Colour Aftercare

When having your hair coloured in the salon, we use the very best premium Davines colour brand.  This is a very gentle colouring system, low in ammonia and chosen to look after your hair during the colouring process.  To get the very best from your colour, it is important that you follow the tips and advice below to keep your colour looking vibrant for longer. 


  • Refrain from washing your hair for two days after your colour service. Avoid swimming for a couple of weeks as chlorine will cause your colour to fade.  


  • Always use a professional colour protecting Shampoo free from sulphates (these will strip your colour from your hair).  Always Condition too, this will help to seal your cuticle and lock that colour in while keeping pollution etc out. Please avoid supermarket products, these cost you more in the long run and will not compliment your newly found colour. Your stylist will recommend the best at-home care for you, this is advised for your best interest.​


  • Water plays a big part in keeping your colour vibrancy too. Avoid standing directly under the shower spray unless you are rinsing, keeping your water at a warm tepid temperature rather than hot, the cooler the better.  If you wash your hair daily it is normal for your colour to fade quicker.


  • SPF isn’t just for your skin. Always use a protection barrier in form of a blow-dry lotion or spray. Pay attention to the crown and hairline area as these catch the most sun.


  • Protect your hair against heat damage.  Before you reach for your hot tools i.e. hairdryer, straighteners or tongs, make sure you use a heat protector to eliminate removing moisture from your hair and incurring hair breakage.


  • Finally, if you have had a toner or fashion colour, these are temporary, fun colours and can last anywhere from 5-20 washes depending on the condition of your hair and if you are following the advice above. For these colours, it is advised that you book for a toner & finish in between your colour appointments and follow the aftercare advice given above. We also have fantastic colour conditioners you can use to top-up your colour or eliminate warmth at home.  


95 High Street Dalkeith,

Midlothian, Scotland

EH22 1AX


Tel: 0131 629 2320




Tue-Wed: 9:30am-6:00pm

Thur: 10:00am-7:00pm

Fri: 9:30am-6:00pm

Sat: 9.00am-4.00pm

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