are prevalent in almost every hair care product on the market, regardless of labeling terms like;"natural or "organic". Coatings can form on the outside of your hair and collect in the pores of your scalp. These residues essentially create a barrier that block off blood flow causing slowed hair growth, or hair loss. While they remain on the outside of the hair they can keep your hair and scalp from receiving vital moisture and nourishment. A scalp/hair environment that is unbalanced promotes fungal and bacterial growth Signs of harmful residue build-up can include; dry scalp, dull lifeless hair, brassy or dark tones, slowed hair growth, hair loss, dryness, brittleness, and breakage.
Virgin hair: To ensure your hair will be as receptive as possible, please use prior to any Hairprint Color Restorer treatment, generally every 3-8 weeks. Must be used very carefully for color treated hair some are not for color treated hair and are best used prior to any coloring process to thoroughly cleanse and remove residue. If you have virgin or non-color treated hair these can be used as directed below. See each selection for intended use and directions.
Please see suggested use below per selection.
Made Safe Certified shampoo/conditioner options; universal: for all natural hair types and colors. Safe for color treated or virgin hair. Can be used anytime before or after Hairprint Color Restorer. The last 6 options, on the Shampoo Conditioner product page linked above, are for use anytime before or after Hairprint Color Restorer: Amla Shampoo, Bioactive Kelp Combo, Fermented Bamboo Combo.
Pre-Hairprint Shampoos - Detox Shampoos- Use Pre-hairprint:
To ensure your hair will be as receptive as possible, please use prior to any Hairprint Color Restorer treatment, generally every 3-8 weeks.Must be used very carefully for color treated hair some are not for color treated hair. If you have virgin or non-color treated hair these can be used as directed below. See each selection for intended use and directions.
Color/Treated: Pre-Hairprint Color Restorer Directions; Use for 5-8 minutes before rinsing or was twice according to directions. Use no other shampoo, conditioner or styling product. Within 24 hours or less, use all components including the Prepare packet and mixes in your Hairprint Color Restorer kit as directed.
Virgin hair: Can be used every 7-10 days or as needed. Exfoliating and Clarifying are gentle residue removers. The Chelating is best for those with hard water as it both clarifies and removes not only residues but also minerals and oxidizers like chlorine. Use will help your products work better and to wipe the slate clean.
Clarifying Shampoo - Removes build-up from the hair and scalp from shampoos/conditioners/ styling products/leave in treatments. Removes Ingredient build-up from: silicones, polymers natural and synthetic, waxes, oils, sebum build-up, soap, and other blockers to the pores and the follicles of the hair. Use: Pre-hairprint. For virgin or non-color treated hair you may use every 7-10 days.
- Performs the job of a clarifying shampoo plus the job of removing mineral build-up from hard water and chlorine deposits. Over 80% of the country has various forms of hard water, or well water, which also has mineral content. Use: Pre-Hairprint. For virgin or non-color treated hair you may use every 3-8 weeks. See our Residue Removal article
for use regarding chlorine removal post Hairprint Color Restorer.
Exfoliating Shampoo -
Gentle non-irritating cleansers combined with scalp exfoliation. Removes dry skin cells/residue/minerals/chlorine build-up that blocks scalp follicles and hair cuticles. Stimulates and promotes a healthy and clean scalp. For color treated hair: Use Pre-Hairprint or pre-color.
For color treated hair: if you wish to use Post Hairprint Color Restorer we suggest using a layer of conditioner applied as protection, especially on your roots, prior to use. This should help it from removing too much color post application. We do not recommend use in this manner more than every 7-10 days.
For non-color treated hair: It can be used daily or as needed to help heal and restore the scalp. It can also be added to one of our daily use shampoos for a boost of exfoliating power every 7-10 days.
Pre and Post Hairprint Color Restorer or Anytime Options:
All were created to restore and balance the scalp over time. Works for all hair types/colors. Safe for color treated and virgin hair. These are the last 6 options on the page linked above.
Recommended use: Every 2-3 days as or as needed. Can be used following your normal routine and application directions for shampoo and conditioner.
Fermented Bamboo - Rich in natural silica and biotin which helps restore and promote natural volume and growth. It also supplies slip, frizz control, softening and shine to the hair. Universal but especially great for sensitive scalps or anyone with naturally thin or fine hair- this weightless formula promotes volume while helping heal and protect.
Amla - Exotic oils and a moisture rich formula, penetrates the hair, nourishes the follicle, conditions your locks, adds luster and shine. Universally great especially for naturally dry/frizzy/curly/kinky hair/scalps. Shampoo: Treats dandruffs, scalp conditions, and dryness. Conditioner: can soften, shine, and tame that mane. Amla has long been used for a millennia to treat hair loss. Prevent loss and breakage by applying to conditioner to the longer portions of the hair.
Bioactive Marine Kelp - Antioxidant rich formula. Repairs and restores. Excellent for thick to normal hair, damaged hair which is nutrient deficient. Promotes cell health and generation, stimulates collagen production and provides powerful antioxidant properties for scalp protection. It is highly emollient and particularly useful to smooth the hair shaft, reduce frizz and increase radiance. Universally great especially for naturally thick to normal hair or hair that needs vitality, healing, and the natural encouragement to stay healthy and strong.
Mix and match! You may use any combination of the above options to get added benefits.