How Pro:voke Touch of Silver Boosts Shine for Blonde and Grey Hair
How do purple shampoos work?
To understand how Touch of Silver Twice A Week Brightening Shampoo works, you need to know a little about colour theory. The general rule to remember is that opposing colours neutralise each other.
The opposite of yellow/orange is purple/violet and using Touch of Silver Twice A Week Brightening Shampoo that deposits violet colour pigment will effectively neutralise yellow tones in grey, white & platinum blonde hair. It also works for natural blondes in need of a bit of a boost, as well as highlighted blonde hair.
When Should You Start Using Touch Of Silver?
Whenever you have enough white hairs that you want to give a brighter and more radiant look. If you have salt & pepper hair Touch of Silver is ideal to use. Touch of Silver will give the white hair an instantly more vibrant look, but it should not alter the colour of dark hair, this will just look more lustrous. You do not have to wait until you have entirely grey/white hair!
Will My Hair Turn Purple?
Touch of Silver Twice a Week Brightening shampoo is a toning shampoo, so if you leave it on too long, or use it too frequently, you can develop a purple tinge to your hair. This tinge won't last. Use Touch of Silver Daily Maintenance Shampoo to ensure you don't over tone your hair. Use only as directed. Do not use everyday and do not leave on hair for more than 5 minutes. Don't use for two weeks after having hair permed or coloured.
When Will I See Results?
You should see results from your very first wash with Touch of Silver Twice A Week Brightening Shampoo. This colour correcting shampoo will work to neutralize yellow tones. Two applications a week is enough to keep brassiness at bay. For optimum results use the whole collection to achieve shimmering bright blonde, white or gorgeous grey tresses. Individual results may vary.
I Have Recently Bleached My Hair - When Can I Start To Use Touch of Silver?
Bleaching hair can make it more porous so the results may be a little uneven, which could give a slightly patchy look. We recommend not to use for 2 weeks after having hair dyed. It is advisable to leave the product on for only 2 to 3 minutes, rather than the full 5 minutes for the first wash.
Is Touch Of Silver A Hair Dye?
Yes, it is a temporary hair coloring product, which means it washes out, usually within 6 to 8 washes. The violet pigment sits on the surface of the hair, as opposed to the longer lasting permanent and semi-permanent hair colorants, which penetrate the hair shaft and 'lock' inside it.
What Should You Do If You Think You May Have Reacted To A Hair Colouring Product?
The Touch of Silver Twice A Week Brightening Shampoo does contain a hair dye, which can cause an allergic reaction. However, the concentration used is low and the product is only in contact with your hair and scalp for a short time. It is therefore extremely unlikely that you will have an adverse reaction to this or any other ingredients. However, if you do experience problems such as skin or scalp itching, discontinue use immediately. If you experience a skin or scalp rash, swelling to eyes/face, blistering after coloring or on the following days you must seek immediate medical advice.
If you are allergic to a hair dye it is important that you do not use any hair colouring product until you have undergone patch testing by a dermatologist to confirm if this is the problem. If you are allergic to a hair dye, the reaction could be much more severe next time.