The Bright Side

Paul Mitchell Ultimate Color Repair defends against color fade and damage.

In addition to preventing thermal damage by 86 percent and breakage by 88 percent, Ultimate Color Repair—a new, sulfate-free system from Paul Mitchell—promises 59 percent more shine and vibrant color for up to nine weeks. The collection features three products infused with nature-inspired ingredients, and are fortified with Quinoa Color Repair complex that locks in hues and repairs strands from within.

Ultimate Color Repair Shampoo’s gentle formula is enriched with natural ingredients that makes hair shiny, soft and manageable, such as sugar cane and lemon peel extracts. A daily hydrator and detangler ideal for color-treated hair, Ultimate Color Repair features powerful antioxidants that provide UV protection to help prevent color fade and damage. Additionally, nourishing ingredients including shea butter, jojoba and soybean oils and vitamins leave hair soft, shiny, healthy and hydrated. Rounding out the system is Ultimate Color Repair Triple Rescue Thermal Protection Spray. The dual-phase formula protects against excessive heat that can damage color-treated hair and lead to dull, faded strands, leaving them shiny, healthy looking, soft and vibrant. —K.D.