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Huffington Post: Gina Rivera on Proper Steps for Going Lighter

Sherrie Wilson

Summer with its warm sunshine and long evenings is about to make its appearance. And along with summer is the desire for a lighter and brighter look when it comes to hair. Many are looking to lighten up their locks either naturally or by having their hairstylist put some highlights in for them.

Here are a few tips for those that are wanting a few lighter strands mixed in to their look. It’s always important to consult with your stylist anytime that you select to lighten your hair. It’s important primarily to ensure your hair remains healthy.

Consulting with your hairstylist will ensure that certain guidelines are followed. It’s easy to get the wrong color on your hair when lightening if you are not working with a professional. A professional will ensure that the correct tone is selected for your hair, and more importantly, they know how to apply color while maintaining the health of your hair.

It’s tempting to want to go the inexpensive route and lighten your hair on your own but I don’t advocate this approach. Mainly because using over the counter products such as lemon juice, peroxide, or drug store bleaching kits and products, can be very damaging and stripping to the hair.

When lightening your make sure that you have a good at home hair care regimen in place. I recommend Pure Biogen Complex by Gina. This is the wet line that I designed which is loaded with biotin, collagen and all of the B vitamins. The ingredients in this line are essential nutrients for your hair to stay healthy and look amazing. Processed hair especially needs this after any kind of lightening or chemical process to replenish and nourish the hair.

Taking great care of your hair after coloring it will serve to maintain your highlights; keeping them prettier and ensuring they last for longer period of time. Without great care, light hair tends to lose its luster and begins to look dull and dry. Because of all the nutritional properties, the Biogen Complex wet line will keep your color fresh. You can rely on it to bring back shine, revitalize the vibrant color and improve overall health of the hair. To learn more, visit me store on line at www.by-gina.com

To read this article in the Huffington Post go to: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/592d801de4b07d848fdc066e