3 Tips For Being A Black Blonde

We’ll admit it: blonde highlights can be fun

...even if a bit high-maintenance. Here are three key tips to keeping your blonde locks brilliant through summer and beyond.

1. Moisturize.
Repeat after me: Weekly. Deep. Conditioning. Color-treated hair requires extra conditioning love! Choose a sulfate-free, moisturizing shampoo and conditioner such as Paul Mitchell Forever Blonde. For a drugstore option, try the Giovanni Eco Chic line.

2. Protect.
Before styling, coat your strands with a specialized repair treatment. Colour stylist Tab swears by Paul Mitchell Dramatic Repair, which contains proteins and macadamia nut oil to replenish thirsty hair.

3. Minimize Heat
Dyed-blonde hair is more fragile and prone to damage. Avoiding too much heat keeps your curl pattern intact. Experiment with no-heat styles such as flat twists, two-strand twists, Bantu knots, and cornrows. When doing straightened styles, use the minimal heat setting possible to achieve the style, starting as low as 300 degrees and working up.

McKenzie Renae - Example of Being a Black Blonde

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