Does Conditioner Strip Hair Color?

I am wanting to dye my hair red. I have had a couple stylists tell me two contradicting stories. One said conditioner (especially color-safe) won't fade the color, just shampoo. Another said that it didn't matter because it was something you have to rinse off your hair and to just not wet it at all for as long as possible.

What's true? Does conditioner strip hair color? I hardly EVER use shampoo, but second-day hair is hard for me. What is your guys' experience?
Type: 2C-3A
Porosity: Low
Width: Medium
Length: Shoulders
Density: Medium

Co-wash: Suave Naturals
Rinse-out: HEHH, Tresemme Naturals
Gels: LA Looks Polish Perfect, HESMU
Mousse: HESMU, HETMS, Paul Mitchell Sculpting Foam
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Awe. I guess no one knows.
Type: 2C-3A
Porosity: Low
Width: Medium
Length: Shoulders
Density: Medium

Co-wash: Suave Naturals
Rinse-out: HEHH, Tresemme Naturals
Gels: LA Looks Polish Perfect, HESMU
Mousse: HESMU, HETMS, Paul Mitchell Sculpting Foam
~~
H.O.W.L - Help Our Wolves Live

In my experience, after the first few days going red and later on when I went black, my conditioner would rinse out the color of the dye I used. After about 2-3 days, I didn't see any dye release.

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Did it fade the color at all, though?
Type: 2C-3A
Porosity: Low
Width: Medium
Length: Shoulders
Density: Medium

Co-wash: Suave Naturals
Rinse-out: HEHH, Tresemme Naturals
Gels: LA Looks Polish Perfect, HESMU
Mousse: HESMU, HETMS, Paul Mitchell Sculpting Foam
~~
H.O.W.L - Help Our Wolves Live

Did it fade the color at all, though?
Originally Posted by LunaBlue
The more dye that comes out of your hair the more the colour is faded.

I use to use colour depositing shampoos and conditioners when use to dye my hair red rather than just colour fade ones.

The main problem I had was the more moisturizing conditioners were a different shade of red to what I dyed my hair so my hair colour would change from week 3 onwards.
Red fades fast! You'll want to minimize the number of times you wet your hair- water alone will fade it. Embrace that multi-day hair! Glycerin can also pull color out. Shampoos for sure, conditioner not so much. It's really the wetting that will fade it faster than anything.
2C/ Coarse/ Normal porosity/ SW Florida/ Salt & Pepper
Cleanse: CJ Daily Fix, JC Cleansing Cream, TJ Tea Tree Condish
Condish: JC Too Shea, CJ Curl Rehab (both as RO & LI)
Stylers: UFD CM, CJ PP, JC Spiralicious, Darcy's Cream Gel & Cocoa bean whip
Red fades fast! You'll want to minimize the number of times you wet your hair- water alone will fade it. Embrace that multi-day hair! Glycerin can also pull color out. Shampoos for sure, conditioner not so much. It's really the wetting that will fade it faster than anything.
Originally Posted by chloe92us
Ah, well that brings up the question...
What's the best way to get multi-day hair? I've tried pineappling and even though the cloth scrunchie is very loose, I still get a dent and hair that wants to stay up in a ponytail.
Type: 2C-3A
Porosity: Low
Width: Medium
Length: Shoulders
Density: Medium

Co-wash: Suave Naturals
Rinse-out: HEHH, Tresemme Naturals
Gels: LA Looks Polish Perfect, HESMU
Mousse: HESMU, HETMS, Paul Mitchell Sculpting Foam
~~
H.O.W.L - Help Our Wolves Live

Ah, well that brings up the question...
What's the best way to get multi-day hair? I've tried pineappling and even though the cloth scrunchie is very loose, I still get a dent and hair that wants to stay up in a ponytail.
Originally Posted by LunaBlue
You could try a silk scarf instead of a pineapple. I've found, though, with the pineapple dent- that it goes down in an hour or so after smoothing on a very light hold gel.
2C/ Coarse/ Normal porosity/ SW Florida/ Salt & Pepper
Cleanse: CJ Daily Fix, JC Cleansing Cream, TJ Tea Tree Condish
Condish: JC Too Shea, CJ Curl Rehab (both as RO & LI)
Stylers: UFD CM, CJ PP, JC Spiralicious, Darcy's Cream Gel & Cocoa bean whip
Ah, well that brings up the question...
What's the best way to get multi-day hair? I've tried pineappling and even though the cloth scrunchie is very loose, I still get a dent and hair that wants to stay up in a ponytail.
Originally Posted by LunaBlue
You could try a silk scarf instead of a pineapple. I've found, though, with the pineapple dent- that it goes down in an hour or so after smoothing on a very light hold gel.
Originally Posted by chloe92us
I've thought about the scarf before.
Anyone know where I can get one?
Type: 2C-3A
Porosity: Low
Width: Medium
Length: Shoulders
Density: Medium

Co-wash: Suave Naturals
Rinse-out: HEHH, Tresemme Naturals
Gels: LA Looks Polish Perfect, HESMU
Mousse: HESMU, HETMS, Paul Mitchell Sculpting Foam
~~
H.O.W.L - Help Our Wolves Live

I was box dye burgundy red for years, now semi permanent pink-red which is longer lasting and less damaging. Water strips colour period: anything that raises the cuticle aids loss of colour molecules, harsh shampoos, heat and anything neutral to alkaline for example. The more porous your hair the faster the red will fade. 'Refreshing' the lengths with box dye each time causes a lot of damage over time.

Colour safe shampoos are next to useless IME, I lose the least colour conditioner only washing in cool water and using leave in conditioner instead of rinse out conditioner. A super gentle low-poo at an acidic pH (~4.5) should also be good. I limit deep conditioning due to the lengthy water/ heat exposure, instead do deep treatments such as drying type hardcore hydrolysed protein or overnight coconut oil soaks on dry hair. Mostly I use proven beneficial ingredients like ceramides, protein and panthenol in leave in products to avoid wasted product and limit water exposure.
2a-2c, medium texture, porous/ colour treated. Three years CG. Past bra strap length heading for waist.

CO-wash: Inecto coconut/ Elvive Volume Collagen
Treatments: Komaza Care Matani, coconut/ sweet almond/ fractionated coconut oils, Hairveda Sitrinillah
Leave in: Fructis Sleek & Shine (old), Gliss Ultimate Volume, various Elvive
Styler: Umberto Giannini jelly, Au Naturale styling gelee
Flour sack towel, pixie diffuse or air dry.
Experimenting with: benign neglect

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