7 Fast Fixes for Hair Color Emergencies
Maintaining your hair color can be a pain -- and expensive. See our quick tips to fix your hair color disasters at home
Problem: Fading colorFast Fix: Color-depositing products
We know you're as wary of marketing ploys as we are, but Robinson says color-protecting products actually do prevent your shade from fading. "Color-protecting shampoos and conditioners … are specially formulated to protect your strands from heat styling and other damage that can cause hair color to fade," says Robinson. She recommends Clairol Professional Shimmer Lights Shampoo, $7.99 and Conditioner, $11.49. "Its purple hues help cancel out brassiness [in blonde shades]," Robinson says.