Have you ever had your hair colored, or maybe you did it yourself, only to find “spots” throughout your locks? For those of you that don’t know, my hair is everything, I am the person every hairdresser despises. I want the micro-minnie trim, blunt cut – I’m talking NO unnatural layers, and the majority of the time I color my hair the SAME. EXACT. COLOR. I never want to do anything that could potentially damage my hair. I had the opportunity to go through the cosmetology program my high school offered. While I left with a certified cosmetologist, I left without a head of long luscious strands. Ladies and gents, my hair was so damaged from constantly changing my hair every other day that it caused me to legit get anxiety when it comes to “changing it up” with my hair. With that being said, I digress.
For the last several months I’ve had the urge to change my hair style. I finally convinced myself to followthrough and I made a hair appointment. My plan was to do an ombre-baylayage-highlight hybrid.You know, basically something to give my hair more dimension and not drastically change the color. My amazing hairdresser made my dreams come to life, aside from the brassy tint. My hair holds red so I pretty much expected a little brass since Nikki lifted my hair a few levels.
It was day two, I believe, when I wet my roots and began applying root lifter. I started blowdrying my hair in sections, using a second mirror to see the back of my head. Thats when I noticed random spots where the bleach had lifted and the color did not stick. Luckily, there were only a few and they were all hide-able. At that point I didn’t freakout too bad considering I already had an appointment to tone the brass out for the following Friday.
Fast forward to my follow-up appointment where Nikki began explaining to me that I most likely had a lot of buildup making it hard for the color to penetrate the hair follicle. She then shows me two things, Malibu Un•Do•Goo Shampoo and the Matrix Brass Off Collection (which I promise to write about). Malibu Un•Do•Goo Shampoo ($16-$32) is a “gentle solution system for removing stying product build-up such as hair sprays, gels, mousses, and is effective in seconds.” The directions suggest using it weekly to remove build-up, but I have found that monthly personally works best. I typically only wash my hair once a week and have found that by removing the extra build-up my hair gets greasier after only two days, ironically enough. My hairdresser also mentioned using it before coming in for a hair appointment to potentially prevent any future “spotting” with color.
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Ingredients: Water (Aqua, Eau), Cocoamidopropyl Betaine, Cetyl Betaine, Sodium C14-15 Olefin Sulfonate, Lauramide DEA, Polysorbate 20, Triethanolamine, Polyquaternum-10, Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate, Disodium EDTA, Parfum, Blue 1. , BCC12-Base.
Disclaimer: I have not researched the above ingredients, I just know how my personal hair responded to the product. The price listed is the price on the Malibu website as of February 23, 2017. Malibu did not sponsor this post, nor do I have any affiliation with their company persuading this blog. Outside of my hair getting greasier sooner, it was my personal choice to share my experience.