Do you want to renew the appearance of your hair without having to undergo radical changes? The shine bath is one of the best alternatives to restore the shine and healthy appearance to the hair, in addition to reactivating the color (whether natural or not).
The shine bath enhances the natural color of hair that was never dyed before, intensifies the color of each strand of previously dyed hair and that are opaque, also helps to recover chemically damaged hair.
On the other hand, the technique has no contraindications and can be repeated frequently. The process can be performed as long as the hair looks dull and dull, devitalized and boring. Usually, we can do it on a biweekly basis, since the gloss bath lasts up to eight washes.
The procedure is cheap and can be performed both professionally, in the vast majority of beauty salons, and at home, being able to be a lifeline for those with dyed hair. The shine bath is indicated between dyed, since it is when the hair is dull and lifeless.
5 tips for a perfect shine bath
But not only those women with dyed hair can benefit from the shine bath, natural hair can also benefit from the technique without suffering unwanted color changes, getting more shine and hydration.
1. Choose the right shade of dye
If you prefer to take a shine bath with coloration or dye, it is important to choose the right tone for your hair. The most indicated is the colorless totalizer, which can be used throughout the hair. But if you do not have access to this product, always use a shade above the color of the hair.
2. Use a protective cream for the skin
As well as when dyeing, the shine bath can end up staining the skin. Therefore, the most recommended is the region closest to the hair as the forehead, the sienes, the ears, the neck are protected with a cream based on petroleum jelly.
3. Be careful with allergies
This is good advice, especially for those who have never dyed their hair and do not know how the products can react, so beware of allergic reactions. The ideal is not to use the product in case of irritation, itching, and sores on the scalp or in case of allergy to any component of the formula.
4. Fix the root before taking the shine bath
For those who have natural hair or dyed with a shade similar to the natural color, this will not be a problem. But if the natural color of your hair is very different from the color you are using, the ideal is that the root is retouched before the shine bath, since the power of pigmentation of the technique is not so high in terms of the coloration itself.
5. Bet on moisturizing products
Regardless of the gloss bath recipe you will decide to follow, it is essential that the moisturizing products are not of poor quality, so that the result is more satisfactory. Invest in a good moisturizing mask, vitamin ampoules, moisturizing oils and liquid Bepantol to improve the mix.
Natural shine bath recipes for hair
Vinegar: The mixture of white vinegar (alcohol or apple) mixed with water has a powerful moisturizing effect for our hair. It helps in the elimination of hair fat and is also an ally to give shine to the hair in a natural way, with this we also achieve that the hair color is intensified. It is not recommended to use it more than 1 time per week.
For those women with dark hair tone, the best option is to use black tea as a gloss bath; it is very efficient to enhance the dark color of the hair and also gives it a greater shine, which can be observed as a very healthy hair.
To apply it you should first wash your hair and then spray your hair with black tea and let it act for about 25 to 35 minutes. It is important not to abuse this shine bath as it can dry out the hair, giving an effect that we do not want.
For those women with blond or light hair, the infusion of chamomile will help to further highlight that gold color, giving an ideal shine and hydration. Once you have washed your hair with shampoo it is time to put this chamomile water and let it act for about 25 minutes, you can do it a couple of times a week, always taking into account the results it offers you.