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How To Care For Your Bleached Roots

By Oreoritse Tariemi
07 September 2022   |   9:04 am
Bleach strips your hair strands of their natural color. This procedure can be harsh, so it leaves your hair limp and lifeless. Luckily, this isn’t permanent. You can actually nurse your hair back to its bounce, even before the bleach wears off. The secrets to healthy dyed hair are all in your roots. If you…

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Bleach strips your hair strands of their natural color. This procedure can be harsh, so it leaves your hair limp and lifeless. Luckily, this isn’t permanent. You can actually nurse your hair back to its bounce, even before the bleach wears off.

The secrets to healthy dyed hair are all in your roots. If you give your bleached roots the right amount of attention and care, you’ll retain your luster for much longer.

Use Olive oil

When the pigment leaves your strands, it leaves them porous. What better time to feed those pores with nutrient-rich oils? Olive oil is a great moisturiser, especially for blonde hair. This ol has a gwarm gold tone that brightens any hair color, but owrks magic on blonde hues.

Rinse with rice water

Rice water contains inositol, which is a great ingredient for repairing hair damage. You can do a rice water rinse three times a week, but or cases of extreme damage, a daily rinse works.

Get a hair mask or make one yourself

If you’re struggling with dry, brittle and dull hair, you should try a hair mask. You can revitalise your strands with a hair mask containing egg white, avocado, and of course, a moisturising oil like coconut oil or olive oil. As a bonus tip, you can warm up the oil so it penetrates better. You shouldn’t add any abrasive ingredients like sugar. They’ll worsen breakage and strip your hair.

No hot styling tools

The bleach already dealt its damage, don’t make matters worse by applying heat. Your hair needs some time to recuperate after the relatively invasive bleaching, so it’s best you stay away from any hot styling tools for at least three weeks. Hot water showers are not allowed either. If you must curl your hair, consider non-heat methods like rollers and flexi rods.

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