Now, my tale is one of those, "don't do what I did but IF YOU DID do what I did then this may help" tales. In no way am I advocating bleaching your own hair! But look, I did it, and even though I'm happy with the shade, I lost heaps of length due to crazy breakage. So please, think twice about a DIY hair colouring mission- especially if you're not prepared to lose any length.
Anyway- cautionary words aside, it happened, and now I have some work to do to fix it. I've experimented with different shampoos/conditioners (I use Fanola, which you can find more about here), oil treatments (read about my pick of the bunch here), hair masks (Kerastase all the way, or Davines!), and treatments (which I'm telling you about in one second). The BEST treatment I've tried thus far is the lengthily-named Joico K-PAK Colour Therapy Luster Lock- Instant Shine & Repair Treatment. I actually use this in place of a conditioner, because it is just SO GOOD.
Sooo...what does it do? WELL. All the good things! I use it after shampooing, & leave it in my hair for around 5 minutes (you can leave it in longer if you're not as impatient as me), and then rinse as usual. I can immediately notice a difference in how smooth & hydrated my hair feels, and even more so when I comb out my wet hair. zero tangles, zero snags, and zero breakage! This is the ONLY conditioning treatment that lets me comb wet hair without having a meltdown. Once dry, my hair is so shiny and smooth, and looks/feels far healthier than it has any right to be.
So I'm basically hooked on this, and the extra bonus is that it only costs $26.40 if you by it from my fave online hair product boutique, Hair Products Online- click here! This product is a MUST HAVE for anyone who wants to either fix their hair (me), or anyone that wants to give their hair some extra love!
Want to try some- let me know below!