed, apply the product throughout your hair. The ideal is divide hair into sections to ensure that the mask is distributed well. However, if you have little time, you can always apply it in one go, focusing on the parts that are most noticeable to the naked eye.

When applying the mask it is important use glovessince they will prevent our hands from getting excessively stained.

After spreading the mask throughout your hair, using a good amount of product, you have to wait. In this step, it is best to follow the instructions of the brand you have purchased, since each product is different. Nevertheless, It usually takes between 5 and 15 minutes (for quick application) and half an hour for traditional ones..

It also depends on how much color you want to get and what your hair is like. As it is a hydrating mask, it is not harmful to leave it on a little longer than recommended.

If it is the first time you use it, leave it for less time than indicated. When you see if you like the result or want more intensity, you can increase the time so that the hair absorbs more of the color.

Once that time has passed, you just have to rinse well with water and that’s it. You can apply the usual styling products or blow-dry your hair. As soon as it is dry, you will notice the incredible coloring effect of the mask and you will see your hair soft and shiny. This product is good to use every two or three weeks, but if you have been dyeing your hair for a while and notice your hair is very dry, you can do it once a week.

Some recommendations

Within the wide range of colored masks, one of the best valued brands is Revlon Nutri Color Creme. It is available in seven shades, ranging from copper and red to purple. It costs less than 15 euros and each bottle contains 240 ml of product.

Revlon’s tinted masks.

Recently, Mercadona added these colored masks to its product catalog, and they have already become the favorite product of many due to their ease of use and affordable price. It is about the Colorcor Reviva Masks. There are six different shades, they cost less than two euros and come in a 60 ml sachet format.

The masks available at Mercadona cost less than two euros.

Nirvel Nourishes Color It is another ideal option that you can try for less than 10 euros. It comes in 200 ml bottles and has more than twenty different shades from classic black or brown, to greens, blues and purples.

Lastly, another product you can try is Design Look Mask. This mask stands out because it is suitable for those who follow the method curly. In addition to providing much more intensity to the hair color, you will be able to keep your curls healthy, strong and defined. It costs about 10 euros and each bottle is 300 ml.

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