Celebrity Stylist and Mane U Educator Chris Appleton has been on fire lately! Literally. (Have you seen the music video for JLo’s “Ain’t Your Mamma”??) His latest manespiration for OG Pop Queen Xtina resulted in a sultry, scarlet look that would leave the Little Mermaid more than a bit jealous! With color by the talented Shah Karegar of Salon Benjamin, Chris complemented the bold hue with an enviable waterfall of glam Hollywood waves. The result? Bombshell meets superstar for the ultimate mane moment! And did we mention this dope crimson hairstyle has us rushing to call our colorists?! For those of you looking to amplify your auburn manes, or if you’re just dying for a fun change, read on to find out the products you NEED to maintain and protect every fiery red shade under the sun!
DAVINES ALCHEMIC SHAMPOO & CONDITIONER
Paraben and sulfate-free, there’s a reason these color-depositing alchemic products have become a cult fave. Enhance your mane’s vibrancy and shine by using everyday, or for a more intensely boosted tint, try as a treatment to refresh your red tones as needed. With six targeted shades, these effective and eco-friendly products are perfect for every shade from copper to red. Click here to pick the right hue for your hair.
RITA HAZAN ULTIMATE SHINE GLOSS
Perfect for the gal on the go, this in-shower treatment foam is a great way to keep your color looking fresh without having to take that extra time to commit to a mask. Designed specifically by celebrity colorist Rita Hazan to prevent fading between color sessions, maintain your crimson hue and enhance shine with this easy-to-use miracle cure.
PRAVANA NEVO COLOR ENHANCER TREATMENT RADIANT RED
The ultimate treatment for redheads in need of a little TLC, this color-depositing conditioning treatment is intended for you to use instead of your daily conditioner. Amplify your color with over five fiery shades to choose from AND enrich your hair with soy protein to strengthen brittle strands. We’ll take a 2 in 1 any day!
AVEDA COLOR CONSERVE DAILY COLOR PROTECT
An easy, everyday solution for preventing color-fade from summer sunshine, this leave-in treatment forms a protective barrier to lock in color and lock out harmful UV rays that can damage more than just your color. Use this cream as your go-to styling product for extra all-natural hydration and instant defense from the elements.
ORIBE AIRBRUSH ROOT TOUCH-UP SPRAY
If you haven’t heard of root touch-up sprays by now, you’ve probably been living under a rock! These bad boys are the perfect quick fix for keeping your fiery mane looking fresh in between salon visits. And even if your roots are looking rad, pro hair tip: filling in your part makes it look fuller (especially in photos) so there’s no shame in using a little enhancement every now and then!
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For more pro tips, now’s your chance to learn from the master behind the mane! Meet Chris Appleton at Mane University on June 30th to perfect your styling skills and learn what it means to be a hair artist…
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