Getting your hair colored is as big of a commitment as getting a puppy. Your hue is needy and requires monthly salon visits, daily care, and a lot of dollars. Thankfully, color conditioners can cut the time and cost you’re putting into an expensive color job in half. To find out which color depositing conditioner is best for your hair color, click through the gallery below for a roundup of color conditioners that enhance, brighten, and strengthen hair color between salon visits.
A hydrating conditioner, Overtone's Rose Gold Deep Treatment isn't a dye so it won't lighten dark blonde, brown or black strands. What it will do is hydrate a faded rose gold shade in just 10-15 minutes.
Free of peroxide and ammonia. dpHUE's Gloss+ in Burnt Copper is a quick color fix for redheads looking to imbue their strands with salon-fresh vibrancy sans a trip to the salon.
Evo Fabuloso Cool Brown Color Boosting Treatment, $35
Dull light to dark brown colors will be impressed with the shine and moisture Evo's Color Boosting Treatment adds to faded hair—take our editor's word for it.
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Christophe Robin Back to Your Baby Blonde Shade Variation Mask Pocket, $18
French Mane Master Christophe Robin's cult favorite shade variation mask comes in a convenient pouch. The baby blonde mask fixes natural oxidation and neutralizes yellow or gray tones in bleach blonde shades and highlights.
Photo: Christophe Robin
Pravana Color Enhancer Treatment Cocoa Brunette, $15
The colorist-approved Pravana color depositing treatment uses soy protein to enhance and brighten color while also strengthening the hair.
Redken Color Extend Blonde Color Depositing Purple Conditioner, $20
Blondes looking to avoid damaging bleach between salon visits, use Redken's purple conditioner to remove brassy or orange tones.