drWe all have our good hair days and bad hair days. Can you deny that your hair plays a vital role in enhancing your overall appearance and certainly your mood too? Straightening, curling, coloring hair has become an important part of your beauty regimen. But what if your hair tone is different to what you were expecting it to be. In such a situation a hair toner can do wonders.
What is Hair Toner?
A hair toner is primarily used on color treated, bleached hair. It neutralizes your hair’s unwanted tones and enhances your new hair color. It is a wonderful tool that resolves issues that pop up while highlighting or bleaching your hair. Sometimes color fails to spread evenly on your hair strands or you might notice unwanted shades on your hair. Hair toner not only corrects the tone of your hair but also enhances your hair while giving them an even look.
What Does Toner Do To Hair?
Hair toner enhances your coloured hair. It simply neutralizes brassiness while ensuring perfect sheen and shine to your hair. It also adds bounce and vibrancy to your hair.
When Is Toner Used?
You can revive the color of your hair with a hair toner for following factors;
To adjust your Hair Color
You can use hair toner after chemical bleaching and lightening to improve your hair tone. Hair toner can be used after lightening and neutralization and those who have a dark base can use toner after hair lightening to get platinum blonde hair.
Restore your Hair Color for a Long Time
Hair toners are best to restore your hair color for a long time to get rid of the hassle of getting your hair done every so often. It unifies your existing hair shade.
Hair Color Correction
Hair toners can gently eliminate streaks or smudges that might occur due to improper application.
Enhance the Gloss
Hair toners are used to correct surface and texture while giving shine and radiance to your hair
Hair Toners are not Just for Blonde
Hair toners can also be used for dark hair to remove the brassy effect.
How Does Hair Toner Work?
Hair toner changes your hair’s undertones. Albeit, it won’t change the color of your hair entirely but it will alter the shade of your lightened hair. It neutralizes brassy tones and unwanted color.
How long does toner stay in your hair?
The more often you will wash your hair the sooner the effect will evade. You should use a sulfate free and paraben free shampoo so that it will have a mild impact on your hair. Ningen’s Onion hair Shampoo is a mild natural shampoo that will work astoundingly on your toned and coloured hair. However, your color is also a major reason behind whether it lasts for a long or short time. Moreover, other factors such as your hair quality, how often you style your hair, exposure in sun and many other reasons also impacts the effect of hair toner. In general, the effect of the toner usually lasts up to 2 to 6 weeks then you can repeat the application to maintain your hair color.
Ningen’s Arnica Hair Toner
Ningen’s Arnica hair toner is enriched with the goodness of soapnut(reetha) that not only enhances your color but also nourishes it from within. It hydrates your hair, gives it a bounce and thickness.
What is Arnica?
Arnica Montana, popularly known as Arnica, is a perennial flowering herb that belongs to the Asteraceae family. It is also called ‘the mountain daisy’ due to its yellow-orange appearance. Arnica hair oil is commonly used to cure several hair issues and treat the scalp.
How to apply toner on hair?
- Mix the toner as per the instructions.
- Wash your hair properly with a natural shampoo and then apply toner to towel-dried hair.
- Use a clean dye brush to apply toner to the strands. First apply toner to the areas that require the most color correction, or simply apply it to the center of the strands, then proceed to the roots and down to the tips.
- Leave on for the recommended time.
- After the application of the hair dye, rinse your hair thoroughly with lukewarm water.
When should you use toner on your hair?
In order to neutralize unwanted undertones after bleaching your hair, a hair toner with the goodness of Arnica can enhance the texture of your hair while leaving a glossy look.
Why is Arnica Beneficial for Hair?
Arnica is good for hair growth. It also has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial, fungicidal properties. It also clears up the oil residue on your scalp that makes it itchy and leads to dandruff issues.
A quick look at the benefits of Arnica for hair;
It treats hair loss conditions
The anti-inflammatory properties of arnica clear the excess sebum and promote hair growth.
Works effectively on Dandruff Issues
Arnica enhances the texture of your hair while retaining the natural oils. Besides it reduces inflammation thereby providing relief from itchy scalp.
Effective on Split Ends
Arnica oil helps infuse your hair strands with healthy proteins to keep split ends away.
Prevents Graying of Hair
Arnica increases the longevity of your hair and staves off early graying of hair by boosting blood circulation and strengthening the hair follicles.
Retains your Hair’s Lost Glory
It helps retain the gloss and shine of the hair for extended periods. In addition, the anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, fungicidal, and rejuvenating properties of Arnica oil boost hair health.
A glimpse at some of the best Arnica Hair Toners;
- Wella Blondor Permanent Liquid Toner
- Brilliant Silver White Hair Toner
- Ningen Arnica Hair Toner
- Bouclème Color Toning Drops
- Schwarzkopf BLOND ME
- Ion Bright White Creme Toner