Hair Color Protecting Techniques-Create A Shield

Hair Color Protecting Techniques: Maintaining vibrant, long-lasting hair color can be a challenge, especially with daily exposure to environmental stressors and styling tools. Fortunately, with the right techniques and products, you can create a shield to protect your hair color and keep it looking fresh and radiant. In this blog, we’ll explore essential hair color protecting techniques that will help you preserve your hue, minimize damage, and extend the life of your color. Say goodbye to fading and hello to vibrant, beautiful hair!


Shield Shampoo

With the start of summers or through mid-spring switch to a shampoo that protects against UV rays of the sun and protects color. These shield shampoos will be labelled with UV filter or UV shield or simply UV/UVA shield and may contain aloe Vera or natural flower seeds oil for long lasting moisture and damage repair features along with color protection. Shampooing once a day with color protecting shampoo helps build up a protective layer on your hair. it is advisable to use these products year-round if you live in a sunny climate.

Shield Shampoo Color Protecting Sshampoo

Layering Up The Locks

If you plan to hit the beach or you are laying out at the pool or you simply want to go out to show some athletic skills, add some extra protection layer. Apply a light layer of leave-in spray or leave in conditioner cream that added protection from environmental hazards. Apply these products on slightly wet hair as well.

Leave-in Spray & Leave-in Cream

Use Hats and Scarves

One of the best ways to prevent color from fading is covering up the hair. Take a big, floppy-brimmed beach hat and reduce your hair to be exposed to the sun. Use a hat that suits your beach style or a simple fabric bandana to protect your hair from harsh rays. Combine hats and scarves with ultraviolet protectant sprays for the highest level of protection. You can add flair to your beach style in number of ways from protectant spays to cool hats and scarves, whatever suits you best.

Re-hydrate to Revitalize

After-sun masks are amazing, apply at least once a week or after full day outdoors in order to maintain moisture and soothe out cuticles. When exposed to sunlight, UV rays dry out strands and roughen up the cuticles which in result dulls your hair color. Naturals ingredients in these products can help correct sun damage. Simply apply a product to freshly shampooed hair and work it through using a wide-toothed comb.


1. How can I prevent my hair color from fading?

To prevent your hair color from fading, use color-safe shampoos and conditioners, avoid excessive heat styling, and protect your hair from UV rays by wearing a hat or using hair products with UV filters. Additionally, washing your hair with cooler water can help maintain your color's vibrancy.

2. What products are best for protecting color-treated hair?

Look for products specifically designed for color-treated hair, such as sulfate-free shampoos and conditioners, leave-in treatments with UV protection, and hair masks that provide deep hydration. GK Hair Shield Series products are an excellent choice for maintaining and protecting your color.

3. How often should I touch up my hair color to keep it looking fresh?

The frequency of touch-ups depends on your hair growth and the type of color treatment you have. Generally, root touch-ups are needed every 4-6 weeks, while full color refreshes can be done every 8-12 weeks. Using color-protecting techniques and products can help extend the time between touch-ups.