Maintaining Your Color

  • Published on March 12, 2018

    By: Abby Chaney : Licensed Cosmetologist & Educator at La’ James International College in Iowa City.

    Color is a growing trend in the world of Beauty. Its high fashion and can add that extra needed pop to any haircut or style. Below are some tips and tricks to keeping your color brighter and fresher for a longer period of time:


    Shampooing your hair in cooler water will help to lock in the color. Hot water can open the hair cuticle letting some of the color you just spent $$$ on go right down the drain.

    Extending the days between your shampoos with help keep your hair color looking fresher longer.

    Using professional products and products specific to color preservation will help seal in your color molecules for a fresh looking color after each shampoo.


    LJIC offers a Color Lock-In Treatment made specific to Rusk’s DeepShine color line. Spray into the hair while wet and then style as normal. Color Lock-In helps to seal the cuticle & to combat fading.

    People often forget that the environment itself can cause fading, such as sun rays and salt water during a vacation. Make sure to always follow your professional shampoo with a conditioner to help close down the hair cuticles to shield the harmful environment.


    Find your favorite professional products at an La’ James International college location.


    Pictured & Author: Abby Chaney : Licensed Cosmetologist & Educator at La’ James International College in Iowa City.



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