Do you dream of hair color that looks amazing, even between salon visits? Are you searching for ways to get your desired hair color? Maybe you want to know tips for maintaining colored hair? What if we told you there’s one hair care product that can help with all of these? It's called hair toner and we are going to discuss it in this post. What is hair toner and how does it work? Find out by reading on!
What is hair toner?
You’ve probably heard the name several times, or stumbled upon these types of products in our Hair Color Bars. But, do you really know what a toner is for hair color?
As the name suggests, hair toner is a product that…tones your hair. It can make it brighter or eliminate particular tones, such as yellow or red. The idea behind it is simple – by neutralizing or changing the underlying tones in your hair, toners help give you the gorgeous color you’re looking for.
The list of uses for hair color toner is lengthy. Here are the most common ones:
To restore color
To correct color
To adjust color
To enhance gloss
What kinds of products would be considered hair color toner? If a hair care product has the effects mentioned above, it can be classified as a hair toner. The list usually includes:
Some demi-permanent colors
The most common way people use hair toners is to get rid of unwanted undertones. Yet, in many cases, they are used for regular hair care (e.g. tinted shampoos). It all depends on the type of product, so remember to read the description on the box before buying it!