Instructions for Paul Mitchell Color

Paul Mitchell Color gives you luxurious hair color that conditions your hair and lasts up to eight weeks with proper care. While you can only get Paul Mitchell Color from a salon that offers it and with a stylist that has been trained in its application, you can do a few things to make sure that your Paul Mitchell color lasts as long as possible.

Find A Stylist

Paul Mitchell Color is only available to licensed salons that are Paul Mitchell affiliates, so find a salon that offers it as a service. You can call your favorite salon and simply ask them if they carry Paul Mitchell Color, or you can use the service on the Paul Mitchell Hair Care website to find a salon in your area that carries Paul Mitchell products. Just enter in your zip code and you'll find a variety of salons nearby. You'll find their names and numbers, and you can call for information about pricing and expertise.

Choose a Color

When choosing a hair color, you need to take a few things into consideration. Paul Mitchell Colors are highly pigmented and often result in a richer color than other hair coloring products. You may find that you may only need to go a few shades darker or lighter to make a large difference in your appearance. Since Paul Mitchell Color is permanent, if you are looking for a more drastic change, you may want to try it in a semi-permanent or temporary finish first so that you can see what it looks like before making a commitment. Your Paul Mitchell stylist will also have some tips for you as to what colors will look best; together you can choose a hue that suits you.

Caring for Your Color

Once the color has been applied, remember to carefully care for your hair so that your color stays rich and lasts longer. Avoid the sun, wear hat, and use hair care products that are specially formulated for colored hair. Regular shampoo contains harsh sulfates, which can strip the hair of its color. Paul Mitchell offers products that are sulfate-free, which you can purchase at your salon. You can also use a heat protector when you are drying or using flat and curling irons on your hair so that the heat doesn't fade your color. If you're vigilant, your Paul Mitchell Color can last up to eight weeks.