Shampoo - £1.99 Conditioner - £1.99 Bodycare
Purple shampoos and conditioners have been making the rounds for a little while now and while I was in Bodycare (for anyone that doesn't have one where they live it's a discount toiletry retailer) I spotted these two products for the tiny price of £1.99 each and decided to give a go.
My hair is generally very ashy (my highlights are a step from blue/grey they're so ashy) so I figured this shampoo/conditioner combo would be a good one for me to give a try. The shampoo is toning shampoo (actually similar to what they use on me in my hairdressers) and the violet pigment in it are supposed to neutralise any brassiness in your blonde hair and keep it looking as fresh as the day you get it done.
My first impressions of this are that the bright violet looks terrifying to rub into light blonde hair! When I first squirted this into my hand in the shower I did hesitate before putting it onto my hair but I slapped it on and hoped for the best. The directions say to lather this up and then wait for 5 minutes before rinsing it out. When you're time is up you rinse like a normal shampoo (yes the water runs purple! This is actually pretty fun...) and apply the conditioner to towel dried hair. You only have to wait like 2 minutes for this to work and then you rinse and style your hair as usual.
Now, obviously this product doesn't alter the colour of your hair and it isn't a dye of any kind so don't be expecting miracles. It is basically a shampoo that removes any build up on your hair to reveal the true bright colour you should have and it definately delivers on this. After using this for 2 weeks my colour seems fresher than it did before and my highlights are bright and the colour they should be! Styling products and fruity shampoos can really dull down highlights but Touch of Silver really brings them back to life!
I'm going to keep using purple toning shampoo because I think it is an essential for keeping blonde hair bright.
Have you tried this before? Are you going to give it a go?