Colour Refresh With Schwarzkopf Live Colour

The whole red hair phase has lasted a very long time, I always dip between dark and brighter shades throughout the year. Now that it's getting a bit warmer and the weather is getting a bit better I thought I'd try and go a bit brighter and go for switch it up a bit. I'm quite particular with what products I use on my hair and especially when it comes to dye, I normally stick with what I know and love so for me I always feel really sceptical when I want to try something new.

But as a long lover of the Schwarzkopf Live Colour range, I really love the permanent dyes as someone who doesn't want to spend all their time dyeing their hair. It stays on for a good time and really makes an impact, but I wanted something to boost the colour in between dyes. I've bought all the colour boosting shampoos and masks and they work great but I always feel like after a while they lose their touch. So I decided to put my faith into the new Schwarzkopf Live Colour XXL Stay Bright Booster Red £2.99.

Unlike the time needed to dye your hair normally, this is a treatment you can do whilst in the shower. For me, this is something I use once a week in between washes just to give my hair that refresh. It's semi-permanent and can replace your shampoo. For me I feel like I can only use this once a week, my hair needs washing every two days and when I use this, I notice my hair feeling a little greasy after the first day so a little bit of dry shampoo is needed.

As it is a booster this isn't meant to replace the hair dye you would usually use, but instead, this can be used in between just to give it a refresh. I find with the Schwarzkopf dyes the colour lasts for a while but I do find that it starts to lose the intensity after about 12 washes, so I thought to keep that vibrancy this would be a nice little addition. I've used this after freshly dyeing my hair and it worked really well to keep the colour in.

I normally use this on the roots and work it into the ends, it works great to keep the colour in and add that intensity. I don't think it's strong enough to be used all over the head but I think for the roots and ends it's a great little addition. The only warning I would give is that this will constantly run after washes If you're planning on going swimming or showering just be wary that it will run a little bit. It normally does this for 1-2 washes after you've used the treatment so do be careful. I have an unfortunate storytime where I used this went swimming the next day and ruined a nice wet swimsuit so be careful!

Overall, it's a pretty good product and it works great. I really love having something like this to give my hair that needed vibrancy between washes. If you're looking for a hair boost then this is the one for you. Haircare wise I don't tend to put too much on my hair, because I dye it I like to make sure I don't go overboard with it. Just needs that care and an extra bit of TLC

What are some staples in your haircare kit? Let me know down below!

Until next time, Chloe!

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