How to go blonde: Tips from an expert
"Healthy hair holds color better, so do a deep conditioning treatment once a week such as the Oribe Hair Care Masque for Beautiful Color."
Oribe Beautiful Color Collection, $88, Oribe.com
"Try using a dry shampoo like the Oscar Blandi Pronto Dry Shampoo. Dry shampoos not only work, but will save your color, your blowout and the health of your hair."
Oscar Blandi Pronto Dry Shampoo, $21.00, Sephora.com
One step process
"For bold results in one step, nothing beats L'Oreal's Feria Bleach Blonding."
L'Oreal Feria Beach Blonde, $7.99 My.Luckymag.com
Sunblock for your hair
"The sun fades paint jobs on cars and the cushions on patio furniture, and it does the same to hair color. You should use a sunblock for your hair like Kerastase Soleil Voile Protecteur every time you wash, even in the winter."
Kerastase Soleil Line, Kerastase-usa.com
Hair care foundation
"The foundation for every hair care routine is a good shampoo and conditioner that is specially formulated for color treated hair, with low sulfates and high moisturizing elements. Be sure to use one! I love the Oscar Blandi Jasmine shampoo and conditioner."
Oscar Blandi Jasmine Smoothing, $22, Bloomingdales.com
"If using heat styling tools, be sure to use a thermal protector like Infusium 23 that is also a leave-in treatment with protein and vitamins."
Infusion 23 Leave-In Treatment, $9.99, Drugstore.com
"As with everything else, healthy hair starts from the inside out. Try taking a hair vitamin like Biotin, or a supplement like Viviscal which has a whole system that you can follow. Phyto also makes a supplement called Phytophanere which is a complex containing biotin, fish oil and more!"
Phyto Phytophanere Dietary Supplement, $75, My.Luckymag.com