6 Ways to Refresh Your Hair Color Between Salon Visits

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Not everyone can make it to the salon like clockwork—life gets busy! To keep your hair color looking vibrant in between appointments, try one of these high-performance picks, which are editor-tested and expert-approved.

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Kenra Platinum Color Charge Spray Serum ($22)

Spritz this sweetly scented serum (it sinks in faster than creams) onto damp locks to deliver color-protecting technology that helps keep hair dye inside the cuticle. It also defends against heat damage from styling tools to prevent breakage.

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Joico Color Infuse Brown Shampoo ($16)

Keep brown hair from straying into mousey territory with this pigment-boosting shampoo that refreshes dull color with just one wash and makes highlights look more vibrant than ever. No need for a gloss at the salon with this at home.

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Kérastase Touche Chromatique ($40)

Available in four shades, this first-to-market color-correcting pen is designed to be used in tandem with the brand’s Masque Chromatique (pictured). Deposit dye from the pen into the mask, mix them up and then apply from roots to ends to revive fading color.

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It’s a 10 Five Minute Hair Repair for Blondes ($21)

Blond locks can be high-maintenance—if they’re color-treated, bleach can bring about damage and the color can turn brassy. To keep your hue looking bright and healthy, a deep-conditioning mask like this one does the trick without a salon visit.

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Madison Reed Root Reboot ($25)

Masking grays between salon appointments can be quite a task. This new root cover-up features a user-friendly sponge applicator to seamlessly hide grays and refresh your color in 10 minutes. Pour the liquid color into the activator, shake it up and then rub onto roots.

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Glam Seamless Ombré Clip In Hair Extensions ($330)

Want to try ombré color without consulting your stylist? These clip-in extensions are the perfect choice. Invisible seamless clips blend them right into your hair for a new look that can last more than a year with proper care.

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