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10 Best Shampoo For Colored Hair To Keep The Color From Fading Away

You achieved the dream color, but getting your hair colored is only half the battle. The best shampoo will keep your colored hair from fading or drying.

Yes, yes, it’s getting difficult with so many brands claiming to offer the best shampoo. Hair isn’t a one size fits all type of deal, so I’ve come up with a list for different needs for you to better find which shampoo is best for your color-treated hair.

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Best Shampoo for Colored Hair to Make It Last Until Summer Next Year

For the two or three times a week you do wash your tresses, I’ve lined up your best bets to maintain your color and improve your hair.

I do recommend using entire hair care systems, which include shampoo, conditioner, and a mask or leave-on treatment. To get you started, let’s go over which shampoos will address your current needs.

If you want to keep your hair color vibrant or restore your treated hair, sachet (sashay) this way.

Best Illuminating Shampoos for Colored Hair

1. Kerastase Bain Chromatique Shampoo | $45

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Highlight your highlights with the Kerastase Bain Chromatique shampoo.

Formulated to trap in the pigments in your hair fibers and protect it from dye’s natural enemy – water, you can wash with ease. Keep your locks protected from the sun with UV filters and vitamin E antioxidants which combat oxidative stress from UV rays.  Rice bran oil will make your hair look healthy and shiny, reflecting the summer’s warm light.

Sulfate-free and nourishing, expect your best hair yet.

2. Shu Uemura Color Lustre Brilliant Glaze Shampoo | $49

This luxurious is an Allure award winner – it’s your turn to find out why.

Purify your hair from residue and oils with this gentle shampoo that purify your hair, while keeping the color from fading. The fatty musk rose oil will nourish and repair your hair, while the goji berry extract will keep your color from fading.

Best Shampoo for Vibrant, Colored Hair

3. Wella Invigo Brilliance Shampoo | $16.50


Trusted by professionals is the Wella Invigo Brilliance shampoo. Get salon hair at home!

This budget shampoo contains with vitamin E and histidine to protect your hair from the oxidation process from coloring. In effect, you get to enjoy your colored hair for longer. Lime Caviar, with a host of antioxidants and vitamins, will repair and nourish your hair with every wash.

4. Aveda Color Conserve Shampoo | $24

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Plant-infused and environment-friendly, the Aveda Color Conserve Shampoo will keep your color vibrant. So you enjoy your hair for the rest of the summer, it will keep your hair from drying. Gently purify your hair on shampoo days without stripping your locks.

5. Pureology Serious Color Care Purify

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Pureology does exactly as their namesake and purifies color treated hair. With a super gentle formula, the luxurious lather will clean your hair of chlorine, water particles, and product. With vegan ingredients and anti-bacterial properties, you can get the most out of your shampoo days.

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6. Davines Nounou Shampoo | $29


Davines Nounou shampoo will repair, nourish, and hydrate your locks so you can run your hands through your purple hair. This rich shampoo is great for chemically-treated, colored, and bleached hair.

7. Best Shampoo for Blond Hair | Keraste Blond Absolu Anti-Brass Purple Shampoo | $45

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Treat your bleached hair to this neutralizing shampoo from Kerastase. The edelweiss flower and hyaluronic acid will strengthen your lengths and calm and hydrate your brittle hair. The hair care system will keep your hair blond and bouncy at home, thank me later.

8. Best Shampoo for Dry, Colored Hair | Living Proof Restore Shampoo | $29

[instagram url= hidecaption=true width=800] This shampoo from Living Proof is the best for those with dry, frizzy, and colored hair! Massage the shampoo onto your roots into a rich lather to revive and strengthen your strands. After a weeks of continued use, you’ll forget your hair was ever dry.

Grab this shampoo if you love to style your hair. This will strengthen your hair and make it more resistant to breakage. Renew and revive your hair with every use!

9. Best Shampoo for Greasy Hair | Sachajuan Colour Protect Shampoo | $29


This cult favorite joined Allure’s best of beauty ranks in 2019.

Color treated hair should only be washed twice or thrice a week, but that isn’t realistic for gals with greasy locks. This gentle and low-acidity shampoo will purify your roots, while leaving it silky and bouncy. Say goodbye to greasy hair and say hello to your color!

10. Overall Best Shampoo for Colored Hair | Olaplex Bond Maintenance Shampoo | $28

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The Olaplex Bond Maintenance shampoo will revive frizzy and damaged hair by restoring your hair’s bonds. You’ll be running your fingers through your locks in no time. It’s PH-balanced and sulfate-free so it won’t be stripping your hair as you wash your tresses, but it’s actually suitable for all hair types!

If you’re looking for a shampoo that can do it all, this is it. If its performance and reputation isn’t convincing enough, it’s also vegan and cruelty-free.

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More than maintaining your color, the best shampoo is one that will repair damage, control frizz, and smooth your hair. Smooth and bouncy tresses will bring out the best in your balayage and highlights.

Protect your time, money, and effort investment by investing one more time in shampoo for color-treated hair. Different shampoos serve different needs, and I’ve laid it out all for you.

Protect the crown you already own and invest in the best shampoo for you!

Which shampoo made it to your cart? Let us know in the comments section below! We’d love to hear from you.


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